No-password logon surges for Microsoft services to 150 million people

No-password logon surges for Microsoft services to 150 million people

Brett Pearce/CNET Microsoft recognized World Password Day on Thursday by touting its progress in making fallible logon technology obsolete. In the past six months, the number of people who use Microsoft’s services but have dumped logon passwords has risen by half to 150 million. What’s the alternative to traditional usernames and passwords? Microsoft now offers three no-password logon options for […]
Zoom doesn’t actually have 300 million daily users

Zoom doesn’t actually have 300 million daily users

Sarah Tew/CNET Zoom is backtracking on an announcement last week that its videoconferencing app had racked up 300 million daily users. Instead, the company now says it has “300 million daily meeting participants,” a different metric that counts people for...
Zoom chalks up 300 million daily users despite security issues

Zoom chalks up 300 million daily users despite security issues

More and more people are using Zoom to communicate. Sarah Tew/CNET Zoom experienced another surge in daily users this month, jumping from 200 million in March to 300 million in the last three weeks, it said in a Wednesday blog post. The videoconferencing app had just...