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SimpleLogin has said that it'll be joining Proton, the company behind privacy-preserving products such as ProtonMail and ProtonVPN. Not much will change for users but SimpleLogin gets a bigger team.
The ProtonMail for iOS app has been updated with conversation view and a dark mode. These two features will make it easier to read emails and make the process more comfortable overall.
Proton, in its recent 2022 roadmap update, has confirmed that it is actively working on a ProtonMail app for Windows. However, no release dates and such were shared at this time as it is still early.
An update for the ProtonMail Bridge app offers to encrypt and decrypt emails that are stored locally for much quicker access. There's a new Status View and stability improvements as well.
ProtonMail is allowing Free account holders to perform a few simple tasks to boost their email storage from 500 MB to 1 GB, but hurry because you only have 30 days to complete the tasks.
Proton Calendar beta is available for users of ProtonMail on the web and Android. The firm will bring the beta to iOS in the near future. Proton Calendar uses E2E encryption for added security.
Proton has announced its Black Friday sale. Discounts are available for a little under two weeks and if you get ProtonMail and ProtonVPN Plus you'll get early access to ProtonDrive beta.
ProtonMail has launched a new tool called Import Assistant. It's a premium feature that lets you import mail and folders from external IMAP addresses. It'll be extended to other Proton services too.
Proton Technologies announced several measures it is taking to assist in the fight against the coronavirus. It'll give computing resources to help find a cure and expand its VPNs to hand more load.
Proton Technologies has released the ProtonMail Bridge app for Linux. Bridge allows you to use a desktop e-mail client to access your ProtonMail account. It's already available on macOS and Windows.
Proton Technologies has announced alternative routing, a feature within its apps that helps to bypass censorship in some cases. The feature will be optional with a toggle in the settings.
HTC and ProtonMail have partnered up to ship the latter's email client on HTC Exodus and Exodus 1s devices. This will introduce more people to the encrypted email service and boost their privacy.
ProtonMail has introduced DKIM key management in beta. It allows users to manually switch the DKIM keys to protect against spoofing. It's recommended that you update the key every 6 months.
Russia's digital regulator, Roskomnadzor, has said that it's banning ProtonMail after it asked for help tracking users behind bomb threats and not getting a response; ProtonMail said it wasn't asked.
Proton Technologies has launched ProtonCalendar in beta for paying customers. The service is pitched as an alternative to Google Calendar that encrypts event titles, descriptions, locations, and more.
Proton Technologies has announced that its ProtonMail app on iOS is now fully open source. The source code is available on GitHub and available for anyone to download and experiment with.
ProtonMail 4.0 has entered the beta phase and is open to all users. Work during the beta is still on-going with the main priorities being a new dark theme and code being ported to React.
ProtonMail users can now upgrade their inboxes to user elliptic curve cryptography which enhances the inbox's speed and security. New users will automatically begin using elliptic curve cryptography.
Several technology companies have backed a new amendment to California's upcoming privacy laws. The amendment extends protections for end users; it was largely backed by privacy-first firms.
Russia has blocked the sending and receiving of email via encrypted email service ProtonMail and 25 other email providers after accusing them of facilitating bomb threats in the country.
Proton Technologies AG, the firm behind the encrypted email service, ProtonMail, has won €2 million from the European Union. The funds will help start the development of ProtonDrive.
Proton Technologies has announced several discounts on its ProtonMail and ProtonVPN offerings. Users who take advantage of the Black Friday deals will get up to 50% off the retail price.
The ProtonMail team has announced version 3.15 bringing with it handy features such as read receipts, address typo alerts, and contact groups to save you time compiling recipient lists.
ProtonVPN has announced that its iOS app is now out of beta and available to all via the iOS App Store. It will continue with the beta app on TestFlight in order to trial new features.
The ProtonVPN app for iOS beta has finally arrived. Early access is only available to paying users right now but will open up with the general release, which we don't have a release date for just yet.
The encrypted e-mail service, ProtonMail, now lets users report e-mails that they believe to be phishing attempts. The feature should bolster ProtonMail's spam filters and protect more users.
ProtonMail has confirmed that it worked with law enforcement to help apprehend George Duke-Cohan, one of the members involved with Apophis Squad that has been attacking ProtonMail this summer.
ProtonVPN has announced four new servers for South Africa. It's the first time the firm has opened VPN servers in Africa. All four VPN servers will require you to have a paid ProtonVPN subscription.
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ProtonMail has been updated on desktop and on mobile to include support for address verification and PGP. With PGP, ProtonMail users can securely email non-ProtonMail users if they, too, use PGP.
Anyone is now able to join in with the ProtonVPN Beta Program on Windows, Mac, and Android. The Android Beta Program has been open since February but was only just made available on Windows and Mac.
ProtonVPN has announced that it now supports several video streaming services on its "Plus" servers that are based in the United States. The firm plans to expand support for other streaming services.
ProtonMail has announced that it's looking for people to test some of its prototype hardware. The testing will be done over two stages, one of which includes travelling to Switzerland to visit them.
The secure email platform, ProtonMail, has announced OpenPGPjs 3.0 which comes with many improvements. The new release paves the way for PGP interoperability support by ProtonMail, due in Spring.
ProtonVPN has announced a closed beta for its macOS application. Only users with Plus and Visionary accounts, as well as users of the ProtonMail Visionary and Lifetime tiers, are allowed to join.
The team behind ProtonVPN have launched a beta programme for their Android app which can be subscribed to through the Play Store. The firm said that its app will have a busy year during 2018.
ProtonVPN has now arrived on Android in the form of a free-to-use app. All of the servers and functionality are available to everyone at no cost and the company will not display ads or sell data.
The team behind ProtonMail has released ProtonMail Bridge for Windows and macOS with plans for a Linux release in spring 2018. It allows you to access ProtonMail through a desktop mail client.