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July 20, 2018 2:28 PM WhatsApp to Limit Message Forwarding After Rumor-Led Violence in India

Messaging service’s restrictions seek to slow the flow of misinformation NEW DELHI—Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging service is making it harder for users world-wide to forward content after the spread of rumors on the app led to mob violence and the killing of more than 20 people in India. False messages about roaming child-kidnapping gangs spread 49

July 18, 2018 4:13 PM Google's not alone. Europe has been taking on tech companies for decades

Europe has a long history of putting Big Tech under a microscope. The latest example came Wednesday, when the European Commission imposed a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for abusing the dominant market position of its Android smartphone operating system. The European Union has emerged as a tech battleground because it has developed 81

July 13, 2018 5:07 PM Cellphone Bills Go Up for First Time in Nearly Two Years

Wireless companies are scaling back on promotions after years of price cuts to woo customers Americans’ cellphone bills are rising for the first time in nearly two years as wireless service providers pull back on promotions. Americans are messaging friends, streaming videos and summoning transportation and other services on their smartphones more than ever. Over the past two years 63

July 9, 2018 7:12 PM Gretchen Carlson Defends Miss America Changes Amid Mounting Criticism: 'Change Is Difficult'

Carlson opened up about the controversial decision to eliminate the swimsuit competition portion of the program during an appearance on Good Morning America. “Change is difficult,” said Carlson, who serves as the chairwoman of the Miss America board of directors and won the crown herself in 1989. “This board unanimously decided that we needed to move this program 64

July 5, 2018 8:57 AM Zmoji on the App Store

Animated avatar emojis are coming! Zmoji is your own personal emoji avatars creator! With Zmoji, you can create your own personal emojis and GIFs with avatars that look just like you, use your GIFs within iMessage, Facebook, Twitter and many other messaging apps, directly from your keyboard! Be the first to send your favourite emojis and GIFs with your avatar 79

July 3, 2018 11:30 AM China’s Export Growth to U.S. Abruptly Slows as Tariffs Near

China releases some trade data early, days before U.S. tariffs are set to take effect BEIJING—China’s customs agency unexpectedly issued trade data that showed growth in exports to the U.S. slowing, though analysts dismissed the figures as part of Beijing’s messaging campaign in its tariff battle with Washington. The figures released late Monday, which 61

June 19, 2018 11:44 AM Flea-Market App Mercari Jumps More Than 70% in Tokyo Debut

Japanese startup begins trading after the country’s biggest tech IPO in two years TOKYO—Japanese flea-market app Mercari Inc.’s valuation soared to $6.5 billion on its first day of trading, as investors celebrated the eBay Inc. rival’s debut in a country that is nearly bereft of influential technology startups. Shares in Mercari closed up 77% over the offering 41

June 8, 2018 2:31 PM End of an era: Yahoo Messenger is being shut down next month

One of the web's very first messaging tools, Yahoo Messenger, is being shut down on July 17. (Credit: iStock) One of the web's very first messaging tools is being shut down next month — Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued on July 17. As the web has evolved, the messaging space has become dominated by quite a few apps, chief among them WhatsApp, Messenger 142

May 1, 2018 3:25 PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Leaving Facebook After Dispute Over Ads

Jan Koum has opposed advertising on the messaging service’s app Jan Koum, Facebook Inc. director and co-founder of its WhatsApp unit, is leaving the messaging service after what people familiar with the matter described as disagreement over putting advertising on its app and frustration over the confines of working in a big company. Mr. Koum, who was chief 47

April 27, 2018 2:25 PM Facebook gives parents control on when kids can use app

Facebook is adding a "sleep" mode to its Messenger Kids service to let parents limit when their kids can use it. The company says parents can now specify the times kids aren't allowed on — either as a one-time restriction or something recurring, such as after 9 p.m. every school night. Facebook launched the messaging app aimed at kids under 13 in December 361