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Zoom Q2 beats expectations

San Jose-based Zoom Video Communications reported its Q2 numbers after the US market closed on August 21st. Its total revenue for the quarter was $1.13 billion (€1.04bn), up 3.6 per cent y-o-y and up 4.5 per cent in constant currency. Its Q2 operating cash flow was $336 million, up 30.6 per cent y-o-y. The results […]

August 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Sky launches Sky Live camera

Sky has unveiled its Sky Live device. The new interactive camera brings new ways to share TV moments with family and friends, work out, play and video call – all via Sky Glass. Fraser Stirling, Global Chief Product Officer at Sky, commented: “We surprised everyone when we launched our streaming TV, Sky Glass, in 2021. […]

June 22, 2023By Nik Roseveare

XL8 real-time AI-based interpretation app for Zoom

XL8 , a Silicon Valley tech company that provides AI-powered machine translation technology optimised for media content and dialogue, has announced that its new app, EventCAT for Zoom, is now available in the Zoom Marketplace. The new app expands XL8’s technologies into the online video conferencing world, delivering accurate real-time translation during multi-language Zoom meetings. […]

June 16, 2023

Apple TV adding FaceTime and video conferencing

Apple has announced tvOS 17 software updates coming soon for Apple TV 4K. With tvOS 17, FaceTime comes to Apple TV 4K for the first time, so users can deploy the popular video calling app on their TV. The update will also introduce an all-new Control Center, along with other enhancements that aim to provide […]

June 6, 2023

MLB, Zoom communications partnership

Major League Baseball (MLB) and collaboration platform Zoom have struck what they say is a first-of-its-kind partnership for the league, aimed to enhance MLB games and the fan viewership experience. As the new Official Unified Communications Platform of MLB, Zoom Contact Center and the Zoom platform technology will power new elements of Major League games and […]

March 17, 2023

Zoom boss fired

Greg Tomb, President of Video conferencing tool Zoom has been fired “without cause”, according to a regulatory filing by the company. The former Google executive had taken up the role in June 2022 and had been active on earnings calls and overseeing the company’s sales. A spokesperson for Zoom told the BBC that the firm […]

March 3, 2023

XL8 unveils real-time AI-based interpretation app for Zoom

XL8, a Silicon Valley tech company that provides AI-powered machine translation technology optimised for media content and dialogues, is expanding its interpretation engine into the online video conferencing world, with a new app delivering accurate real-time translation during multi-language Zoom meetings. “Zoom is now a permanent part of our lives for work and social interaction,” […]

February 21, 2023

Study: TikTok increasingly popular among kids

Findings from online safety and digital wellbeing specialist Qustodio give extensive insight into children’s digital behaviour and app use across 2022, detailing the online habits of children aged 4-18, studying trends in screen time, social media, educational usage, mobile gaming, online entertainment, and communication. The report, From Alpha to Z: Raising the digital generations, studies […]

February 13, 2023

Zoom axes 15% of workforce

Zoom, the video conferencing tool that became a household name amidst pandemic-enforced lockdowns, has announced it is cutting 15 per cent of its workforce due to slow user growth slow and declining profits. Eric Yuan, Zoom CEO, said he and other bosses would also take significant pay cuts as the company focuses on its long-term […]

February 8, 2023

Report: 23% jump in online traffic in 2023

Sandvine’s 2023 Global Internet Phenomena Report shows that global internet traffic volume increased 23 per cent, due in large part to surging streaming video usage and continued growth in traffic across app categories, including gaming, cloud, VPNs, marketplaces and conferencing. In its examination of actual usage data from more than 177 service providers worldwide, Sandvine […]

January 19, 2023