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Viber cuts ties with Facebook – report

Jun 26, 2020 - 1:01 PM

'We are not the arbiters of truth, but the truth is some people are suffering from the proliferation of violent content and companies must take a clear stand,' Viber CEO Djamel Agaoua says

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Duterte shares his struggles with smartphones, Viber

Aug 21, 2018 - 10:46 PM

For the septuagenarian President, the struggle with technology is real

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte congratulates United States of America President-elect Donald Trump through a phone call at Legaspi Suites in Davao City on December 3, 2016. Photo by Richard Madelo/PPD

Rice shortage, fake news, PH weather | Midday wRap

Jun 14, 2018 - 12:39 PM

Watch Rappler's midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

'Secret Chats' now live on Viber

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:39 PM

The Philippines second most popular messaging app incorporates a feature pioneered by Snapchat

SECRET CHAT. Viber rolls out vanishing messages on its platform.

Viber launches 'public accounts' for businesses, brands

Nov 10, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Viber’s new business solution will enable brands of all sizes to tailor the way they wish to engage with their clients and potential clients the messaging app says in a press statement

'May Gad!' Duterte Viber stickers to be released after SONA

Jul 22, 2016 - 5:26 PM

You can now tell your friends May Gad I hate drags on Viber using special Duterte sticker messages to be released after his first SONA on Monday July 25

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Viber 6.0 adds end-to-end encryption, hidden chats

Apr 19, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Users of Viber 6 0 and higher will automatically be protected by end to end encryption

ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS. Viber gets end-to-end encryption in Viber 6.0. Image from Viber

WATCH: Off the court and at home with Alyssa Valdez

Dec 06, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Feel as if you’re hanging out with ‘The Phenom’ as she talks about some of her hobbies and favorites

Bangladesh bans Facebook, chat apps for security reasons

Nov 24, 2015 - 8:26 PM

Bangladesh authorities insist an almost week long ban on Facebook and mobile messaging services would remain until security in the tense country improved

PROTEST. Bengali activists from the Pakistan Muslim Alliance (PMA) carry a banner during a protest against the Bangladesh government over the execution of Bangladeshi Nationalist Party leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, in Karachi on November 22, 2015. Photo bt Rizwan Tabassum / AFP

YFC, student groups join Rappler for papal coverage

Jan 11, 2015 - 11:04 AM

MovePH invites you to join the People s Coverage of the People s Pope by sending us your photos and stories and participating in the online discussion

Globe revives free Facebook offer starting January 13

Jan 08, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The extended promo comes with free Viber offer for its mobile subscribers

Faith Matters on #ViberPublicChats

Jan 06, 2015 - 11:08 AM

What does faith mean to the faithful the spiritual the agnostic and the atheist? Rappler assembles thoughtful voices on Viber to help our real world search for meaning

Apple Watch, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus (TechRap)

Sep 16, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Apple reveals iPhone 6 iPhone 6 plus and the Apple Watch but competitors Samsung and other companies come up with quick and witty comebacks

Viber update brings video calls to iOS, Android

Sep 11, 2014 - 6:46 PM

The mobile update – Viber 5 0 – enables video calling on the Android and iOS versions of Viber as well as on updated Windows and OS X versions of the app

VIBER. Viber gets video calls. Image from Viber.

Viber talks LDRs, Itchyworms, and the Pinoy lifestyle

Aug 02, 2014 - 8:15 AM

Viber CEO Talmon Marco visited Manila and shared insights about Filipinos and the blurring of lines between connection and social media Itchyworms’ Jugs and Kel were also present to share their brand new Viber sticker collection

ITCHYWORMS. Jugs and Kel, frontman and lead guitarist, are about to launch their cartoon alter-egos with Viber stickers

Japan's Rakuten paying $900M to buy Viber

Feb 14, 2014 - 4:37 PM

Rakuten Japan s largest online shopping mall operator buys Viber Media for 900 million The deal will be completed in March

BUYING VIBER. The deal is set to be completed next month

5 tech trends worth watching out for in 2014

Jan 01, 2014 - 3:44 PM

Read about 5 technology trends that shaped 2013 and are worth watching out for in the new year

THE FUTURE TODAY. Here are 5 tech trends that everyone should be mindful of in the coming year.

TechRap: Best smartphones of 2013

Dec 18, 2013 - 8:03 AM

Instagram launches private photo and video sharing feature Instagram Direct; Nexus 5 and Playstation 4 officially go on sale in the Philippines and our Top 10 smartphones of 2013

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Viber expands free call service for PH Haiyan relief

Nov 11, 2013 - 3:34 PM

Viber aims to help the Philippines after the typhoon by offering free calls abroad to let others know you re okay

CALL YOUR FAMILY. Viber offers free calling services temporarily for Filipinos. Screen shots from Viber

Viber attacked, minor systems affected

Jul 24, 2013 - 4:11 PM

The Syrian Electronic Army reportedly attacks Internet telephony service Viber

VIBER ATTACKED. The Syrian Electronic Army attacked Viber exposing basic data gained through its support system on its support page

Free unlimited Viber service to Globe prepaid users extended

Jul 10, 2013 - 4:52 PM

Globe prepaid subscribers can now enjoy unlimited call texts and Viber chat services with the GoUNLI25 promo