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Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment
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Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment

Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block.
Geoff Weiss
Instagram Ruffles Feathers With New Snapchat-Like App 'Bolt'
Competition

Instagram Ruffles Feathers With New Snapchat-Like App 'Bolt'

Instagram unveiled a one-click, self-destructing messaging app of its own, irking some competitors and peers in the market.
Nina Zipkin
This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat
Hiring

This Bar Wants You to Apply for a Job Via Snapchat

Forget LinkedIn -- this Dublin pub is requiring hopeful employees to apply through the ephemeral messaging service.
Kate Taylor
Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor
Snapchat

Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor

The new ephemeral messaging app is a familiar concept with an interesting and risky twist.
Laura Entis
Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App
Competition

Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Looking to take on Snapchat, the new feature makes sharing text, photos and videos more seamless than ever.
Benjamin Kabin
Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails
Leadership

Oh, Snap -- Evan Spiegel 'Mortified' by Vulgar Frat Emails

"If I hear one more freshman tell me how much they love Kappa Sigma," wrote Snapchat's 23-year-old founder (in one of his milder moments), "I'll probably get so excited I'll punch them in the face."
Geoff Weiss
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Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again
Facebook

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?
Laura Entis
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC
Legal

Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don't necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Geoff Weiss
Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities
Technology

Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities

As the mobile messaging space heats up, the disappearing-image platform has unveiled two new features aimed at enriching conversations.
Geoff Weiss
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.
Email

Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Laura Entis
5 Reasons Every Business Should be on Snapchat
Snapchat

5 Reasons Every Business Should be on Snapchat

The disappearing-message platform gives you a chance to connect with customers more casually.
Joacim Jeppesen
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
Technology

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch
Startups

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'
Technology

WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
Jason Fell