Video Calls

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom forecasts upbeat revenue, expects boost from hybrid work

Zoom has forecast current-quarter revenue above estimates, as increased adoption of hybrid work models by companies is expected to drive steady demand for its video conferencing to...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom to enhance security as part of proposed US settlement with FTC

Zoom must implement a new information security program as part of its proposed settlement with US regulators over user privacy issues, the Federal Trade Commission has said.

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom says service restored after its US users were hit by partial outage

Video-conferencing company Zoom has said it had restored service to its US users after a partial outage left many unable to log in to work meetings or attend school classes remotel...

Platform News: Facebook usage

News Short: Facebook allows users to broadcast live video calls

Facebook has said that it is rolling out a new feature that would allow its users to live broadcast a video call with up to 50 people.

Platform Industry: Zoom meetings

Stay off Zoom and Google Hangouts, Standard Chartered CEO tells staff

Standard Chartered is the first major global bank to tell employees not to use Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic due to cybersecurity concerns, according to a memo seen by news ...

Platform News: Zoom CEO

Zoom pulls in more than 200 million daily video users during worldwide lockdowns

Zoom’s daily users ballooned to more than 200 million in March from a previous maximum total of 10 million, the video conferencing app’s boss Eric Yuan said on Wednesda...

Facebook Messenger

Facebook launches desktop version for Messenger as video calls surge

Facebook Inc has rolled out the desktop version of its Messenger app for Apple’s Mac and Microsoft’s Windows to make video chats available on computer screens for Faceb...

UK

Turn off the microwave to boost WiFi signal, says UK’s media regulator

Folk should avoid using the microwave at the same time as they are making video calls, watching HD videos or doing something important online because the ovens can slow wifi signal...