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Will always protect personal messages: WhatsApp

A day after India asked it to withdraw changes to its privacy policy, WhatsApp on Wednesday said the proposed change does not expand its ability to share user data with Facebook and that it is open......

India asks WhatsApp to withdraw privacy policy changes

The Indian government has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes in the privacy policy of the messaging app, saying unilateral changes are unfair and unacceptable. In a strongly worded......

WhatsApp delays policy update rollout to May 15 amid severe criticism

WhatsApp has decided to delay the rollout of its new policy update to May 15 after massive criticism from users globally, including India, over concerns that data was being shared with its parent......

Should WhatsApp's privacy policy worry you?

Here's what you must know about the latest buzz on WhatsApp's privacy policy, says Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com. IMAGE: A silhouette of mobile users seen next to logos of social media apps Signal,......

Govt wants to conduct security audit of WhatApp after hacking claims

The government wants to conduct an audit of WhatsApp's security systems following revelations of Israeli spyware exploiting its vulnerabilities, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad......

Not accepting WhatsApp's new terms? Limited service awaits you

WhatsApp will not delete any account for not accepting its new privacy update, but users not agreeing to the controversial terms after "several weeks" will not be able to access their chat list,......

WhatsApp virtually dumps controversial privacy policy

WhatsApp has scrapped its May 15 deadline for users to accept its controversial privacy policy update and said not accepting the terms will not lead to deletion of accounts. IMAGE: Kindly note......

Open to govt questions on privacy update, says WhatsApp head

Under fire over its recent privacy policy update, WhatsApp on Thursday said it is open to answering any questions from the government on the issue and is aware that the company will have to......

Why launch of WhatsApp Pay in India may be delayed

Data processing compliance is the main reason behind the delay. The government, on several occasions, has made it clear that Indian financial data needs to be stored exclusively onshore and if it......

WhatsApp plans to roll out payments service in India later this year

WhatsApp's ambitious payment services' blueprint in India has been caught in a bind over concerns around authentication and its data storage practices. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com......

EPL PIX: Eriksen's late goal secures precious win for Tottenham

IMAGE: Tottenham's Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters Christian Eriksen's 88th minute goal finally broke Brighton and Hove Albion's brave resistance to give......

EPL PIX: Liverpool back on top, United win at Fulham

IMAGES from Saturday's English Premier League matches. IMAGE: Liverpool's Joel Matip in action with Bournemouth's Lys Mousset. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters Liverpool returned to the top of......

EPL PHOTOS: Mane, Salah propel Liverpool to top

Images from the EPL matches played on Sunday IMAGE: Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates with teammate Mohamed Salah after scoring his team's third goal against Cardiff City at Anfield in......

EPL PIX: Manchester Utd flop again at West Ham; Arsenal win

Images from the English Premier League matches played on Saturday IMAGE: Manchester United's Paul Pogba with manager Jose Mourinho after being substituted off. Photograph:Eddie Keogh/Reuters......

Nations League: Spain, Bosnia score narrow wins

IMAGE: Spain's Dani Carvajal is fouled by England's Luke Shaw leading to a yellow card in Saturday's Nations League match at Wembley stadium, London. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters Spain began a......

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