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Skype to Shut Down Qik Video Messaging App on March 24

Skype in 2014 introduced its Skype Qik video messaging app to take on rival services such as WeChat orSnapchat. However, the Microsoft-owned VoIP service has now decided to shutter its app. The company will be completely taking the Qik app off-the-grid by March 24. The company says that shutting down Skype Qik video messaging app should not be much of ... Read More »

Twitter Taking Down Our Accounts in Fight Against IS: Anonymous

As the micro-blogging website prepares to tackle terror-related tweets, online activists now claim that in the bid to stop Islamic State (IS) from using its platform to spread its hate agenda and recruits new members, Twitter has been shutting down accounts of those who actually report terrorism. A hacker with Anonymous – a global network of activists and “hacktivists” – ... Read More »

Twitter Praised for Cracking Down on Use by Islamic State

Officials with the nonprofit Simon Wiesenthal Center praised Twitter Inc on Monday for increasing efforts to thwart Islamic State’s use of its platform for recruitment and propaganda. The centre’s Digital Terrorism and Hate Project gave Twitter a grade of “B” in a report card of social networking companies’ efforts to fight online activity by militant groups such as IS. “We ... Read More »

Tech Market Snapshot: 3D printer market up, semiconductor revenue down, ‘huge opportunity’ for mobiles

Tech Market Snapshot: 3D printer market up, semiconductor revenue down, ‘huge opportunity’ for mobiles We roundup the latest news from IT analysts and firms to see which tech categories have been doing well, which haven’t, and what’s forecast to be big in the near future. Global 3D printer market up 19% in Q4 2015 Worldwide shipments of 3D printers rose ... Read More »