Videophones and Videoconferencing

Zoom Funeral Tips

12 days ago   |   NY Times

Holding a funeral or memorial on a videoconferencing platform like Zoom offers several advantages: It's easy for distant guests to attend, and you can record it.
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Is Remote Work Making Us Paranoid?

13 days ago   |   NY Times

Maybe everyone is actually judging your house on Zoom.
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The Tech That Was Fixed in 2020 and the Tech That Still Needs Fixing

1 month ago   |   NY Times

From videoconferencing to fitness apps, the best tech helped us endure a hard year. But there were also low points.
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Zoom Cocktails 2.0: The Holiday Edition

1 month ago   |   NY Times

The virtual happy hour was novel nine months ago, and now it's back to get us through the holidays. But can we overcome the limits of a virtual social life?
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DoorDash opened Wednesday's trading day at the NYSE virtually, and a photo taken at the bell shows the surreal reality of going public during a pandemic

DoorDash opened Wednesday's trading day at the NYSE virtually, and a photo taken at the bell shows the surreal reality of going public during a pandemic

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A DoorDash representative rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, signaling the beginning of trading as part of the...
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Sparks Fly on Virtual Dates, but Not So Much in Real Life

1 month ago   |   NY Times

At the beginning of the pandemic, many singles turned to video dating to forge connections. Some daters felt instant attraction online, but no chemistry in person.
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Remote Learning Can Bring Bias Into the Home

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Experts say unfair treatment and discrimination shouldn't go unaddressed.
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Amazon Web Services has created a new 'inside sales' team to get customers to use more of its cloud services, leaked documents and job postings show

Amazon Web Services has created a new 'inside sales' team to get customers to use more of its cloud services, leaked documents and job postings show

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Amazon Web Services has created a new "inside sales" team focused on deepening the company's relationship with customers, Business Insider has...
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Zoom slides 14% as slowing sales-growth forecasts make investors question the stock's 200% post-COVID rally

Zoom slides 14% as slowing sales-growth forecasts make investors question the stock's 200% post-COVID rally

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Zoom Video sank as much as 14% on Tuesday after the company's quarterly report revealed an expected slowdown in sales growth into 2021. The company's...
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Zoom has picked Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider, months after forming a partnership with Oracle

Zoom has picked Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider, months after forming a partnership with Oracle

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The videoconferencing company Zoom has picked Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud provider, just months after forging a major partnership with...
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Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Amanda Gorman To Recite Original Poem For Super Bowl Ceremony

Amanda Gorman To Recite Original Poem For Super Bowl Ceremony

Harvard University graduate and national youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman stole the show at the presidential inauguration with a powerful and history-making poem. Now she's... Read more ...

These 10 highly-shorted stocks are soaring as Reddit traders wage war...

These 10 highly-shorted stocks are soaring as Reddit traders wage war against top Wall Street hedge funds

Summary List Placement The WallStreetBets forum on Reddit - now 3 million members strong - is flexing its muscle against hedge funds. The forum has sparked an epic short... Read more ...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign...

Reynolds responds to accusations of preferential treatment to campaign donor's company

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday addressed accusations that she provided state COVID-19 resources to a company owned by one of her campaign donors instead of area businesses that... Read more ...