The messaging app Signal has begun testing of a new feature that allows for the creation of private usernames alongside the ability to generate QR codes to share your profile with others.
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The UK has finally passed the Online Safety Bill. It's a wide-reaching piece of legislation that aims to improve child safety online. It threatens tech bosses who don't comply with fines and jail.
Signal has reported a recent phishing attack on its verification service provider, Twilio, which has exposed approximately 1,900 users registered to a Signal account. Twilio has shut down the attack.
Ukraine's digital transformation minister Mykhailo Fedorov is calling for international volunteers to help wage cyber-war on Russia. The telegram channel has more than 180,000 members.
Signal customers will be pleased to know that they can now change their phone number on the secure messaging platform without losing access to data like profile, messaging threads, and groups.
Signal recently created multiple ads to highlight the amount of data collected by Facebook. However, Facebook disabled the company's ad account before these ads could reach their target audiences.
The law firm Foxglove is making a legal challenge against the British government because it's concerned that MPs are side-stepping archiving laws using self-destructing messages on chat apps.
Signal has confirmed via Twitter that its service is down at the moment, preventing users from sending messages. The company is currently working to restore its service for everyone.
An old second-hand TV has been emitting an electrical signal in a village in Wales knocking surrounding broadband connections offline. It took Openreach engineers 18 months to discover the cause.
Jan Koum has announced that he is leaving Facebook after a disagreement between him and the firm broke out over the matter of encryption. Facebook wants to weaken the encryption in WhatsApp.
Two of the most popular mobile messaging services, Telegram and Signal, are both experiencing outages across Europe and Asia, with some intermitted outages in other parts of the world as well.
Moxie Marlinspike, the lead developer behind Signal, has announced the formation of the Signal Foundation, which has started off life with $50 million in funding to grow the project.
Apple's new generation of iPhones has some particular quirks discovered by testers. Some phone models are significantly slower than others, while others suffer from very poor connectivity.
The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft's Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance.
There is a default setting in Apple's iOS 9, which is probably using more of your data plan than usual. Fortunately, there's an easy fix for the issue which takes less than a minute.
The UK government has proposed a 'national roaming' plan, to allow mobile users to switch to rival networks in areas with limited coverage, but leading carriers have dismissed the idea as unworkable.
Following multiple reports of problems with the PlayStation 4, ahead of its U.S. launch today, Sony has said it is "investigating reported issues", but that it believes these are "isolated incidents".
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As Neowin had previously reported about the DTV switch on February 17, 2009, 491 stations will end broadcast of their analog signal today at 11:59pm. More stations are due to end their signal, up...
Police have arrested a man for using someone else's wireless Internet network in one of the first criminal cases involving this fairly common practice. Benjamin Smith III, 41, faces a pretrial hearing...
England (Reuters) -- An unexplained radio signal from deep space could -- just might be -- contact from an alien civilization, New Scientist magazine reported on Thursday. The signal, coming from a point between the...
CHIP GIANT Intel said that future specs of Serial ATA will double its signalling speed and give it additional cable and connectors. The spec for the S-ATA signalling speed at 3Gbps is now complete, while...
A new wireless technology with enough bandwidth to carry cable television signals from a wall-mounted outlet to a TV anywhere in the home could be on the market as early as next year, an industry...