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Mercedes and Microsoft team up for virtual car maintenance - Business Insider

Mercedes and Microsoft have teamed up to develop virtual maintenance technology for the coronavirus age

By: Matthew DeBord
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: September 10th, 2020
Mercedes-Benz USA has partnered with Microsoft to bring virtual-reality and online-collaboration technology to vehicle service.
Coors Light turns favorite video chat backgrounds into real vacations _ Marketing Dive

Coors Light turns favorite video chat backgrounds into real vacations

By: Chris Kelly
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Coors Light is giving fans a chance to win a vacation to the travel destinations they've been using as video chat backgrounds during the pandemic, according to a press release.
Zoom shares soar; Wall Street warns of risks when pandemic eases

Zoom shares soar; Wall Street warns of risks when pandemic eases

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Wall Street analysts raised price targets for Zoom Video Communications (ZM.O) on Tuesday as its shares were set to hit record highs, while warning that a return to office work could hamper its success in luring small corporate customers.
Zoom U.S. users hit by partial outage

Zoom U.S. users hit by partial outage

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 24th, 2020
Video conferencing company Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) said on Monday it was trying to address a partial outage that left thousands of users in the United States unable to log in to work meetings or attend classes remotely.
Lowe’s innovation exec on why it was built for the Covid-era consumer

Lowe’s innovation exec on why it was built for the Covid-era consumer

By: Kenneth Hein
Source: The Drum
Date of Publication: July 28th, 2020
Home renovation is hot. Letting contractors into your house is not. Here's how Lowe's prepared for this unlikely scenario, the new tools it has rolled out to address it and what's next on the retailer's innovation 'roadmap.'
Apple’s ode to remote working humorously captures its frustrations and blunders

Apple’s ode to remote working humorously captures its frustrations and blunders

By: Imogen Watson
Source: The Drum
Date of Publication: July 14th, 2020
The lockdown edition of ’Apple at Work – The Underdogs’ is an ode to remote working that humorously captures all the frustrations, family responsibilities and video blunders that come with working from home, while articulating how Apple's products are here to help.
Zoom and Slack are worth nearly $50 billion more since coronavirus hit, and now we see the results

Zoom and Slack are worth nearly $50 billion more since coronavirus hit, and now we see the results

By: Emily Bary
Source: MarketWatch
Date of Publication: June 2nd, 2020
Zoom Video and Slack earnings should show how many work-from-home users are paying, and how much it is costing to support them
Slack partners with Amazon to take on Microsoft Teams

Slack partners with Amazon to take on Microsoft Teams

By: Tom Warren
Source: The Verge
Date of Publication: June 4th, 2020
Slack is partnering with Amazon in a multiyear agreement that means all Amazon employees will be able to start using Slack. The deal comes just as Slack faces increased competition from Microsoft Teams, and it will also see Slack migrate its voice and video calling features over to Amazon’s Chime platform alongside a broader adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
COVID-19 made Khan Academy Kids vital for parents. Now it faces a cash crunch

COVID-19 made Khan Academy Kids vital for parents. Now it faces a cash crunch

By: Jared Newman
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: June 1st, 2020
The free education app for young children has boomed during the pandemic—but so have its costs.
Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

By: John Sarlin
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: May 22nd, 2020
Zoom grew into a vastly profitable business selling software to businesses that could enable a venture capital firm to seamlessly take virtual pitch meetings from around the globe or an executive to deliver an all-hands to a remote workforce. Powering British Cabinet meetings was never on the radar.