The Gmail app is getting the ability to make voice and video calls in a major update; Google Spaces Implementation Begins

Gmail is able to make and receive voice and video calls in one-on-one chats. Users will now be able to call people using Google Meet directly from their Gmail mobile apps or the web. The call will ring in the Gmail app and not the standalone Google Meet app, although Google says the latter will … Read more

New study suggests that keeping the camera on during video calls makes employees more work fatigue

During the pandemic, as everyone was confined to their homes, they found new ways to communicate, hold meetings and ensure that work ran as smoothly as possible. Most people resorted to teleworking and virtual meetings. The result was what was later described as “zoom fatigue”, a feeling of being out of energy. A new study … Read more

Facebook to bring voice and video calls to the main app, testing first with few users

Facebook is allowing some users to make voice and video calls in its main app on a trial basis, with the aim of making it easier to make calls without opening its standalone Messenger app. The social media giant built Messenger from its main app years ago, meaning users would have to download a separate … Read more

Income Tax E-Filing Portal Problem: Finance Minister calls Infosys CEO on failures

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman called on Infosys chief executive Salil Parekh to explain technology failures in an online tax portal developed by the company, the country’s income tax bureau said on Sunday. The Income Tax department, an arm of India’s Ministry of Finance, said in a tweet that Parekh would be asked to explain why, … Read more