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Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

The flaw -- uncovered by IBM researchers in May and patched by Microsoft on Tuesday -- affected every version of Microsoft's desktop OS since Windows 95.

By 14 November 2014

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Facebook Messenger now used by more than 500M people

Milestone comes just months after a negative backlash against separating the social network's IM features onto a standalone app.

By 11 November 2014

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Try these great messaging apps for Windows Phone

These popular Windows Phone messaging apps are useful (and fun) ways to keep in touch with friends.

By 18 September 2014

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Facebook Messenger users gripe and grumble in online reviews

Around 92 percent of more than 64,000 Facebook users have given the Messenger app a one-star rating on App Annie over the past month.

By 16 August 2014

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Tencent's WeChat popularity grows as revenue, profit jumps

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings reports strong second-quarter earnings as online advertising and smartphone gaming revenues grow.

By 14 August 2014

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Slack soars on success of solving our lame office problems

This enterprise software tool is not as dull as you might expect. In fact, Slack is skyrocketing in popularity by bringing hip design and novel functionality to an overlooked issue.

By 13 August 2014

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BlackBerry ups mobile security ante with Secusmart buy

BlackBerry's acquisition of German software firm Secusmart aims to secure voice and data and put better mobile security in every president and chancellor's hand.

By 30 July 2014

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BlackBerry appoints enterprise-focused exec as COO

Marty Beard will start as chief operating officer immediately and will be responsible for "cross-functional organizations" at the company.

By 22 July 2014

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BlackBerry Messenger beta arrives in Windows Phone store

The app is in private beta mode, which means it's not yet available to the general Windows Phone public. But that will change soon.

By 9 July 2014

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BlackBerry Passport phone on tap for September launch

BlackBerry CEO John Chen leaks news of a new BlackBerry device that is set to launch in September at an event in London.

By 20 June 2014