RIM may exit handset business, YouTube blocked in Turkey, HeartBleed Bug, NTCB passed in Nigeria

Welcome to a new day and an exciting beginning of our weekly rounding up of activities.

Without much ado, let me quickly take you through today’s trending and interesting news around the world.

Technology News

Social media giant, Facebook is silently getting rid of chat in mobile apps, forcing users to use its Messenger.

Blackberry lawsuitRIM (BlackBerry) may soon exit handset business if season of less or no profit continues, says the company CEO, John Chen, in a blog post .

Despite court order in its favour, YouTube is still blocked through out Turkey — and it will remained blocked for the time being according to a reliable source.

New solar plane is as big as a 747, and it will circumnavigate the globe according to @j_timmer from Arstechnica.

China’s UCWeb releases its own PC browser with default integration of Alibaba’s online shopping sites such as TaoBao and TMall. And it is believed that Alibaba’s CEO, Jack Ma sits on its board of investors.

Unbelievable, you won’t believe this guy could spend over 9hrs (nine hours) walking backwards through the streets of Tokyo via Wired.

Have you changed all your passwords yet? It is probably the right time to change your credentials because of HeartBleed Bug that’s rendered all internet firewalls useless in last couple of weeks, TechRadar suggests.

Would you like to know where to study to prove thyself approved as an entrepreneur? These 15 Colleges with Powerhouse Entrepreneurship Programs will prove useful to you. Go to Mashable for full information.

You will be surprised to know African-Americans represent 12% of the total U.S. population, but comprise just 5% of clinical trial participants.

In Nigeria, The National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) has just been presented to and approved by Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Australian’s Atlassiana is the biggest tech company you have never heard of,but something has been happening there, which I believe should know. The company has been evaluated by T Rowe Price at $3.5 billion even without having sales staff. Read more on newscomauHQ.

The free app market is gaining on paid app really according to Forbes.

Peace Keeping:

Although it may be hard for us to imagine but retrospectively conflict is actually on the decline, according to HCSS PDF report.

Takeway Quote:

“Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrong.” Book of Proverbs 10:12″

So, I will leave you with this powerful quote to challenge you for the best in the way you relate with others in your community. Till tomorrow, I remain your one and only trending tech news reporter, Olawale Daniel.