Newsom Vetoes Bay Area Lawmaker's Proposal To Retain Remote Access To Public Meetings After PandemicA bill co-authored by a South Bay state legislator to preserve remote access to public meetings has been vetoed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Zoom Agrees To $85 Million Settlement Over Failure to Protect Users' PrivacyThe company behind the video conferencing software Zoom is expected to settle a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit over "zoombombing" and other lapses in privacy protections this week.
Zoom's Boom Continues In 1Q, Raising Post-Pandemic HopesZoom is still booming, raising prospects that the video-conferencing service based in the Bay Area will be able to sustain its momentum.
Zoom Posts Big Quarter Even As Subscriber Growth SlowsZoom’s astronomical growth is tapering off along with the pandemic, raising questions about whether the San Jose-based videoconferencing service’s immense popularity will fade.
Study: Many Feeling 'Zoom Fatigue' After Months Of Video Conferencing During PandemicNearly a year into the pandemic, and many of us are experiencing what a Stanford University study has dubbed "Zoom fatigue."
East Bay School Trustees Caught on Video Disparaging Parents During Online MeetingSchool trustees in Oakley found out that a "hot mic" can get public officials in hot water during open video meetings.
Plastic Surgeons See a 'Zoom Boom' Among Stay-Home Remote Workers During PandemicSince the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns began, the demand for plastic surgery has soared.
Zoom Removes Time Limits On Calls for the HolidaysThe video conferencing platform Zoom announced last week its removing the 40-minute time limits on its service during the holidays so users can interact with their families, free of charge, during the COVID-19 pandemic
Former Zoom Employee Accused Of Censoring Tiananmen Square Video Meetings For Chinese GovernmentA former employee of San Jose-based Zoom is wanted by the FBI for his alleged participation in a scheme to censor meetings on behalf of the Chinese government.
COVID In Silicon Valley: How the Pandemic Powered San Jose-Based Zoom to Worldwide Infrastructure MainstayZoom built a profitable business focusing on large, enterprise customers with an easy-to-use teleconferencing system. It wasn't designed to become the worldwide default for remote communication but pandemic-driven demand forced the Silicon Valley company to retool with lightning speed.
Zoom To Lift 40 Minute Time Limit For Free Meetings On ThanksgivingZoom announced it will lift its timed meeting limit on Thanksgiving so "your family gatherings don't get cut short."
Los Gatos Teacher Accused Of Inappropriate Zoom Calls With Kids, Arrested For Lewd ActsA teacher in Los Gatos was arrested Thursday after two students reported uncomfortable Zoom interactions with him, leading to an investigation that discovered evidence of "a plethora of behavior indicative of a pedophile," according to authorities.
San Jose-Based Zoom Rides Pandemic To Continuing Explosive GrowthA surge in paying customers enabled Zoom to hail another quarter of explosive growth, deepening its integral role in life during the pandemic.
West Contra Costa Unified To Continue Online Learning When School Resumes In AugustThe West Contra Costa Unified School District will continue educating students exclusively online when classes resume Aug. 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zoom Responds To Privacy Backlash, Giving All Users End-To-End EncryptionThe hugely popular video conferencing platform will begin rolling out end-to-end encryption to all its users next month.