Google Duo Folding Into Meet to Create Single Video Calling App

Google is folding Duo, a mobile video-calling app, into Meet, its videoconferencing app, creating a single service that will work across all devices, the company said on Wednesday.Duo, released in 2016, is an Android and iOS app that offers end-to-end encrypted video calling on low-bandwidth networks. On the Google Play Store, the app has more than 5 billion downloads and more than 9 million reviews. Meet, which replaced Hangouts in 2020, is a videoconferencing app that handles remote gatherings with hundreds of participants. With the shift to remote work, Meet has grown in popularity, at one point adding 2 million new users each day.  …
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