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Instagram unveils new direct and instant messaging feature

Instagram unveils new direct and instant messaging feature

At its Thursday press event in New York, Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram unveiled its new direct and instant messaging feature dubbed 'Instagram Direct.' The new feature was unveiled by Instagram founder and CEO Kevin Systrom; and the company launched an app update to bring the feature on board.

Aereo wants Supreme Court to review copyright lawsuit brought by broadcasters

Aereo wants Supreme Court to review copyright lawsuit brought by broadcasters

Internet TV startup Aereo filed legal papers on Thursday, seeking US Supreme Court's review of a closely-watched copyright-infringement lawsuit via which major broadcasting networks are trying to have the Aereo online TV venture shuttered.

Quinnipiac University poll: People oppose allowing in-flight cellphone use by a 59-30 margin

Quinnipiac University poll: People oppose allowing in-flight cellphone use

On Wednesday, Quinnipiac University released the results of a national poll which had been carried out to learn about people's reactions to the much-debatable proposal to allow airlines passengers in the US to make in-flight calls.

Washington Post: FBI has the capacity to turn on webcams to spy on Americans

US Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Washington Post has revealed in a recent article that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is also one of the government agencies - other than the National Security Agency (NSA) - which is capable on spying on US residents.

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 handset to be equipped with 64-bit Exynos 6 processor

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 handset to be equipped with 64-bit Exynos 6 processor

According to reports, bigwig device maker Samsung has recently confirmed that its Galaxy S5 handset will be equipped with 64-bit Exynos 6 processor, which will underscore the most impressive specification for the handset.

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