WhatsApp, the popular messaging service acquired by Facebook for $22 billion, has added end-to-end encryption for some mobile users, reports Threatpost.
Some data scientists wanted to study the stages of romantic relationships from first date to break-up on Twitter. They took a serious and calculated look at 661 conversations and asked CrowdFlower to help them parse the data.
Last week Twitter and IBM announced an agreement that gives IBM direct access to Twitter data for mining purposes. According to an Associated Press report, "The company [IBM] plans to use this access to enhance a number of its products and consulting services."
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Oct. 29, including the new Vida mobile health app's care for chronically ill, three-quarters of adults see wearables in the workplace as positive, the global DAS market topped $1 billion in first half of 2014, Twitter's Fabric mobile app development platform is taking off and the latest commentary on iPad Air 2.
Twitter has seized the initiative and launched a mobile payments service based on its social network in France, Reuters reports.
A new study finds that what IT pros post on social media can easily come back to haunt them, and a single negative post about a current employer can prevent them from getting the next job.
A new study finds that less than 10% of CEOs even have a Twitter account.
Check out the hottest stories for Sept. 9, including the key to the femtocell market, the expected surge in mobile video ad spending, wearables as a standalone device, Twitter looks to directly monetize its feeds with a "Buy" button and the huge drop in upfront price for the Fire phone.
Joining the likes of Google, Firefox, Facebook and even Microsoft, Twitter is launching a bug bounty-program to reward researchers for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in its platform,
The top news stories for Sept. 22, 2014.