• July 26, 2021

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Exclusive: Zoom Buys Five9 in $14.7 Billion Deal To Prepare

Zoom, the video-conferencing platform that became hugely popular during the Covid-19 pandemic, is spending a whopping $14.7 billion on cloud-based software company Five9 to boost its appeal with business clients. From a report: Zoom announced the acquisition Sunday night. In a statement, it said the move will “help enhance Zoom’s presence with enterprise customers and […]Read More

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Exclusive: 2U Buys edX for $800M, In Surprise End To

When MIT and Harvard University started edX nearly a decade ago, it was touted as a nonprofit alternative to for-profit online course providers. Today, the universities announced that they are selling edX to one of those for-profit providers for $800 million. From a report: edX had fallen behind rivals like Coursera, a similar platform founded […]Read More