The quarantine measures that followed the COVID-19 outbreak almost became synonymous with Zoom, a California-based video-chat app. Launched in 2011, the communications tech company received increased fame during the pandemic, with its app being downloaded 2.13mn times in March 2020. Despite its share market slump, the company’s stock price spiked more than double in just three months. However, it also came under the media lens and faced public ire because of security and privacy issues. Zoom has been founded by Eric Yuan, a Chinese-American billionaire businessman, an alumnus of Stanford Graduate School of Business. Video-telephony, online chat, and business telephone systems are some of the services being offered by it. In 2019, the company went for initial public offering, thus becoming a public enterprise.
11 Feb 2021
A French hacker with a penchant for embarrassing Indian software endeavors claims to have found data breaches in the Koo app.
11 Feb 2021
Video conferencing app Zoom had added the Studio Effects beta feature in September 2020, however it has been garnering users' attention just lately.
09 Feb 2021
Apple had recently taken great pains to warn us about its evil Big Tech brethren and their evil advertisements. Looks like it forgot to heed its own warnings.
14 Nov 2020
The Flash is an integral part of the DC Universe. But this responsibility comes with a set of villains.
20 Oct 2020
The New Yorker magazine suspended its long-time contributor and chief legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin, after he allegedly exposed himself on a Zoom call.
12 Sep 2020
Zoom has had plenty of security issues, but among all of them, Zoom-bombing has been a persistent one.
30 Aug 2020
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.
24 Aug 2020
Following Gmail and Google Meet, video conferencing giant Zoom has also fallen victim to an outage.
20 Aug 2020
A lot has happened in the world of technology since last night.
13 Aug 2020
Google has announced a new set of features to make Google Meet, its famous virtual conferencing solution, more useful for educators.
30 Jul 2020
Even after all the promises, video conferencing giant Zoom keeps running into security issues.
26 Jul 2020
A few months ago, Facebook introduced Messenger Rooms as its own "casual" take on Zoom and Google Meet.
17 Jul 2020
Zoom video conferencing service has had plenty of trouble in keeping its platform safe from uninvited hackers and so-called 'Zoom-bombers'.
16 Jul 2020
Along with the massive hack of high profile Twitter accounts, a lot has happened in the world of technology in the last 24 hours.
03 Jul 2020
After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.
10 Jun 2020
In a bid to take on Zoom and cash in on the exploding demand for video conferencing, Google is updating its premium virtual meeting app, Google Meet, with the much-needed noise cancellation capability.
22 May 2020
A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.
12 May 2020
The spread of COVID-19 has surged the global demand for video-conferencing services like Zoom and Google Meet.
11 May 2020
Even after seven years of its conclusion, The Office continues to spread smiles in the lives of people.
01 May 2020
As more than a third of the world's population remains under some kind of lockdown, video-conferencing has become the go-to option to connect and interact, be it with colleagues or friends.
29 Apr 2020
Google Meet, the premium video conferencing service operated by Google, is now free for everyone around the world.
26 Apr 2020
In a major move, social media giant Facebook has launched Messenger Rooms, a dedicated virtual meeting platform to take on the likes of Zoom and Google Meet.
23 Apr 2020
From students to remote workers, everyone knows the pain of trying to take down notes while attending a virtual meeting.
22 Apr 2020
You may already know about deepfakes, the AI-generated clips that show one person's face or voice in another person's video.
22 Apr 2020
A few hours ago, multiple reports suggested that the Indian government has launched a video-conferencing service called 'Namaste' to help people replace Zoom, a virtual meeting app it recently declared 'unsafe'.
21 Apr 2020
As India faces the COVID-19 lockdown, educators are rushing to use digital resources to ensure students keep learning even while being at home.
19 Apr 2020
Given the whole COVID-19 situation, New York has officially started allowing wedding ceremonies to be conducted via video conference.
17 Apr 2020
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, more and more people are rushing to handle most of their jobs from the safety of their homes.
16 Apr 2020
Zoom, the video conferencing app that shot to fame before being embroiled in several privacy-related debacles, has been red-flagged by the Indian government.
14 Apr 2020
It has become dichotomous for video-conferencing giant Zoom. On one hand, its user have sky-rocketed, but on the other, those users are fast losing confidence, given the shady security practices of the company.
12 Apr 2020
Microsoft has rolled out an update for its Teams communication platform that introduces custom background support for video calls.
09 Apr 2020
In light of growing privacy-related concerns, popular video-conferencing service Zoom has announced a new 'information security council and advisory board'.
06 Apr 2020
With video calls on the rise, it is not totally uncommon to see people walk in on virtual meetings.
05 Apr 2020
Zoom, the video conferencing service that shot to fame in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, is drawing flak for leaking private meetings of its users.