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A Norwegian school quit Zoom after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

A school in Norway has stopped using Zoom, the popular video conferencing service, after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, the man exposed himself in front of several young children over the video call. The theory, according to the report, is that the man guessed the meeting ID and joined the video call. One expert quoted in the story said some are “looking” for links. Last year security researchers told TechCrunch that ...
Tags: Health, Security, Technology, Privacy, Tech, Norway, Video Conferencing, Zoom, WebEx, NRK, Web Conferencing, Groupware, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Johns Hopkins University Norway, Zoombombing


A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

A school in Norway has stopped using popular video conferencing service Whereby after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, the man exposed himself in front of several young children over the video call. The theory, according to the report, is that the man guessed the meeting ID and joined the video call. One expert quoted in the story said some are “looking” for links. Last year security researchers told TechCrunch that malici...
Tags: Health, Security, Technology, Privacy, Tech, Norway, Video Conferencing, WebEx, NRK, Web Conferencing, Groupware, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Johns Hopkins University Norway


Zoom addresses CFO’s past workplace conduct ahead of IPO

Zoom, the only profitable unicorn in line to go public, priced its initial public offering at between $28 and $32 per share Monday morning. The video conferencing business plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ZM.” Zoom, valued at $1 billion in 2017, initially filed to go public in March. According to its amended IPO filing, the company will raise up to $348.1 million by selling 10.9 million Class A shares. The offering will grant Zoom a fully diluted market value of $8.7 bill...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ipo, Cisco, Ceo, Companies, Telecommunications, Venture Capital, Jp Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Vice President, Sequoia Capital, Morgan Stanley, Zoosk, Yuan


Zoom, a profitable unicorn, files to go public

Zoom, the video conferencing startup valued at $1 billion in early 2017, has filed to go public on the Nasdaq as soon as next month. The company joins a growing list of tech unicorns making the leap to the public markets in 2019, but it stands out for one very important reason: It’s actually profitable. Zoom was founded in 2011 by Eric Yuan, a co-founder of WebEx, which sold to Oracle for $3.2 billion in 2007. Before launching Zoom, he spent four years at Cisco as its vice president of engine...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Video, Ipo, Tech, Cisco, Telecommunications, Venture Capital, Jp Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Sequoia Capital, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, Video Conferencing, Cisco Systems, Unicorn


Six ingredients for the successful virtual classroom

Imagine you’ve just run your first virtual classroom session. You get home and decide to play through the recording of your session. You want to learn everything you can from the experience. You reflect that the session got off to a slow start, as you provided instructions for those participants who hadn’t used the tool before, and waded point by point through the objectives and the agenda. You worry how many people you lost before you even started.You’re quite pleased with the neat way you la...
Tags: eLearning, Clive Shepherd, Web Conferencing, Virtual Classrooms


Six ingredients for the successful virtual classroom

Imagine you’ve just run your first virtual classroom session. You get home and decide to play through the recording of your session. You want to learn everything you can from the experience. You reflect that the session got off to a slow start, as you provided instructions for those participants who hadn’t used the tool before, and waded point by point through the objectives and the agenda. You worry how many people you lost before you even started.You’re quite pleased with the neat way you la...
Tags: eLearning, Clive Shepherd, Web Conferencing, Virtual Classrooms


StarLeaf takes $40M to keep growing its videoconferencing as a service business

 UK teleconference company StarLeaf, which sells cloud-based video and conferencing services to businesses, has taken on its first external capital almost ten years after being founded, back in 2008. The $40 million round is co-led by Highland Europe and Grafton Capital. Read More
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Europe, UK, Enterprise, Tech, Telecommunications, Highland Europe, Grafton Capital, StarLeaf, Web Conferencing, Teleconferencing, Teleconference


RingCentral opens its WebRTC API to developers

 RingCentral, which focuses on providing VoIP services to businesses, today announced the beta launch of its WebRTC-based API and developer kit for developers. RingCentral’s one-year-old Connect Platform, which helps developers integrate business communications (including voice, text, and — for the older generation — fax) into their business processes, already handles about… Read More
Tags: TC, Cloud, Voip, Developer, Developers, Api, Webrtc, Web Conferencing, Teleconferencing, Ringcentral