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Zoom shares fall after results as Wall Street turns cautious on growth

Zoom Video Communications Inc’s third-quarter revenue growth rate slowed to 35% as demand for its video-conferencing tools eased from the pandemic-fuelled heights last year, ...

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Zoom, Five9 to terminate nearly $15 billion all-stock deal after shareholder vote

Five9 Inc shareholders voted down the call center software firm’s $14.7 billion sale to Zoom Video Communications Inc, a major blow to Zoom’s plan to expand its offerin...

Cisco Systems

Cisco forecasts growth from software shift, but chip prices pressure profits

Cisco Systems has forecast that within four years, about half its revenue will come from software and other recurring sales, but its chief financial officer told Reuters high chip ...

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Zoom shares record worst day in 9 months as searing growth tapers off

Zoom shares tumbled nearly 17% yesterday, after the video conferencing company signalled a faster-than-expected drop in demand and analysts questioned its future plans as people re...

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Zoom to buy cloud-based call center operator Five9 in $15 billion deal

Zoom has announced a $14.7 billion all-stock deal to buy cloud-based call center operator Five9 Inc in its largest-ever acquisition, as competition intensifies in its core videocon...

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Skin in the game: Video chat apps tout ‘inclusive’ AI features

Video conferencing services have for years boasted that their technology is “intuitive” to use or “integrated” to function with other tools, but now vendors...

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Zoom forecasts upbeat revenue, expects boost from hybrid work

Zoom has forecast current-quarter revenue above estimates, as increased adoption of hybrid work models by companies is expected to drive steady demand for its video conferencing to...

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Microsoft, Google, Cisco, Dell join legal battle against hacking company

Tech giants including Microsoft and Google on Monday joined Facebook’s legal struggle against hacking company NSO, submitting an amicus brief in federal court which warned th...

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Cisco revamps Webex, targets virtual events

Cisco has revamped its Webex video assembly software because it targets a larger share of the booming online collaboration marketplace, adding new features like background noise ca...

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Webex participants near 600 million as COVID-19 pandemic flares again

Cisco’s video-conferencing app Webex spanned 590 million participants at September and is on course to record 600 million this month, almost double the amounts listed in Marc...

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Cisco signs up BT for new service to speed up video streaming

Cisco has signed up Britain’s biggest telecoms group BT as its first customer for a new service to speed up internet video traffic through its networks as the coronavirus cri...

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Zoom forecasts sales surge as video conferencing becomes the norm

Zoom increased its annual revenue forecast by over 30% after comfortably defeating quarterly estimates on Monday since it converts more of its huge free user base to paid subscript...

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Zoom says service restored after its US users were hit by partial outage

Video-conferencing company Zoom has said it had restored service to its US users after a partial outage left many unable to log in to work meetings or attend school classes remotel...

Slack

Microsoft may face EU antitrust probe after Slack complaint

Microsoft may find itself in European Union regulators’ cross-hairs after US workspace messaging app Slack complained about Microsoft embedding its workplace chat and video a...

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Apple, other US goods from China held up at Indian ports

Apple, Cisco and Dell products are among the goods from US companies being caught up in India’s border tensions with China, as Indian ports hold up imports from China.

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