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Skype in talks to acquire start-up GroupMe

In a move to carve a niche for itself in the burgeoning group messaging serviec market, Skype has agreed to takeover start up GroupMe.

Drug dealer busted after wrong-number text

Muskego, Wis. -- Wisconsin State Police said a man was arrested after a wrong-number text about hashish for sale went to a trooper's 10-year-old grandson.

Sgt. Nate Clarke said he received a call Sunday night from a colleague who told him his 10-year-old grandson had received a wrong-number text offering to sell him hash, and troopers used the phone to set up a buy, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Tuesday.

Clarke said troopers arranged to buy 5 grams of hash for $15 per gram and troopers watched as the man showed up at the arranged Muskego-area location for the 10 p.m. buy and left after no buyers showed up to purchase his wares.

Google Goggles update: translation feature to cross language barrier

If you are an Android user who loves traveling but has failed to fully enjoy the experience due to the language barrier, here’s good news. Google has launched a feature that will come to your rescue.

TigerText, an app for keeping messages private

A California based start up launched a new application that appeared on Apple’s App Store on Friday. The application called TigerText, promises to allow its users delete text messages from the recipients' cellphones.