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.

WhatsApp Founder Is Signal’s New Interim CEO

Moxie Marlinspike, the creator of Signal, is stepping down as CEO, with WhatsApp founder Brian Acton stepping in on an interim basis.

Novi on WhatsApp Brings Crypto Payments to Limited Number of Users

Some WhatsApp users are now able to send and receive crypto via Novi wallet integration.

Telegram Gained 70 Million New Users During Facebook Outage

It was a known fact that Telegram gained users during Facebook’s recent outage, but founder Pavel Durov is putting a number on it: 70 million.

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.

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.

Mobile App Usage Up 30%, Hits 4.2 Hours Per Day

A new report shows how much mobile app usage has grown during the pandemic, reaching 4.2 hours per day, a 30% increase over 2019.

Even Mark Zuckerberg Uses Signal

Signal may not be as popular as Facebook’s WhatsApp, but even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may use the competing product.

Signal Adding Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Payments

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

China Is Blocking Signal

It appears encrypted messaging app Signal is being blocked by China, with users needing to use a VPN to connect.

Elon Musk: BitCoin On the Verge of Widespread Acceptance

Elon Musk has said bitcoin is on the verge of achieving wide acceptance among investors and conventional finance people.

India Wants WhatsApp to Abandon Its Planned Privacy Changes

India has asked WhatsApp to reconsider its announced privacy changes, the latest backlash the company is facing.

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.

Elon Musk: Use Signal

Secure messaging app Signal has received a boost from one of the titans of tech, as Elon Musk tells his Twitter followers to “use Signal.”

Required WhatsApp Change Shares Significant User Data With Facebook

WhatsApp is making major changes to its privacy policy, including sharing significant user data with Facebook.

Cellebrite Did NOT Break Signal’s Encryption

The BBC broke a story that seemingly indicated Cellebrite had broken Signal’s encryption — only it’s not true.

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.