Yo has hit 100 million messages

Yo app
Yo, the popular messaging app, lets users send the word “Yo” back-and-forth. Yo has hit over 100 million messages so far. Yo launched the ability to send attached links and hashtags last month.

Twitter Inc is testing a buy button

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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is testing out a “buy” button. When you tap on the buy option, you will be able to see the shipping and payment information before receiving an order confirmation.

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TiVo Mega can record 3 years of TV

TiVo Mega
The TiVo Mega can record 3 years of TV, but it costs $5,000. The TiVo Mega contains 24TB of storage in a RAID 5 arrangement with hot-swappable drives, according to The Verge.

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Facebook Inc is now hitting 100 million monthly active users in Africa

Facebook LogoFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is now hitting 100 million in Africa. Over 80% of its monthly active users in Africa are now accessing Facebook using a mobile device. Earlier this summer, Facebook revamped its Android app to support lower-end devices.

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Facebook Inc hits 1 billion video views per day, rolling out video views

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users are now viewing an average of 1 billion videos per day on average since June. Around two thirds of these views are happening on mobile devices.

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Flipboard has acquired Ultravisual

Ultravisual
Flipboard has acquired Ultravisual, an app company that offers photo and video creation software for Apple iOS. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Flipboard users have created over 10 million online magazines using its software. Around 200,000 users are being added per day.

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Reddit is reportedly raising funding at a $500 million valuation

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Reddit is rumored to be raising funding that would value the company at $500 million, according to Re/code. The investors in this new round of funding are rumored to be Alexis Ohanian, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and several Y Combinator’s partners. Advance Publications, the parent company of Condé Nast, would continue to own about 50% of Reddit.

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General Motors Company is launching a Cadillac that is hands-free in 2017

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is launching a Cadillac model in two years that will be able to travel on the highway without the driver having to hold the steering wheel or putting a foot on the pedal. The 2017 Cadillac model features “Super Cruise” technology that can take control of steering, acceleration, and braking.

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