Telegram Stories September 18

Back in January, Telegram released its new ‘Telegram X’ application for iOS, which it has offered in conjunction with the standard Telegram Messenger app. The difference between the two is that Telegram X is built entirely with Apple’s Swift language. Today, however, Telegram founder Pavel Durov announced that Telegram is transitioning entirely to its Swift-built application.

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Telegram Stories July 27

One of the scarier things you need to do to gain access to some apps – mostly financial ones – is to prove your identity by uploading a photo of official ID, like a driving license or passport. Most services say that the document will be deleted following verification, but it’s a process that requires a large degree of trust in the company.

This is an issue Telegram sets out to address in a new update hitting the iOS and Android apps today …

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Telegram Stories June 1

Telegram CEO thanks Apple for allowing it to ship first app update since March

As we reported yesterday, Telegram’s CEO said that Apple was blocking the company from releasing updates to the messaging service since Russian authorities deemed the app illegal. Now, Apple and Telegram have come to some sort of solution…

Telegram Stories April 30

Iran attempts to crackdown on Telegram use, orders telecoms to block access

Telegram’s rocky relationship with governments is only getting worse. According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal the Iranian government has moved to shut down the messaging application due to growing unrest in the country that it attributes to the app…

Telegram Stories April 13

A few weeks ago, a court ordered messaging app Telegram to hand over encryption keys for messages to Russia’s KGB successor, the Federal Security Service (FSB). Telegram refused, and a court has now ordered that access to the service be blocked.

This was expected, but there’s one ‘you couldn’t make it up’ aspect to it which wasn’t …

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Telegram Stories March 29

Telegram down for some; firm says awaiting power equipment fix [U: Fixed]

Update: Now fixed.

Messaging app Telegram is down for many users in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and elsewhere …

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