Video conferencing service Zoom has been quite the roller coaster ride over the last several months marked by serious flaws, misleading encryption claims, and massive user growth. Now after previously planning to keep end-to-end encryption as just a feature for paying customers, the company has reversed course and says free users will see it arrive in a beta coming in July alongside paid accounts.
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Zoom revenue forecast doubled; offers unconvincing explanation on encryption
Zoom‘s revenue forecast has almost doubled as consumers and business users alike continue to rely on the videoconference platform during coronavirus lockdowns. However, the share price actually dropped as there was some bad news in the mix…
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Zoom has risen to the top as one of the most used video call apps as the coronavirus has spread around the globe. It’s cross-platform, free, and easy to set up calls for businesses and well as individuals. However, it has seen some serious security and privacy flaws (now fixed). For those looking for some good Zoom alternatives, follow along after the break for a range of choices for both business and personal use.
zoom Stories May 7
Zoom bought Keybase to bring end-to-end encryption to its videoconferences
A new blog post today reveals that Zoom bought Keybase, a 25-person startup specializing in encrypted message and file-sharing. It is the first acquisition in Zoom’s history …
zoom Stories May 6
Free Zoom accounts get three more security features this week