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08.08.14
China wants you to use your real name on social media
08.08.14

China wants you to use your real name on social media

Social media's reputation for usurping the political classes means that it terrifies most some wor...

By D. Cooper,   08.08.14
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08.06.14
Brits will send 300 billion IMs in 2014, and it's all down to sexting
08.06.14

Brits will send 300 billion IMs in 2014, and it's all down to sexting

The traditional lull in news during the summer seasons means that throughout August, companies pum...

By D. Cooper,   08.06.14
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05.01.14
Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still included
05.01.14

Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still included

Snapchat, the photo messaging app beloved of cheeky monkeys everywhere, has just undergone a major...

By S. Sakr,   05.01.14
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06.18.13
Rounds updates video chat app, lets users browse the web together (video)
06.18.13

Rounds updates video chat app, lets users browse the web together (video)

Rounds is doing the rounds (natch!) this morning with a significant update to its video calling an...

By M. Joire,   06.18.13
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11.06.12
Microsoft to retire Messenger, begins migration to Skype
11.06.12

Microsoft to retire Messenger, begins migration to Skype

We've heard plenty of rumors about Microsoft's plans for Skype. Finally the company is laying its...

By T. O'Brien,   11.06.12
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09.14.12
Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly
09.14.12

Pressure-sensing PC technology knows when you're busy, blocks notifications accordingly

We know better than most that when you're working to a deadline, constant pop-ups, notifications a...

By J. Rigg,   09.14.12
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08.13.12
Imo rolls out free voice calling for iOS users, hopes you'll use it to talk about free voice calling
08.13.12

Imo rolls out free voice calling for iOS users, hopes you'll use it to talk about free voice calling

Imo has no doubt gotten a bit of boost in the last couple of months, when Meebo finally shuttered...

By B. Heater,   08.13.12
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06.12.12
Naver's Skype rival Line arrives on Windows Phone
06.12.12

Naver's Skype rival Line arrives on Windows Phone

Japanese Skype rival Line is branching out from its iPhone and Android garden to visit Windows Pho...

By D. Cooper,   06.12.12
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05.24.12
BBM staying exclusive to BlackBerry, says WSJ source
05.24.12

BBM staying exclusive to BlackBerry, says WSJ source

Been looking forward to porting your BBM addiction to iOS or Android in hopes of finally kicking t...

By S. Buckley,   05.24.12
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