Video conferencing

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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…

2 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

2 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

2 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,…

2 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

2 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…

2 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…

2 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…

2 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

2 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…

2 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

2 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…

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

6 years ago

Google Hopes Limes Audio Will Improve Hangouts Voice Quality

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

6 years ago

Google Touts Jamboard As Cloud Digital Whiteboard

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

6 years ago

Google Releases Duo Video Chat App

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

6 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

6 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

6 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…

6 years ago

Video Conferencing Is Getting Pummelled By Cloud

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

6 years ago

Mitel To Acquire Polycom After Shareholder Pressure

Communication consolidation as Mitel acquires Polycom after pressure from activist investor

6 years ago

Video Conferencing Revenues Hit By Software Competition, Economy

Video conferencing continues to be affected by economic uncertainty and a trend toward software-based systems

9 years ago

Polycom CEO Resigns After Audit Probe

The CEO of Polycom resigns after an audit found “irregularities” in his expense submissions

9 years ago

Logitech May Sell Video Conferencing Business

Following poor financial results, Logitech has said it is considering selling businesses including the LifeSize video-conferencing unit

10 years ago