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Hands-on with Skype 5.0 for iPhone, an old favorite remastered

With better device-to-device syncing, smooth group messaging features, and a brand new design, Skype for iPhone finally catches up to competitors.

on techhive.com

PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

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Microsoft 'remasters' Skype iPhone app to solve messaging bugs

Microsoft's Skype team said the new iPhone app version, due in a week, will finally be on a par with its Android and iOS counterparts. In particular, the pesky offline messaging bugs will be solved, the team promises.

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Facebook may launch a Snapchat rival dubbed 'Slingshot' soon

The new app could be launched this month.

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Chadder: John McAfee slaps name on 'private' messaging app

New app promises secure messaging, but it isn't ready for primetime.

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Snapchat offers video and instant text messaging

Conversations will be deleted when users leave the instant messaging screen, Snapchat said.

on techhive.com

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Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass

iPhone users can soon have notifications for texts appear in their Glass displays.

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Google finally adds integrated messaging to Hangouts in latest Android update

You'll no longer have to switch between individual instant messages and text messages.

on greenbot.com

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US development agency defends its Cuban 'Twitter' operation

USAID secretly helped set up a mobile phone messaging program, similar to Twitter, to spread democracy in the country.