video calling

Instagram code reveals unreleased voice and video calling

Instagram wants to be your phone, not just your camera. And it wants to be better at it than Snapchat. Files buried in Instagram and the Instagram Direct standalone app’s Android Application Pac

Messaging app Line adds livestreaming for group chats

In the latest update to its messaging app, Line has added a livestreaming feature, called Chat Live, which can be used in group or multi-person chats of up to 200 people.

Google Duo audio calling now available worldwide

In March, Google announced it was beginning to roll out support for audio-only calling in its FaceTime and Whatsapp competitor, Duo, which had previously focused on video calls. Initially, support for

Kik adds group video chat to its messaging app

Kik, the chat app that's hugely popular with teens and young people in North America, is finally adding video chat to its service. Video with a twist, that is.

Crunch Report | Google Spins Out Waymo, A Self-Driving Car Company

Google spins out Waymo, its self-driving car company, Group chat is now available in Snapchat, Oculus CEO steps down, Slack gets integrated video calling and Apple AirPods are now up for sale. All thi

Slack swipes at Skype with video calls and reaction emoji

Slack, the workplace collaboration platform with 1.25 million paying users and 4 million overall, is adding one more key feature to its artillery of tools for people to communicate with each other,

WhatsApp launches video calling for everyone

WhatsApp wants to be international cross-platform FaceTime. Today, the Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp is officially launching video calling for its over 1 billion users worldwide on iOS, Andro

Sean Parker’s Airtime video chat app now lets you watch Twitch streams with friends

Airtime, the online video chat company from Sean Parker, is getting into the game watching segment after it added support for live-streaming service Twitch.

Google shows off Duo, its new HD video calling app and answer to Apple’s FaceTime

Some have criticised Google for falling behind when it comes to social networking and new communications services, but the company is now working hard to catch up. Today, the company announced a new v

Skype is killing its smart TV app

Skype, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs from June.

T-Mobile Rolls Out Native Video Calling To Select Samsung Phones

There are a number of apps that let smartphone users make video calls today, including Skype, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts and more, as well as built-in apps like Apple's FaceTime, for example.

Brain Drain At Skype? Tech Leader Jonathan Rosenberg Latest To Leave, Now At Cisco As CTO, Cloud Collaboration

There is some change at <a target="_blank" href="">Skype</a>, the messaging giant that is now a part of Microsoft: Jonathan Rosenberg, the chief technology strategist, and then la

Jibe Mobile Raises $8.3M To Grow Its Cloud-Based App Developer Platform — Wants To Teach Carriers How To Win In An All-IP World

Cloud-based global comms provider Jibe Mobile has closed an $8.3m funding round from investors including Vodafone Ventures, the VC arm of the telco, and Japanese mobile content provider MTI, plus othe

Google Toying With A New Hangout UI With Bigger Icons, Pointing To A Touchscreen-Friendly Interface

Google has been sprucing up its Hangouts video calling service with an <a href="">updated API</a> for features like private mes

Mobile Video Chat App Tango Is Starting To Look Like A Social Network: Adds Photo Sharing, In-App Gaming

This spring, <a target="_blank" href="">Tango</a> raised $40 million in a Series C round, and <a href="

Video Calling Service Tango Launches On PC

As promised <a href="">earlier this summer</a>, mobile video calling app <a href="">Tango</a> has finally made it to t

Quanta, ooVoos developing HD video phone

[photopress:Jetsons_Video_Phone.jpg,full,center] That nice big flat panel HDTV in your living room might become the video phone we’ve all expected of the future, if ooVoo and Quanta have anythin