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Gamers chat app Discord hits $1.7B valuation

Discord, a messaging app for video gamers, raised $50 million from existing investors including Tencent, …

Google to take on iMessage with RCS

Google is pausing work on its messaging app Allo, launched in 2016, as it looks …

Amazon adds customisation options to Alexa

Amazon sought to differentiate its Alexa voice assistant from a growing range of rival products …

Snap adds AR shopping to Lenses

Snap is set to launch an augmented reality (AR) feature which will allow advertisers to …

Facebook begins GDPR privacy rollout

European users will be the first to gain access to new privacy controls from Facebook, …

AppOnBoard raises $15M to fuel growth

AppOnboard, provider of a demo platform for app developers, raised $15 million in Series A …

Netflix eyes app features for mobile-only viewers

Netflix executives revealed the company is investing in features which will allow it to better …

Apple to push subscription news offering

Apple is prepping the launch of a new subscription-based offering for its Apple News service, …

French government prepares Telegram, WhatsApp rival

France is developing an encrypted messaging service to address fears servers for such apps currently …

Russian ban on Telegram comes into force

Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor today (16 April) instructed telecoms operators in the country to block …