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2014-10-07 11:05:42

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: October 7, 2014 (11:05 a.m.) Jonathan Hall has announced that WinZip responded to him confirming the breach, while Lycos denied that it had occurred. He is also in dispute with Yahoo over the nature of the breach in their systems. The Perfect News Update site explains that Hall’s claims were refuted by Yahoo CISO Alex Stamos in a post to Hacker News. Stamos said that after “investigating the situation fully, it turns out...

Mobile Messaging Startup Blink Shut Down After Yahoo Acquires It
2014-05-14 11:07:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Blink once and you might have missed the recent transaction between Yahoo and mobile messaging startup Blink. Yahoo Inc. bought the app maker, which developed technology that allows users to send messages that self-destruct at a time set by the sender, and has announced that its talent pool will now move over to the Yahoo team. It will also mean the end of the line for the Blink app. "We built Blink because we believe everyone...

Do Not Track Support Dropped By Yahoo
2014-05-03 04:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly two years after becoming the first major tech company to implement Do Not Track (DNT), Yahoo announced this week that it was dropping support for the privacy setting, citing the absence of a single industry-wide standard and a lack of popularity for the feature. In a blog post, the Sunnyvale, California Internet portal’s privacy team explained that they “fundamentally believe the best web is a personalized one” and...

2014-04-16 12:34:12

SpeechTrans Eliminates Language Barriers On the World's Most Popular Social Networks LYNDHURST, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpeechTrans Inc., provider of the world's most advanced translation technology, announced today that the company's updated SpeechTrans Ultimate app for Windows 8.1 is the first to offer real-time text and voice translation over Facebook, Google Talk, Yahoo! and AIM. By finally allowing speakers of different languages to have fluid and accurate...

Webcam Images Collected By British Spy Agency
2014-02-28 04:22:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British spy agency and the NSA have reportedly intercepted millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images across the globe. Secret documents revealed by the Guardian show how GCHQ with assistance from the US National Security Agency was able to intercept and store webcam images from millions of Internet users not suspected of any wrongdoing. Agency files dating between 2008 and 2010 state that a surveillance program known as Optic Nerve...

2014-02-23 23:01:20

The new release of Chatwing’s chat app on Android includes more moderator contros. Its users can expect it to have the same capabilities as its predecessor and more over this year’s course. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Chatwing chat app can be found and installed in GooglePlay. New users can immediately use it and start chatting in it by choosing one of the two General Chatboxes. Users have a variety of login methods they can use to join in. They can use the basic Chatwing...

2014-02-21 23:02:37

Chatwing is a step closer to its goal in creating a much broader web of interaction between people as it further enforced its chatting tool’s capability in providing social connectivity. Now, chatters can enjoy a much more lenient and efficient login system and the chat software’s new social sharing function. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 Chatwing added three new login options for its users, bringing the total from six to nine. There’s still the original Chatwing and Guest...

2014-02-18 23:29:55

From the site owners, Chatwing’s newest targets are the mobile phone users. With Chatwing Chat App finally going live on GooglePlay, Android users will finally experience Chatwing’s flexible chatting tool on their iphones. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The chat software app is very much like its predecessor on the web browser, as it is fitted with the same login feature that allows the chatters to use their social media accounts to login. These include Facebook, Twitter, Google,...

2014-02-15 23:02:59

This move by Chatwing is intended to target users who are always on the move so that they will still be able to communicate with their chatters no matter where they are. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Chatwing has just released its Android version of the chat software in the Google Play Store. This is one of the newest advancements of Chatwing chat software which now lets their users access the chatroom via their mobile phones. This move by Chatwing chat app is intended to target...

2014-02-14 23:26:10

Through social media integration, Chatwing users can use their Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo accounts to join in a Chatwing chatroom. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 With the addition of three more login options, the total methods a user can use to enter a Chatwing chatroom has jumped to nine. With this, the chat room software is much more flexible and has a much wider range of options for its users. The importance of having more social media login options is tremendous for...

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Instant Messaging
2013-02-16 10:10:10

Image Credit: Photos.com Instant messaging (IM) is communicating over the Internet through the typing of text from one person to another. This is done on a computer or other device connected to the Internet by a cable or wireless connection and done in real time. It is text communication done specifically between users by a contact list, buddy list, or a friend list, whereas online chat is usually done by users in a multi-user environment. Some IM programs allow for video messaging by a...

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