Twitter woos users with group chat and video features

Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out new group chat and video features as it worked to ramp up use of the one-to-many messaging service.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Yahoo announces tax-free spinoff of Alibaba stake

Yahoo announced plans Tuesday for a tax-free spinoff of its stake in Chinese Internet giant Alibaba, splitting off the valuable holdings from its core operations.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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iOS 8.1.3 is now available, reduces amount of free space needed to install updates

Apple has released iOS 8.1.3 which, among other things, addresses an issue related to the amount of free space needed on a device to install over-the-air updates.

1 hours ago from Techspot

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Fossils of oldest known snakes unearthed

Four new species include one nearly 70 million years older than previously known slitherers

7 hours ago from Science Now

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Apple Watch to start shipping in April

Apple CEO Tim Cook says development for the wearable is "right on schedule."

11 minutes ago from CNET

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Facebook outage brings jokes, marketing pitches to Twitter

For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke—or a marketing pitch—on other social media sites.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook, Instagram goes down; Twitter freaks out

It's bad enough that the northwest has a horrible storm to contend with, but then Facebook and Instagram goes out?

6 hours ago from CNN

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Snapchat to show content from big media brands

Popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is introducing content from media companies such as Vice, CNN and People to its service as it works to broaden its audience.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google-owned app could help cop killers find police, say officers

Police are pressuring Google to turn off a feature in its Waze maps service that allows people to see when police are nearby. The feature is intended to alert drivers to speed checks, but could ...

Mon 26 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.

12 minutes ago from Phys.org

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