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Southern startup Soulpage wins government funding to develop alternative to Zoom

Finalist in a competition run by the Union government, the developer receives Rs 15 lakh from the Ministry of Electronics and Communication.

11 Jul 2020 5:28 PM

Reliance Jio launches its own video conferencing app JioMeet to take on Zoom

The JioMeet video conferencing app is available across Android, iOS.Windows, macOS and web since Thursday evening.

04 Jul 2020 2:28 PM

Zoom came into the limelight during lockdown, accelerated security fixes forced by zoombombing

When faced with a wave of lawsuits, the company said they would fix the service's weaknesses in 90 days. Now time's up and Zoom takes a bow.

01 Jul 2020 9:44 PM

The Queen sets apart face time for caregivers on her first official video call

She logged in to mark a week of events commemorating people who care for relatives or friends with a disability, mental or physical illness.

11 Jun 2020 9:27 PM

Now you know why Zoom is accused of being a China stooge

Zoom accounts of activists in the US and Hong Kong have been suspended before meeting ahead of anniversary of Beijing’s Tiananmen crackdown.

11 Jun 2020 7:19 PM

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Zoom not safe, says plea in Supreme Court asking for ban on app, Centre asked to respond

The plea also seeks a direction to the Centre to carry out a technical study into the security and privacy risks of using Zoom.

22 May 2020 8:38 PM

'Death sentence given over Zoom inhumane, man should have right to see accusers face to face in court'

Singapore court conducting drug trafficking case on Zoom criticised for pronouncing a death sentence over the videoconferencing platform.

20 May 2020 5:28 PM

Keep your background neutral! Canada Speaker lays down rules for MPs as they Zoom Parliament sessions

Every Tuesday and Thursday over the past month 338 Canadian MPs logged into Zoom from home.

17 May 2020 4:32 PM

Links telling you to check if you’re COVID infected could be an online scam, don't click on them

Online fraudsters trying to impersonate the Aarogya Setu app as well as video-conferencing apps such as Zoom, Teams and Meet to collect data

16 May 2020 7:02 PM

Facing flak over lapses, Zoom acquires security firm Keybase to fix encryption issues

Keybase is Zoom’s first acquisition. The company will help Zoom implement end-to-end encryption.

08 May 2020 8:12 PM

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Google Meet videoconferencing app now free for all, hopes to draw Zoom users

Google Meet had previously been reserved for subscribers to the premium G Suite software tools for businesses.

29 Apr 2020 5:37 PM

Now WhatsApp video call can have 8 participants; Centre offers Rs 1 cr prize to build homegrown Zoom

WhatsApp's earlier limit was four callers; Centre's innovation challenge encourages developers to build an alternative videoconferencing app

21 Apr 2020 3:16 PM

New Yorkers can now get married on Zoom! Governor Andrew Cuomo permits online marriage licences

It helps one to get health cover on their spouse’s company insurance if they lose their jobs. Over 20 million filed for doles in four weeks.

20 Apr 2020 7:29 PM

Only paid Zoom users can opt not to have Zoom calls routed through China, free users can't choose

Amid concerns over information passing through China where it might be subject to snooping, users of the free app have no such protection

17 Apr 2020 1:40 PM

Here are the top 10 apps for your iPhone and iPad this week

Despite security concerns, Zoom remains the most downloaded free app, followed by another videoconferencing app, Houseparty

15 Apr 2020 6:56 PM

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Zoom security further compromised as 500,000 Zoom accounts sold on dark web, says report

Hackers are selling users’ email addresses, passwords, personal meeting URLs and host keys, including of companies like Citibank

14 Apr 2020 4:30 PM

After Zoom gets hacked, Government issues advisory cautioning staff against using third-party apps

Stick to videoconferencing solutions provided by the government's National Informatics Centre, the advisory says

13 Apr 2020 4:33 PM

'Zoombombed', Singapore halts use of Zoom videoconferencing for education

Hackers 'zoombomb' video calls mainly because users tend to hold public meetings out of convenience, instead of password protected ones

10 Apr 2020 6:34 PM

Microsoft's videoconferencing app in high demand amid Zoom security concerns

Microsoft said a new record of 2.7 billion "meeting minutes" in a single day had been reached on Teams

10 Apr 2020 4:50 PM

Zoom introduces security measures to ensure there is no more Zoombombing

Last week’s embarrassing hacking of official group calls by naked men exposed the lack of security in the videoconferencing web app

05 Apr 2020 2:58 PM

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