Zoom Has Transformed Into a Consumer Platform, Says CFO

The (COVID-19 crisis) has really transformed what used to be a business platform primarily used for enterprises to now be used for all kinds of new consumer and small business use cases says Zoom CFO Kelly Steckelberg. I don’t see everybody going back to the way that it was before.

EU Commission Switching to Signal Messaging App

In an effort to improve its cybersecurity, the EU Commission is encouraging its staff to switch to the Signal messaging app.

Yes, Your Google Hangouts Can Be Wiretapped

Google encrypts your Hangouts conversations, but it doesn’t use end-to-end encryption. This means that Google can wiretap your Hangouts at the government’s request. That’s one big revelation from a recent reddit AMA with Richard Salgado, Google’s director for law enforcement…

Pope Francis Says The Internet Is ‘A Gift From God’, Urges Us to Become ‘Citizens Of The Digital World’

For progressive Catholics and the progressive non-religious, Pope Francis has been a pretty bit hit in his first year in the papacy. Between his “judge ye not” stance on gays, advocacy for the poor, and disparaging remarks about capitalism as…

Your Unopened Snapchats Are Being Given to Police, But It’s a Rare Occurrence

If you’re unaware that pretty much everything you do online is probably being tracked by someone, and all of the companies that house the content that you upload, post, tweet, and send on a daily basis routinely give it up…

Solar Storms Continue, Northern Lights Increase

A “strong geomagnetic storm” is now underway, and is giving us earthlings a dazzling display of an intensified aurora borealis. These storms started from sunspots sited on Tuesday followed by a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), effecting our part of the…

Spray-On Antennas Unveiled at Google’s Solve For X Event

At Google’s Solve for X fest, Chamtech Operations unvelied thier new nanotech-based spray-on antenna kit, for use on existing antennas, as well as relatively antenna-shaped, upright builds. The science is basically nano-capacitors in a can, that can be sprayed onto…

Twitter and Texting, the Poetry of a Generation

Carol Ann Duffy is an acclaimed Scottish poet responsible for dozens of well-respected collections. In 2009, she was appointed Britain’s poet laureate, making her the first woman to ever hold the position. And she thinks that Twitter and text messaging…

Email, Social Media Communication Increases, IM Use Decreases

As part of a study commissioned by Microsoft, market research company MarketTools surveyed 1,268 professionals and students over the age of 18 about their email habits and other forms of communication at home and at work. 45% of those surveyed…

AT&T Sells Centennial Comm. Assets to Verizon

AT&T announced that it has completed the sale of certain wireless assets of Centennial Communications to Verizon Wireless. The release says: