Video conferencing

Microsoft To Unbundle Teams To Satisfy EU Antitrust Concerns

In an effort to appease EU antitrust concerns, Microsoft confirms it will unbundle its Teams software in Europe

11 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

Zoom Sheds 15 Percent Of Workforce

Post Covid pandemic reality bites as Zoom confirms it will axe 15 percent of its workforce, which impacts 1,300 jobs

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

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

Microsoft Study Shows Human Brain Needs Break From Meetings

Staff timeout needed? Too many virtual meetings can be stressful for the human brain, research from Microsoft has revealed

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

Zoom To Deploy Email Service, Calendar App

Microsoft and Google watch out? Zoom is developing an email service to be launched next year, coupled with a calendar…

4 years ago

WhatsApp To Bring Voice, Video Calls To Web Version

Watch out Zoom! WhatsApp is reportedly deliver voice and video calling to WhatsApp Web, its desktop based offering

4 years ago

Google Tightens Security For Meet Video Conferencing Tool

Securing video chats. New security features for Meet videoconferencing platform aims to halt uninvited users gate crashing meetings

4 years ago

BYOD Becomes WFHD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been a part of the tech landscape for over a decade. Thanks to COVID-19,…

4 years ago

Zoom Briefly Suspends Accounts Of Chinese Activists

Zoom meeting of US-based Chinese activist group to commemorate Tiananmen Square massacre results in brief account suspension

4 years ago

Is Video Conferencing Secure Enough?

The COVID-19 crisis has seen an explosion in video and teleconferencing service use. Looking into the future, if more mass…

4 years ago

How To Manage Virtual Teams

As businesses adapt to the 'new normal', a significant component of their organization will be virtual teams. Silicon UK discovers…

4 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

Google Challenges Zoom With Meet Video Conferencing App

Google makes its business-oriented video conferencing app Meet free to all consumers, in a direct challenge to Zoom and Microsoft…

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Zoom Reaches 300 Million Users, Adds 256-bit Encryption

Growth of video conferencing app Zoom continues with 300 million users, and firm announces Zoom 5.0 with AES 256-bit encryption

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Pandemic Ends 700 Years Tradition After Virtual Parliament Approval

Plan for a virtual parliament has been approved, breaking a 700 year tradition of law makers conducting business in the…

4 years ago

Coronavirus: US Senators Advised To Avoid Using Zoom – Report

US Senate reportedly becomes the latest organisation to advise members not to use Zoom, over privacy and security concerns

4 years ago

Coronavirus: Zoom Promises Fixes For Security Issues

Widely used video-conferencing app Zoom apologies for security flaws, and promises to improve both safety and privacy going forward

4 years ago

Coronavirus: UK Government Defends Use Of Zoom

Government says Zoom is useful for self-isolating ministers who have no access to its ultra secure video-conferencing system

4 years ago

Cisco Buys AppDynamics, Reveals Spark Board For Virtual Meetings

Intros new Spark Board for collobrative meetings, as it spends heavily to acquire application monitoring firm

7 years ago

Google Hopes Limes Audio Will Improve Hangouts Voice Quality

Limes Audio's technology removes distracting noises, distortion and echoes during video calls

8 years ago

Google Touts Jamboard As Cloud Digital Whiteboard

More productive meetings? Google reveals 'collaborative, digital whiteboard for the cloud'

8 years ago

Google Releases Duo Video Chat App

Duo launches with 'Knock Knock' feature for live preview of caller

8 years ago

Microsoft Launches Brand New Skype For Linux Alpha

But Skype warns Linux users it's far from ready, as it needs feedback to help develop a better client

8 years ago

Skype Releases Free Meetings Tool For Small Businesses

Skype Meetings is a stripped back Skype for Business, with two months of free meetings with up to 10 participants

8 years ago

Why Use Of Video At Congress Sit-In Was Watershed IT Moment

ANALYSIS: New-gen IT carried on the business of government information distribution when conventional methods failed, and the government had nothing…

8 years ago

Video Conferencing Is Getting Pummelled By Cloud

Revenue down 22 percent as simple cloud products ruin video conference infrastructure sales

8 years ago