Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicZoom app

Topic: Zoom app

Video meetings might cause ‘Zoom fatigue’, but it’s an overall upgrade over the office

Video meetings create a level playing field, are more likely to start on time, makes attendees more attentive, and gets to the point with less chit-chat.

Covid gave an edge to underdog apps Zoom and Houseparty. Google, Facebook playing catch up

Underdog apps Zoom and Houseparty spoilt the homework that tech giants Google, Facebook and Microsoft had done for the coronavirus lockdown.

This online quiz contest by Bengaluru group is engaging families across the world every Sunday

Inspired by Bournvita Quiz Contest, weekly Qshala quiz contest is bringing together families from across India, as well as other parts of the world.

Facebook targets Zoom with new group video chat feature

Messenger Rooms, available on the main site and Messenger app, will allow video chats among 50 people, and won’t require participants to have a Facebook account.

Zoom Shaadi Mubarak! Even Covid can’t stop these Indian couples from tying the knot – online

Nuptials fixed on dates dictated by astrological charts have been hurriedly transformed into digital ceremonies over Zoom, YouTube & Google Hangouts.

Schools across India move to Microsoft and Google after govt flags Zoom app security issues

While some schools have already switched to apps like Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, others say they’re ensuring the security of students while using Zoom.

‘Public hearing fundamental to democracy’: Lawyers on SC hearings via video conference

With Supreme Court conducting proceedings via video conference, legal experts have raised concerns over the fact that these are not open to public anymore.

MHA says Zoom app not safe, issues guidelines for those who still want to use it

In the advisory issued Thursday, the Ministry of Home Affairs listed nine guidelines, including setting a new user ID and following other safety protocols.

There’s nightlife in the virtual world – if you’re willing to pay to enter a Zoom nightclub

Welcome to the new era of clubbing under quarantine. Somewhere on the internet, a virtual party is always going down.

Zoom addresses data privacy concerns, offers paying clients new call control facilities

Zoom chief technology officer Brendan Ittelson Monday said the ability to select preferred data center locations will be available from 18 April.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.