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Zoom is taking security seriously: US government memo

Video conferencing company Zoom has been responsive to concerns over its software, the US Department of Homeland Security said in a memo recently distributed to top government cybe...

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Zoom shares slip over security concerns and rising competition

Shares of Zoom fell by 8% yesterday, adding to their sharp declines in the past few days, as the video conferencing app battles privacy concerns and increased competition from deep...

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Two US state Attorney Generals seek info on Zoom’s privacy practices

At least two American state attorneys have sought information from Zoom Video Communications following multiple reports that questioned the privacy and security of the video-confer...

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Webex sees usage double to a record 324 million users in March

The video-conferencing app Webex registered a record 324 million attendees in the month of March, with usage more than doubling in the Americas, as the coronavirus-led lockdowns fo...

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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...

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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...

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX bans Zoom over privacy concerns

Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX has banned its employees from using video conferencing app Zoom, citing “significant privacy and security concerns,” according t...

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Video chat app Houseparty offers $1 million reward over hacking claims

Group video chat app Houseparty offered a reward of $1 million for evidence of what it said was a smear campaign against the company as it fought to quash claims that the app was s...

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Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs

Kat Volpe laid out an exercise mat and tried to sync her iPhone with her big screen TV for a fitness class webcast on Instagram last week during New York’s coronavirus lockdo...

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