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Zoom Video Communications: American video communications company
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) is an American communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California. It provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform and is used for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and social relations. Zoom's business strategy focuses on providing an easier to use product than competitors, as well as cost savings, which include minimizing computational costs at the infrastructure level and having a high degree of employee efficiency.

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Mum's horror as kids turn bathtub into giant paint pot [Video]

Mum's horror as kids turn bathtub into giant paint pot

Forget little green men coming from Mars – a West Midlands mum has relived the moment when she found two playing in her suburban bath tub after letting her children loose with a tub of paint...

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A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga [Video]

A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga

With no fans in the stadium, AGF Aarhus and Randers played in front of a digital audience when Denmark's top-flight Superliga resumed on Thursday following a gap of more than two months. Emer McCarthy..

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Danish teams play in front of Zoom virtual grandstand audience [Video]

Danish teams play in front of Zoom virtual grandstand audience

With no fans in the stadium, AGF Aarhus and Randers played in front of a digital audience when Denmark's top-flight Superliga resumed on Thursday.

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Religious leaders adapt to empty pews [Video]

Religious leaders adapt to empty pews

Mosques, churches and synagogues across the U.S. are confronting a crisis that left many houses of worship empty. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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People Are Zooming Their Respects As Online Funerals Become The Norm [Video]

People Are Zooming Their Respects As Online Funerals Become The Norm

In the wake of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, more funerals are taking place in the digital world. An online funeral may be a half-measure, but it provides at least some form of closure for..

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Sugar Ray Leonard survives lockdown with remote AA meetings [Video]

Sugar Ray Leonard survives lockdown with remote AA meetings

AA meetings helping Sugar Ray Leonard cope lockdown

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Pussycat Dolls plan future via Zoom [Video]

Pussycat Dolls plan future via Zoom

The Pussycat Dolls are using Zoom to plan their future after their reunion shows were cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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Labour leader launches 'Call Keir' public meetings [Video]

Labour leader launches 'Call Keir' public meetings

In a public meeting via Zoom, Labour leader Keir Starmer called on the Government to be more transparent about their lockdown exit strategy. In the meeting with residents of Tees Valley he discusses..

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Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai [Video]

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

Zoom meetings, Uber Eats and home workouts: ‘Lockdown’ life in Dubai

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Salisbury singing festival brings event online with free Zoom showcase [Video]

Salisbury singing festival brings event online with free Zoom showcase

A Salisbury singing festival is bringing its event online for a series of "charming" weekly Zoom sessions. Opera singer and Celebrate Voice founder Lynsey Docherty set up the online event after being..

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Wellness tips from psychologists during lockdown [Video]

Wellness tips from psychologists during lockdown

Psychologists Dr. Kevin Gilliland and Dr. Lori Whatley suggest ways to stay centered and healthy as Americans are under stay-at-home orders.

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Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting [Video]

Wales’s health minister heard swearing at colleague during virtual sitting

Wales’s health minister has been heard swearing about a colleague during a virtual sitting after he accidentally left his microphone on. Vaughan Gething had come to the end of answering questions..

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House of Commons approve plans for virtual parliament following vote [Video]

House of Commons approve plans for virtual parliament following vote

The House of Commons has approved a motion to enable MPs to contribute to certain parliamentary proceedings via Zoom from Wednesday. Leader of the House Jacob Rees Mogg explains how this will be..

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Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle: We are meeting in exceptional and unprecedented circumstances [Video]

Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle: We are meeting in exceptional and unprecedented circumstances

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle said MPs were meeting in “exceptional and unprecedented” circumstances, adding he expects Tuesday’s proceedings to be short as they seek to approve measures to..

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Zoom marriages legalised in New York [Video]

Zoom marriages legalised in New York

Zoom marriages have been made legal in New York amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus could shrink office space [Video]

Coronavirus could shrink office space

The acceleration of the work-from-home trend as a result of the coronavirus pandemic could push companies to downsize their offices and pressure leasing prices. Fred Katayama reports.

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Lady Gaga Zoom Chat Discuss Coronavirus Benefit Concert [Video]

Lady Gaga Zoom Chat Discuss Coronavirus Benefit Concert

WHO/Zoom Lady Gaga is co-curating an online benefit concert for healthcare workers and local charities around the globe, in partnership with Global Citizen, and the World Health Organization. She..

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Meghan hops on Zoom with women from Hubb Community Kitchen [Video]

Meghan hops on Zoom with women from Hubb Community Kitchen

The Duchess of Sussex shares a clip from a recent Zoom video call she took part in to catch up women from the Hubb Community Kitchen. The call took place on Tuesday, April 14 and involved Leila Hedjem..

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'My So-Called Life' cast enjoy 'heartfelt and overdue' virtual reunion [Video]

'My So-Called Life' cast enjoy 'heartfelt and overdue' virtual reunion

Claire Danes recently reunited with her 'My So-Called Life' co-stars for a video call on Zoom.

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Radiohead discussing 'next chapter' over zoom [Video]

Radiohead discussing 'next chapter' over zoom

Radiohead are discussing plans for the "next chapter" in their careers over video conferencing app Zoom while in lockdown, according to guitarist Ed O’Brien.

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Standard Chartered bank tells employees to stay off Zoom [Video]

Standard Chartered bank tells employees to stay off Zoom

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

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Wall Street gain fueled by hopes to ease lockdown [Video]

Wall Street gain fueled by hopes to ease lockdown

Stocks rallied led by a four percent surge in the Nasdaq with investors encouraged by talks on how to end the lockdown. Conway G. Gittens has the market wrap.

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Zoom nearly doubles revenue forecast on remote-work boost, but costs rising

Zoom Video Communications Inc 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..
Reuters - Published

Zoom sees sales boom amid pandemic

The video conference company has become ubiquitous during lockdown, bringing new challenges.
BBC News - Published

Zoom doubles forecast for full-year revenue on remote-work boost

Zoom Video Communications Inc nearly doubled its expectations for annual sales on Tuesday, driven by a surge in users as more people use its online tools to work from home and connect with friends..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: What's it like to be laid off over Zoom?

Being made redundant is rarely pleasant, but is it worse finding out via a video call?
BBC News - Published

Exclusive: 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 accounts, a company..
Reuters - Published

'A chance for people to get together' - AGF Aarhus use Zoom to create virtual grandstand

A giant virtual grandstand allowed AGF Aarhus to watch their side's Danish Superliga match against Randers through Zoom.
BBC News - Published

International students wonder if U.S. business school worth it in coronavirus era

This summer, dozens of incoming students at New York's Columbia Business School had planned to sail around the coast of Croatia for a week to get to know each other. Instead, they are chatting online..
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Help the Hungry: Win video chat with Jose Mourinho and other prizes in special campaign auction

Zoom session with Spurs manager, guitar tutorial with Ellie Goulding and acting lesson with David Morrissey up for grabs in silent auction for fundraising appeal
Independent - Published

'It's about creating an atmosphere' - Danish club create virtual grandstand with video call software

Danish Superliga club AGF Aarhus to install 'virtual grandstand' for fans to watch their season opener on Zoom.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Eavesdropping on a W1A lockdown Zoom meeting

The cast and writer of W1A have reunited for a one-off Zoom meeting to "cheer people up" during lockdown.
BBC News - Published

Councillor rages during council Zoom meeting branding fellow member 'thick' and 'an idiot'

Video call turns nasty – as local politician yells at colleague and says 'he is absolutely thick'
Independent - Published

Lori Loughlin, husband to plead guilty via Zoom to U.S. college admissions scam

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband will appear by video on Friday to plead guilty to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme to secure spots for their daughters at..
Reuters - Published

Man sentenced to death in Singapore via Zoom

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the city to postpone all but 'essential' court cases.
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Texas tries a pandemic first: a jury trial by Zoom

With jury trials on hold throughout the United States because of the coronavirus pandemic, court officials in Texas are trying something new: let jurors hear a case through Zoom.
Reuters - Published

Heather Wheeler: Tory MP's microphone picks up F-word during Zoom call in parliamentary debate

MP's comment comes after Welsh health minister apologised for swearing at colleague via video
Independent - Published

'There has to be a reckoning': Keir Starmer says NHS staff worth 'more than a clap on a Thursday'

Labour leader says more money needed for health service and care sector in Zoom call with Glasgow voters
Independent - Published

60 young people subject to footage of child abuse after Zoom call hacked

Login details for online fitness class held by Plymouth sports club shared on internet forums, say Devon and Cornwall Police
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Nigeria's death penalty by Zoom 'inhumane'

A man is sentenced to hang for murder following a virtual court session amid the coronavirus pandemic.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: High-schoolers take their proms online

With social distancing in place, teenagers are hosting their proms on Zoom.
BBC News - Published

Help The Hungry: David Morrissey set to star in Zoom play to raise money for the vulnerable

Jenna Coleman and Denise Gough will join the former 'Walking Dead' star in 'A Separate Peace'
Independent - Published

Zoom participant numbers top 300 million despite growing ban list, shares hit record (April 23)

(This story corrects headline and first paragraph in April 23 story after company clarifies it had mistakenly termed the 300 million as users instead of meeting participants)
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus lockdown: Sierra Leone 'role model' minister carries baby and holds Zoom meeting

Sierra Leone's Education Minister David Sengeh combines child care and official duties at home.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Hyndburn MP makes history with Zoom speech to Parliament

Lancashire MP Sara Britcliffe made her debut address from her home office due to the virus lockdown.
BBC News - Published

Zoom support meeting 'hacked' with child abuse images

Recovering addicts were left "devastated" after the pictures flashed up during their Zoom meeting.
BBC News - Published

Zoom users top 300 million as ban list grows

Zoom video conferencing app's user base grew by another 50% to 300 million in the last three weeks, as the company fought to quell a backlash around security and safety that has seen a number of..
Reuters - Published

Zoom boosts encryption to quell safety concerns as users top 300 million

Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Wednesday it was upgrading the encryption features on its video conferencing app to quell safety concerns as its users surged by 50% in the past three weeks.
Reuters - Published

'Zoombombing' targeted with new version of app

Zoom has upgraded its security measures after a series of incidents of online meetings being hijacked.
BBC News - Published

'What the f*** is the matter with you?': Welsh health secretary asks about colleague while unmuted during Zoom cabinet meeting

Vaughan Gething's comments have led to calls for him to be sacked
Independent - Published

Zoom raises encryption level with upgraded meeting app

Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Wednesday it was upgrading the encryption features on its video conferencing app to better safeguard meeting data and offer protection against tampering. The new..
Reuters - Published

Britain'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' session forced by the..
Reuters - Published

'Fingers crossed it'll work': Britain's Zoom parliament begins

British lawmakers will upend 700 years of history on Wednesday when they question ministers by video link - an unprecedented and largely untested 'hybrid parliament' arrangement forced by the..
Reuters - Published

UK parliament: holding feet to the fire via Zoom?

Britain's House of Commons, where lawmakers notoriously jeer at rivals seated two sword-lengths away, is about to find out whether it can make ministers sweat over Zoom.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: New York couples can now tie the knot over Zoom

Governor Andrew Cuomo has said New Yorkers will be allowed to apply for licences and marry online.
BBC News - Published

Questioning by Zoom, welcome to Britain's new 'hybrid' parliament

Lawmakers will quiz ministers via videolink next week as part of moves to make Britain's centuries-old House of Commons a "hybrid" parliament to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Reuters - Published

Google's fast-growing Meet video tool getting Zoom-like layout, Gmail link

Google will allow business and education users on Gmail.com to directly take calls on its video conferencing tool Meet starting Thursday, a new feature being offered as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to..
Reuters - Published

'Digital parliament' details unveiled: MPs to ask questions by Zoom

No more than 50 MPs to attend the chamber, while up to 120 take part on giant screens
Independent - Published

Anxious Argentines, in coronavirus lockdown, bring therapy couch back home

Argentines, therapy-mad at the best of times, are finding ways to bring their shrinks into their homes via phone calls and conferencing apps like Zoom as they grapple with anxiety amid a nationwide..
Reuters - Published

Scottish Swimming apologises after 'Zoom-bomb' sees 'disturbing content' shown

Scottish Swimming apologises after a public workout event was "Zoom-bombed", subjecting around 300 participants to "disturbing content".
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Teachers in Singapore stop using Zoom after 'lewd' incidents

A secondary school home-based geography lesson in Singapore was hijacked by two men.
BBC News - Published

Singapore stops teachers using Zoom app after 'very serious incidents'

Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by teachers, its education ministry said on Friday, after "very serious incidents" occurred in the first week of a coronavirus lockdown..
Reuters - Published

Zoom hires ex-Facebook security chief as Google bans desktop app

Zoom Video Communications Inc has tapped former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser as safety and privacy concerns about its fast-growing video-conferencing app drive a global backlash..
Reuters - Published

German foreign ministry restricts use of Zoom over security concerns

The German foreign ministry has restricted use of the video conferencing service Zoom to fixed-connection desktop computers because of "critical" security and data protection weaknesses, the newspaper..
Reuters - Published

Zoom hires former Facebook security chief to beef up privacy, safety

Zoom Video Communications Inc has hired former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser and formed an advisory board to improve the video conferencing app's privacy and security issues amid a..
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