Spotify is preparing to launch a new subscription tier offering lossless CD-quality audio and now has more than 50 million paid subscribers
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Spotify is preparing to launch a new subscription tier offering lossless CD-quality audio and now has more than 50 million paid subscribers

Spotify is reportedly testing a new subscription tier called Spotify Hi-Fi that’ll afford lossless CD-quality audio for an additional fee. The new offering, which appeared recently on Reddit and Twitter, is said to include all of the features of a Spotify Premium account in addition to lossless CD-quality audio. Some screenshots of the offer also … Continue reading

Alleged backdoor discovered in WhatsApp could allow governments to read encrypted messages
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Alleged backdoor discovered in WhatsApp could allow governments to read encrypted messages

An alleged backdoor in WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption protocol is said to have the power to allow Facebook or government agencies to listen in on unsuspecting users. WhatsApp has claimed that no one, not even Facebook staff, can access the messages of WhatsApp’s more than one billion users. The alleged backdoor was discovered by University of California, Berkeley … Continue reading

YouTube will soon let everyone livestream from its mobile app
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YouTube will soon let everyone livestream from its mobile app

In a move that’s only surprising because of how long it’s taken to arrive, YouTube has announced it is bringing live video streaming functions to its mobile app. The feature will be rolling out to select creators first, but will soon roll out to everyone else. YouTube boasts that it has been offering live streaming … Continue reading

WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption rollout is now complete; default option with latest version
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WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption rollout is now complete; default option with latest version

WhatsApp, the popular mobile messaging app with more than a billion active monthly users, now offers full end-to-end encryption on its platform. The Facebook-owned company revealed the enhanced privacy measure in a blog post on Tuesday. What that means is that, as long as you (and the person you are messaging) are using the latest … Continue reading