Zoom May Be Planning Email and Calendar Tools to Take On Office and Google

Zoom may be ready to move beyond video calling and collaboration, with possible plans to introduce email and calendar tools.

Zoom Is Taking on Slack and Teams With Zoom Team Chat

Zoom is looking to take on the top dogs in the corporate messaging space with a rebranding of its own messaging platform. Zoom became a household name as a result of the pandemic, expanding far beyond its enterprise roots. As…

PSA: macOS Users Should Update Zoom Immediately

Zoom has released an update to its macOS client that fixes a severe vulnerability, one that could give a user root access.

Microsoft Takes Page From Rivals, Targeting ‘Holdout’ Businesses For Cloud Services

Microsoft is taking a page from rivals in a bid to expand its cloud business, targeting “holdout” businesses that have yet to migrate to the cloud.

Zoom Forecasts Lower Yearly Revenue Than Expected

Zoom disappointed analysts by forecasting lower fiscal 2023 revenue than Wall Street was expecting.

Zoom Debuts Zoom Contact Center

Less than five months after calling off its attempt to purchase contact center provider Five9, Zoom has debuted its own Zoom Contact Center.

Hot Mic: Zoom Fixes Mac Bug That Left Mic On

Zoom has released an update that fixes a potentially embarrassing bug, one that leaves the computer’s mic on.

Zoom Acquires Liminal Assets to Power Virtual Events

Zoom is continuing to go all-in on virtual meetings and events, purchasing assets from Luminal to help power its evolution.

GlobalData: Communication & Collaboration Market Worth $309 Billion by 2025

The communication and collaboration (C&C) market will be worth $309 billion by 2025, driven largely by hybrid work and AI.

Zoom Exec Sees Growth Post-Pandemic Thanks to Hybrid Work

Zoom is one of the companies that has benefited most from pandemic-fueled workplace changes, and sees that continuing post-pandemic.

Verizon Updates BlueJeans to Support Remote Learning

Verizon has announced an update to BlueJeans, one that brings support for remote learning.

Cisco Webex Go Improves Mobile Experience for Hybrid Work

Cisco is launching its Webex Go phone service, designed to streamline hybrid and remote workers’ workflow, eliminating the need for multiple devices.

Disney and Facebook Execs Raise Funding for Live Video Startup 100ms

Execs from Disney and Facebook have raised $4.5 million for their live video infrastructure startup, 100ms.

Zoom and Five9 Mutually Terminate Their Merger

Zoom and Five9 have called off their deal, in which Zoom would purchase Five9 for $14.7 billion.

Zoom’s Five9 Purchase Under National Security Review

Zoom’s purchase of Five9, a leading intelligent cloud contact center provider, is undergoing a US national security review.

Salesforce Competed With Zoom to Acquire Five9

Zoom made headlines in July when it announced it was purchasing Five9, despite apparently having competition from Salesforce.

Zoom Settles Class Action Privacy Lawsuit for $85 Million

Zoom has agreed to settle a class action privacy suit for $85 million over missteps the company made early in the pandemic.

Better Late Than Never: Amazon Fire TV Cube Supports Zoom Two-Way Calling

Amazon has announced its Fire TV Cube now supports two-way Zoom video calling.

Zoom Acquiring Five9 for $14.7 Billion

Zoom announced it is acquiring Five9, a leading intelligent cloud contact center provider, for approximately $14.7 billion.

Zoom Acquiring Machine Translation Firm Kites

Zoom has announced it is acquiring Kites GmbH, a firm specializing in real-time Machine Translation (MT).