Facebook Messenger 4 update rolling out now

Facebook has announced that the Messenger 4 update for mobile is beginning to  roll out today. The update focuses on simplifying the messaging experience by removing some of the clutter users have complained about in the past.

IMImobile announces npower as first UK Apple Business Chat client

npower is working with cloud communications software and solutions provider IMImobile to introduce Apple Business Chat to support its smart meter roll out programme. The date set for every UK home having a smart meter – 2020 – is fast-approaching, so the service is being introduced at a critical time for the business.

SiriusXM to acquire Pandora

SiriusXM is to acquire Pandora in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.5 billion, the companies announced Monday. According to the announcement, the deal will create the world’s largest audio-entertainment company, with more than $7 billion in projected revenue in 2018.

A tour of Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR

See how easy it is to use iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Find out about features like Face ID, device navigation via gestures, Portrait Mode photos with Depth Control, dual SIM capability, Group FaceTime, Memoji, Apple Pay and more. 

ICO fines Marketing agency EDML £60,000 for Spam emails

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Everything DM Ltd (EDML), based in Stevenage, £60,000 for sending 1.42 million emails without consent. The investigation found that, between May 2016 and May 2017, the firm used its direct marketing system called ‘Touchpoint’ to send emails on behalf of its clients for a fee.

Australian teenager hacks into Apple’s servers

An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's servers after the company notified authorities of the intrusion. The teen, who can't be named for legal reasons, appeared at an Australian Children's Court on Thursday facing allegations of hacking into Apple's servers on multiple occasions.

Facebook and Instagram gain tools to help you limit your usage

Facebook today announced new tools to help people manage their time on Facebook and Instagram: an activity dashboard, a daily reminder and a new way to limit notifications. Similar to Apple's Screen Time, the tools are intended to help users monitor and control their usage of both the main Facebook app and Instagram.

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