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BT Extends Deadline For PSTN Switch To Digital Landlines

Carrier 'refines' its digital switchover programme, and extends deadline for UK move from old analogue PSTN to digital landlines

6 days ago

Elon Musk’s X To Offer Audio, Video Calling

Video and audio calling options are to be added to X (formerly known as Twitter), as Elon Musk seeks 'everything…

9 months ago

Microsoft Identifies Russia-Based Hackers For Teams Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks against Microsoft Teams is being carried out by Russian-government linked hackers, Redmond warns

10 months ago

Zoom Abruptly Fires President Greg Tomb

After axing 15 percent of its workforce, Zoom abruptly fires President Greg Tomb in a “termination without cause”

1 year ago

Tesla Drivers To Make Zoom Calls Via Car Touchscreen – Report

Safety nightmare? Tesla vehicles soon to have Zoom video conferencing capability via the vehicle’s touchscreen dashboard

2 years ago

Cisco Looks To Hybrid Workplaces With Webex Updates

Cisco unveils hybrid work solutions in its Webex platform, as collaboration becomes vital component in workplaces following the pandemic

2 years ago

Vonage Sold To Ericsson For $6.2 Billion

VoIP pioneer Vonage acquired by Ericsson for $6.2 billion, as Swedish giant looks to bolster wireless portfolio for enterprises

3 years ago

Amazon Unveils New Devices For The Home, Including Astro The Robot

E-commerce giant Amazon launches a rolling robot called Astro, as well as a slew of new devices for the home…

3 years ago

Zoom Settles ‘Zoombombing’ Lawsuit, Pays $85 Million

Video conferencing giant Zoom to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit over data sharing, security and 'zoombombing' issues

3 years ago

WhatsApp Adds Voice And Video Calling To Desktop App

Bigger screen time. Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service has finally added voice and video calling capabilities to its desktop version

3 years ago

WhatsApp Challenges Zoom With 50 Person Video Calling

Serious video conferencing move by Facebook. Desktop users of WhatsApp will soon be able to add up 50 people on…

4 years ago

WhatsApp Rolls Out Eight-Person Group Video Calls

Blow to video conferencing systems? Latest version of WhatsApp allows for eight-person video calling, and it is encrypted

4 years ago

Coronavirus: British Courts To Adapt With Video Calling

With a temporary pause on new jury trials in British Crown Courts due to Coronavirus pandemic, Justice ministry says video…

4 years ago

Microsoft Updates Privacy Policy To Admit Listening To Voice Data

Err yes, we do sometimes listen. Microsoft admits it does collect voice data for Skype and Cortana services

5 years ago

Microsoft Staff Listen To Some Translated Skype Calls – Report

Another day, another privacy scare, as Microsoft contractors sometimes listen to translated Skype calls

5 years ago

Skype To Lose SMS Connect Feature In August

Ability of Android users to receive and respond to SMS messages in Skype to be phased out next month

5 years ago

Landline Usage Continues To Plummet

Use of landlines fallen by 50 percent in past five years as people increasingly use their smartphones

5 years ago

Microsoft Extends Life Of ‘Classic Skype’ After Backlash

'Customer feedback' persuades Microsoft to backtrack and extend support for Skype 7.0...for now

6 years ago

Microsoft Forces Upgrade As It ‘Retires’ Skype Classic

Skype classic holdouts are told to upgrade to version 8.0, as Skype 7.0 heads to the knackers yard

6 years ago

Microsoft Touts Progress Of Teams Chat App

Slack now has some competition, Microsoft claims, as usage of its enterprise comms app Teams nearly doubles

6 years ago

Google Offers UK Free Phone Calls Via Home Speaker

Who needs a phone? Google offers free UK telephone calls via Home and Home Mini smart speakers

6 years ago

Tales In Tech History: AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)

Long before Skype or WhatsApp achieved their domination, AIM was the pioneer of instant communications (IM)

6 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Vonage, The VoIP Pioneer

Vonage beat Skype to market but struggled to match the global reach enjoyed by its VoIP rival

7 years ago

Microsoft’s Skype Loses Belgian Appeal Over Customer Data

Microsoft unit fine upheld and is ordered to hand over customer data relating to criminal investigation

7 years ago

EE & Huawei Achieve 2.8Gbps In UK’s First End-To-End 5G Test

EE claims to have taken a major step forward in being the first UK operator to launch 5G in lab…

7 years ago

EE Balloon-Powered Helikite Delivers 4G & Wi-Fi To Snowdonia Biking Event

EE says Helikite test shows potential for on-demand 4G coverage in remote areas or during natural disasters

7 years ago

‘Major’ Vodafone Rebrand Suggests Confidence Has Returned To Newbury

ANALYSIS: Vodafone's rebrand is one of the biggest in its history as it looks to move on from a couple…

7 years ago

Up to £645m To Be Reinvested In Superfast Broadband As Government Targets 98 Percent Coverage

As much as £645m will be handed back to local councils to extend superfast broadband coverage to 98 percent of…

7 years ago

IT LIFE: Duncan Gooding, TalkTalk Business COO

TalkTalk Businesses' Duncan Gooding talks about his career in IT, the shift to IoT and cloud, and his own hopes…

7 years ago

IT LIFE: Chris Martin, Powwownow CTO

Powwownow CTO talks about his career in IT and why he's excited about AI

7 years ago