In a bid to compete with app-based messengers, Google is helping a consortium of carriers implement Rich Communication Services (RCS) to succeed SMS, bringing read receipts to regular texting.
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As the encrypted messenger service tries to balance its commitment to free speech, recent attacks in Paris and Beirut have prompted Telegram to block public channels the company says are used by ISIS.
Wire has expanded to its fourth platform today, making its debut on the Windows platform. The application offers a majority of features found in existing solutions on iOS, Android and Mac OS X.
At TechCrunch Disrupt, CEO Pavel Durov touts the security of the cross-platform Telegram, while harshly criticizing WhatsApp, but also acknowledged the service was used by terrorists.
In a new interview, Microsoft's Skype product manager Jeff Kunins says the team is working to fix ongoing issues with messaging in their clients, while also hinting at their Windows Phone 8.1 plans.