There's a new hacking group in cyberspace, and it's going after the Islamic State's online propaganda.Last week, less than 24 hours after ISIS social media accounts posted a threatening message from the group's leader,
A new bug has been discovered in Skype that makes the instant messaging and video chat app leak group chats to former participants. Spotted by Forbes’ Ian Morris, Microsoft is yet to acknowledge and fix this issue.
Security-focused ephemeral messaging app Glimpse is going through some major restructuring, with one co-founder departing as the startup shifts gears from general-purpose photo and video messaging to focus on groups and teens in particular. Read More
On mobile, everything wants to be a messaging app – even Pinterest, it seems. But in Meetup’s case, the addition of a new Messages feature makes sense.
Google Ventures-backed Rumr, an anonymish group messaging app which launched in the US. back in March, is adding a component of real identity into its quasi-anonymous messaging mix by letting users switch between their chats being masked or unmasked. It's also adding picture messaging, because,
Call it engagement hacking. But mobile developer teams from the one that built Facebook Slingshot to that guy behind the app ‘Yo’ app are tinkering with unconventional ways of making people interact. With ephemerality and anonymity, it’s getting weirder. Maybe a little more conceptual.
Say hey to rumr, a new messaging app that's vying to draw your attention away from all the other ways to say hey already in play. Rumr has been in the works for around half a year, raising an $800,000 seed back in October, led by Khosla Ventures' Ben Ling. It's launching today on iOS and Android.
Depending on your family dynamics, the holidays are either a magical time or the most stressful period of the year. For many, having a smartphone on hand gives a quick escape from dealing with drama, but it can also serve as a barrier to letting yourself engage with those you love. Read More
Zzz. Zzz. Zzz-zzz-zzz-zzz. That’s the sound of your phone buzzing over and over again when you get unexpectedly slapped onto a group text chainEveryone struggles with ‘techiquette’ on social media and email, but texting might be the area in which we lag most. Unfortunately,
Skype has been around for a long while, but this new app brings the classic service into the video age by catering for free group video messaging.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/10/29/take-skype-to-the-next-level-with-group-video-messaging-via-skype-qik/
Cooliris, maker of the photo-browsing app of the same name, is getting into the messaging business today with the launch of a new app called BeamIt. When co-founder and CEO Soujanya Bhumkar and his team gave me a demo of the app earlier this week,
We usually think of plants as vegetables or home decoration, but Harpreet Sareen, an MIT Media Lab researcher, developed a plant-robot hybrid that moves on its own in response to the changes happening in its environmentElowan is a houseplant, but it is much more than that.
Got a friend who seems to love nature and animals more than they like people? Yep, we all have one — and even if they're constantly forgetting to text back because they never have service, we love them anyway.
Ah, the in-laws. Whether you love them or just tolerate them, one of the easiest ways to get on their good side is by wowing them with the perfect gift. Have a mother-in-law who's always misplacing her keys? That's where Tile comes in.
The hiring of a former Tesla designer has reignited speculation over Apple's self-driving car ambitions. Andrew Kim was hired by Microsoft after his minimalist redesign for the company went viral in 2013. He then spent two years as a senior design manager at Tesla. Now it looks like he's at Apple.
A report from Reuters claims that Johnson & Johnson apparently knew that there were asbestos — or microscopic fibers that can cause cancer — in its baby powder productsEarlier this year, J&J ordered by a judge to pay over $4 billion in damages to 22 women and their families. Read more...
Colin Kroll, who co-founded the once widely popular game HQ Trivia, was found dead in his apartment in New York. TMZ reported the cause of death as an apparent drug overdose. Kroll was 34. Read more...More about Twitter, Apps, Vine, Mashable Video, and Mobile Games
A recently discovered piece of malware has a unique way of communicating with its creator—through an internet meme posted on Twitter.The mysterious hacker has been using the "What if I told you" meme to secretly tell a Windows-based strain of malware when to grab screenshots from infected PCs,
It was a huge year for fitness trackers: not only did we see sleeker, smarter wristband wearables surface from the major players in the space like Fitbit and Jawbone, big tech manufacturers like Samsung and Microsoft threw products into the ever-saturated ring, too.
Tensions ran high over the weekend, as residents in Ferguson, Missouri, await word on whether a grand jury will indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael BrownAnticipating large-scale demonstrations,
There's a famous Billy Joel song called "The Entertainer." In it, the piano man warbles about the perils of the music industry, and having to limit himself to writing radio-friendly tracks.
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Because nothing says “Our new product is selling great!” like dropping its price down by 99.5% two months after launch, Amazon has dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $200 to 99 cents. Read More
Donnie Darko fans, nursers of broken hearts, and nighttime bikers, Bat For Lashes' "What's a Girl To Do" is a perfectly weird and haunting video for you. Read more...