Zoom's next act is a big threat to the rest of tech

Commentary / World Aug 6, 2021

Zoom's next act is a big threat to the rest of tech

by Tae Kim

The pandemic catapulted Zoom Video Communications Inc. from a scrappy upstart into a $111 billion video-conferencing behemoth, central to the lives of millions of remote workers and other socially distant users. Now, as COVID-19 vaccination rates allow for more of a return to normal, the ...

Zoom wants to partner with, not defeat, Slack and Microsoft

Business / Corporate Oct 15, 2020

Zoom wants to partner with, not defeat, Slack and Microsoft

Zoom Video Communications Inc. Chief Executive Officer Eric Yuan said the company will do a better job integrating office chatroom products from Slack Technologies Inc. and Microsoft Corp., betting that cooperation is better than competition for the software-maker’s growth. "Chat is a very important functionality ...

Zoom says China asked it to censor pro-democracy activists

Asia Pacific Jun 12, 2020

Zoom says China asked it to censor pro-democracy activists

Zoom Video Communications Inc. said it deactivated accounts of pro-democracy Chinese activists based in the U.S. at the request of China’s government, renewing concerns about the software-maker’s ties to the communist country. Beijing officials reached out to Zoom in May and early June about four ...