Blackberry Attacks Facebook for Patent Infringement

TECHNOLOGY: The company, Blackberry claims that Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp violate its patents The Canadian technology company, Blackberry, which stopped making smartphones to concentrate on software, said Tuesday it filed a complaint against Facebook for violating its patents for messaging applications of the US social network. BlackBerry accuses Facebook, and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp, of …

WhatsApp: The application will no Longer Work on Some Older Phones at 1st January 2018

HIGH-TECH: The specialized messaging company, WhatsApp, gave details of the list of affected phones … Your phone is it relevant? WhatsApp announced on a note in its blog that the application will no longer work on some phone models from the 1st January 2018. The company specialised in instant messaging prefers to focus on the most commonly used platforms. Nokia and …

Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger … The European Parliament Toughens Rules

MEPs voted on Thursday a strengthening of Regulation “ePrivacy” to force the instant communication services like Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp to ensure confidentiality of exchanges. MEPs voted Thursday to toughen privacy rules messaging or email services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or Skype aligning them with those of telecommunications operators. Only the latter were previously subject to regulation …