It's not ready for prime time yet, but the early builds of a new privacy-focused chat client are promising.
Atlassian's HipChat collaboration tool adds a Basic version that will include free group chat and 1:1 messaging for every person at a company, regardless of size. But there is a catch.
The XMPP Standards Foundation on Monday marked the first day that a large number of XMPP services will require encrypted connections by default.
The app joins other recent additions to the selection on WIndows Phone, including Instagram and Vine
32 billion received messages, 400 million users, 500 billion photos daily. WhatsApp has become a force in the world of mobile instant messaging.
Now you can chat about how much email stinks while achieving inbox zero.
If every smartphone user has Facebook, what's the point of SMS?
Instagram Direct lets users privately send photos and videos in what is widely considered a shot at trendy messaging app Snapchat.
Ventrilo keeps both sophisticated power gamers and easily overwhelmed newbies chatting in-game.