How Zoom Won 2020 by Meeting a Surge of Demand

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It was a Monday morning in mid-March. Schools in California had just gone remote, and Eric Yuan’s daughter was settling in for the first day of her new routine. Then she turned to him and, like kids were doing with their parents everywhere, asked him for help using Zoom.

“She’d never asked me a question about Zoom!” says Yuan. Nor had he ever expected her to, even though he is the company’s founder and CEO. “When we created Zoom, the goal was to serve enterprise and business customers. I never thought about my kid having to use Zoom.”

That’s when Yuan knew his world was about to change. This tool he built, which was once reserved for corporate communications, was becoming a defining part of everyday life. His task was no

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Celestica to Hold a Virtual Meeting About Its Joint Design and Manufacturing Business With Analysts and Investors

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celestica Inc. (NYSE:CLS)(TSX:CLS), a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the world’s most innovative companies, today announced it will hold an analyst and investor meeting on December 2 at 4:00pm ET. During the meeting, Celestica’s management will provide an overview of Celestica’s Joint Design and Manufacturing business, and will reaffirm Q4 2020 guidance and outline near-term expectations.

To participate in the conference call in listen-only mode, please dial (647) 788-4919 or 1 (877) 291-4570. To ensure your participation, please call in approximately ten minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. Analysts will have the opportunity for a Q&A with speakers following the formal remarks.

A webcast is also available at: 
A recorded webcast will be available approximately two hours after completion of the call for 12 months. To access the recorded webcast visit

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Zoom’s new security feature should limit virtual meeting disruptions

  • Zoom revealed a new security feature that enables users to remove disruptive individuals from meetings.
  • We think the feature’s unveiling will help solidify Zoom’s position as an innovator in the video conferencing space.
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The video conferencing provider announced the launch of a new security enhancement in a recent blog post, which permits Zoom users to temporarily halt meetings to block the sharing of improper content and remove disruptive individuals from calls, per The Verge. For context, “Zoombombing” refers to the practice of bad actors infiltrating Zoom calls to display distressing or otherwise inappropriate content to meeting participants.

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Zoom revealed a new security feature that enables users to remove disruptive individuals from meetings

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With Zoom usage surging amid the pandemic,

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Samsung boss calls meeting of top executives to plan for ‘another design revolution’


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Samsung Electronics vice chairman, Lee Jae-yong, has stressed the importance of using integrated design in a meeting with the company’s top executives.

Lee hosted the design strategy meeting to stress the importance of an integrated design competence that encompasses software and hardware, Samsung said.

“Let’s achieve another design revolution. Let us endlessly challenge ourselves for the future,” the vice chairman said, according to Samsung.   

He met with top executives from all of Samsung’s business units at the company’s Seoul R&D campus. It is the first time that all of the business units have come together for this type of meeting, Samsung said. Mobile boss TM Roh and TV boss Han Jong-hee were among those in attendance, the company added.

Prior to this meeting, since 2016, each business units have held their own respective design strategy meetings instead.

Lee was also briefed on the development of robots and wearable

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