VOIP calls

Slack hooks up with Microsoft Teams and Zoom VoIP calls – The Register

Maybe the world needs the Pidgin of voice and video right now? Slack has added integrations with Microsoft Teams and Zoom calls. Integrating with Teams is true to form for Slack because despite the upstart offering native voice and video chats it’s already integrated with plenty of other video calling tools. And does so happily while suggesting it is the …

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Slack Extends VoIP Calling with Teams, Zoom – UC Today

Yesterday at the new, virtual Enterprise Connect, Slack Founder, Stewart Butterfield, gave more details about a new Slack integration with Microsoft Teams during his keynote address. The integration, now available in beta, lets users make Microsoft Teams calls via Slack. Butterfield also said Slack’s launching more VoIP phone integrations with the likes of Zoom, Cisco, Jabber, RingCentral, and Dialpad. The …

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Microsoft’s Skype struggles have created a Zoom moment – The Verge

If the coronavirus pandemic had swept across the world in 2011, everyone would have been using Skype to connect over video and voice calls. Instead, rivals like Zoom and Houseparty are having a moment of huge growth in 2020 thanks to consumers looking for Skype alternatives. In recent weeks we’ve seen people across the world sheltering at home and holding …

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Uncle Sam turns the screws on VoIP providers allegedly used by coronavirus, tax, bogus tech support scammers – The Register

This being America, they weren’t too hard on most of them The US government is cracking down on Voice-over-IP (VoIP) providers accused of giving safe harbor to robocall spammers. Uncle Sam’s trade watchdog the FTC this month sent official notifications – read: strongly worded letters – against nine VoIP providers it says are allowing crooks to make illegal robocalls with …

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DOJ Obtains Injunctions against Telecom Carriers – The National Law Review

Monday, March 30, 2020 The Department of Justice recently announced that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has entered orders in two separate civil actions, barring eight individuals and entities from allegedly continuing to facilitate the transmission of large volumes of fraudulent robocalls to consumers in the United States. In one of the matters, United States …

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Slack working on Microsoft Teams “calling features” integrations… – Tom Talks Blog

On a call with RBC analyst Alex Zukin on Thursday, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield announced: “We’re working on Teams integrations for calling features,”. So what could it be? Microsoft hasn’t replied to any request for comment, but a Slack spokesperson said Slack will be delivering this integration using publicly available APIs (Thanks Mary Jo Foley). No timeline for the integration …

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VoIP – Make Cheap International Calls with Fanytel – NewsWatch

AppWatch VoIP mobile apps are solving the problem of expensive international calls. It might sound like science fiction, but there was once a time where we had to pay for cell phone minutes and text messages, even if you were just sending a “sup!” to a friend. Fast forward to present day, you don’t even think about your minutes on …

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