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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 Oct. 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 Oct. 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 Jun. 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 Jun. 10, 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 Aug. 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 Apr. 5, 2012

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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 Mar. 1, 2011

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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 Nov. 29, 2012

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CNET conversations with hot startups of SXSW 2012

Video recognition, better gift-giving for everyone you know, a whole new Nasdaq, and more. At SXSW 2012, CNET discovers some hot new startups with some big ideas.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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With SXSW over, what's next for group messaging?

The start-ups that were so eager to get the word out about their companies through the distribution of free grilled cheese and the hosting of wild parties are now going to have to get real about running companies.

By Mar. 21, 2011