Android Messages Will Be Default Verizon Messaging App Next Year

Verizon has announced it will begin preloading Android messages as the default messaging app on its Android phones starting next year.

Google Rolling Out End-to-End Encryption in Messages

At long last, Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its Android Messages app.

Signal Adding Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Payments

Signal messaging app is adding payments, using the MobileCoin cryptocurrency and wallet.

T-Mobile First Carrier to Embrace Messages by Google

T-Mobile expanded its partnership with Google, becoming the first US carrier to make Messages by Google the default SMS choice on its Android phones.

Slack Tweaks Connect DM to Prevent Harassment

Just hours after rolling out its new Contact DM feature, Slack has made a significant change to it in order to prevent harassment.

iOS 14 iMessage Has a Major Security Upgrade

iMessage in iOS 14 has a major upgrade over previous versions, taking security to an all-new level.

Signal Adds Encrypted Group Calls

Signal has added a major new feature, giving users the ability to engage in encrypted groups calls.

Google’s RCS Messaging Available Globally, End-to-End Encryption Soon

Google has announced the global availability of RCS messaging, with end-to-end encryption coming soon.

Humane Scores Another Apple Executive

Humane has announced that Patrick Gates, former Apple Internet Services executive, has joined the startup as Chief Technology Officer.

iMessage May Add Mentions and Retracting Messages

Apple may be adding a number of new features to iMessage, including tagging individuals in a group and the ability to retract a message.