Zoom vs Google Meet vs Microsoft Teams vs Webex Meetings vs BlueJeans
Multiple apps for collaboration and video calls have appeared extensively in the media lately, but what's a bit snowy is what the actual functionality is. Often the news is only about privacy or exploding user numbers. We compared five frequently used video conferencing apps and see which app is a ... Read more
Cisco and Avit go all-in on collaboration
Avit Group was founded in 2003 as a specialist in IP telephony and IP networks. In the meantime, in addition to enterprise networking, this expertise has developed into a focus on collaboration tools, the unified workspace and security solutions. Avit has won the Cisco Collaboration Award several t... Read more
Google extends availability of Cloud Healthcare API
Google has extended the availability of its Cloud Healthcare API to improve healthcare interoperability. It also helps healthcare providers gain insights from numerous sources of medical data. Google said the API was designed to support and scale interoperability and patient access.
Google's Clo... Read more
WhatsApp expands number of possible participants in videocall
Users of the WhatsApp chat app will soon be able to participate in a video call with up to seven other people, compared to a total of four to date. This should make WhatsApp a more attractive alternative for maintaining social contacts during the corona crisis.
Since the outbreak of the corona v... Read more
Google rolls out update to fix critical Chrome vulnerability
With the rollout of Chrome 81.0.4044.113, a critical vulnerability in Google's browser should be fixed, as the tech giant states on its website.
The vulnerability is comprised of a feature where part of the memory is reserved for a certain process and returned to the OS after use. However, shoul... Read more
German state loses millions after targeted phishing attack
The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) may have lost tens of millions of euros after phishers claimed government subsidies, using the data of thousands of people. According to the German Handelsblatt, that amount could amount to more than a hundred million.
In the federal state of NRW,... Read more
Zoom and Luta Security join forces
Video conferencing app Zoom is going to work with Luta Security, the company that also worked with Microsoft and the Pentagon, to improve security. Through a bug bounty program, the number of vulnerabilities in the app should be reduced faster.
Luta Security has used a similar approach in the pa... Read more
Gmail blocks 18 million malicious corona e-mails daily
Almost one-fifth of all mails blocked daily by Gmail have some link with COVID-19, Google says. According to the tech giant, spam mails that are automatically filtered by the systems are not even counted.
On average, Gmail blocks around one hundred million malicious e-mails a day, of which the p... Read more
‘SAP will put telecom division up for sale’
ERP and CRM specialist SAP is planning to sell a division focused on the telecom market, according to Bloomberg. Right about now, talks are already being held with potential buyers.
According to Bloomberg, SAP is planning to sell a subdivision that develops special telecom software. This softwar... Read more
Google is working on new version AutoML Zero
A paper by Google shows that the tech giant is working on a new version of its AutoML, with which better algorithms can be developed. The new version will be called AutoML Zero. This should make it easier to develop self-learning algorithms with Google's cloud-based development suite for artificial... Read more