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Why Corporate Collaboration Tools are Fundamentally Flawed
Collaboration Software

Why Corporate Collaboration Tools are Fundamentally Flawed

These tools lack the ability to derive meaningful insights from the interactions between employees and colleagues.
Brian T. Anderson
Facebook's WhatsApp Adds Secure Video Calling Amid Privacy Concerns
WhatsApp

Facebook's WhatsApp Adds Secure Video Calling Amid Privacy Concerns

The new video calling service will thus provide another means for people to communicate without fear of eavesdropping though WhatsApp does retain other data such as an individual's list of contacts.
German Regulator Orders Facebook to Delete WhatsApp User Data
Facebook

German Regulator Orders Facebook to Delete WhatsApp User Data

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information said Facebook was infringing data protection law.
Facebook to Start Using WhatsApp Data for Targeted Advertising
WhatsApp

Facebook to Start Using WhatsApp Data for Targeted Advertising

The move is WhatsApp's first update to its privacy policy since it was acquired by Facebook in 2014.
Why Did a Judge Block 100 Million WhatsApp Users?
WhatsApp

Why Did a Judge Block 100 Million WhatsApp Users?

The nation's top court overturned the measure in the third such incident since December.
Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp
WhatsApp

Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp

The legislation will now have to pass through several other congressional committees before being put to vote in the floor of the lower and upper house.
Facebook CEO Urges Brazilians to Decry WhatsApp Block
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Urges Brazilians to Decry WhatsApp Block

The app has been suspended two times in five months in Brazil.
In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption
WhatsApp

In the Aftermath of Apple vs. FBI, WhatsApp Strengthens Encryption

As of Tuesday the entirety of WhatsApp messages will be supported by end-to-end encryption.
Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies
Tech Startups

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

If your dream is to get rich selling your tech startup to Google or Facebook, you're overdue to wake up.
John Boitnott
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Is Dropping Support For These Phones

The messaging app's reasoning for the change is that since its debut in early 2009, the mobile landscape has greatly changed.
Kia Kokalitcheva
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Becomes First Messaging App With 1 Billion Users

Its user base has more than doubled since Facebook bought it back in 2014.
WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses
WhatsApp

WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses

While the service has long vowed to remain free of third-party apps and spam, its latest pivot could pave the way for a Facebook-like monetization model.
Geoff Weiss
Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger
Google

Report: Google Is Building a 'Smart' Mobile-Messaging App to Rival Facebook Messenger

The service will reportedly enable people to text each other and use chatbots to search, yes, you guessed it, Google.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
15 Surprising Tech Mergers That Could Have Happened But Didn't (Infographic)
Business Moving Forward

15 Surprising Tech Mergers That Could Have Happened But Didn't (Infographic)

MySpace could have snagged Facebook. Facebook could have scored Snapchat. Alas, there are many offers that can be refused. Not every match is made in heaven.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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