Communications articles

WhatsApp launching end-to-end encryption for Android users

A recent update for WhatsApp on Android has introduced end-to-end encryption. Unlike similar communications on other major networks from Facebook and Google, WhatsApp is unable to decrypt user messages, even if they were forced to for legal reasons. Many suggest it…

Syria pulls the plug, Internet traffic comes to a halt

Syria's tether to the digital world appears to have been severed, cutting off Internet access to and from the country entirely. In addition to an apparent Internet blackout, Syrians may also be facing isolated landline and cellular phone service disruptions according…