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NetSfere promises enterprise messaging with end-to-end security

Featuring device-to-device encryption, this tool ensures sensitive messages are for senders' and recipients' eyes only

Reddit bans nude photos, sex videos posted without consent

The new rule goes into effect in a couple weeks

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Google to curb sharing of sexually explicit content on Blogger

Blogs that persist with such content will be converted into private blogs by Google

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YouTube Kids has 'no minefields for parents,' group says

'Family friendly' ads for the app will undergo a rigorous review process, Google says

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Google launching YouTube for kids on Monday

The new version of YouTube will be available on Android devices

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Yahoo courts developers at its first mobile conference

Attendees at Yahoo's mobile developer conference had good things to say about its new tools

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Samsung acquires LoopPay in bid to counter Apple payment system

U.S. startup's tech requires extra hardware for users, but it could be incorporated into Samsung phones

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Facebook sees challenges to sharing threat data with US

The company's new data exchange is catching on, but its prospects for sharing with the goverment are less clear

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Google to shut down Helpouts live video service

Helpouts, launched in 2013, never caught on

How a new Chrome extension from Dropbox makes Gmail more productive

There's an interesting new extension for Chrome that puts Dropbox on par with Google Drive in your Gmail window.

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Facebook fixes flaw that could have let hackers delete photos

Facebook paid an outside developer $12,500 for discovering the flaw, which could have been catastrophic for the social network.

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Microsoft beefs up Office Online with new features, streamlined interface

For the new year, Microsoft is adding a few nice touches to Office Online including extra features and an improved interface.

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Twitter acquires Niche, a social-media talent scout

Niche helps online stars on services like Vine to find advertisers

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Senators to push privacy, security legislation for IoT, connected cars

One of them is Sen. Edward Markey, who plans to introduce legislation to require security measures in connected cars.

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Uber rolls out safety features in its ride-hailing app across India

The move by Uber may not, however, win over authorities in Indian cities