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end-to-end encryption

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Signal app encrypts iOS users' text messages -- to Android devices too

Updated iOS app lets you send secure group, text, picture and video messages to other Apple mobile devices, and to Android users who have the TextSecure app.

By March 3, 2015

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WhatsApp, Kik, Viber or ReTXT: Which third-party messenger is right for you?

Whether you're more the practical type that just wants standard messaging features or someone who loves spicing up your conversations with something extra, this collection has the app for you.

By May 19, 2015

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Google to encrypt data on new version of Android by default

Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.

By September 18, 2014

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​Yahoo teams up with Google on encrypted webmail

At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.

By August 7, 2014

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New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.

By June 3, 2014

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Viber begins fixing image-encryption vulnerability

The Android version of the messaging app no longer sends images and videos without encryption protection, and an iOS fix has been submitted, the company says.

By April 30, 2014

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Kim Dotcom's Mega launches Skype competitor MegaChat

Despite ongoing controversy surrounding his tech inventions, Dotcom releases a beta-stage Web tool that provides users with end-to-end encrypted video and audio communication.

By January 22, 2015

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New TextSecure delivers smoother encryption

Open WhisperSystems' TextSecure update takes some cues from WhatsApp's functionality, but more importantly it frees messaging from traditional SMS networks while still sending messages between phones.

By February 24, 2014

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Uber's bad behavior and the trouble with trusting Snapchat

Snapchat expands into mobile payments and Uber is under fire after an executive suggests taking revenge on journalists. On the bright side, WhatsApp is boosting security with end-to-end encryption.

By November 18, 2014

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App maker pitches self-destruct messaging to Hollywood

Confide, a startup whose app sends messages that reveal a single word at a time and then destroys the entire conversation, announces the business version of its app through an ad aimed at Sony execs.

By December 23, 2014