Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicZoom app

Topic: Zoom app

You may be tired of Zoom but Zoom isn’t tired of innovating and offering new products

Already, over 50 apps are built on top of Zoom, from games & cloud storage workspaces to surveys. Clearly, the company isn’t satisfied with conquering videoconferencing category.

Clubhouse mixes podcasts, Spotify, Houseparty, Zoom. But not all can check in

The absence of visual cues on Clubhouse — no videos, no text-based comments or likes — is refreshing. From Indie musicians to tech entrepreneurs, everyone is lining up.

Zoom to start providing end-to-end encryption to all users from next week

The software maker also unveiled OnZoom, an event platform in which users can host free, paid or fund-raising events with an integrated payment system.

Traders’ body announces boycott of Zoom, adopts Indian alternative JioMeet 

In a statement, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has said that using Zoom as a communication platform can run against the interests of the country.

Zoom has a new challenger – budding internet tycoon Mukesh Ambani

Ambani’s Reliance has launched JioMeet video conferencing app after beta testing. The app has already garnered more than 100,000 downloads.

India’s digital workforce needs secure software. Testing, not banning apps, is the answer

Modi govt's recent orders implicating digital platforms such as Zoom and WeTransfer without revealing the technical details don't address cybersecurity concerns.

SC issues notice to govt and Zoom as petition seeks ban on video-conferencing app

The petition contends that Zoom poses a threat to privacy as it does not have end-to-end encryption, and asks for a law to fix liability if there’s a breach.

Zoom shot to coronavirus fame, but competition is starting to heat up

Zoom has created a broader market, and whet investor appetite for stocks well placed to profit from the move to working from home.

‘Zoombombed’ with porn during bible study class, San Francisco church sues app

Saint Paulus Lutheran Church is seeking unspecified damages for privacy violations and a court order barring Zoom from engaging in negligent business practices.

Zoom to seek public feedback on app’s encryption design to address security concerns

The public review will help determine when end-to-end encryption, the highest standard of digital communications security, will be available for Zoom users.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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