The popular messaging app now lets people make free calls and send texts from a PC or Mac.
Facebook's stand alone messenger app underwent a face lift last fall, which spruced up the design and subtracted SMS messaging.
Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.
The Internet phone and messaging service shares an impressive statistic and shows it remains a powerhouse when it comes to communications.
Paris-based Reporters Without Borders names five companies as "digital mercenaries" that have decided to sell their surveillance technology to authoritarian regimes.
Android users -- at least those in Canada -- can now try out actual voice calls through Facebook thanks to an update to the Messenger app.
Microsoft's mission to connect its consumer and business communications services is running later than many expected, according to the latest Lync road map.
At the CES Broadband Unlimited conference, communications execs explain why new native IP networks are essential for consumers and the next generation of connected devices.
The Voyager Legend UC and Calisto 620 bring let you listen to mobile or PC audio, over the ear, or from across the room.
The social network updates its Messenger app with the ability to send recorded voice messages globally, but tests actual voice calls in Canada.
The Obihai OBi100 is hugely popular with folks who want to use Google Voice in place of a landline.
The company says people can make free calls in the U.S. and Canada through Gmail's Chat function -- using the calling plugin -- throughout the New Year.