Why The Recent Zoom Crash Is Evidence Of A Remote Technology Boom

Simple, slick and easy-to-implement, Zoom was primed to fill the gap and urgent needs of emerging remote demands. The video conferencing tool has since exploded in popularity, leading the pack of IT tools adopted in the pandemic and becoming an integral part of businesses, schools and conferences.

Despite it’s fast rise to the top, hardly a day passes without at least one mention of Zoom in the news. The company has faced security issues, including having meetings hijacked in attacks called “Zoom-bombings.” More recently, Zoom made headlines because of a sustained outage that caused massive disruption for its users. On the morning of August 24th, 2020, students, teachers and professors around the world were unable to connect for their first day of remote classes, derailed by a Zoom outage that lasted nearly four hours. The incident caused serious headaches and raised serious red flags from users Zoom technology

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The 2015 US Disaster That Revolutionized Ship Crash Investigations

The police in Mauritius investigating the grounding of the oil spill ship, the Wakashio, revealed late last week that they were unable to obtain sound from the ship’s black box. 

That is not surprising, given how ship black boxes are configured, often with multiple microphones plugged in, recording to several audio tracks simultaneously. However, this only makes the case stronger

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Billionaire ‘Bond King’ Jeff Gundlach says stocks will crash, predicts a weaker dollar, and questions bitcoin in a new interview. Here are the 10 best quotes.



Jeffrey Gundlach wearing a suit and tie: 2011 Jeffrey Gundlach co-founder and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of DoubleLine speaks at the 16th annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi


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2011 Jeffrey Gundlach co-founder and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of DoubleLine speaks at the 16th annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 25, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

  • Jeff Gundlach, the billionaire investor known as the “Bond King,” predicted in a RealVision interview published on Friday that stocks would crash in less than 18 months.
  • The DoubleLine Capital CEO also said the US dollar would dive in the long run, argued that tech stocks like Apple and Amazon were the only US equities worth owning, and questioned bitcoin, welfare, and Chipotle’s valuation.
  • Here are Gundlach’s 10 best quotes from the discussion.
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In a RealVision interview filmed on October 1 and released on Friday, the billionaire “Bond King” Jeff Gundlach said stocks would crash within 18 months, predicted that the US dollar would tumble in the long run, and

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Was An Engine Malfunction To Blame For The Wakashio Oil Ship Crash In Mauritius?

A series of statements last week by the Mauritian Police about the Voice Data Recorder (VDR) of the oil spill ship, Wakashio, has attracted a lot of attention in Mauritius.

There appears to be a divergence from the accounts offered by the Panama Maritime Authorities and what the Wakashio’s Voice Data Recorder reveals. 

It will be crucial that this discrepancy is properly investigated, to ensure the uncertainty surrounding the Wakashio does not continue to persist, given the impact the oil spill has had on the country which is still in a state of National Environmental Emergency.

Questions have also been asked about why other vessels

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The 3 Most Expensive Stocks to Avoid During a Market Crash

The ability to pick winning stocks cheap is key to investment success, of course. But the ability to avoid expensive stocks that can decimate your capital is just as important. By quickly eliminating companies that may underperform, investors automatically increase the potential profits on their winning picks. 

There are many reasons why a stock may become prohibitively expensive, such as shady operations, questionable prospects, and excessive speculation. If there is truly another market crash right around the corner, then be sure to get out of these three stocks before it hits. 

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1. Nikola

Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) is an electric vehicle (EV) company embroiled in controversy after the financial community finally placed several of its ludicrous claims under a magnifying glass. Last year, the company captivated public attention with the announcement that it had developed a type of battery that provided twice the amount of energy per unit

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Stock Market Crash Explained In 5 Charts

If you are reading this, you are probably wondering what the heck is going on with stocks.

As I’ll show, there are four out-of-sight forces driving the stock sell-off. And all you need to know is summed up in these five simple charts.

Tech stocks are dragging down the stock market

Let’s begin with tech, the culprit of the stock market pullback.

As Covid holed up the world, investors rushed to lockdown-immune tech stocks for shelter. This haste created a historic boom that nearly doubled the entire tech sector in just five months:

But the tech boom didn’t just buoy up tech companies. It lifted the entire stock market.

You see, tech’s put on some “weight” lately. For the past two decades, tech made up 18-22% of the S&P. But last month,

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Hertfordshire fatal crash: Parish council agrees to average speed camera bid

Whitney Hughes and Gillian Williams

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image captionWhitney Hughes’ mother Gillian Williams, 55, from Dunstable, was killed while driving home along Redbourn Road between St Albans and Redbourn

A woman whose mother was killed in a road crash has persuaded a council to apply for funds to install average speed cameras on it.

Whitney Hughes’ mother Gillian Williams died on the A5183 between Redbourn and St Albans in Hertfordshire in 2019.

Ms Hughes has campaigned for safety measures along the road, but needed a “constituted” organisation to bid for money to do it.

Redbourn Parish Council said it would apply to the county’s Road Safety Fund.

Ms Hughes said: “I feel relieved something is finally going to be done and I truly hope my mum is the last person to lose their life on Redbourn Road.”

Mrs Williams’ car was hit by another car being
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Crash Bandicoot 4 Preorder Release Date, Bonuses, And More Info

Crash Bandicoot is finally back with a new game. Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time was announced earlier this year and will launch on PS4 and Xbox One this fall. The fourth mainline Crash game will release October 2, 2020, and it’s available to preorder in both physical and digital formats.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time picks up after the end of the third game, Crash Bandicoot: Warped–villains Neo Cortex, Dr. N. Tropy, and Uka Uka are back and planning an all-out assault on the entire multiverse. Crash and his younger sister Coco must reunite four quantum masks and “bend the rules of reality” to save the day. The masks will help you through tricky areas, including a Time Mask that can slow time and a Gravity Mask that lets you move upside down. Crash Bandicoot 4 will have the same platforming mechanics but with modern additions like

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