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11.08.15
Snapchat's video viewing triples in just six months
11.08.15

Snapchat's video viewing triples in just six months

You must be watching a lot of video on Snapchat -- its daily video viewing has tripled since May.

By J. Fingas,   11.08.15
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11.02.15
Snowden's favorite secure chat services unite in one Android app
11.02.15

Snowden's favorite secure chat services unite in one Android app

If you want a single app that offers truly private calling and messaging on your Android phone, Signal might be worth a look.

By J. Fingas,   11.02.15
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10.29.15
Skype video and voice chats come to Office and Outlook on the web
10.29.15

Skype video and voice chats come to Office and Outlook on the web

If you want to talk to your pals while you work on an Office document, Skype can make it happen.

By J. Fingas,   10.29.15
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10.22.15
Remember Mplayer? The '90s game service is relaunching
10.22.15

Remember Mplayer? The '90s game service is relaunching

The service spurred multiplayer gaming and VoIP chat in the 90s, but it's hard to say what they can offer now.

By S. Dent,   10.22.15
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10.15.15
Skype gets shareable conversation links for easy invites
10.15.15

Skype gets shareable conversation links for easy invites

Inviting someone to join a Skype call is as easy as sharing a URL.

By B. Steele,   10.15.15
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10.07.15
WhatsApp for Android will use Google Drive to back up your data
10.07.15

WhatsApp for Android will use Google Drive to back up your data

If you need to keep all your WhatsApp chats forever, Google Drive has you covered.

By N. Ingraham,   10.07.15
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09.30.15
Xbox One update increases party chat to 12 of your friends
09.30.15

Xbox One update increases party chat to 12 of your friends

Having 12 people on chat instead of eight will be especially useful during FIFA parties.

By S. Dent,   09.30.15
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09.22.15
India backtracks on making you store secure chats in plain text
09.22.15

India backtracks on making you store secure chats in plain text

India is having second thoughts about making you store encrypted chats in plain text for 90 days.

By J. Fingas,   09.22.15
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09.09.15
Apple is refusing Justice Department requests for iMessages
09.09.15

Apple is refusing Justice Department requests for iMessages

It's no surprise that iMessage is protected against snooping, but we now know that Apple has refused Justice Department requests for those chats -- and that might spark a big legal battle.

By J. Fingas,   09.09.15
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