Signal was the first mainstream messaging app to offer post-quantum security
Microsoft is also off the DMA hook for Bing, Edge, and Microsoft Advertising
iMessage won't come to Android devices, but Apple will support RCS in 2024
Nothing Chats might not have been end-to-end encrypted
Android and Apple users will be able to text each other with modern features
Beta available now in the US, UK, Canada, and EU
In context: Google, Meta, and other message service operators have long fought to convince Apple to make the advanced features of iMessage interoperable with competitors. The Cupertino giant hasn't budged so far, but European regulators could force its hand if Google and a few telecoms get their way.
Apple takes a firm stance against weakening its devices' security
Great for angry messages
Meta and WhatsApp criticize Apple's backup and cross-platform messaging policies
Unsurprisingly, the feature will not work cross-platform
Using end-to-end encrypted messaging services can make this data inaccessible to third parties and protection from bad actors. So the question is, which popular messaging apps use end-to-end encryption?
It's better than nothing
Epic argues that Apple locks consumers into its ecosystem and doesn't let them go easily
iOS 11.4 brings a massive update for HomePod and iMessage
Not the sort of text you would want to receive