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10 Dec 2021
The CEO of mortgage company Better.com has apologised for firing 900 of his employees on a Zoom call. The video of Vishal Garg announcing the layoffs went viral online, and he has now published a statement admitting he "blundered" through the move, and that the manner of his announcement "made a difficult situation worse." Also today, Turkey's president appeals for patience over his economic policies, as Turks face spiralling inflation and a plunge in the value of the lira.
2 Aug 2021
A lawsuit has alleged that Zoom breached users' privacy by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and other tech giants. The company denies this.
26 Jul 2021
Zoom has announced a $14.7 billion (£10.7b) deal to buy a cloud-based call centre operator.
2 Mar 2021
Zoom shares jumped 9% in pre-market trading on Tuesday, after the video-conferencing platform posted better-than-expected 4th-quarter earnings on Monday and said it expected strong growth to continue in 2021. Zoom was up 8.6% as of 5.45 a.m. ET, taking shares to $444.88 in the pre-market.
23 Sep 2020
From today in France, the Covid-19 rules in primary schools are being relaxed. But with cases continuing to rise, the move is worrying some parents and teachers. Meanwhile, the UK is bringing in new restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, as the public mood grows more critical of the government. Finally, we take a look at reactions to the UN General Assembly's 75th session - a virtual event which is also being called the world's worst Zoom meeting.
2 Sep 2020
As the world ground to halt and people stayed home, Zoom's video conferencing service boomed. Second-quarter growth raised the company’s value above well-established global brands.
25 Aug 2020
A Zoom glitch left many US students and teachers unable to attend classes remotely for several hours on the first day of school. In Mexico, the government turned to television to broadcast classes across the country.
24 Aug 2020
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21 Jul 2020
The French paper Libération speaks to an exiled Uighur who details the brutal persecution campaign led by Chinese authorities, including confirmation of forced sterilisations. Also, the British press is extremely hopeful over a promising Oxford research team's vaccine trial. Plus, find out why Zoom meetings have led to a rise in casual workwear and... a spike in demand for cosmetic surgery!
3 Jul 2020
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18 Apr 2020
Video-conferencing platform Zoom issued an apology over privacy and security issues, as it prepared to introduce new safety measures to address concerns raised by many governments around the world.
16 Apr 2020
Google has banned the popular videoconferencing software Zoom from its employees’ devices, citing ‘’ security vulnerabilities’’. However, Google isn’t the first company to ban employees from using Zoom. Earlier this month, SpaceX, a rocket company, also banned employees, citing “significant privacy and security concerns'.⁣⁣

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