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EU to relaunch push to regulate WhatsApp, Skype on privacy

EU to relaunch push to regulate WhatsApp, Skype on privacy

The EU will relaunch its deadlocked effort to more closely regulate internet phone and message services such as WhatsApp, Skype and Messenger, a top bloc official said on Tuesday.

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in big redesign

You can add Skype to the growing list of services copying features straight from Snapchat. The Microsoft Corp communications service on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app.

EU plans to extend some telecom rules to web-based providers

EU plans to extend some telecom rules to web-based providers

The European Union is planning to extend telecom rules covering security and confidentiality of communications to web services such as Microsoft's Skype and Facebook's WhatsApp which could restrict how they use encryption.