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WhatsApp has long transcended its roots as a simple messaging app for friends, and is now a core communication tool for businesses seeking a direct channel to their customers’ pockets…

Meta invests in Take App, a Singaporean startup that helps merchants sell via WhatsApp

Tuned, Meta’s social app for couples, is winding down a little over two years after it launched. Users, including this reporter, began receiving a notification about the impending shutdown last…

Meta is shutting down Tuned, its social app for couples

Meta’s internal R&D group known as NPE Team just launched a new social app, Move, designed for both personal and group to-do lists. The app allows people, including individuals or…

Meta’s NPE Team launches a new tasks app, Move, for group organization and to-dos

Meta is shutting down a video speed-dating service it had tested over a good part of last year, the company informed the service’s users via a recent email. Last April,…

Meta shuts down its experimental video speed-dating service, Sparked

Non-practicing entities (NPEs), or patent trolls, have largely stayed off the political radar for the 12 years since the term “patent troll” was coined. But the political winds have changed…

Examining The Effects Of Patent-Troll Legislation On Startups