The other day it was announced that messaging app Telegram would be banned in Russia. It was unclear when the ban would go into effect, but it seems that the Russian government has wasted no time because according to reports, the country’s state telecommunications regulator said that they have asked Google and Apple to remove the app from their app stores.
There are some of you guys who might be familiar with the Telegram messaging app. The app, just like other messaging apps like WhatsApp, is known for its security with its encrypted messages that prevents messages from being read even if they are intercepted. Unfortunately it seems that it is this level of security and privacy that has resulted in the app getting banned in Russia.
It seems like every other day we hear about another website or another service being exploited to deliver cryptocurrency mining malware. This sort of malware is specifically designed to hijack the victim’s CPU resources to mine digital currency thus earning huge sums for those who are behind it. According to a new report, a zero-day exploit in the desktop version of Telegram was recently used to spread cryptocurrency malware.
When sending video over instant messenger apps like WhatsApp, you usually have to download the video first before you can play it back. This is versus watching videos on platforms like YouTube where you can stream as you go. The good news is that it looks like Telegram is bringing that feature to its app.
Last week messenger app Telegram had mysteriously vanished from the iTunes App Store, with Telegram’s CEO Pavel Durov claiming that it had been removed due to “inappropriate content” that was being circulated on its app by users. However Durov did not dive into specifics, but we might have an idea of what it could be now.
Telegram, a popular encrypted messaging application, is no longer available on the iOS App Store. Apple has removed the main app as well as the new Telegram X app from the App Store. It’s not that the company is opposed to apps like these because Telegram has long been available for iOS devices. Apple seems to have taken this action because some “inappropriate content” was made available to Telegram users […]
There are multiple messaging apps out there that are available for users on smartphones, and Telegram is one of the many. However it looks like Telegram wants to expand its offerings and has recently announced a new experimental app called Telegram X, which for the most part is still Telegram.
You may have seen the word ICO being thrown around very liberally over the past year. Companies you’ve probably never heard of are aggressively promoting their ICOs on Facebook. It stands for Initial Coin Offering. A company that’s doing an ICO offers investors units of a new cryptocurrency or crypto-token in exchange for digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Telegram, a well known messaging company, is reportedly going to do […]
If you’re someone who juggles multiple chat accounts for different purposes, like personal, school, work, business, and etc., then being able to have multiple accounts within a single messenger app probably comes in handy. The good news is that if you’re a Telegram user, the app has been updated with support for multiple accounts, quick replies, and more.
One of the benefits of our modern smartphones is that they come with GPS sensors in them, allowing our devices to pinpoint our location which comes in handy when using maps. This feature is also taken advantage of by apps like instant messengers that allow users to share their location with each other.
For those who highly value their privacy, there are several messaging apps that they can choose from. Telegram is one of those apps, and thanks to a recent update it looks like the app just got a bit more robust in terms of protecting your privacy with a new feature that will allow users to set photos and videos to self-destruct.
Telegram has rolled out a new update for its app which brings two major features: video messages and telescope. The video messages feature comes after voice messages, a feature that’s much loved by Telegram users. Starting today, users can now send video messages to their contacts the same way they send voice messages.
If you’re obsessed with having a secure messaging service at your disposal, there are many services out there that you can choose from, and Telegram is one of them. It has recently been adding some great new features to its mobile apps and today it has finally followed through with an app that many have long been waiting for. The Telegram for PC app is live now and available for […]
There are plenty of apps and services that allow you to make voice calls over the internet. Some of them offer end-to-end encryption as well. Telegram, a messaging app known for its emphasis on secrecy, today announced that it’s rolling out the voice calling feature that it has been testing for a long time. The company has further confirmed that all voice calls made in Telegram are end-to-end encrypted.