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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


Bosch unveils Benchmark series at Design and Construction Week

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

By February 4, 2014


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 July 11, 2013


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


OTRS, an open-source ticket system worth watching

If your company is in the market for a good open-source alternative for a service desk and IT service management system, take a look at OTRS. Its momentum suggests a lot of interest and opportunity there.

By April 25, 2008


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 February 11, 2010


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 November 7, 2009


To encrypt or not? That is the question

Encryption hasn't become the privacy panacea it was promised to be in the 1990s for e-mail, but it's making headway on hard drives. Here's a look at why communications encryption isn't mainstream, yet.

By October 2, 2008


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 June 9, 2008


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 June 9, 2008