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WhatsApp delays it privacy policy update by three months

Instead of applying the new privacy policy on February 8, the chat app will now apply it on May 15.In a statement, the company said that it’s going to make an extra effort to educate people about th

WhatsApp delays enforcement of privacy terms by 3 months, following backlash – TechCrunch

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won’t enforce its new data-sharing policy to users until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook-app to a

What is Signal? The basics of the most secure messaging app.

Existing Signal users might be getting more notifications than usual.Known for its end-to-end encryption and independent structure as a non-profit organization run by a foundation — not a big tech c

Elon Musk slams Facebook, pushes Signal app instead. Here’s how it works

The Signal app encrypts all of your messages to others on the platform.Getty/Bloomberg Tech mogul Elon Musk -- known as widely for slinging cars into the sun's orbit as he is for advocating against C

Following delisting, Dash pushes back against ‘privacy coin’ label

A recent tweet from Dash’s official Twitter account has invited criticism that the cryptocurrency, which once advertised its privacy features, is wilting in the face of possible regulatory scrutiny.

OneTrust nabs $300M Series C on $5.1B valuation to expand privacy platform – TechCrunch

OneTrust, the 4-year old privacy platform startup from the folks who brought you AirWatch (which was acquired by VMWare for $1.The Series B was more of the same — $210 million on a $2.7 billion valu

Data privacy startup eXate raises £2.3M Seed led by Outward VC – TechCrunch

Accessing and sharing data is a complicated issue for large businesses, and doing this in a secure, compliant way is a problem for many.By contrast, eXate says it aggregates multiple types of privacy

Facebook hit with antitrust probe for tying Oculus use to Facebook accounts – TechCrunch

Facebook’s bad week just got worse: It’s being investigated in Germany for linking usage of its VR product, Oculus, to having a Facebook account.New users were immediately required to have a Faceb

Near acquires Teemo to expand its data business into Europe – TechCrunch

Two companies in the data business are teaming up, with Near announcing that it has acquired French startup Teemo.Near founder and CEO Anil Mathews told me that his company processes data around the o

Oasis Network mainnet launches touting privacy for loans and genomes

Oasis Labs has announced the successful launch of its Oasis Network mainnet, with more than 70 independent validators already live.Oasis Labs says its “confidential compute” functionality enables