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Google gives up on Google Allo, hopes carriers will sort out RCS messaging – Ars Technica

Enlarge It’s time for another chapter in the saga of Google’s messaging mess. This latest news comes from The Verge, which reports that Google will be abandoning its most recent messaging app failure, Google Allo, in favor of a renewed push for the carrier-controlled RCS (Rich Communication Services) protocol. Google Allo was Google’s attempt at a WhatsApp clone, and it ...

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Facebook just took its first steps toward GDPR compliance – Business Insider

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. This week, Facebook will begin asking users for permission to use their personal data, the first official move by the social network ahead of the GDPR compliance deadline set for May 25, Facebook ...

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