UC Berkeley Cryptographer Questions Security Of WhatsApp MessagesA cryptographer at the University of California at Berkeley says he believes he found a security vulnerability with the WhatsApp messenger.
German Authorities Order Facebook To Delete WhatsApp DataGerman data protection authorities have ordered Facebook to delete data, such as phone numbers, it has received from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
WhatsApp Is Going To Share Your Phone Number With FacebookGlobal messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.
One Direction Members Annoyed By Crude WhatsApp Messages"Time to change my number .. Getting some disgusting stuff on what's app... Losers !" Louis Tomlinson wrote on Twitter, reports 99.7 [NOW!]...
Facebook Testing Encrypted Chats In MessengerFacebook is adding to its Messenger app an option for encrypted chats that can only be read on devices where they are sent or received.
Judge Suspends WhatsApp Throughout Brazil For 3 DaysThe popular WhatsApp messaging service is not working in Brazil, apparently as a result of an ongoing judicial battle.
Facebook Latin America's Boss Arrested In BrazilPolice in Sao Paulo say they have arrested the vice president of Facebook in Latin America.
Paris Terror Attacks Could Renew Encryption DebateThe deadly attacks in Paris may soon reopen the debate over whether - and how - tech companies should let governments bypass the data scrambling that shields everyday commerce and daily digital life.
Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014's Top Philanthropic GiversOut of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual Philanthropy 50 list.
WhatsApp Now Encrypting Messages From Beginning To EndWhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.
Sale Of WhatsApp To Facebook Turns Founder Koum, Once On Welfare, Into Overnight Multi-BillionaireWhatsApp founder Jan Koum a Ukraine immigrant who was once living on welfare, hit the jackpot with 76.4 million Facebook shares now worth $5.8 billion when he and his partner sold their mobile messaging service to the social networking leader.
New Research Suggests The Youth Demographic Still Likes Facebook Remember all those headlines suggesting the younger crowd was abandoning Facebook? New research says that may not be the case after all.