Google Fi Encrypted Calls

Google Fi Gets End-to-End Encrypted Calls

Need that extra bit of privacy on your calls? Google Fi to the rescue. This week, Google announced that when you place calls on Google Fi to another Android phone, those calls will automatically be end-to-end encrypted. That way, your conversations stay only...
WhatsApp Backup Encryption

WhatsApp Adds End-to-End Encryption for Backups

WhatsApp has had end-to-end encryption for all of the messages you send for a solid 5 years now, as long as those messages are only stored on your device. For those who want backups of those chats to store on Google Drive or iCloud, that same encryption hasn't...

End-to-End Encryption Exits Beta for Google Messages

Google introduced end-to-end encryption for one-on-one conversations in beta inside the Messages app last November. This week, the feature has apparently exited beta, available to all inside of the app via the Chat Features menu. There's no need to do anything...
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On Encryption, Apple, the FBI, and You

I may be an outlier in a world full of tech talking heads, many of which who really, really love to listen to themselves talk, but I don't have a hot take on the current situation involving Apple, the FBI, encryption, what other players in tech have or have...