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Instagram Testing Standalone Direct Messaging App, Hinting at Potential Removal of DMs From Core App

Following in the footsteps of parent company Facebook, Instagram is beginning a test in six countries today that will see the launch of a new standalone app called “Direct,” which will be solely focused on direct messaging friends and family … Continue reading

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Many T-Mobile customers having issues with text messaging today

UPDATE: T-Mobile tells me that the issue is now resolved. How’s everything looking on your end?   ORIGINAL: Having issues sending text messages this morning? If so, you’re not alone. Many T-Mobile customers say they’re having problems sending text messages … Continue reading

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Apple hires messaging assistant Init.ai’s 6-people team to work on Siri

Apple has acqui-hired a small startup called Init.ai to work on Siri, TechCrunch reported today…. Read the rest of this post here “Apple hires messaging assistant Init.ai’s 6-people team to work on Siri” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com. Make sure … Continue reading

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Amazon reportedly prepping new messaging app called Anytime

As it continues to expand its own ecosystem, Amazon may have a new messaging app on the horizon. According to a new report from AFTVnews, Amazon is working a messaging app called Anytime that carries a strong focus on group … Continue reading

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Amazon is Reportedly Readying a New Messaging Platform Called ‘Anytime’

Amazon is reportedly working on bringing a new mobile messaging platform to the table, according to customer survey details obtained by AFTVnews. The chat service for iOS, Android, and desktop is said to be called “Anytime” and will include typical … Continue reading

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Amazon to come up with new messaging app ‘Anytime’

With the likes of Apple, Facebook, WhatsApp already in the messaging app business, Amazon will soon come out with its own stand alone messaging app called ‘Anytime’. According to AFTV News report, the e-commerce company has begun pushing out customer surveys … Continue reading

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Russia Threatens to Ban Encrypted Messaging App Telegram

Russia has threatened to block access to the Telegram messaging platform unless the company that runs the app provides more information about itself (via Sky News). The head of communications regulator Roskomnadzor, Alexander Zharov, said repeated efforts to obtain the … Continue reading

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Todoist developer launches Twist, a team messaging system that’s a cross between Slack and email [Video]

Doist, the company behind the popular task-management app Todoist, has launched Twist, a team messaging system designed to compete with Slack and Hipchat. Twist takes a different approach to real-time team chat apps, aiming to provide a kind of cross … Continue reading

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