Google Duo: simpler must be better

It’s ¬†somewhat incredible how Facetime has no clear contestant in the world of mobile video calling apps in Android. We’ve got Skype and other options, of course, but none of them has conquered Android users and here we see even much more fragmentation than on the instant messaging market. That’s what Google is trying to

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It will be a lot harder to criticize WhatsApp now

Yesterday WhatsApp announced the final step of its strong encryption effort. Millions of users will finally have access to one of the most important features WhatsApp lacked: privacy protection. Wired has published a longform on that subject, and it is strange to find there much more appraisal to WhatsApp founders -Jan Koum and Brian Acton who, by

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Messenger OS

Let’s talk a little bit about the magicworld of instant messaging, where things are really fun. And weird. IM platform situation is uneven, chaotic, with no clear signs of where it will be five years from now. Up here we have June 2013 Onavo’s data by country -I didn’t find anything better and more recent-.

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