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Beluga

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The beluga whale that talked like a human

A captive beluga whale is believed to have made sounds that mimic human speech.

By October 22, 2012

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Facebook to shelve Beluga messenger in December

Facebook today announced plans to kill off its Beluga messaging service, which it acquired earlier this year. Users have two weeks to get their data off the site, with it going offline in December.

By October 28, 2011

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Ep. 1487: What, you don't Beluga?

Carriers are freaking out because they might not be able to keep charging you exorbitant rates to send tiny little data bits over the same network all the other data goes over--i.e., texting is dead. Hurry up and die, testing. Also, how Windows Phone 7 might catch up to iPhone by 2015 (we're skeptical) and why not to tag yourself in 250 pictures of you and your ex girlfriend. We'd have thought the answer was obvious.

By June 10, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1487: What, you don't Beluga? (Podcast)

Carriers are freaking out because they might not be able to keep charging you exorbitant rates to send tiny little data bits over the same network all the other data goes over--i.e., texting is dead. Hurry up and die, texting. Also, how Windows Phone 7 might catch up to iPhone by 2015 (we're skeptical) and why not to tag yourself in 250 pictures of you and your ex girlfriend. We'd have thought the answer was obvious.

By June 10, 2011

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Aging Japan squeezes out another robot baby

Baby beluga Babyloid, inspired, yes, by a baby beluga whale, can't do much except wriggle and look cute.

By March 1, 2011

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Group-texting market shaken up with Facebook buy

Facebook has acquired Beluga, one of the smaller players in a tight market. What Facebook will do with it is uncertain; so is how bigger rival GroupMe will now fare.

By March 1, 2011

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The best free messaging apps

We'll show you Kik, GroupMe, and Beluga for iOS and Android phones so you can make your Blackberry Messenger friends jealous.

February 28, 2011

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Facebook rolls out standalone mobile-chat app

Facebook breaks out chat from its mobile application into a new app that helps users talk to one another on the go.

By August 9, 2011

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Airbus starts up assembly line for new A350

The first test aircraft of Airbus' answer to the Boeing 787 began construction in France.

By April 5, 2012

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Messaging app Kik, now at 30M users, adds slick way to share

A popular messaging app tries to up the competition by adding a way to share videos, drawings you create, and more.

By November 29, 2012