It was revealed yesterday that Jan Koum, WhatsApp’s CEO, co-founder and Facebook board member, will be resigning from his post due to disagreements on the app’s privacy and weakened encryption. On Koum’s post about his resignation, Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in his comment that encryption and its ability to take power from...

Iran’s state media reported this week that the country’s judiciary court has decided to block popular encrypted messaging app Telegram, effective last Monday. The Iranian government says that Telegram had been used to coordinate illicit activities, as well as anti-government protests during the period of unrest earlier this year. The government...

Changi Airport Group’s chief information officer Steve Lee revealed this week that the Singaporean airport is planning to use facial recognition to find lost passengers or late boarders who may be delaying flights. Rated as the world’s best for six straight years, Changi Airport is currently exploring ways to leverage the...

Wearable tech company FitBit announced this week that it will be using Google’s Cloud Heathcare API for its increased efforts into healthcare legitimacy. The company says that it will be creating a centralized stop that doctors can use to monitor both electronic medical records and data from Fitbit’s devices. By using...

It was revealed this week that Facebook is currently developing a prototype that would let users “feel” words through their skin using vibrations. Called a transcutaneous language communication (TLC) system, the sleeve-like device can convert messages into vibrations on the skin of the arm, enabling users to receive messages while running,...