Signal App Tests Letting Users Send Private Payments Via Cryptocurrency
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Encrypted messaging app Signal is testing a new feature that’ll let you privately send money to your friends—without going through major financial networks.

To pull this off, the app is adding the ability to pay in a cryptocurrency known as MobileCoin. It will launch first for users in the UK who are using the beta version of the mobile app. 

Signal’s claim to fame is the messaging app’s end-to-end encryption. This means not even the provider can read the content of your messages—only you and the recipient of the messages. Adding a payment system would certainly help improve

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