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Google testing service to connect patients with doctors over video chat

The internet's good for many things, but it's never been a great source for medical advice. It looks like Google's testing out a new program that could change that. The new service, currently being tested with a limited number of … Continue reading

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Google to launch own mobile chat app: Economic Times

(Reuters) – Software giant Google Inc plans to launch a mobile messaging app it is likely to test in India and other emerging markets, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Friday, citing sources. The daily said Google was in the … Continue reading

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Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

By Ben Klayman, Bernie Woodall and Paul Lienert DETROIT (Reuters) – An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over … Continue reading

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Chat software firm LivePerson sees big growth from ‘digital tsunami’

By Ari Rabinovitch RAANANA Israel (Reuters) – Chat software provider LivePerson expects major growth to follow the launch of its new platform that allows businesses to engage online customers more effectively. “It’s a digital tsunami,” said Eran Vanounou, chief executive … Continue reading

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Goldman invites Wall St to chat for $5m

Bank seeks collaborators for new online messaging service as an alternative to Bloomberg Asia homepage

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Israel’s Rounds launches ‘instant group’ video chat

Rounds has launched an “instant group” video chat that allows up to 12 participants to interact together, the Israeli company said on Tuesday. Rounds allows users to play games, listen to music, watch videos, share photos and take group snapshots … Continue reading

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Wall Street eyes investing in chat start-up

Goldman Sachs and BlackRock are among the groups working on an alternative to Instant Bloomberg that could lead to investing in Perzo Asia homepage

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From tsunami lifeline to listing, Line sends message to chat rivals

A messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Line is moving towards a possible dual listing in Tokyo and New York as it jostles for space in an increasingly crowded and imaginative market. Combining instant … Continue reading

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Chat app Line files for Tokyo listing

S Korean parent says Tokyo-based company also considering US listing, as it heads toward first major flotation from fast-growing ‘chat app’ sector Asia homepage

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Alibaba buys $215m stake in chat app Tango

The stake in the chat app values it at $ 1bn, marking the Chinese ecommerce group’s largest known investment into a US start-up Asia homepage

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