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Microsoft partners with Signal to bring encryption to Skype

Microsoft has announced a partnership with messaging platform Signal that will enable full end-to-end Skype encryption. Skype already features encryption as part of its proprietary protocol but the service doesn't offer truly private conversations.

Signal gets encrypted video calls in new beta update

Signal, the Edward Snowden-approved messaging app famed for its security, has added beta support for video calls to its apps. The calls are fully encrypted to keep communication private. There is a potentially weakness which could leak some data though.

Egypt says signal likely from MS804 black boxes detected

Cairo - A signal has been detected that is likely to be from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean last month, Egypt said Wednesday.

You can now view, like and comment on Facebook while offline

Facebook has announced that its app can now display News Feed stories even while offline or on a slow connection. The feature will be an invaluable addition for users in emerging markets, many of whom remain restricted to 2G mobile Internet.

'Christmas lights can slow your Wi-Fi', claims Ofcom

Over the next few weeks, millions of fairy lights will be installed in homes worldwide. They may appear harmless but Ofcom, the UK telecoms watchdog, thinks otherwise. It has warned that Christmas lights can slow down Wi-Fi, prompting a mass debate.

John Legere says T-Mobile is 'saying yes to FM' on new phones

Following in the footsteps of AT&T's announcement last month, T-Mobile has said its users will be able to enjoy FM radio on Android smartphones bought from next year. The news comes amid a resurgence of support for analogue FM and local radio.

Unknown signal from space may be dark matter

Scientists are receiving an X-ray signal from space which doesn't correspond to any known forms of matter. They are hoping the source will turn out to be the yet-unidentified, dark matter in the universe, which nobody has been able to identify or detect.

Low-battery probe uploading data from comet: ESA

Paris - Europe's comet probe Philae uploaded a slew of science data to Earth Friday, ending a nailbiting wait by mission controllers who feared it would run out of power before making final contact.

Mysterious radio signals coming from Rosetta comet

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a tape of mysterious radio signals coming from the “Rosetta comet,” or more precisely, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on which its probe will land.

New legislation could eradicate UK mobile black areas

The UK's mobile phone networks could be forced to allow connected devices to switch between themselves as part of new proposed legislation seeking to eradicate mobile blackspots.

Anti-Wireless Paint to Keep Neighbors off Wi-Fi

Researchers at the University of Tokyo claim to have developed a special paint to prevent wireless signals from being broadcast.

Crops Signal Farmers: We Need Water, Now!

The University of Colorado at Boulder has optioned an invention to AgriHouse Inc., a Berthoud, Colo., high-tech company, that enables corn and potato crops to tell growers when they need water .

Gunman Fires on Co-Workers, Kills Himself In California Shooting

A gunman entered his employer's office, a printing shop in Signal Hill, Monday, wounding three employees and then turning the gun on himself. All three of the victims are listed in serious condition.

Is Signal Substitution killing the Canadian television industry?

Has the CRTC policy of Signal Substitution killed Canadian Television? Only 2 out of 18 most watched shows during one week were Canadian!

Signal Sorcerer - Why Wait For A Green Light?

Ride a Motorcycle?, tired of waiting for the light to change?, then you may want one of these... So far they seem to be legal but that could change in the future...

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