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Firechat app lets users message without an Internet connection
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Firechat app lets users message without an Internet connection

In a new innovative approach, FireChat, a mobile app for iOS and Android, lets users chat and message each other without having a working mobile data connection.

A pointless rip-off of a pointless app: Meet Yup, India's version of Yo!
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A pointless rip-off of a pointless app: Meet Yup, India's version of Yo!

India's Nucleus Research Pvt Ltd has launched its own version of the Yo app and called it Yup!

WhatsApp with free voice calling on its way
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WhatsApp with free voice calling on its way

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp may soon introduce free voice calling to its list of features, according to various reports.

Facebook finally addresses Messenger controversy with 'Get the Facts' explainer
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Facebook finally addresses Messenger controversy with 'Get the Facts' explainer

The rumours however have managed to gain some serious attention and Facebook's Messenger team has written a post clarifying busting these.

Line releases new app, will help you convert selfies into stickers
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Line releases new app, will help you convert selfies into stickers

LINE Corp., which owns the popular LINE instant messaging app, has announced a new app for smartphone users. This one is called the "LINE Selfie Sticker".

FireChat: A new messaging app that works even without Internet connection
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FireChat: A new messaging app that works even without Internet connection

A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection.

Line offers free talk time worth Rs 50 to all its India users
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Line offers free talk time worth Rs 50 to all its India users

Japan-based messaging app LINE is offering free talktime worth Rs 50 to all its users in India. The company made the announcement in a press statement.

After $19 bn WhatsApp deal, Facebook and Zuckerberg are riding high
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After $19 bn WhatsApp deal, Facebook and Zuckerberg are riding high

Just 18 months after appearing at risk of getting crushed by the swelling mobile wave, the No 1 social network is riding high.

WhatsApp goes down for 3 hours, days after $19 bn Facebook deal
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WhatsApp goes down for 3 hours, days after $19 bn Facebook deal

WhatsApp, the rapidly expanding mobile messaging app, suffered an outage for more than three hours on Saturday.

Facebook take note: WhatsApp isn't a hit everywhere in Asia
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Facebook take note: WhatsApp isn't a hit everywhere in Asia

WhatsApp has been a strong player in Asia, but in the past year has faced strong competition from LINE and WeChat.

$19 billon Facebook deal analysis: WhatsApp's simplicity is its big plus and minus
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$19 billon Facebook deal analysis: WhatsApp's simplicity is its big plus and minus

For many Silicon Valley insiders the price tag proved difficult to swallow, especially if WhatsApp's business model and product roadmap doesn't evolve.

$19 billion for WhatsApp: The 'go big or go home' moment for Facebook
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$19 billion for WhatsApp: The 'go big or go home' moment for Facebook

If Facebook hopes to remain the social networking leader, the company must follow the people. That realisation compelled Zuckerberg to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp.

Facebook pays $19 bn for WhatsApp, but Sequoia Capital gets last laugh
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Facebook pays $19 bn for WhatsApp, but Sequoia Capital gets last laugh

With the sale of its protégé company message service WhatsApp to Zuckerberg's Facebook for $19 billion, Sequoia found a way to make money from Facebook as well as solidifying its position as a titan of venture capital.

Did Facebook overpay for WhatsApp? Analysts weigh in
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Did Facebook overpay for WhatsApp? Analysts weigh in

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How WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum's Ukrainian roots helped define the app's DNA
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How WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum's Ukrainian roots helped define the app's DNA

WhatsApp grew up in Silicon Valley, but its founder's background in Eastern Europe gave it its DNA.

Full text: What Zuckerberg wrote after Facebook bought WhatsApp
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Full text: What Zuckerberg wrote after Facebook bought WhatsApp

Following the announcement of the acquisition of WhatsApp for $19 billion, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had this to say on his wall.

Facebook's latest deal makes sense if you look at WhatsApp's massive growth
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Facebook's latest deal makes sense if you look at WhatsApp's massive growth

So why has Facebook bought WhatsApp? Well take a look at the numbers.

BlackBerry's head of BBM business Andrew Bocking quits
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BlackBerry's head of BBM business Andrew Bocking quits

BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday that Andrew Bocking, the executive in charge of its BBM instant messaging business, has left the company.

Not only YouTube: Facebook also losing teens to WhatsApp, WeChat
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Not only YouTube: Facebook also losing teens to WhatsApp, WeChat

But why messaging apps? The answer is obvious. Facebook is being overrun by the old, older and oldest. And that is just not cool.