India reported the largest number of Telegram app downloads resulting in 24 percent of the total downloads.
Hike official said that global companies like Telegram, Signal were too strong and unless India bans foreign firms, it is difficult for homegrown apps.
WhatsApp now says it is now going to use the three-month delay to better communicate both the changes in its new policy and its long-standing privacy practices
For iOS users, Signal will be coming out with media auto-download settings and full-screen profile photos.
The Signal app has become the top free app on the Play Store and App Store in India.
Tesla, SpaceX and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk has also been urging people into "Use Signal".
Facebook is secretly guarding its crypto plans to an extent that its more-than-50-members cryptocurrency team works in a silo in a different office premise
A secret US government effort forced Facebook to decrypt voice conversations on its Messenger app.
Facebook might be held in contempt of court for refusing to carry out the surveillance request.
In the wake of lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards, looking for alternatives is a good idea.
As Facebook reels from the scandal over hijacked personal data, a movement to quit the social network has gathered momentum, getting a boost from a high-profile co-founder of the WhatsApp messaging service acquired by the huge social network in 2014.
Music director and lyricist Dhruv Dhalla's short film Signal for which he composed the music, has been shortlisted at the Cannes Film Festival 2018
Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages.
Open Whisper Systems' popular encrypted communication app Signal is getting a major update in the form of video calling. The video calling feature, coming on both Android and iOS apps, claims to improve the voice call quality as well. Voice quality has been an issue in the apps current avatar. The update is being rolled out gradually, so don't fret if you have not yet got it.
The "unusual signal" picked up by SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) using Russia's RATAN-600 radio telescope and thought to be coming from a star in the Hercules constellation most likely originated from Earth and not some advanced extraterrestrial civilisation, media reports said.
Looks like Hillary Clinton hasn’t made up her mind which side to take when it comes to encryption.
Frederick Jacobs sent out a tweet yesterday saying that he's joined Apple's Core OS security team. Jacobs was a developer at Open Whisper, the company behind Signal. Signal is, of course, Edward Snowden's preferred communication tool and praised for it's "robustness" and the level of security that it provides.
The corporate safety plan of Railways for 2003-13 had envisaged to make the railway network free of any collision with completion of all safety related works.