Reuters Institute study: usage of Facebook for news has declined in a number of countries including the US, as messaging apps like WhatsApp gain popularity (Jane Wakefield/BBC)

Jane Wakefield / BBC: Reuters Institute study: usage of Facebook for news has declined in a number of countries including the US, as messaging apps

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Messaging and video conferencing startup Fuze raises $150M; PitchBook: the raise was done at a $400M valuation, compared to previous raise at $765M (Theodore Schleifer/Recode)

Theodore Schleifer / Recode: Messaging and video conferencing startup Fuze raises $ 150M; PitchBook: the raise was done at a $ 400M valuation, compared to

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The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption

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