All posts tagged "Facebook"
Facebook, WhatsApp Dominate Favorite Mobile Apps
Apps have become ubiquitous in people’s daily lives, and Puerto Rico is no exception. A recent Gaither International survey found that three out of every five (60%) respondents 12 years and older in Puerto Rico used apps on their mobile phones. This translates to...
- Posted January 21, 2016
WhatsApp to Drop Renewal Fees for the Messaging Service
MENLO PARK, Calif. – WhatsApp, a popular mobile messaging service owned by Facebook, says it will drop its 99-cent subscription fee over the next several weeks. The company said Monday that charging the fee after one free...
- Posted January 18, 2016
US Recruits Tech Leaders to Help Disrupt Islamic State Group
PALO ALTO, Calif. – With extremists finding fertile ground for recruitment online, the White House is dispatching top national security officials to Silicon Valley to seek the tech industry’s help in disrupting the Islamic State group and...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Internet Firms Warn UK Against ‘Dangerous’ Changes to Law
LONDON – Major U.S. Internet companies have urged the British government to reconsider a plan to make telecommunications firms help spies hack into computers and phones. The draft Investigatory Powers Bill would require telecoms companies to keep...
- Posted January 7, 2016
Twitter Appears Ready to Expand Beyond 140-character Tweets
SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter appears ready to loosen its decade-old restriction on the length of messages in a bid to make its service more appealing to a wider audience accustomed to the greater freedom offered by Facebook...
- Posted January 6, 2016
Yahoo pulls Plug on Video Hub as CEO Refocuses Company
SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo pulled the plug on an online video hub that had once been envisioned as the beleaguered company’s answer to Netflix and YouTube. The end of the Yahoo Screen is part of a purge...
- Posted January 5, 2016