Instant Messaging

Don’t need to explain what encryption is, just use it!
Governments and tech companies are slugging it out over encryption, but what does all this mean to the ordinary folk like you and me?
Viber launches sticker pack celebrating Malaysia’s unique lifestyle
Viber has released its first sticker pack specially designed for Malaysian users.
Singtel’s VoIP-chat app Wavee faces steep challenges: Pundits
Singtel launched a communication app not unlike WhatsApp, but how will it fare against the other messaging services out there? Edwin Yapp & Keith Liu analyse the service.
Chat apps challenge Asian social behaviour
We’re living in a day and age not just defined by mobile connectivity, but dominated and controlled by it, writes Consumer Electronics Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro.
WhatsApp Call finally makes its debut
Instant messaging giant WhatsApp Inc has finally made good on its promise to launch a calling feature embedded into its hugely popular app. Edwin Yapp tries it and ponders its chance for success.
Malaysian workers all for the cloud, WhatsApp most popular IM app
A staggering 92% of workers in Malaysia have used at least one tool enabling remote working in the previous month, according to a survey of over 44,000 senior business people across more than 100 countries by global workplace provider Regus.
US company to buy SeD’s IM subsidiary for US$700mil
US-based Fragmented Industry Exchange Inc (FIE) intends to acquire a wholly-owned instant messaging (IM) software subsidiary of Singapore eDevelopment Ltd (SeD) for US$700 million in shares and bonds, SeD has announced.
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