Almost 1 mn people 'testing' WhatsApp payments service in India

Jun 17 2018

Almost one million people in India are "testing" WhatsApp's payments service, and the company is working with the Indian government.

WhatsApp might be working on Windows app

Jun 16 2018

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly working with Microsoft to deliver a proper desktop app.

FBI recovers WhatsApp, Signal data from Trump lawyer's phone

Jun 16 2018

The FBI has recovered encrypted data from messaging apps WhatsApp and Signal stored on one of the BlackBerry smartphones owned by US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

HC accepts firm's service of notice on WhatsApp

Jun 15 2018

Bombay HC has accepted service of notice in an execution application through WhatsApp after observing that the notice, served as a PDF file, was not only delivered but opened as well by the receiver.

Facebook used less for news as youngsters turn to WhatsApp

Jun 14 2018

Use of social media networks such as Facebook to consume news has started to fall in US as many young people turn toward messaging apps such as WhatsApp to discuss events

Govt to examine feasibility of blocking WhatsApp call services

Jun 11 2018

The government will examine the feasibility of blocking WhatsApp calling services in insurgency-hit areas such as Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

WhatsApp sharing limited data with Facebook on payment feature

Jun 10 2018

"Facebook does not use WhatsApp payment information for commercial purposes, it simply helps pass the necessary payment info to the bank partner and NPCI."

EU states, lawmakers agree to cap price of intra-EU calls

Jun 06 2018

EU govts and lawmakers have agreed to cap the price of calling from one EU country to another, seeking to score another political victory with citizens.

WhatsApp leak: Sebi to soon take action against mkt operators

Jun 05 2018

Sebi will soon take action against some market operators for their alleged involvement in leak of price-sensitive information through WhatsApp.

Uganda to levy tax on WhatsApp, Facebook users

Jun 01 2018

Uganda has imposed a controversial tax on people using social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber and Twitter in a move to curb "gossip" and raise revenue.

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