Tag Archives: Zoom

Texas Court Tests Virtual Jury Trial Over Zoom [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: With jury trials on hold throughout the United States because of the coronavirus pandemic, court officials in Texas are preparing to try something new: let jurors hear a case through Zoom. Lawyers in an insurance dispute in Collin County District Court on Monday will present their case by videoconference, in what officials believe will be the first virtual …

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Biden Raises $2.7 Million In First Zoom Fundraiser

CBS News reports: Joe Biden’s first virtual fundraiser embracing the new rules of an agreement with the Democratic National Committee brought in big money in Friday night’s joint fundraiser. The virtual event raked in $2.7 million dollars, a source with direct knowledge on the fundraiser told CBS News, making it the most-successful night of fundraising for Biden’s campaign so far. …

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Google Makes Video Conferencing Service Free

CNET reports: Google today said it’s making its teleconferencing service, called Google Meet, free to consumers. The move takes aim at Zoom, the rival video chat service that’s become a household name during the stay-at-home era spurred by the novel coronavirus. Previously, Meet was only available to paying customers of G Suite, Google’s line of enterprise apps that includes Gmail, …

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Oracle Lands Huge Deal To Support Surging Zoom

Reuters reports: Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it has started using Oracle Corp’s cloud computing service to help handle the surge in online video call volumes brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic. As corporations and schools shift to remote work and billions of people subject to stay-at-home orders seek ways to remain connected, Zoom has seen daily …

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Teen Arrested As “Zoom Bombing” Incidents Escalate

The Hartford Courant reports: A Madison teenager has been arrested and charged with computer crimes after “Zoom bombing” online classes held through Daniel Hand High School. Madison Public Schools recently turned to the popular virtual video conferencing software Zoom to conduct classes online while students study from home during the coronavirus pandemic, but teachers immediately fell victim to what has …

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