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January 15, 2018 12:20 PM Apple and Tencent Reach Deal to Let WeChat Users Dole Out Tips

Tipping function was suspended last year after a dispute between Apple and Tencent on the terms BEIJING—Apple Inc. and Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. have settled their tiff over tips, allowing users of Tencent’s popular WeChat messaging app to resume giving monetary gifts to their favorite video-streaming stars and content creators 38

December 27, 2017 2:37 PM Turkey: 1,000 could be falsely accused of links to cleric

ANKARA, Turkey – A prosecutor says some 1,000 people could be released from jail after being falsely accused of links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Ankara Chief prosecutor Yuksel Kocaman told reporters Wednesday that Gulen's movement is believed to have developed a program that makes innocent people appear to be using an encrypted messaging app which 49

December 20, 2017 1:28 PM Man who shared Prince George photo to go on terrorism trial

An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group is to go on trial in London in April after being charged with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school on social media. Prosecutors alleged that 31-year-old Husnain Rashid made the post about the 4-year-old prince on the encrypted messaging app Telegram, and say it was meant to help others 135

December 20, 2017 11:15 AM Alleged UK plotter who posted photo of Prince George to face trial in April

LONDON (Reuters) - A British man accused of posting a picture of four-year-old Prince George and the address of his London school as part of a series of possible targets for Islamist militants will face trial from April 30, a London court said on Wednesday. Husnain Rashid, 31, is accused of posting information on the Telegram messaging service to encourage 49

December 7, 2017 5:13 PM Instagram testing standalone Direct messaging app

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s Instagram said on Thursday it was testing a standalone messaging app called Direct, making it the company’s third chat tool alongside its hugely popular WhatsApp and Messenger. The move is similar to what Facebook did with its private messaging feature in 2014. “With hundreds of millions of people using Instagram Direct, today 45

November 21, 2017 3:01 PM Skype Removed From Some App Stores in China

Service has been unavailable for download from Apple’s store, others for almost a month BEIJING—Skype, the internet-calling and messaging service, has been unavailable for download from some app stores and websites in China, the latest disruption to online communication tools as the government tightens its grip on the internet. The app is no longer available 39

November 14, 2017 11:50 PM Florida college probes group texts attacking immigrants

MIAMI – A Florida college says it is investigating reports that the school's Republican student chapter used a text-messaging group to offend immigrant classmates and mock victims of the Charlottesville rally attack. Florida International University's spokeswoman Maydel Santana said on Tuesday the student affairs' division had no record of previous reports 46

November 13, 2017 10:09 AM ESPN brings SportsCenter show to Snapchat

(Reuters) - U.S. sports broadcaster ESPN launched its flagship SportsCenter program on messaging app Snapchat on Monday, reimagining the show that provides sports highlights and commentary into a short-form series. The new show deepens the relationship between ESPN parent Walt Disney Co and Snapchat parent Snap Inc. The sports network, which has made Snapchat 48

November 9, 2017 5:04 AM Tencent Continues to Snap Up Stakes in U.S. Startups

Chinese internet giant’s recent purchase of a 12% stake in Snap is latest investment in U.S. tech companies Tencent Holdings Ltd., the rapidly growing Chinese internet giant, is proving a welcome source of capital to America’s fledgling companies, with Snap Inc. the latest beneficiary of its deep pockets. Tencent, one of the world’s most valuable technology 66

November 2, 2017 3:11 PM Facebook needs to follow YouTube's lead and run lots of TV ads to promote Facebook Watch

If you watched any of the riveting World Series (and based on the ratings, lots of you did), you undoubtedly saw ads for YouTube TV. The fledgling subscription service from the makers of Google was everywhere during the series, as Fox's presenting sponsor. It's famed play button was ever present right behind batters (Business Insider called it "brilliant" 65