Fleksy’s team is going to Pinterest, but its technology is going public

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It’s not very common for a team to be acquired but not its technology, and that’s exactly what happened today between a photo sharing service and a keyboard replacement. Pinterest has announced it is bringing in the team behind Fleksy, which is a very popular keyboard replacement that’s used by millions of people on Android and iOS.

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Facebook Messenger on Android gets SMS support

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After rumors surfaced over the last few days indicating Apple may release a version of iMessage for Android, a move that did not materialize during WWDC 2016, another company has jumped into the mix in a move to become your “go to” messaging app on Android devices. That company is none other than Facebook which announced today that their latest Messenger for Android update includes support for SMS. Read more

Twitter battling security breaches impacting user accounts

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Twitter has managed to keep their servers safe amidst reports of attempts to hack them to gain access to user accounts. However, the company has acknowledged that it appears attacks and breaches on other web sites may have put user accounts at risk. To combat this, Twitter has taken to locking some accounts over the past few days pending owner password resets and they have posted an entry on their site with information on the current situation and tips for users. Read more

NVIDIA SHIELD is getting Plex Media Server support in its next update

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The NVIDIA SHIELD is probably the most capable Android TV device you can buy thanks to its powerful Tegra X1 processor and the optional 500GB model, and NVIDIA has done an excellent job of supporting the device post-launch with tons of new features and updates. The newest update that’s slated for the box is going to bring another very useful trick into the SHIELD’s toolbox and will allow you to turn the SHIELD into an optimized Plex Media Server. Read more