Zoom Sued for Fraud Over Privacy, Security Flaws

Zoom Sued for Fraud Over Privacy, Security Flaws

Zoom Video Communications Inc. has been accused by the shareholder of hiding flaws in its video conferencing app, part of a growing backlash against security flaws that have been exposed following an explosion in worldwide use.

In a complaint filed by the San Francisco federal court on Tuesday, the company and its senior officials were accused of concealing the truth about the application’s software encryption deficiencies, including its alleged vulnerability to hackers, as well as the unauthorized disclosure of personal information to third parties, including Facebook Inc.

Investor Michael Drieu, who filed the suit as a class action, claims a series of […] Read more

Using Free Zoom backgrounds to cover up your messy remote work rooms

Using Free Zoom backgrounds to cover up your messy remote work rooms

Nowadays, many people are finding themselves to work remotely or set up virtual parties that chatting with friends and family while maintaining social distance. Hence, Zoom is quickly becoming the source of those meetings. But if you spend days quarantining at home, cleaning up for a Zoom call might be the last thing on your mind.

Here, there are some tools let you make your own Zoom’s custom background for free in order to hide messy backdrops or running children and pets.
CANVA
Canva is a resource design service, and a number of free templates are offered for you to use on Zoom […] Read more

Next Video Chat, Give the Wall Behind Your Mug Some Love

Next Video Chat, Give the Wall Behind Your Mug Some Love

As Covid-19 pandemic, we are holding video conferencing and also looking at each other’s homes via FaceTime and Zoom, it’s time to rethink wallpaper — not the virtual kind of thing.

The wallpaper business was booming before coronavirus forced us all to contemplate the state of the walls in our home — and in the home of everyone else at our virtual meeting. Those in the industry take note: “We saw a big spike in wallpaper sample orders,” says Noel Fahden, vice president of merchandising at the online retailer Chairish.  “Many customers are ordering five-plus samples at a time, so they’ re clearly considering a range […] Read more

WFM Software —New Features from Microsoft Teams

WFM Software —New Features from Microsoft Teams

Noise cancelling and hand-raising features planned months ago take on importance as employees forced from offices.
Microsoft Corp. has announced new features for its Corporate Chat Teams, scheduled for the third anniversary of the company, and coming in the midst of a wave of interest in digital messaging tools at the workplace sparked by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Picture from Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Several of the tools could be especially useful for workers in the temporary work from home. Real-time noise suppression will block background typing and family members sharing the same room in the orders of virus isolation. Another function allows users to digitally […] Read more