News tagged with messaging

Bitcoin lets users avoid censorship

In his graduation research, computer science student Krzysztof Okupski has developed software to encrypt messages with the Bitcoin network. Using his software, it costs around 50 cents to send an A4 page ...

dateDec 01, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Hacked emails slice spam fast

Spam spreads much faster and to more people when it is being propagated by hacked, or otherwise compromised, email accounts rather than legitimate accounts, according to research published in the International Journal of ...

dateNov 26, 2014 in Security
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Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy

(AP)—Popular South Korean messaging app Kakao Talk said Monday it will stop fully cooperating with authorities seeking to access private messages as part of a government crackdown on online criticism.

dateOct 13, 2014 in Internet
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Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase now worth $21.8B

Facebook has completed its acquisition of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion when the cash-and-stock deal was struck early this year thanks in part ...

dateOct 06, 2014 in Business
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