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Facebook Inc. (FB)-owned messenger application WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, according to WhatsApp founder Jan Koum. In a Facebook post on Friday, Kuom said, "WhatsApp - now serving 800,000,000 monthly active users. Reminder for the press out there: active and registered users...

ApplePay-041715.jpg Apple Inc. is planning to launch its mobile payments service, Apple Pay, in Canada this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The Cupertino, California-based company is in talks with Canada's six biggest banks - Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion...

Yahoo-041615.jpg Yahoo! Inc. is preparing to launch a new messaging app that will combine live and recorded videos as well as text messaging, according to a report in The Information. The new mobile app will be the search giant's first major consumer product under CEO Marissa Mayer and also its first new consumer product in almost three years.

Tinder-041515.jpg Dating mobile app Tinder is reported to be integrating Instagram and Facebook accounts, so as to enable potential suitors look into what a user has been snapping.

EU-google-041515.jpg The Competition Commission for European Union issued a statement of objection against search engine giant Google, alleging that its conduct infringes antitrust rules and stifles competition. A statement of objections is a formal step in Commission investigations into suspected violations of EU antitrust rules.

AppleWarch-040615.jpg Technology giant Apple, Inc. confirmed recently that customers would not be able to just walk-in and purchase the much awaited Apple Watch across the counters at local Apple stores from April 24, when it is scheduled to start shipping. Apple reportedly told CNET that it will require some kind of online reservation in order to grab the Watch on the release date itself.

Smartphone-040115.jpg A remarkable increase in smartphone adoption has more Americans depending on their mobile devices to access the internet.

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) acquired LiveLoop and its technology for sharing PowerPoint presentations online more easily. The terms of the deal weren't disclosed. LiveLoop has only indicated on its Web site that it is no longer accepting new users and will shut down permanently on April 24, advising users...

salesforce-032715.jpg Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) has decided to avoid the state of Indiana for any of its future events, after the state passed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which gives businesses freedom to deny services to gays on religious grounds.

instagram-032315.jpg Instagram Monday unveiled a new free app called Layout, which allows users to combine multiple photographs into a single collage. The free app is currently available for download on the App Store for iOS devices, while an Android app is expected in the next few months. Layout automatically gives...

HTC-CEO-032015.jpg Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp.'s Co-Founder and CEO Peter Chou was replaced after nearly ten years at the helm, with Co-Founder and Chairperson Cher Wang taking over the role with immediate effect. Meanwhile, Chou will "transition to a strategic new role leading future product innovation" as head of HTC's Future Development Lab.

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