EU reform policy will look at competitive threat from WhatsApp, Skype – report

The European Commission (EC) is reportedly keen to ensure US internet giants are subject to the same regulatory rules as network-based incumbents. “It is necessary to design a fair and future-proof regulatory environment for all services,” writes a draft EC policy …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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Facebook dominates 2014 app download, with LINE making cash

The “app superpowers” of Japan, South Korea and the US collectively generated more revenue in 2014 than the rest of the world combined, highlighting their ability to monetise even as the market saturates and download growth slows, according to App …

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Skype makes group video calling free

OTT communications provider Skype, a subsidiary of Microsoft, has announced that it will make its group video calling service available to all users, free of charge.