WhatsApp now has a billion users

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Back in September, WhatsApp revealed that it had 900 million active users, and now - two weeks after dropping its annual $0.99 subscription fee - it's announced that it has over a billion users.


AT&T: Our users wanted data caps

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It was only a few days ago that AT&T instituted the data caps on their broadband connections, but speaking on the situation, AT&T's Mark Siegel proclaimed that it is what the end user had asked...


Digg users fight back, sabotage main page

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It’s fairly common to hear that most people don’t like change. The common saying is “if it ain't broken, don’t fix it”, this mannerism tries explaining that if you have something that works, don’t drastically...


Facebook is now 500 million strong

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Facebook announced today that is has surpassed 500 million active users worldwide on its site. That is half a billion users on a single website. The social network started in 2004 as a way for people...


Office Mac users at risk

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PC security experts have criticized Microsoft this week for releasing security patches attempting to fix vulnerabilities in Windows versions of their presentation program Powerpoint, whilst announcing Mac users of Office Mac could remain at risk,...


Firefox users gain location tool

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Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, has released technology that helps websites detect the physical location of computers. The system will allow users, for instance, to find local restaurants when they travel to a...


Web users 'getting more selfish'

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Web users are getting more ruthless and selfish when they go online, reveals research. The annual report into web habits by usability guru Jakob Nielsen shows people are becoming much less patient when they go...

Microsoft CEO jokes about Yahoo bid, Search users

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Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer may be experiencing a case of bidder's remorse after making an unsolicited $42.3 billion offer to buy Yahoo Inc. Speaking to a group of nearly 2,000 Microsoft enthusiasts at...

Users fight to save Windows XP

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Microsoft Corp.'s operating systems run most personal computers around the globe and are a cash cow for the world's largest software maker. But you'd never confuse a Windows user with the passionate fans of Mac...

Now all Vista users can Dream

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Windows Vista Ultimate users are no longer the only ones who can run animated wallpaper on their desktop. Software developer Stardock has released a free preview of DeskScapes 2.0 which enables all users of Windows...

Chinese Internet Users Up to 210 Million

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The official China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) announced yesterday that the country's online population was now at 210 million, having grown 53%, from 137 million reported at the same time last year, and was...

Google improves Google experience for iPhone Users

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In the spirit of the first day of Macworld, Google has announced new improvements to the integrated Google experience on the iPhone. By navigating to www.google.com with their iPhone Safari browser, iPhone users will discover...

Disappearing Gmail messages baffle users

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When Jeneane Sessum logged into her Gmail account on the afternoon of Oct. 27, she was greeted with a horrifying sight: an empty inbox. A Gmail user since 2004, Sessum, a social media consultant and...

BlackBerry Users are Happiest, Study Says

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According to a recent J.D. Power and Associates ranking of business smartphone user satisfaction, Research in Motion's BlackBerry handhelds took the top slot and devices from Palm and Samsung tied for second place. Overall smartphone...

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