Zoom will offer full encryption to free users after all

Angela Lang/CNET It turns out Zoom will go ahead and offer end-to-end encryption to all users, despite previously saying the feature would be a premium¬†one, for paying customers only. That’s according to a Wednesday blog post from CEO Eric Yuan.¬† The videoconferencing service saw a massive surge in users at the onset of the coronaviruspandemic, […]

Singaporean court hands out death sentence through Zoom

NurPhoto/Getty The coronavirus has lead to more business than ever taking place over video calls. Singapore’s High Court has the grim distinction of being the first (that we know of) to sentence someone to death over Zoom. A Malaysian man, Punithan Genasan, was...

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...