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.
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.
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!
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'.
Video conferencing app, Zoom is currently under FBI investigation over several complaints by users over privacy and security concerns. Zoom exploded in popularity as people turn to the video calling software amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.