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What is Zoom’s fate as pandemic starts to fade?
May 31, 2021

What is Zoom’s fate as pandemic starts to fade?

Masks are beginning to come off and hand sanitizer sales are down. So what about that other COVID mainstay, Zoom? The videoconferencing platform reports quarterly results on Tuesday. Plus, the cap on how many children couples in China can have is now up to three. And, a new tool to measure how rising inequality in the U.S. affects Americans as workers, consumers, bill payers and savers.

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New inequality index launched to compare income groups

May 31, 2021
The Morning Consult-Axios data suggests that inequality is inching up as low-income people run out of relief money.
Lower-income households are starting to worry about losing eviction protections and unemployment benefits.
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With pandemic easing, how long does Zoom stay hot?

May 31, 2021
The videoconferencing technology company has been a mainstay of the pandemic experience. It will report financial results Tuesday.
Zoom founder Eric Yuan in front of the Nasdaq building in New York. The company's videoconferencing technology caught on as people stayed home during lockdown.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer