Google Meet, a video conferencing service offered by the Internet giant, has become a handy tool for people these days who are working from home amid the lockdown owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier only G Suite users and educators could use it, but now it has been made free for all users. This is however till September, after which meeting length will be restricted to 60mins. Stated to be giving a tough competition to its counterpart Zoom, G-Meet can hold up to 100 participants for a particular video conference. Also, Zoom’s video conferencing services are free till 40mins, whereas no such limit is imposed by G-Meet. Further, reports suggest that till May, G-Meet hosted 3bn minutes of video meetings.
22 Apr 2021
Observing video calling platform Zoom's pandemic-fuelled popularity, Google opened up its enterprise-only video conferencing tool called Google Meet to all Gmail users.
14 Jan 2021
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14 Dec 2020
Some Google services appear to be back online after facing a major outage on Monday.
10 Oct 2020
Google Meet, the dedicated video conferencing product owned and operated by Google, is getting a major new feature - breakout rooms.
30 Sep 2020
Google is extending its unlimited access offer for Meet video conferencing service.
27 Sep 2020
Google Meet, the dedicated video conferencing platform owned and managed by Google, has evolved into one of the most sophisticated, secure, and popular virtual meeting tools out there.
25 Sep 2020
Last night, Amazon made major headlines by showcasing plenty of products.
13 Sep 2020
This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.
12 Sep 2020
Countries are opening up, but video conferencing continues to be the most suited (and safest) way for one-to-one and one-to-many communication.
20 Aug 2020
A number of Google services, including Gmail and Google Docs, appear to have been affected in what looks like a major outage.
13 Aug 2020
Google has announced a new set of features to make Google Meet, its famous virtual conferencing solution, more useful for educators.
26 Jul 2020
A few months ago, Facebook introduced Messenger Rooms as its own "casual" take on Zoom and Google Meet.
15 Jul 2020
As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.
08 Jul 2020
In light of the ongoing global pandemic and social distancing requirements, leading technology companies have doubled down on video calling and conferencing.
05 Jul 2020
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.
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.
21 Jun 2020
This week's technology updates were marked by major cybersecurity threats from Chinese and North Korean hackers and some really annoying bugs in Apple and Microsoft's products.
17 Jun 2020
As the need for video-conferencing continues to surge due to the coronavirus pandemic, Google is doubling down on Meet, its premium virtual meeting platform.
14 Jun 2020
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, especially for consumer tech enthusiasts.
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.
13 May 2020
A few weeks ago, Google had announced its plan to make Google Meet, its premium video-conferencing service, free for all.
12 May 2020
The spread of COVID-19 has surged the global demand for video-conferencing services like Zoom and Google Meet.
03 May 2020
The last week of April was all about bugs, glitches, and leaks.
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.
30 Apr 2020
As the novel coronavirus pandemic forces more and more people to switch to the routine of remote meetings and chats, work communication tools continue to gain benefits.
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
Given the growing demand for virtual meeting services, Google is racing to upgrade its video calling products and take on the likes of players like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
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.
15 Apr 2020
As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world, more and more people are adjusting to the routine of video chats and virtual meetings.
09 Apr 2020
Google's Hangouts Meet, the service that goes against Zoom in the video-conferencing arena, has been given a new title - Google Meet.