Zoom was founded nine years ago by Eric Yuan. He wanted to refine a concept he first dreamed up during the 1990s as a college student in China, when he took 10-hour train trips to see his then-girlfriend, now his wife.
Millions of people in the U.S. and around the world are confined to their homes with no definite idea of when they will be able to resume life as they knew it.
The number of reported deaths associated with the coronavirus in the US was at least 1,001 as of Thursday morning. Deaths continue to rise in New York, the epicenter of the disease in the US.
India has joined the growing ranks of nations enforcing total social and economic lockdowns in order to get a handle on the spread of the coronavirus global pandemic.
The bodies of Covid-19 victims are being delivered to an ice rink that is being used as a temporary morgue in Madrid. This is a “temporary and extraordinary measure,” the regional government said.
Facebook must continue to tackle misinformation around the virus while it simultaneously tries to figure out how much work its content moderators can do remotely at home. It faces an unprecedented surge in usage that has the company scrambling to keep its services running.
President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs. Now President Donald Trump has gone to war with a virus. The fight to slow the spread of COVID-19 is “our big war,” Trump said.
More and more people are working from home, especially in the wake of recent precautionary measures taken to help combat the spread of coronavirus. The two best video conferencing platforms are Google Hangouts and Zoom. Though both platforms have their advantages, Zoom is ultimately more comprehensive.
Louis Vuitton owner LVMH will use its perfume production lines to start making hand sanitizer to protect people against the coronavirus outbreak. The gels will be delivered free of charge to the health authorities.
Gun shops nationwide are reporting an increase of sales —particularly from first-time gun buyers— as Americans brace for the worst amid the coronavirus pandemic.