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Send self-destructing messages from your work computer

How do you send personal or silly messages while sitting at your work computer? A new browser app offers Snapchat-like "off the record" messaging.

By May. 29, 2013

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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 Feb. 24, 2014

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Bosch unveils Benchmark series at Design and Construction Week

Find out what new kitchen goodness Bosch is adding to its lineup this year.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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NSA docs boast: Now we can wiretap Skype video calls

In 2008, Skype told CNET the service could not be wiretapped. Microsoft no longer stands by that claim, and a National Security Agency document shows analysts can eavesdrop on video calls.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Secure instant messaging for the masses

Here's how nontechnical users can secure their own instant-messaging conversations such that an attacker is unable to listen in (be it the government or a nosy neighbor).

By Oct. 19, 2007

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False alarm: Palm not halting production of Pre, Pre Plus

Palm responds to earlier reports that it suspended production of the Palm Pre and Palm Pre Plus.

By Feb. 11, 2010

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Apple said to be working on 'world mode' iPhone

The AppleInsider blog says it's gotten wind of a "hybrid iPhone," due in the third quarter of 2010, that would work on both GSM and CDMA (hear that, Verizon?).

By Nov. 7, 2009

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How safe is instant messaging? A security and privacy survey

News.com reviews the major instant messaging services and evaluates which do the best job of protecting their users' security and privacy.

By Jun. 9, 2008

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Skype: We can't comply with police wiretap requests

The eBay-owned company says, in response to a News.com survey, that because of its peer-to-peer architecture and encryption, "Skype would not be able to comply" with wiretapping orders from police.

By Jun. 9, 2008

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The day the wiretaps go dead

Privacy enhancing technologies are finally easy enough to use. Best of all, they threaten to dismantle the widespread surveillance net that the NSA and other agencies have deployed over the past few years.

By Feb. 8, 2008