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Welo App – A Virtual Workspace Company Backed By Atlassian and Zoom
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Welo App – A Virtual Workspace Company Backed By Atlassian and Zoom

BOSTON, 3rd April, 2022-- Welo App, the shared virtual workspace platform announced that it has received investments from Atlassian Ventures and the Zoom Apps Fund, making it a company to watch in the burgeoning video communications ecosystem. Welo connects geographically distributed colleagues by allowing users to move naturally around a shared virtual space. Colleagues can reach out for a quick 1on1 chat, or engage as a team to collaborate on projects. “As online work becomes a bigger part of our lives, it is crucial to give people the flexibility they need to make video meetings efficient and meaningful,” said Cliff Pollan, Welo’s Co-Founder. “These investments support Welo’s mission to improve productivity and revive culture in the distributed work paradigm.” Video communication...
Zoom CEO Apologizes for Security Issues
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Zoom CEO Apologizes for Security Issues

Eric S. Yuan, Founder & CEO of video meeting app Zoom apologized to its users after the recent security lapses incidents. In a blog post, Yuan wrote, "Usage of Zoom has ballooned overnight. As of the end of December last year, the maximum number of daily meeting participants, both free and paid, conducted on Zoom was approximately 10 million. In March this year, we reached more than 200 million daily meeting participants, both free and paid. We have been working around the clock to ensure that all of our users new and old, large and small can stay in touch and operational."   For the past several weeks, supporting this influx of users has been a tremendous undertaking and our sole focus. We have strived to provide you with uninterrupted service and the same user-friendly exp...
Video calling app Zoom Has Security Flaws
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Video calling app Zoom Has Security Flaws

Zoom, a video conferencing app that received huge traction amid the virus crisis grapples with end to end security flaws. As per the latest news, hackers enter into official web meetings of organizations and disrupting them with pornography and messages. Cybersecurity expert fears that these hacks could be more harmful in the future and access your secure files or organization corporate software. Zoom claims on its official website that they offer end-to-end encryption on its website. “Zoom's solution and security architecture provide end-to-end encryption and meeting access controls so data in transit cannot be intercepted”, according to the company’s website. However, a recent report by The Intercept reveals that video calls on Zoom are not end-to-end encrypted. Instead,...
Now you can blur Your background on Skype
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Now you can blur Your background on Skype

Skype is all set to introduce a new feature known as background blur on its platform, which might raise the user base. Satya Nadella led Microsoft introduce "Background blur in Skype" which takes the stress out of turning on your video and puts the focus where it belongs on you. Background blur in Skype uses artificial intelligence (AI) trained in human form detection to keep you in focus during your call. This technology is also trained to detect your hair, hands, and arms, making a call with background blur just as relaxed and easy as a regular video call. Skype mentioned on its blog, "We’ve all had those moments: You’re about to video call your parents and your laundry is all over the place, or you’re about to have a meeting with a potential investor and your business plan i...
Hike Messenger Launched Video Calling Feature
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Hike Messenger Launched Video Calling Feature

India’s home grown messaging platform, Hike Messenger, has launched video calling feature on its app. Video calling, the beta of which was rolled out in September this year to a select set of less than a hundred thousand, will now begin to roll out to the entire userbase starting with Android users this week. Live Caller Preview is another interesting aspect of video calling on Hike. This allows the user to see a live video preview of the caller before answering the call. Hike video calling is available immediately on Android. If users updated their Hike Messenger in September this year, video calling would have automatically been enabled for them and will now be accessible. The iOS version will be launch soon. On this occasion, Kavin Bharti Mittal, Founder and CEO, Hike Messenger...
VIDEO CALLING ON WHATSAPP FOR IOS AND ANDROID USERS COMING SOON
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VIDEO CALLING ON WHATSAPP FOR IOS AND ANDROID USERS COMING SOON

As per the recent reports WhatsApp is testing a new feature for its popular messaging service Video Calls. Video Calls will first come to the iOS platform and then most likely will get to the Android smartphones. It is a natural extension for the Facebook-owned world’s largest messaging service provider to have support for video calls. The video calls on WhatsApp will work on both the Cellular networks (3G / 4G / 5G) and also will be functional on the WIFI network. User will have an option to either make an Audio call from the Whatsapp or opt to make a video call. There is also option as shown in the picture to swap the front and rear camera on the smartphone to make it easier for users. WhatsApp video calls for iOS will come with the update of software to the version ...