WeChat Pay Partners up with Japan’s Line

WeChat, China’s hugely popular messaging and social media app, has announced plans to integrate with LINE, a similar app based in Japan. The partnership will unilaterally allow WeChat users to pay for goods and services over the Line platform. WeChat Tencent, a Chinese multinational holding conglomerate, released WeChat in 2011. …

The end of end-to-end encrypted messaging?

Messaging and social media platforms have long been denounced by politicians as channels through which criminals could be either retroactively convicted of their misdoings, or identified before a crime can actually be committed. These potential crimes are usually described in terroristic terms, and any platform that does not make itself…