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WhatsApp Can Now Do the Same Thing as Google Meet and Zoom and FaceTime

WhatsApp Can Now Do the Same Thing as Google Meet and Zoom and FaceTime

WhatsApp on Thursday announced the introduction of voice and video calls on its desktop apps for Mac and PC, expanding the ways in which you can create the illusion of meaningful human interaction in this moment of crushing isolation. “With so many people still apart from their loved ones, and adjusting to new ways of …

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The Problem With Zoom Adding Free Captions After Getting Called Out

The Problem With Zoom Adding Free Captions After Getting Called Out

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) As a journalist and content writer, I often have to go on Zoom calls every day with clients and interview sources who request to use this platform. I am also hard-of-hearing, which makes following what people say on calls tiring, due to listening fatigue. Automated captions help me do my job. It …

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Zoom’s automatic closed captions will roll out to everyone in the fall

Closed captions will soon be widely available on Zoom. The video conferencing app has announced that it’s working towards making automatic closed captioning available to all of its users by the fall of 2021. Currently, the built-in AI-powered feature is locked behind a paywall and can only be accessed by paid account holders — a …

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University Lecturer Conducts 2 Hour Class On Zoom Only To Find He Was Muted The Entire Time

University Lecturer Conducts 2 Hour Class On Zoom Only To Find He Was Muted The Entire Time

Now that more of us are pivoting towards working and studying from home, it means that for a lot of us, it involves learning how to use new technology and finding new workflows. In the case of a university lecturer in Singapore teaching at the National University of Singapore, it seems that he accidentally muted …

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Zoom Could Be Considering Launching Their Own Email Service

Zoom Could Be Considering Launching Their Own Email Service

When it comes to email, it’s hard not to associate it with Gmail. Almost everyone has a Gmail address, even if you don’t necessarily use it, and it is one of the largest (free) email services around. Could the day ever arrive where Gmail is overtaken by someone else? Perhaps, and could that company be …

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Zoom Exec Accused of Conspiring with Chinese Government to Surveil, Censor Video Calls

Zoom Exec Accused of Conspiring with Chinese Government to Surveil, Censor Video Calls

Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) An executive at the videoconferencing company Zoom schemed with Beijing officials to leak user data and squash video meetings discussing the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre earlier this year, according to federal prosecutors. The Justice Department’s case races a fresh wave of concern about Zoom’s security after the company …

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Is The Rise In Video Conference Calls Fueling The Plastic Surgery Industry?

Is The Rise In Video Conference Calls Fueling The Plastic Surgery Industry?

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly changed the way we lived our lives. Now wearing a mask while we’re outside has become the norm, and the way we learn and work has also changed, where there is an increased focus on working and studying from home, where we rely on video calling platforms like Zoom. Advertising …

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Racist, Pro-Trump Zoombombers Invade Rep's Virtual Meeting With Newtown Residents

Racist, Pro-Trump Zoombombers Invade Rep’s Virtual Meeting With Newtown Residents

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) Racist infiltrators disrupted a virtual town hall organized by the re-election campaign of Rep. Jahana Hayes, the first Black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress, on Monday. Advertisement In a blog post on Medium, Hayes wrote that her campaign had organized a series of listening sessions with constituents via videoconferencing …

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