Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: WhatsApp

Terrorist couple found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attack

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DERBY: A couple who met on a dating site were today convicted today of preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in the UK. Munir Mohammed, 37, from Derby, bought items to make the lethal devices and received support and advice from Rowaida El-Hassan, a 32-year-old qualified pharmacist. She ...

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Brazilian mayor jailed for corruption

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RIO: A Brazilian mayor who reigned over her town through WhatsApp messaging application was taken into police custody for embezzling millions from its education budget. Lidiane Leite went on the run back in August 2015 when she was accused of taking the money form the town of Bom Jardim in the country’s north-west. The 27-year-old ...

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Imad Wasim denies allegations made by the Afghan-born Dutch girl

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LONDON: The Afghan-born Dutch girl, whose pictures surfaced with Pakistan cricketer Imad Wasim earlier this week, has accused the cricketer of being “disloyal to her.” The pictures of the cricketer with an unknown female had sparked social media frenzy earlier in the week. The girl claimed to have met Imad ...

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Nisar voices concern over use of British, SA soil for bloodshed in Karachi.

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday appreciated the performance of Sindh Rangers in establishing peace and curbing activities of anti-social elements in Karachi. Director General Sindh Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed phoned the minister and briefed him on arrest of accused, having contacts with ...

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Facebook, Twitter, other social media banned in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements”. It is the first time the government has taken such a step, although it regularly blocks mobile internet signal in the Kashmir Valley. Internet ...

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Malicious uploads allowed hijacking of WhatsApp and Telegram accounts

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LONDON: A vulnerability patched in the web-based versions of encrypted communications services WhatsApp and Telegram would have allowed attackers to take over accounts by sending users malicious files masquerading as images or videos. The vulnerability was discovered last week by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies and was patched by ...

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People are hating WhatsApp’s new update

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LONDON: Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp’s new “Status” feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices. The “Status” feature lets users share photos, GIFs or videos overlaid with drawings, emojis and a caption that will be visible to selected friends for 24 ...

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Want to talk to Anushka Sharma? Here’s her WhatsApp number

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MUMBAI: Gone are the days when film promotions were only about an actor giving a few interviews. The makers of ‘Phillauri’ are the latest to join the bandwagon of out-of-the-box promotions. Anushka Sharma, who plays friendly spirit Shashi in the film, has got a phone number registered in the name ...

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Viber introduces ‘secret messages’ which disappear after being viewed

PARIS: Viber has introduced “secret messages”, the self-destructing messages which disappear automatically after a set time. Messaging apps have become popular over the years and now more of them are offering end-to-end encryption to the users so that they have more control over their conversations. WhatsApp also launched this service ...

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iPhone allows users to send offline messages on Whatsapp

LONDON: WhatsApp has recently added new features in the latest update for iOS that makes a host of new changes on how the app functions. However, WhatsApp has finally rolled out an update that brings iPhone users on par with Android users as you can finally queue up messages when ...

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