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Bittorrent is brewing secure, serverless P2P messaging

As dissatisfaction with the NSA grows, so are secure chat options.

Google finally squashes IM bug

Google finally beat down the scary and disconcerting glitch.

Be wary of the dubious 'iMessage chat' Android app

A new, non-Apple-sanctioned Android app claims to let you chat with iOS users via iMessage, but there are too many questions swirling around to trust it.

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Leak shutters plans to roll out BlackBerry Messenger on iOS and Android this week

BlackBerry's messenger app for Android and iPhone will not roll out this week as the company struggles to block an unreleased version of the Android app that affected its system.

Google kills the Messenger in latest Google+ Android update

Google is shutting down its Messenger group chatting service as part of an update to its Google+ app for Android-based devices, the company recently announced. Google will also be ditching the service on iOS devices.

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How to keep terrorists, hackers and other bad guys from stealing your data

Here's what it takes to ensure security without breaking the bank.

App Spotlight: Sendboo translates multi-lingual messages on the fly

This free iOS app lets you communicate effortlessly with people all over the world. Language barrier? What language barrier?

U.S. Postal Service gives in to Internet; moves to kill Saturday mail delivery

The USPS continues to struggle with its place in the world as e-mail, online banking, IM, BlackBerry Messenger, Whatsapp, and Facebook replace so-called “snail mail” for sending photos to grandma, paying bills, and checking up on friends.

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Microsoft launches Skype-centered hub for small businesses

Microsoft has unveiled a commercial networking site where small businesses can promote their products and services and interact with potential customers and partners primarily using Skype.

Review: Nimbuzz Messenger makes staying in touch a breeze

Nimbuzz Messenger for PC offers an easy way to make voice and video calls, and to chat with friends. If only it included support for AOL's AIM, too.