Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicZoom app

Topic: Zoom app

Saturday Night Live returns with surprise host Tom Hanks and a remote episode on Zoom

Latest episode of Saturday Night Live, late-night comedy show, had cast perform sketches on Donald Trump & Bernie Sanders from their homes.

Hong Kong’s 91-year-old ‘superman’ bet early on Zoom. It’s now worth $3 billion

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong’s richest man, owns 8.6% of Zoom through three investment vehicles. Its value has surged 80% this year to $3 billion.

Zoom boosts privacy and security, says it’s as safe as its peers

Zoom is launching a feature called Security that sets all privacy settings to highest level, including putting passwords and filtering conference attendees.

Zoom sued for privacy and security flaws by shareholder

The video conferencing app was accused of unauthorised disclosure of private information to third parties & hiding the truth about flaws in the software encryption.

Yes, Zoom messed up, but it’s really not the villain

While it’s true Zoom has made mistakes, its problems stem from unintended consequences of demand explosion in unexpected ways than from nefarious behaviour.

Zoom CEO promises to fix security and privacy after trolls invade coronavirus haven

Zoom has been hit by trolls interjecting porn or hijacking meetings and drawn regulators’ scrutiny about privacy.

Zoom struggles with security flaw as trolls disrupt meetings with abuse and porn

Cybersecurity researchers fear Zoom disruptions could be precursor to more harmful attacks allowing hackers to access secure files or other corporate software.

Zoom, the app designed by a Chinese immigrant now used by millions working from home

Video-conferencing app Zoom has seen more downloads than its competitors in February and March, and even temporarily overtook Uber’s market cap.

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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

Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.