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MessageBird Introduce New AI-Powered customer contact center –

Amsterdam based MessageBird has been offering developers a cloud-based communication platform that simplifies the process of introducing chat and messaging functionality to their own apps by utilizing APIs. This saves companies the hassle of investing in costly hardware infrastructure if they want to use text and voice-based features in their own services. Recently, MessageBird introduced […]

How operators can overtake OTT with RCS messaging

OTT (Over the Top) Messaging apps such WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage and WeChat have driven the decline of the conventional SMS text services. Instant messaging supposedly overtook SMS in 2012 and since then, Global SMS revenues have fallen accordingly. Person to Person SMS revenues will have fallen by around 42% between 2017 and 2022. Operators […]

Insider Q&A: Facebook VP of Messenger discusses privacy

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, Stan Chudnovsky oversees the Messenger chat app that’s used by well over 1 billion people each month. He’s playing a key role in helping Facebook integrate that app with its other chat tools, WhatsApp and Instagram Direct. The massive project has already gotten […]

Facebook reports 4Q profit, user growth despite challenges

By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook had a strong fourth quarter, making more money on advertising and adding more users despite challenges around regulation, privacy and efforts to fight election interference. Its profit and revenue both handily surpassed Wall Street’s expectations. The company also said it settled a lawsuit filed […]

Six rising tech companies you need to know about

Both business and public attitude towards Facebook and Google’s use of private and sensitive data is growing increasingly negative. Despite a multitude of privacy scandals, both continue develop more products to harness and sell personal information for a profit. Rising technology startups are now creating user-friendly products integrated with heightened privacy features in areas like […]

Security firm says Chinese hackers intercepted text messages

By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping software on a telecommunications provider’s servers, a cybersecurity firm said. FireEye said in a report issued on Thursday that the hackers belong to […]