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Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Facebook now allows Android apps to request phone number for login and skip SMS verification if the number matches the one in the user's Facebook profile   —  Facebook today is announcing a new addition to its Account Kit developer tool that people can use to log in to apps.
Dec 20, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Facebook stops collecting WhatsApp user data in Europe after government pressure, but says it may only be a temporary suspension while the laws are debated   —  Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data across Europe, the Financial Times reports, bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across the continent.
Nov 17, 2016, 4:15 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Ozlo virtual assistant exits private beta, launches on iOS and the web   —  Calling itself one of the last independent AI-powered assistants, the Ozlo personal assistant was made publicly available for the first time today on iOS and the web.  —  Ozlo will expand to become …
Oct 17, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Karissa Bell / Mashable:
Oculus demos standalone, midrange headset named Santa Cruz; prototype features four cameras to detect the real-world environment so you can walk around in VR   —  SAN JOSE, California — For as far VR has come and as good as the experiences have gotten, there still aren't many options for those who don't have a high end PC.
Oct 6, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Facebook's Messenger app now supports CallKit on iOS 10, brings VoIP calling to CarPlay   —  iOS 10 lets third-party developers use the standard call look and feel from the Phone app in their own apps with something known as CallKit, and Facebook's latest update to Messenger is already taking advantage of it.
Sep 21, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Google launches Allo messaging app with Smart Reply and Google Assistant for iOS and Android   —  If you're going to unveil a new messaging app, it had better do something unique.  At this point, finding a place amongst entrenched options like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and iMessage is not an easy task.
Sep 21, 2016, 12:28 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook's head of Messenger David Marcus says that out of Messenger's 1B users, 300M are active users of its audio and video calling features   —  Phase 1: Kill SMS.  Phase 2: Kill Skype, FaceTime, and your phone.  Phase 3: Profit?  Facebook is making strides towards becoming …
Sep 12, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
WhatsApp to share phone numbers and analytics data of users with Facebook, two years after it said it had no plans to collect data   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook bought the start-up WhatsApp in 2014, Jan Koum, one of WhatsApp's founders, declared that the deal would not affect …
Aug 25, 2016, 8:35 AMIn context
Guillermo Parra-Bernal / Reuters:
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court suspends a ruling by a low-tier judge that had blocked WhatsApp   —  Brazil's Federal Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended a ruling by a low-tier judge ordering wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp, the third such decision against the popular phone messaging app in eight months.
Jul 19, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Reuters:
Brazilian judge orders phone carriers to block WhatsApp, the third such incident in 8 months   —  A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc's WhatsApp indefinitely, starting on Tuesday, the third such incident against the popular phone messaging app in eight months.
Jul 19, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context

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