WhatsApp Co-founder Brian Acton has invested $50 million in encrypted messaging app Signal to help launch its non-profit organisation Signal Foundation, the company said in a blog post. Acton will also act as the Executive Chairman of the organisation, as part of the deal. Companies like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger both use Signal’s code to encrypt their applications.

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09:42 am on 22 Feb

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