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Receiving Whatsapp images can earn you a criminal record

Anyone can understand that creating illegal images and distributing them via a service like Whatsapp could get you in trouble with the police, especially if they happen to come under England’s controversial “extreme pornography” laws. However there’s some concern arising over a recent case where two men found to have received – …

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WhatsApp has been pulled from the Windows Phone Store

Whatsapp has been mysteriously taken off of the Windows Phone Store by the app developer as it is completely incompatible with the upcoming and long awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. The incompatibility was discovered by the developers while beta testing a preview version of the app. The developer has found …

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WhatsApp to take on Skype with voice calls

WhatsApp might only have just announced its acquisition by Facebook for an eye watering $19 billion worth of cash, stocks and employee share options, but it’s already got new developments planned. One of the biggest, is voice calls, which means the messaging service is no longer just challenging the likes …

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Google nearly bought Whatsapp for over $20 billion

Yesterday the news hit that Facebook was paying almost $20 billion for social messaging app, WhatsApp, which when it goes through will be one of the biggest tech acquisitions ever and certainly the largest one for a startup less than five years old. However the deal could have been even …

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Facebook is buying WhatsApp for almost $20 billion

In one of the largest ever acquisitions of an internet based startup, Whatsapp, the messaging service used by millions around the world to send text and images to one another, is being bought by social networking giant Facebook, for a total of $19 billion in cash and company stock. The …

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Whatsapp website briefly defaced by protestors

A group of protesters demanding peace for Palestine took it upon themselves to paint their message across the Whatsapp website this morning. Taking responsibility, is KDMS, a team of pro-Palestinians claiming to be a part of the Anonymous group. The Whatsapp page title was changed to ‘You got pwned’, the reasoning …

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ChatOn IM reaches 100 million user milestone

ChatOn, the IM service provided on Samsung phones, has managed to double its user base in the last four months, hitting the 100 million user milestone. The cross platform messaging service is available on: IOS, Android, Blackberry and Samsung’s own mobile OS ‘Bada’. Samsung pre-installs this app on its android …

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Whatsapp dropping up-front fee on iOS

Whatsapp, one of the world’s most popular communication platform – the owners even claim it has more messages and regular users than Twitter – has announced it is finally going free on iOS – at least for the first year. After that, you’ll need to cough up the princely sum …

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