Following the recent publication of new photos of Vladimir Putin putting on an annual macho shirtless show in the Russian wilderness, Pavel Durov, the founder of the social networking sites VKontakte and Telegram, set up a challengeShow More Summary
Pavel Durov, who with his brother Nikolai founded the app in 2013, said in a message to his 40,000 followers on Telegram that he'd been unaware of a failure to quickly respond to an Indonesian government request to block a number ofShow More Summary
Telegram's founder Pavel Durov registered the company so it works in Russia's "legal framework," but won't succumb to pressure to hand over user data.
Russia's communications regulator has demanded Telegram turn over information about the messaging app and the company behind it or risk being blocked. Founder Pavel Durov said that Telegram had also been asked to give the Russian government access to decrypt user messages, all in the name of catching terrorists. Source: Reuters
Pavel Durov, the Russian founder of chat app Telegram, claimed US intelligence agencies tried to persuade him and his company to build backdoors into the Telegram messaging platform. He claimed on Twitter on Wednesday that US agencies made two attempts to bribe his developers while they were on a one-week trip to the US last year. Show More Summary
Telegram, the open source chat application funded by VKontakte's founder, Pavel Durov, introduced voice calls that are encrypted by default.
Telegram Messenger will be able to make audio calls and change themes in the future, CEO Pavel Durov recently said on Twitter. Customizable themes were made for Telegram on desktop last week. VentureBeat reached out to the messaging app on Monday to ask when audio calls will be available, but a Telegram spokesperson declined to comment beyond Pavel’s […]
CEO Pavel Durov claims Telegram has plugged "a minor bug phrased to look big."
Although rumors abound that Google attempted to acquire Telegram for $1 billion last year, CEO Pavel Durov says that's BS.
Reports in the Russian press that Google tried to acquire the Telegram messaging app last year for $1 billion have been firmly rebutted by Telegram founder Pavel Durov. The rumors had been widely reported in the tech press today. Read More
Pavel Durov is the 32-year-old CEO of Telegram, the encrypted messaging app he built after fleeing Russia with the $260 million (£183 million) fortune he amassed from creating the social network VKontakte. He's been dubbed "Russia's Mark Zuckerberg" due to his success, but he was forced out of the company that made him his fortune. Show More Summary
Pavel Durov is the 32-year-old CEO of Telegram, the encrypted messaging app that he built after fleeing Russia with the $260 million (£183 million) fortune he amassed from creating the social network VKontakte. He's been dubbed "Russia's Mark Zuckerberg" due to his success, but he was forced out of the company that made him his fortune. Show More Summary
After less than three years since being developed, Telegram the encrypted smartphone messenger app has reached 100 million users, according to Telegram’s official site. The app, set up by Russian social media guru Pavel Durov, has become...Show More Summary
Telegram has passed 100 million monthly active users (MAUs), the company announced today. During a keynote at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Pavel Durov, Telegram founder & CEO, took to the stage to reveal the new milestone figure, which represents an increase of 38 million new users since last May. While a 60 percent […]
Credit: Kyydaana Ignatieva (Instagram @kyydaana) At the last TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, the tech entrepreneur shares his lessons and insights on startups, strategy and what it means to live a good life. Pavel Durov is a brilliant individual with extraordinary achievements. Show More Summary
The Telegram instant messaging service has blocked over 660 channels belonging to Daesh terrorist group members, the service's founder Pavel Durov said Friday.
Pavel Durov, the creator of Telegram messenger said that Telegram traffic is partly limited in Saudi Arabia.
It’s no surprise that Pavel Durov is not a big fan of governments. The Russian entrepreneur has been essentially exiled from his homeland after refusing government requests for access to his users’ information. He’s also likely feeling a bit of tension these days given the unwanted attention being given to the ultra-secure messaging app called […]
October 21, 2015— The CEO of the instant messaging service Telegram, Pavel Durov, announced in a tweet on October 20, 2015, that the Iranian government had asked the company to spy on its users in Iran. The development is a dramatic twist in a six-month struggle by Iranian authorities to monitor the popular mobile phone application […]
The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. Show More Summary