Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom recovers from outage, says issues were due to local internet glitch

Zoom has said it had recovered from an outage where some users were unable to join meetings on the video-conferencing platform.

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple users may spend more on non-gaming mobile apps by 2024

Apple’s customers may end up spending more on non-gaming mobile apps by 2024, as lockdown lifestyles result in users looking beyond games to apps that help with more essentia...

Platform News: people sat in front of a Cisco Systems logo

Cisco revamps Webex, targets virtual events

Cisco has revamped its Webex video assembly software because it targets a larger share of the booming online collaboration marketplace, adding new features like background noise ca...

Virtual Reality

Suited avatars and digital offices: bankers embrace Virtual Reality

After the preserve of players, virtual reality was seized on by the financial industry as a means of enlivening home functioning for lonely traders or isolated executives and repli...

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: people sat in front of a Cisco Systems logo

Webex participants near 600 million as COVID-19 pandemic flares again

Cisco’s video-conferencing app Webex spanned 590 million participants at September and is on course to record 600 million this month, almost double the amounts listed in Marc...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Australia regulator dares Facebook to block news content

Facebook will probably be “weakened” in case it stops Australians from sharing information so the corporation can avoid paying for content under proposed legislation, A...


Indonesia adds Twitter and Zoom to list of platforms that must pay 10% VAT

Indonesia has added 12 more companies, including social media giant Twitter and video-conferencing business Zoom Video Communications, to a list of online platforms that must pay a...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom forecasts sales surge as video conferencing becomes the norm

Zoom increased its annual revenue forecast by over 30% after comfortably defeating quarterly estimates on Monday since it converts more of its huge free user base to paid subscript...

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: Zoom communications logo

Zoom opens new data centre in Singapore

The use of Zoom’s video conferencing solutions has soared because enormous numbers of people throughout the planet work from home due to coronavirus curbs, but the business h...

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

Senators urge US Justice Department to probe TikTok and Zoom

Senators Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat, and Josh Hawley, a Republican, wrote to the US Justice Department on Thursday to advocate a probe of technology company Zoom and Chinese-ow...

Platform News: Zoom CEO

Zoom to open a technology centre in Bengaluru, India

Zoom Video Communications has said it will open a tech centre in Bengaluru (also known as Bangalore) and soon begin hiring as part of an expansion push into India.

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom rolls out hardware subscription service

Zoom Video Communications has said it has launched a hardware subscription service, seeking to make its video calling app more accessible to users by allowing them to choose subscr...