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Want to Stop Looking Terrible on Zoom? 7 Quick Tips to Up Your Video Calling Game

It's time to look and sound better on that daily Zoom meeting. Here's how.

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9:31am PDT - July 6th, 2020

22 tweets for people who are sick and tired of Zoom calls

We're only halfway through 2020, but the Zoom fatigue is real. Quarantining, social distancing, and working from home if possible are crucial actions needed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But physically isolating yourself from your co-workers, friends, …

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11:27am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

India’s Reliance Jio launches Zoom rival with 100 participant limit

India’s biggest carrier Reliance Jio has officially launched its Zoom rival called JioMeet. The app is available across platforms, including the web, iOS, and Android with support for 100 participants in one meeting. The company had first announced the servic…

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8:52am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

8 actually good things about dating in 2020, so far

When I reflected on the past decade of dating at the end of 2019, none of us had any idea what was in store for us at the start of this year. Take your mind on a journey back to the far-off time of last year. Dating was still considered to be a bad time by …

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5:49pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

What's next for dating during coronavirus, according to an anthropologist, pathogen expert, and love-life coach

  • Social distancing and quarantining have been mandated across the US and many countries worldwide. But what does that mean for dating?
  • Since the coronavirus was deemed a pandemic, online dating has taken off. Messaging on Hinge increased 30%,…

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    11:47am PDT - July 1st, 2020

The 18 Best Weekend Deals: Videogames, Sex Tech, Home Goods, and More

Discovering new ways to be bored while sheltering-in-place? Here are a few things that might help.

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4:00am PDT - June 27th, 2020

You can now make group calls in Google Meet or Duo from a smart display

Google is adding the ability to make group video calls in Google Duo and Meet from a smart display such as the Nest Hub Max. It can support up to either 32 or 100 participants at a time, and you can join calls via touch or voice.

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10:30am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Protests, pandemic have refocused advocates fighting for LGBTQ rights

Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off. As the coronavirus pandemic first took hold of life in the U.S., LGBTQ organizations,…

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2:30am PDT - June 25th, 2020

Sick of Zoom? Here are 8 other video conferencing options to try.

Whether you're looking to video chat with your friends and family regularly, or if you're simply looking for a visual calling solution for your company, a video conferencing system is a must. Audio phone calls are increasingly out of fashion because who doesn…

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2:00am PDT - June 25th, 2020

The secret to founding a billion-dollar company lies in asking 'a bunch of weird questions,' says a tech analyst and former partner at Andreessen Horowitz

  • It's sometimes a smart business move to observe where the market is going and follow the trend.
  • But even better, according to investor and analyst Benedict Evans, is to envision where the market hasn't yet gone.
  • Snap and Netflix are…

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    10:49am PDT - June 24th, 2020

Health officials are receiving death threats, and over 20 have left their jobs after weeks of targeted harassment

  • Over 20 public health officials quit, retired, or resigned their positions recently, according to The National Association of County and City Health Officials.
  • This wave of resignations has been prompted in part by the death threats and hara…

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    8:30am PDT - June 24th, 2020

White Oregon School Board Member Replaces Face With Black NBA Star’s in Official Meeting

"Blackface and other forms of white supremacy have no space in our community," a group organizing against the official said.

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7:50am PDT - June 24th, 2020

Here’s the quickest way to start a Google Meet call

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and more. Back in 2018, Google introduced a super-fast way of creating a new Google Docs file from anywhere in a browser. Typing i…

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4:39pm PDT - June 18th, 2020

Why People Are Still Cruising for Sex During the Pandemic

Meeting strangers in public to hook up goes against every safety guideline, but many people continue to struggle with balancing physical health and social health.

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4:00am PDT - June 18th, 2020

Amazon's new partnership with Slack is a 'testing ground' to get 'under the hood' and see whether it's a good fit for an acquisition, analyst says (AMZN, WORK)

  • Amazon's market-leading cloud business Amazon Web Services just announced a big partnership with business communications company Slack.
  • Even before to the partnership, analysts suggested Amazon could buy a company like Slack or Zoom to repla…

    zoom meeting - Business Insider
    12:51pm PDT - June 17th, 2020

Zoom U-turns on no e2e encryption for free users

In a major security U-turn, videoconferencing platform Zoom has said it will, after all, offer end-to-end encryption to all users — including those who do not pay to use its service. The caveat is that free users must provide certain “additional” pieces of in…

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12:47pm PDT - June 17th, 2020

You can now make Google Meet calls right from the Gmail app

As more people have been working from home than ever, Google Meet has exploded in usage over the last few months. The company has been capitalizing on that popularity by expanding on Meet’s features and integration, going so far as to integrate Meet calls rig…

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9:06am PDT - June 16th, 2020

Google is bringing Meet to the Gmail app for iOS and Android

Today, Google is bringing its Meet video calling service to the Gmail app on Android and iOS. In the coming weeks, mobile Gmail users will notice a new Meet tab in the app. There, users will find a schedule of upcoming meetings and be able to start or join ca…

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9:00am PDT - June 16th, 2020

A new Silicon Valley venture report shocks — because of how little the pandemic has impacted dealmaking

The law firm Fenwick & West has published some new data to highlight how Covid-19 has impacted the world of venture capital in Silicon Valley. The biggest surprise? It’s how little impact the global pandemic seems to have had on dealmaking this spring. Consid…

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8:39pm PDT - June 15th, 2020

Like Zoom, Microsoft Teams will let you see 49 people at a time this fall

Microsoft is expanding the number of participants visible during a Teams meeting to 49, the company announced in a blog post Monday. This matches the view already available in rival videoconferencing platform Zoom. The 49-person view will roll out as a previe…

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1:29pm PDT - June 15th, 2020

Microsoft Teams and Google Meet both have closed captions, here’s how they compare

Two videoconferencing services that have recently become available for free — Google Meet and Microsoft Teams — both now offer built-in closed captioning. Out of curiosity, I tried both to see how accurate they were.

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12:26pm PDT - June 15th, 2020

Microsoft Teams now lets you upload your own photos as background images on video calls

Microsoft Teams will now let users upload their own photos for custom backgrounds, the company announced in a blog post. Custom images and other background effects are only available for scheduled Teams meetings, Microsoft says.

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11:48am PDT - June 13th, 2020

Zoom Just Totally Caved In to China on Censorship

The U.S.-based videoconferencing company is adding a new feature that will help Beijing target Chinese users.

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4:54am PDT - June 12th, 2020

Protect yourself from hackers while WFH with this affordable VPN

TL;DR: Get a lifetime subscription to VeePN for just $29.99, a 95% savings as of June 12.  The cool thing about working from home is that you don't actually have to be at home. You can easily bring your laptop with you on vacation and work from a beachfront …

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2:00am PDT - June 12th, 2020

Zoom admits it complied with Chinese request to suspend activist accounts

Zoom has admitted that it interrupted three Tiananmen Square anniversary meetings and suspended their hosts’ accounts upon China’s request. The video conferencing service has posted a response regarding the actions it took against Lee Cheuk-yan, Wang Dan and …

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1:21am PDT - June 12th, 2020