Video conferencing

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Zoom’s tepid growth forecast takes shine off billion-dollar quarter

Zoom  posted its first billion-dollar revenue quarter but signalled a faster-than-expected easing in demand for its video-conferencing service after a pandemic-driven boom, sending...

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Apple adds virtual IDs on iPhone, video plans that rival Zoom, Teams

Apple Inc, facing accusations from rivals that it has too much control over its App Store, outlined plans to increase user privacy and keep consumer data out of other companiesR...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Russian lawmaker floats idea of Zoom ban after it halts sales to state institutions

A lawmaker from Russia’s ruling party floated the idea of banning Zoom after the video conferencing company reportedly told its distributors to stop selling subscriptions to ...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom recovers from outage, says issues were due to local internet glitch

Zoom has said it had recovered from an outage where some users were unable to join meetings on the video-conferencing platform.

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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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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...

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Zoom opens new data centre in Singapore

The use of Zoom’s video conferencing solutions has soared because enormous numbers of people throughout the planet work from home due to coronavirus curbs, but the business h...

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US lawmakers ask Zoom to clarify its ties to China after it suspends accounts

Three lawmakers in the US have asked Zoom to clarify its data-collection practices and relationship with the Chinese government after the firm said it had suspended user accounts t...

Platform News: Zoom CEO

Zoom nearly doubles revenue forecast on remote-work boost, but at a reduced margin

Zoom nearly doubled its expectations for annual sales on Tuesday, driven by a surge in users as more people work from home and connect with friends online during coronavirus lockdo...

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Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers

Video conferencing provider Zoom plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer acco...

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FTC indicates it is looking at Zoom privacy woes

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons indicated on Monday that the agency was looking at privacy complaints regarding Zoom Video Communications. 

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Zoom says it has 300 million daily meeting participants, not users

Video conferencing provider Zoom has said it mistakenly published a blog last week that put its daily users at 300 million people when the figure instead referred to the number of ...

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UK’s Zoom parliament makes an almost glitch-free debut

British lawmakers upended 700 years of history on Wednesday, grilling stand-in leader Dominic Raab by video link in an unprecedented but largely successful “hybrid parliament...

Platform Industry: Zoom meetings

Stay off Zoom and Google Hangouts, Standard Chartered CEO tells staff

Standard Chartered is the first major global bank to tell employees not to use Zoom during the coronavirus pandemic due to cybersecurity concerns, according to a memo seen by news ...

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