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Zoom introduces filters and reactions to ‘make meetings more fun’
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Zoom introduces filters and reactions to ‘make meetings more fun’

The new features aim to liven up catchups with colleagues
7 Aug 2020
How many call participants is too many?
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How many call participants is too many?

We’ve all been on calls trying to get a word in, but virtual meetings are about to get more crowded…
7 Aug 2020
Twitter hacker's virtual trial 'zoom bombed' after ID leak
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Twitter hacker's virtual trial 'zoom bombed' after ID leak

The Judge was forced to cut the Zoom meeting short after a pornogprahic clip was shared to its participants
6 Aug 2020
Microsoft Teams now supports 20,000-person meetings
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Microsoft Teams now supports 20,000-person meetings

But once your meeting is over 1,000 participants it becomes a 'view only' event
5 Aug 2020
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Zoom will suspend direct sales to customers in mainland China
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Zoom will suspend direct sales to customers in mainland China

The move comes amid increased scrutiny of the company's alleged ties to the Chinese government
4 Aug 2020
Regulators urge video conferencing firms to review security procedures
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Regulators urge video conferencing firms to review security procedures

Six data authorities send an open letter to the industry, suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new risks
22 Jul 2020
Microsoft Teams now supports third-party apps
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Microsoft Teams now supports third-party apps

Polly, Open Agora, iCIMS, Miro and HireVue are reportedly building apps for the platform
21 Jul 2020
Zoom launches 'Zoom for Home' hardware for remote workers
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Zoom launches 'Zoom for Home' hardware for remote workers

All-in-one collaboration platform aims to help enterprises increase the productivity of their staff
15 Jul 2020
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Google Meet helps prevent Zoom-bombing-fueled class cancellations
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Google Meet helps prevent Zoom-bombing-fueled class cancellations

Kids found a new way to cut class, but Google is playing hall monitor
14 Jul 2020
Microsoft Teams update will put users in a virtual theatre
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Microsoft Teams update will put users in a virtual theatre

Virtual meeting rooms, dynamic views, and even a Cortana integration added to the collaboration platform
9 Jul 2020
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Zoom launches hardware as a service video conferencing portfolio
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Zoom launches hardware as a service video conferencing portfolio

The video conferencing giant has partnered with four companies to launch hardware for Zoom Phone and Zoom Rooms services
8 Jul 2020
Zoom hires Salesforce security executive as CISO
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Zoom hires Salesforce security executive as CISO

Jason Lee joins the video conferencing company as it nears the end of its 90-day security pledge
26 Jun 2020
Zoom use skyrocketed 20-fold during UK lockdown
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Zoom use skyrocketed 20-fold during UK lockdown

Ofcom report finds the number of Brits using the platform increased from 659,000 in January to 13 million in April
24 Jun 2020
‘Severe’ Cisco WebEx flaw grants hackers access to meeting data
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‘Severe’ Cisco WebEx flaw grants hackers access to meeting data

The memory leakage vulnerability has been patched, with Cisco urging users to update their clients immediately
19 Jun 2020
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Google Duo launches web video chats for up to 32 people
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Google Duo launches web video chats for up to 32 people

Google’s web-based chat app aims at FaceTime with expanded calls
18 Jun 2020
Slack invested in a recruitment startup without ever meeting its CEO
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Slack invested in a recruitment startup without ever meeting its CEO

Recruitment platform Crosschq managed to raise £5.5m entirely over video conferencing
18 Jun 2020
Microsoft Teams adds background effects and live captions
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Microsoft Teams adds background effects and live captions

Video conferencing software gets more updates to better compete against Zoom
15 Jun 2020
Zoom blocking feature will allow China to censor individual users
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Zoom blocking feature will allow China to censor individual users

The video conferencing platform has faced criticism for suspending activists' accounts
15 Jun 2020
How to host a successful virtual conference
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How to host a successful virtual conference

Businesses share their insights, experiences, dos and don’ts as they pivoted from physical to digital events
8 Jun 2020
Zoom capitalises on high demand with 169% revenue surge
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Zoom capitalises on high demand with 169% revenue surge

Rising revenues come as the firm confirms end-to-end encryption won’t be rolled out to all due to security and privacy “balancing act”
3 Jun 2020
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Zoom will offer stronger encryption for paid accounts
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Zoom will offer stronger encryption for paid accounts

The plans have been confirmed by the company's security consultant Alex Stamos
1 Jun 2020
Scientists explain our love-hate relationship with Zoom
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Scientists explain our love-hate relationship with Zoom

The research behind that Zoom fatigue you keep experiencing
29 May 2020
Pexip: Video conferencing for the ‘new normal’
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Pexip: Video conferencing for the ‘new normal’

The Norwegian firm has just debuted on the stock market, using its own service
24 May 2020