Latest Version of Teams Brings Customer Lockbox and Improved Search

Microsoft has released a new version of Teams, bringing Customer Lockbox and improved search.

Signal Adds Ability to Change Numbers Without Losing Chats

Signal has added a major new feature, allowing people to change their phone number without losing their chats.

Blackberry Selling $600 Million Worth of Patents

Blackberry is selling off its legacy patents, primarily covering mobile devices, messaging, and wireless connectivity, to the tune of $600 million.

Germany May Block Telegram Over Hate Speech

Germany is looking to address hate speech on the Telegram messaging platform, even leaving open the possibility of banning the service.

Twitter Acquires Quill, Will Shutter the Service

Twitter has acquired messaging service Quill and is planning on shutting it down.

Messaging App Signal Is Down

Signal, the popular and secure messaging app, is down due to technical difficulties, impacting users’ ability to stay in contact.

Signal Adds Default Disappearing Messages

Messaging app Signal has added the ability to set disappearing messages as the default option.

WeChat Restarts New User Registration

WeChat has restarted new user registration, roughly a week after it halted registrations to implement security upgrades.

The Deal Is Done: Slack Is Officially Part of Salesforce

Salesforce has completed its $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack, combining the leading CRM platform with one of the leading messaging platforms.

WhatsApp Beta Brings Multi-Device Support

WhatsApp is bringing an oft-requested feature in a new beta: Multi-device support.

Slack Is Experiencing an Outage

Slack is experiencing an outage, with some users unable to send messages.

Messaging App Signal Experiencing Issues

Popular messaging app Signal is experiencing issues, with messages either not being delivered, or taking a long time to arrive.

Signal Adding Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Payments

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

Slack Joins Chorus of Companies Wanting to Challenge Clubhouse

Slack is the latest company looking to cash in on Clubhouse’s popularity, with plans to include similar features in its own app.

Microsoft Teams Now Features Live Transcription

Microsoft Teams has added live transcription, along with speaker attribution, as the battle over corporate communication heats up.

Discord Exploring Sale for $10 Billion

Discord is exploring a possible sale for $10 billion, as gaming and communication take on greater importance.

India Wants to Block WhatsApp Data Change

India is asking a court to block WhatsApp from sharing data with Facebook, saying the change violates local laws.

Healthcare Messaging and the Future of Care

Technology has literally transformed the way we talk to people. Even you, as you read the words that the author has typed, are reading words that have never seen a physical piece of paper. We hear from people around the…

WhatsApp Delays Privacy Changes Amid Backlash

Facebook’s WhatsApp has announced it will delay its privacy policy changes, amid one of the biggest waves of backlash the company has faced.

Signal Growing So Fast It Experienced Technical Issues

Signal has been adding so many new users that it experienced technical issues today.