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WhatsApp to go ahead with new privacy policy, says it has conveyed commitment to protect privacy to govt
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WhatsApp to go ahead with new privacy policy, says it has conveyed commitment to protect privacy to govt

Last month, the messaging app had faced questions from the Centre about its updated privacy policy, under which it could share limited user data with Facebook and its group firms

Telegram becomes the most downloaded app globally in January 2021, followed by TikTok
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Telegram becomes the most downloaded app globally in January 2021, followed by TikTok

India reported the largest number of Telegram app downloads resulting in 24 percent of the total downloads.

Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store
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Hike messaging app pulled down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store

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 delays new privacy policy by three months amid backlash over data sharing with Facebook
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WhatsApp delays new privacy policy by three months amid backlash over data sharing with Facebook

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

Signal to soon roll out chat wallpapers, animated stickers and more features for users in India
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Signal to soon roll out chat wallpapers, animated stickers and more features for users in India

For iOS users, Signal will be coming out with media auto-download settings and full-screen profile photos.

How to move WhatsApp group chats to Signal messaging app
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How to move WhatsApp group chats to Signal messaging app

The Signal app has become the top free app on the Play Store and App Store in India.

WhatsApp privacy policy update: Concerned about privacy, users look at alternative like Signal, Telegram
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WhatsApp privacy policy update: Concerned about privacy, users look at alternative like Signal, Telegram

Tesla, SpaceX and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk has also been urging people into "Use Signal".

Facebook planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in first half of 2019: Report
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Facebook planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in first half of 2019: Report

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

US rights groups seek secret documents describing Facebook's encryption case
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US rights groups seek secret documents describing Facebook's encryption case

A secret US government effort forced Facebook to decrypt voice conversations on its Messenger app.

US government forces Facebook to break encryption in Messenger for wiretapping
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US government forces Facebook to break encryption in Messenger for wiretapping

Facebook might be held in contempt of court for refusing to carry out the surveillance request.

If you're looking for alternatives to WhatsApp, here are three recommendations
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If you're looking for alternatives to WhatsApp, here are three recommendations

In the wake of lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards, looking for alternatives is a good idea.

Delete Facebook and forget about it, says WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton
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Delete Facebook and forget about it, says WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

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.

Cannes Film Festival 2018: Signal, with music composed by Dhruv Dhalla, shortlisted
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Cannes Film Festival 2018: Signal, with music composed by Dhruv Dhalla, shortlisted

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

End-to-end encryption on messaging service is unacceptable, says British interior minister
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End-to-end encryption on messaging service is unacceptable, says British interior minister

Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages.

Signal app will now let you make video calls on Android and iOS
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Signal app will now let you make video calls on Android and iOS

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.

'Unusual signal' recieved by SETI didn't come from alien civilisation
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'Unusual signal' recieved by SETI didn't come from alien civilisation

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.

Hillary Clinton backs encryption commission, but personally prefers Snowden-approved Signal: Report
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Hillary Clinton backs encryption commission, but personally prefers Snowden-approved Signal: Report

Looks like Hillary Clinton hasn’t made up her mind which side to take when it comes to encryption.

Apple hires Signal's developer, a secure chat app preferred by Snowden
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Apple hires Signal's developer, a secure chat app preferred by Snowden

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.

 Upgrade signalling technology fast: CAG tells Railways
India

Upgrade signalling technology fast: CAG tells Railways

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.