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As Apple's iPhone 5 goes on sale, RIM sees BlackBerry services go down in EMEA regions

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BlackBerry users might be finding another reason to switch to Apple, Android or Windows Phone this morning after RIM revealed that its BlackBerry messaging service and Enterprise servers are experiencing issues and have become unresponsive across the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) regions. RIM admitted the fault on its BlackBerry...
As Apple's iPhone 5 goes on sale, RIM sees BlackBerry services go down in EMEA regions

Apple says there is no iMessage bug, blames issues on Apple Store employee

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An apparent discovery of a bug in Apple’s iMessage system was uncovered yesterday by Gizmodo. An Apple store customer was receiving messages intended for an employee after that employee had swapped his SIM into the customer’s phone as a part of the service process. Now, in a statement given to Jim Dalrymple...
Apple says there is no iMessage bug, blames issues on Apple Store employee

Facebook Messages Just Went Down For 90 Minutes For Some Web And Mobile Users, Back Now

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Facebook confirms that Facebook Messages experienced a limited outage today. It prevented some users from sending or receiving messages on both the web and mobile for 90 minutes, but chat is back at full-strength as of 7:30pm PST. The outage comes at an inconvenient time as Facebook seeing increasing competition...
Facebook Messages Just Went Down For 90 Minutes For Some Web And Mobile Users, Back Now

Facebook Expands Ad Conversion Tracking Beta Test

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We’ve been receiving messages from users over the past 24 hours that they’ve been granted access to Facebook ad conversion beta test. Last month we covered the beta testing of the Facebook ad conversion tracking tool and now we have access to the implementation guide that Facebook is providing advertisers...
Facebook Expands Ad Conversion Tracking Beta Test
Microsoft to retire some Zune Pass features on August 31st ahead of Xbox Music debut

State of the Art: Google Message Feature Moves Beyond Twitter

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Google offers a new tool that out-Twitters Twitter when it comes to sending and receiving messages. Is there a catch? You bet your Buzz there is....
State of the Art: Google Message Feature Moves Beyond Twitter
Facebook apps can now send you custom notifications

From the archive, 18/4/1912: "I'm in the motor-car": Wireless telegraph for cars

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Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 18 April 1912: Compact wireless telegraphy allows motorists to send and receive messagesComplete wireless installations for sending and receiving messages over short distances are now so compact and so cheap that it is quite an easy matter to equip a motor-car so that...
From the archive, 18/4/1912: "I'm in the motor-car": Wireless telegraph for cars

Apple iMessage reportedly suffers sporadic worldwide outages

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Apple's in-house instant messaging service, iMessage, is allegedly experiencing outages across the globe as users are reporting problems sending and receiving messages....
Apple iMessage reportedly suffers sporadic worldwide outages
iCloud, iMessage, seeing unexpected downtime for some

These are the seven patents Google's Motorola Mobility is asserting against Apple

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On Friday, wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility announced the filing of a new (second) ITC complaint against Apple. I previously commented on this announcement and possible tactical considerations behind it.Today I have been able to access the complaint. It was filed by Quinn Emanuel, the law firm that previously represented...
These are the seven patents Google's Motorola Mobility is asserting against Apple

Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone pick up a patent for a little side project called Twitter

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The US Patent Office has granted a patent to Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone for a service that they created called Twitter. It lists two of the three co-founders as inventors of the “device independent message distribution platform.” The request was filed with the governmental agency back in 2007 and...
Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone pick up a patent for a little side project called Twitter

The craftsman, the prop master, the boy, and the 3D printer

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3D printers have a long way to go before we’ll be fabricating our own clothes, car parts, and assault weapons at home, although one man claims to have printed his own gun. For the most part, though, they’ve been used primarily by DIYers to create keepsakes and curiosities like this buddha...
The craftsman, the prop master, the boy, and the 3D printer

Facebook releases Messenger App for Windows, says Mac version also in the works

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Facebook just announced the official release of its Facebook Messenger for Windows application, a desktop program for sending and receiving messages via Facebook without needing to open the social network in a web browser. The announcement follows a preliminary release at the end of December. The final version is rolling...
Facebook releases Messenger App for Windows, says Mac version also in the works
Mobile: Why BlackBerry Breakdown Should Worry An Arrogant Apple
Apple's WWDC 2013 tickets sold out in a record two minutes
National Weather Service to send 'severe weather' warnings directly to smartphones

WhatsApp for Android could be vulnerable to hijacking due to IMEI-based password

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Given this week’s leak of over 1 million unique Apple device IDs, mobile security has been on a lot of minds. One web developer is now calling attention to a possible security risk in the popular WhatsApp messaging service on Android that could result in messages being intercepted or spoofed....
WhatsApp for Android could be vulnerable to hijacking due to IMEI-based password
Facebook Messenger matures into rich chat app with bigger photos and in-app notifications
Apple iMessage down on iOS and OS X for the second time in a week

WhatsApp: the new text messaging

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As texting turns 20, could this popular app that allows phone users to chat for free take the place of SMS?You've heard of texting, right? Billions of people use text messages, which have just turned 20. And you've heard of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), the free system for users of BlackBerry...
WhatsApp: the new text messaging

Saddle up, Apple: Samsung has a rumored smart watch, too

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Alleged screenshots from a smart watch Samsung may be developing. Slashgear Samsung may be working on a smart watch to complement its Galaxy line of phones, according to screenshots found by Slashgear Thursday. The watch, allegedly named the Galaxy Altius, runs an OS titled “AltiusOS beta2,” so though it...
Saddle up, Apple: Samsung has a rumored smart watch, too

Skype bug sends messages to to unintended recipients

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Careful what you say about the boss, your spouse, or anyone else who may be a Skype contact. A four-week-old bug in the popular Voice Over IP application is sending copies of some messages to unintended recipients, Microsoft officials have confirmed. The privacy problem was first reported on a Skype...
Skype bug sends messages to to unintended recipients

Tip are not optional, they are how waiters get paid in America | Chelsea Welch

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An Applebee's diner refused to leave a tip for religious reasons. The waitress who exposed it wonders if Jesus will pay her billsI was a waitress at Applebee's restaurant in Saint Louis. I was fired Wednesday for posting a picture on Reddit.com of a note a customer left on a...
Tip are not optional, they are how waiters get paid in America | Chelsea Welch
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