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The Best Free Alternatives To Zoom

While the popularity of the video conferencing service Zoom has skyrocketed since the outbreak of the coronavirus, recent news of its many security and privacy issues might have you feeling nervous about using it. In the video above, I share three free alternatives you should try instead.

How To End A Video Call Politely

How To End A Video Call Politely

Now that we’re all doing more Zoom calls, Google hangouts and FaceTime sessions, we’ve started to run into that awkward moment where we might be ready to end the conversation, but the other person isn’t picking up the hint—and since most of us are physically distanced and sheltering in place…

Microsoft Is Eavesdropping On Your Skype And Cortana Activity

Microsoft Is Eavesdropping On Your Skype And Cortana Activity

A number of companies are starting to have reservations about using real people to “improve” their digital assistants by reviewing what you’ve said to your smart speaker or phone. I’m willing to bet that Microsoft will also soon about-face on this practice, but right now, contractors might be listening to…