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Apple to take on messaging rivals with launch of Business Chat

[ad_1] Apple is preparing to roll out a new feature in iMessage that will allow consumers to chat directly with businesses through Apple’s messaging platform. The feature, called Business Chat, was announced last year at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, and will debut this spring with launch partners including Discover, Hilton, Lowe’s and Wells Fargo. The feature will allow consumers to talk ...

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Cambassy lets you be your country’s digital ambassador

[ad_1] Cambassy is a new app that lets you share the favorite things about your town, city, or country. You can think of it as a sort of breadcrumb travelogue that you leave behind for others to find and lets you include phots, tips, and comments about your favorite locations. Created by Khalid Twaim and Omar Rabea, the company one ...

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NjRat secures top spot as most active network malware in 2017

[ad_1] File Photo Researchers have compiled a list of the most common malware variants which may be active on networks today. On Tuesday, security professionals from AlienVault posted the results of research into the top 10 malware threats that were recorded as active on networks in 2017, which includes a range of Trojans, ransomware, and malware which is tailored for ...

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Lenovo introduces new Windows, Chromebook education laptops to classrooms

[ad_1] Lenovo 500e Chromebook As part of its educational announcement yesterday, Microsoft unveiled a new low-cost Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 and priced to compete with Chromebooks in the classroom market. But, ironically, Lenovo itself was busy announcing additional new education notebooks, some of which include Chromebooks. The device that Microsoft introduced is the 300e, a 2-in-1 system that includes ...

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Letgo takes on Craigslist with addition of housing listings

[ad_1] Everyone wants to be the Craigslist killer. In November, Facebook expanded its Marketplace section to include partners’ housing rentals alongside secondhand merchandise, and today the No. 3 three shopping app letgo is doing the same. The company says that, starting today, its tens of millions of users can now quickly snap a few photos and add a description to ...

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Telstra backs two more subsea cables

[ad_1] The two new subsea cable systems (Image: Telstra) Telstra has announced investing in two new Pacific submarine cable systems connecting Hong Kong with the West Coast of the United States, which the telco said would deliver lower latency than the currently used Asia-America Gateway (AAG). The new Hong Kong Americas (HKA) subsea cable will land in both Morro Bay ...

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Inside Oculus and Black Eyed Peas’ VR comic book

[ad_1] “When people view VR, it’s an over-sensory experience like ‘What the fuck?!’ ” will.i.am says, wildly spinning his head around as you can see in the GIF below. That was the Black Eyed Peas’ frontman’s inspiration for creating a 90-minute VR comic book that moves at your pace and lets emotion sink in instead of battering you with visuals. ...

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FCC chairman proposes $500M in funding for rural broadband

[ad_1] FCC chairman Ajit Pai. (Image: file photo) FCC chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday proposed an order with fellow commissioners to provide $500 million in additional funding for rural broadband deployment. In a statement, Pai said the additional funding would go to cooperatives and small rural carriers to subsidize deployment. The order also adds “strong new” rules to prevent abuse ...

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Women’s March embraces collaborative social app Crunchet

[ad_1] Today’s nationwide Women’s March attendees will advocate for voter registration through every conceivable social network, so one of its planning organizations has allied with a new app that lets you combine posts from across apps. Crunchet will help the Women’s March Alliance and Chicago march create collages of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Spotify, and uploaded content that can ...

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