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  • Messaging platform Signal faces outage Sep 27, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Messaging platform Signal faces outage

    Cross-platform messaging platform Signal said early Monday that it is currently down due to an outage affecting parts of its services.

  • Signal suffers an outage for several hours due to 'technical difficulties' Sep 27, 2021 11:20 AM IST

    Signal suffers an outage for several hours due to 'technical difficulties'

    Signal had confirmed the outage on Twitter and attributed the downtime to a "hosting outage"

  • Signal welcomes new users, commiserates WhatsApp outage Mar 20, 2021 03:39 PM IST

    Signal welcomes new users, commiserates WhatsApp outage

    Facebook-owned WhatsApp faced a global outage late on March 19 and many users took to Twitter to make their complaints known.

  • Signal makes it easier to transfer old chats to new phone - here is how Mar 16, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Signal makes it easier to transfer old chats to new phone - here is how

    Because of the way works, copying old chats over to a new phone is a little harder with Signal

  • Encrypted messaging app Signal stops working in China Mar 16, 2021 08:43 AM IST

    Encrypted messaging app Signal stops working in China

    China's cyber authorities have become increasingly strict in recent years, widening the scope of apps, media outlets and social media sites banned in the country.

  • Privacy is not a fad and, for people who value it, Signal represents a viable alternative: Brian Acton Jan 19, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Privacy is not a fad and, for people who value it, Signal represents a viable alternative: Brian Acton

    People want to choose who owns their data instead of being told their only option is to comply, says Brian Acton, co-founder of the Signal Foundation, which runs the messaging platform. Signal, he said, has no ads, no trackers, no data. It is a non-profit whose motivation is to protect people and help maintain their privacy. And, he emphasises, it will never be acquired by a major tech company

  • Messaging app Signal experiencing technical difficulties Jan 16, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Messaging app Signal experiencing technical difficulties

    In the early hours of January 16, Signal said it was “making progress” towards getting the service back online.

  • Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge Jan 13, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    Signal to ramp up hiring after WhatsApp controversy drives download surge

    Along with another encrypted app, Telegram, Signal has been the main beneficiary of online outrage around the changes announced last week, which require WhatsApp users to share their data with both Facebook and Instagram.

  • Signal woos users with simple terms of service; says India market response beats expectations Jan 13, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    Signal woos users with simple terms of service; says India market response beats expectations

    Signal, a non-profit, has seen millions of downloads globally after WhatsApp updated its privacy policy that included a controversial change of linking data of WhatsApp users to Facebook’s other products and services.

  • Companies accessing your data can surprise in ways you don’t expect: Signal’s Acton Jan 13, 2021 11:15 AM IST

    Companies accessing your data can surprise in ways you don’t expect: Signal’s Acton

    Brian Acton, executive chairman of Signal Foundation, said that data protection and privacy were at the core of Signal’s philosophy.

  • WhatsApp alternative | How to move your WhatsApp group to Signal in three steps Jan 12, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    WhatsApp alternative | How to move your WhatsApp group to Signal in three steps

    Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is available on iOS, Android, and Windows.

  • Telegram will never monetise users’ private data for profiling for targeted advertisement: Pavel Durov Jan 11, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Telegram will never monetise users’ private data for profiling for targeted advertisement: Pavel Durov

    Those users who use Telegram for peer-to-peer private communication and don't use Telegram’s one-to-many channels are not going to see any ads, Durov added.

  • Brokerages, advisory firms prefer Telegram to WhatsApp, here's why Jan 11, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Brokerages, advisory firms prefer Telegram to WhatsApp, here's why

    Much before WhatsApp changed its terms of service, several brokerages and advisory firms had made the switch to Telegram for its 'wider reach and better admin control'.

  • The Tech Weekender: Twitter bans Donald Trump, WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, Signal's surge and more Jan 10, 2021 03:17 PM IST

    The Tech Weekender: Twitter bans Donald Trump, WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, Signal's surge and more

    ICYMI: Here are the biggest developments from the world of technology from the week ending January 9.

  • Strong Signal: Anand Mahindra bats for app amid WhatsApp privacy concerns Jan 10, 2021 01:12 PM IST

    Strong Signal: Anand Mahindra bats for app amid WhatsApp privacy concerns

    Signal app's popularity shot up after it was endorsed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Twitter's Jack Dorsey.

  • WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Here're top five privacy-focused messaging app alternatives Jan 09, 2021 05:20 PM IST

    WhatsApp Messenger new terms: Here're top five privacy-focused messaging app alternatives

    These apps don't force users to hand over personal information.

  • WhatsApp alternative Signal tops free app charts on Apple's App Store in India Jan 09, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    WhatsApp alternative Signal tops free app charts on Apple's App Store in India

    It has also topped Apple’s App Store charts in Austria, France, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, and Switzerland.

  • How does WhatsApp alternative Signal work and why are people moving to it? All your questions answered Jan 09, 2021 01:14 PM IST

    How does WhatsApp alternative Signal work and why are people moving to it? All your questions answered

    Signal is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service that is fast becoming a viable WhatsApp alternative.

  • Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate Jan 08, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    Signal, Telegram see demand spike as new WhatsApp terms stir debate

    Some privacy activists questioned the "accept our data grab or get out" move on Twitter, and suggested users to switch to apps like Signal and Telegram.

  • Elon Musk tweet impact: Signal app registration system crashes as users look for 'WhatsApp alternative' Jan 08, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Elon Musk tweet impact: Signal app registration system crashes as users look for 'WhatsApp alternative'

    Signal saw a spike in registration after Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is also the world’s richest man, asked his followers to join the messaging service.

  • Waiting out COVID-19 lockdown with shows of all flavours May 30, 2020 06:47 AM IST

    Waiting out COVID-19 lockdown with shows of all flavours

    Here are a few TV shows that will help you beat the coronavirus lockdown boredom.

  • Online platforms like Whatsapp don't cooperate citing encryption: govt Dec 22, 2019 03:41 PM IST

    Online platforms like Whatsapp don't cooperate citing encryption: govt

    Earlier this month, an ad-hoc committee of the Rajya Sabha was formed by the Upper House Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on the "alarming issue" of pornography on social media and its effects on children and society as a whole.

  • Conference on energy, automation & signal from tomorrow Dec 27, 2011 02:36 PM IST

    Conference on energy, automation & signal from tomorrow

    Experts from across the world would assemble at an International Conference on Energy, Automation and Signal (ICEAS) beginning here tomorrow.

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