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  • 27 Jan 2015 23:01

    Chat app Wickr hides pictures in plain sight on Facebook

    The ultra-private messaging application lets people share messages or pictures that are encrypted in a way that doesn't even let Wickr see them. People also set how long they want messages to last before self-destructing.

  • 27 Jan 2015 15:09

    Facebook, Instagram downtime not due to third party attack

    Full access to both services was caused by "a change that affected our configuration systems," a statement from Facebook said. Both social network platforms appeared to have been experiencing outages on Tuesday (Jan 27).

  • 27 Jan 2015 11:17

    Singtel, Ericsson partner to test 5G technologies

    Both companies are to form teams to study potential 5G technologies that can be applicable in a local setting, such as those supporting Massive Machine Type Communications (MTC) and a cloud-based network.

  • 27 Jan 2015 01:46

    Facebook unveils 'lite' app for emerging markets

    A spokesman said that the "Facebook Lite" Android app is designed "for people on 2G (second-generation) connections or in areas of limited Internet accessibility."

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Judge tosses Viacom copyright suit against YouTube

A US judge dismissed for the second time Thursday a billion-dollar lawsuit by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.