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Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger

Supported by Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger ImageThe technical infrastructure of WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger will be unified as Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, asserts control over all of the apps.CreditCreditArun Sankar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Mike Isaac Jan. 25, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, […]

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Some lawmakers are already raising concerns about Facebook's plans to merge its messaging apps

Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Some lawmakers have spoken out about Facebook’s plans to partially merge WhatsApp, Messenger, and Instagram. The social network plans to combine the back-end systems of the three apps, so users can talk to each other across platforms. But the move has faced early skepticism from some politicians, with concerns raised around data […]

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CERN plans to build a massive particle collider that dwarfs the LHC

[embedded content] The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the organization that brought us the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the Higgs Boson particle, is aiming to one-up itself with an even larger and more powerful circular particle collider. The proposed Future Circular Collider will eventually replace the LHC and pave the way for extensive […]

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Europe’s space agency plans to build its own micro-gravity moon base — on Earth

Artist’s rendering of the Luna facility. Before astronauts step foot in a rocket ship, they undergo grueling training in simulated environments meant to prepare them for the unforgiving space beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Everything is tested and accounted for, from the crew down to their tiniest tools. Now, the European Space Agency (ESA) is developing an […]