Messaging app Viber cuts all ties with Facebook

Messaging app Viber cuts all ties with Facebook

Sarah Tew/CNET Viber, a messaging app with over 1 billion users, is cutting all ties with Facebook, the company said Thursday. According to Viber, the decision comes in the wake of “Facebook’s data violations and failure to combat violent rhetoric.” Effective immediately, the messaging app will cease all ad spending on the social networking platform, […]
Apple gives thumbs up to Hey email app after update rejection

Apple gives thumbs up to Hey email app after update rejection

Apple approved an emailing app’s update after rejecting it last week. Angela Lang/CNET Apple approved an update for subscription-based emailing app Hey over the weekend, after rejecting one last week, developer Basecamp said on Monday. It came as Apple prepared...
EU opens antitrust investigations into Apple Pay and the App Store

EU opens antitrust investigations into Apple Pay and the App Store

Apple is under the microscope in Europe. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Within the course of a single day, Apple has found itself the subject of two new EU antitrust probes. Europe’s Competition Commission announced on Tuesday that it...