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Apple Pushes iMessage to Avoid SMS Spoof

The Apple messaging technology that enables users to avoid an SMS spoofing bug is under a patent challenge.

Apple Warns Customers to be Cautious of SMS After 'Flaw' Cited

While SMS is a relatively mature technology, in recent years it has attracted the interest of security researchers as an attack vector for smartphones.

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Google's Graveyard: 15 Products Google Has Killed

Missing your favorite Google app? Here are 15 products that Google has killed or has announced plans to kill.

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Exchange Instant Messages in Your Browser with IM+

My beloved Meebo Messenger is shutting down, but Shape's cross-platform IM+ service fills the void.

Use Google Voice to Send Text Messages From a Tablet

Like using GV for messaging on the desktop? You'll like its free and easy companion app as well.

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Facebook Messenger Gets More Transparent

Now you can see if someone has read your text message and it's easier to tell if someone is typing and where they're located.

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Send Voice Messages to Your Team with HeyTell

This push-to-talk app for Android and iOS makes it simple to broadcast messages to your mobile workforce.

Ham Up Your Video Conversations With Messenger Plus! for Skype

Messenger Plus adds fun animations and video effects to your Skype conversations.

For a Truly Private Social Network, Try RetroShare

With its 'friend-to-friend' approach, this free and open source service offers a secure way to chat and share files with only the people you trust.

AOL Won't Kill Instant Messenger

Reports of the popular IM service's imminent demise are mistaken, AOL announces.