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WhatsApp now available for all KaiOS-powered phones globally

KaiOS, which powers various feature phones across the world including those from Nokai and JioPhones has now launched WhatsApp for all the phones with at least 256MB of RAM.

Behind Army’s WhatsApp order: Secret map, other faux pas

The order said, “no Indian Army personnel shall be part of any large group(s) on internet based messenger/chat/email services."


After WhatsApp, Pegasus spyware can now harvest data from Google, Apple and Microsoft cloud accounts

Pegasus, the spyware tool used by Israeli firm NSO Group, has gotten an upgrade which now lets it access a user's cloud account information from Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon.

Media files on WhatsApp, Telegram could be hacked, manipulated for fraud

Security firm Symantec has revealed that media files received on the messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram could be manipulated for fraud.

WhatsApp working on a new quick edit media shortcut

The quick edit media shortcut will pop up when a WhatsApp user opens media in a chat. When an image is opened a new 'Edit' shortcut will appear in the bottom toolbar.

Citing security threats, Army tells officers to quit WhatsApp groups

The directive issued last month requires all serving officers to exit WhatsApp and other social media groups except those consisting only serving officers whose identity could be verified.


Ignore fake messages: WhatsApp is not shutting down and you don't have to pay either

WhatsApp has not officially said anything about the service being charged or banned. Neither the central government nor Google have been circulating messages that indicate this.

Five held for 'gang-rape' of college student, 8 arrested for circulating videos: Karnataka Police

The incident, which allegedly took place on April 3, came to light only on Tuesday after two sexually explicit videos were circulated in various WhatsApp groups.

Explained: Why WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook were hit and why you might see more of it

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp down: With the kind of user bases Facebook’s services have, we are in unchartered waters when it comes to the internet.

WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram back online after getting hit by a glitch

The outage appears to be spread across several parts of India, Europe and United States.

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With WhatsApp's new DELETE feature, here are the AWKWARD chats you can now avoid

Here is bidding adieu to five types of awkward conversations that you can gracefully avoid with the WhatsApp 'Delete' feature.

WhatsApp video-calling, end-to-end encryption and more: Top new features

WhatsApp’s video-calling feature is now live on a beta version of the app for Android devices. Take a look at other new WhatsApp updates so far


WhatsApp desktop apps launched: A quick look at the features

WhatsApp has finally launched desktop apps for Windows 8 OS and above as well as Macintosh OS 10.9 and above. A quick look at the features.

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption, text formatting and more: The top new features it has added

WhatsApp, most recently, announced end-to-end encryption for messages, photos and videos. Check out other cool features of WhatsApp.

WhatsApp gets new document share support: Top new features

WhatsApp today announced that it will support document sharing on Android, iOS. Take a look at several other WhatsApp updates launched recently.

Samsung Galaxy Gear, Nokia X, firefox phones and the best MWC launches

Mobile World Congress sets the trends for the rest of the year


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How to dictate WhatsApp messages using your keyboard app

WhatsApp messages can be dictated to send to contacts, thanks to mic feature on Android or iOS keyboard. The dictation feature can also be used to type Gmail or Instagram messages. Here is how to use.

Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.


WhatsApp tricks that you didn't know

WhatsApp has its largest user base here, in India with over 250 million users. There is a lot more you can do on the app than just messaging. We take a look at tips and tricks on Android that will make you a smarter WhatsApp use.

Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.

Brazil jails Facebook executive for refusing to share WhatsApp data

Facebook has called the arrest of its Latin America vice president “extreme and disproportionate”. The action relates to the messaging service What’s App. Diego Dzodan, an Argentine national, was detained after repeatedly refusing to comply with court orders to hand over data for use in a criminal investigation into drugs trafficking, Judge Marcel Maia Montalvao […]

Draft Encryption Policy Gives Govt The Key To Whatsapp Messages, Mail

The government will have access to all encrypted information, including personal emails, messages or even data stored on a private business server, according to the draft of a new encryption policy. The Draft National Encryption Policy wants users to store all encrypted communication for at least 90 days and make it available to security agencies, if […]


The WhatsApp Update You Shouldn't Miss

Low data mode, pop up chats, middle finger and more: WhatsApp Android app version 2.12.241 make chats more personal with custom notifications. Read more at: https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/whatsapp-rolls-out-major-updates-to-its-android-app-adds-low-data-mode/#sthash.RXRMWDDI.dpuf