• Internet
    Government Tells WhatsApp It’s Seeking Location and Identity of Those Misusing Platform, Not Decryption

    Continuing with its firm stance on traceability, the government Wednesday stated that it has not sought decryption of WhatsApp messages but instead wants the location and identity of those misusing the platform to spread fake news that provokes violence. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who met WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels, also asserted that the “institutional integrity” of […]

  • Software
    After WhatsApp, Facebook Discontinues APIs for Blackberry; Company Responds

    It seems nothing is going BlackBerry’s way. Soon after WhatsApp pulled support for BlackBerry 10 OS and all other BlackBerry operating systems, Facebook has announced that it is discontinuing support of their essential APIs for BlackBerry. The social giant has confirmed that as of March 31, BlackBerry users will have to perform a mandatory update […]

  • Software
    WhatsApp for Android Gets Text Formatting, File Sharing via Google Drive

    We have already seen WhatsApp Messenger bringing numerous features to its app, from sharing of pdf files, a redesigned Settings page, to showing end-to-end encryption notification. Well, the Facebook-owned messaging application has now received a new set of features as a part of the version 2.12.535 for Android. The version at the time of writing […]