WeChat Account Of Australian Prime Minister Removed

China strikes back? Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's WeChat account has vanished, with some alleging Chinese interference

4 months ago

Sphere Chat App Acquired By Twitter

Second startup purchase by a big name tech firm for young British entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio, as Twitter acquires Sphere

7 months ago

Google Adds Encryption To Messages App, Expands Earthquake Detection

Android announcements includes Google Messages now offering end-to-end encryption and expanded Earthquake detection and alerts

11 months ago

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger To Integrate Chats – Report

Chat integration? Facebook is reportedly working to allow WhatsApp users to chat with Facebook Messenger users, and vice versa

2 years ago

Microsoft Shuts Down Cortana Consumer Features

Cortana consumer capabilities pared back as Microsoft seeks to turn the virtual assistant into a chat interface for business-oriented commands

2 years ago

Google Chat Arrives For US Android Users

Android users in the United States can now access 'Chat', but a number of major US carriers have yet to…

2 years ago

Google Begins Rollout Of Chat – Android Rival To iMessage

Google bypasses carriers and will begin deploying iMessage rival for Android users in the UK and France

3 years ago

Slack Deepens Microsoft Office Integration

Users can now more easily access Outlook calendar events and emails and OneDrive files from within Slack

3 years ago

Microsoft Offers Free Version Of Teams Chat App

Redmond matches main rival Slack by finally offering a free version aimed at smaller businesses and freelancers

4 years ago

Russian Malware Compromises Telegram Chats

The TeleGrab malware steals chats from Telegram's desktop application, which doesn't support end-to-end encryption

4 years ago

Slack Teams With Oracle On Enterprise-Grade Chatbots

ORACLE OPENWORLD: Deal could help $1bn startup Slack compete with Microsoft and Facebook in the enterprise-grade messaging market

5 years ago

Microsoft Teams Launches Around The World In Office 365

Watch out Slack? Workplace chat app Microsoft Teams launches globally to Office 365 customers

5 years ago

Microsoft Teams To Challenge Slack For Workplace Comms

Its good to talk. Teams app from Redmond to introduce chat-based workspace into Office 365

6 years ago

Facebook Messenger Tests End-to-End Encryption

Playing catch up? Facebook tests encrypted "secret conversations" after last month's security scare concerning chats

6 years ago

Microsoft Makes AI Move For Wand Labs

Reinforcements for malfunctioning Tay chatbot? Microsoft purchases AI app specialist Wand Labs

6 years ago

Google Reportedly Launching Artificial Intelligence Messaging Service

Google intelligent 'chatbot' messaging platform would rival Facebook M

6 years ago

Kim Dotcom Targets Skype With Encrypted Chat Rival

Fugitive millionaire delivers on promise of encrypted rival to Skype to stop government snoops

7 years ago

Malicious SMS Messages, Facebook Chats Hit Windows Phone

When setting up a Windows Phone, a hacker discovered a specially crafted disabling text message

10 years ago

Skype Adds Direct Facebook Friends Video Chatting

The integration partnership deepens with direct connection for Facebook-to-Facebook calls through Skype

11 years ago

Facebook Launches Free Video Chat With Skype

The social networking giant also adds group chat, improved interface, and reveals it has 750 million users

11 years ago

Google Chrome To Challenge Skype With WebRTC

Google Chrome is set to get real-time voice and video chat tools in the near future, thanks to WebRTC, says…

11 years ago