News tagged ‘whatsapp’

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.

Thursday, 20 Feb 2014

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp for US$19 Billion

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp for US$19 Billion

Facebook just announced on its blog that it will be acquiring WhatsApp for US$19 billion.

Friday, 20 Dec 2013

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum has just boasted that its instant messaging app enjoys having 400 million active monthly users, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook is currently testing a new update to its Messenger app for Android, that's designed to distance itself from Facebook's main application. Improvements to the app have also been made to let it send and receive messages faster.

Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013

Mobile Operators Bring the Fight to WhatsApp and Viber

Mobile Operators Bring the Fight to WhatsApp and Viber

Singapore-based e-horizon is introducing a new type of app innovation called a mobile soft device. What distinguishes a mobile soft device from traditional communication apps is full integration with the core mobile network, which allows mobile operators to provide completely new types of services to subscribers.

Google May Be Buying Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

Google May Be Buying Whatsapp for US$1 Billion (Updated)

According to inside sources at Digitaltrends, Google may be interested in acquiring mobile messaging app, Whatsapp, for a rumored US$1 billion. Update: WhatsApp’s business development head, Neeraj Arora, has told AllThingsDigital that the company is not holding sales talks with Google after all.

Monday, 18 Mar 2013

WhatsApp to Extend Subscription to iOS

WhatsApp to Extend Subscription to iOS

WhatsApp is revamping its iOS app by switching the present subscription-based service into one with an annual subscription. The company intends to roll out the new subscription type this year (no exact date has been set).

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

WhatsApp Arrives on BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp Arrives on BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp and BlackBerry has announced that WhatsApp will bring a native version of its popular mobile messaging service to the BlackBerry 10 platform.

Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011

Use WhatsApp on your PC with Android Emulator

Use WhatsApp on your PC with Android Emulator

WhatsApp is available on a wide variety of mobile platforms. And if you're feeling adventurous, you can also use it on the PC with a few simple steps on an Android emulator

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