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Zoom may soon roll out an email service & calendar app
Coronavirus pandemic roasted scores of companies but the pandemic proved to be a blessing for video conferencing giant Zoom. With remote working now almost becoming a norm, Zoom’s stocks have touched unprecedented heights. But now Zoom is reportedly planning to enter new avenues to bolster its revenue. According to media reports, the video conferencing giant is working to roll out email service and calendar app next year. Media reports claim that Zoom has already made progress in its email project and may soon start testing its services.
After Ant Group’s botched-up IPO, Alibaba is now facing anti-trust probe
Jack Ma’s relationship with Chinese regime has now touched new low as China’s top regulator has ordered anti-trust probe against Alibaba. China’s market watchdog said that Alibaba, which is China’s no 1 e commerce platform, is misusing its dominant position to reasserts its monopoly. Besides, Chinese media reports claim that Ant Group is also facing fresh probe for non-compliance with rules.
Is Google pressurizing Employees to bring positive tone in research papers?
Google has probably decided to pull up its socks following the fiasco over the recent firing of one of its top Ai scientists. According to media reports, Google is adding pressure on its employees to bring forth positive note on all its research papers including sensitive issues like gender, race and political ideology. As per reports, the search giant has asked employees to’ refrain from casting its technology in negative light.’
WhatsApp rival Telegram nears 500 Mn users, aims to monetize its app
WhatsApp’s rival Telegram is now touching the mark of 500 Mn users. Buoyed by its growing popularity, Telegarm’s founder Pavel Durov has said that he is now planning to monetize its app. He said that the company may soon introduce its own ad network for public one to many channels. (Source).
Jack Dorsey’s Square is negotiating to acquire Jay Z’s music streaming company Tidal
Jack Dorsey’s Fintech Company Square is reportedly holding talks to acquire Jay Z’s music streaming company Tidal. The acquisition bid is a part of Square’s ambition to diversify its business. However, grapevines claim that the talks are still very much in early stage. For all those who don’t know, Dorsey is also the CEO of Twitter.