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
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.
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, 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.
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, 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 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
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.
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, the Microsoft-owned video calling service, has quietly announced that it will no longer offer an app for smart TVs from June.
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.
There is some change at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.skype.com">Skype</a>, the messaging giant that is now a part of Microsoft: Jonathan Rosenberg, the chief technology strategist, and then la
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 has been sprucing up its Hangouts video calling service with an <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/17/google-hangouts-api-video-sound/">updated API</a> for features like private mes
This spring, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tango.me/">Tango</a> raised $40 million in a Series C round, and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/20/with-new-funding-video-chat-service-t
As promised <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/20/tango-takes-42-million/">earlier this summer</a>, mobile video calling app <a href="http://www.tango.me/">Tango</a> has finally made it to t
[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