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ZoomInfo just went public. No, not that Zoom

ZoomInfo just went public. No, not that Zoom

A company called ZoomInfo went public on Thursday. But don’t confuse it with Zoom Video — even though its shares are soaring, too. ZoomInfo is a business-to-business database software firm founded in 2000, 11 years before Eric Yuan started Zoom Video. On Thursday, ZoomInfo went public, selling 44.5 million shares at a price of $21.…MORE

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Filmmakers and actors including Jordan Peele and Olivia Wilde are standing by John Boyega after he delivered a rousing speech at a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday. The “Star Wars” actor rallied crowds at the large demonstration in London’s Hyde Park following the death of George Floyd, telling activists that “now is the time”…MORE

Thousands of people are volunteering to be laid off

Thousands of people are volunteering to be laid off

Who would want to lose their job in the middle of the worst job market since the Great Depression? Believe or not, thousands of people would. More than 10,000 people have already accepted buyout offers to leave their companies, despite unemployment being at the highest level of their lifetimes. And with more employers putting similar…MORE

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

Amid dark times, a pair of projects premiere this weekend that offer elusive rays of hope. Apple TV+ introduces “Dear…,” a series profiling famous people and their positive impact on the lives of others, while the documentary “2040” explores the possibility of achieving progress on climate change in time to benefit the filmmaker’s four-year-old daughter,…MORE

GOP senator says she’s ‘struggling’ on whether to back Trump

GOP senator says she’s ‘struggling’ on whether to back Trump

Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska broke with many of her Republican colleagues Thursday, applauding an op-ed by General James Mattis that condemned President Donald Trump’s actions this week. “When I saw General Mattis’ comments yesterday I felt like perhaps we are getting to a point where we can be more honest with the concerns that…MORE

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Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, a representative for West told CNN. The donation includes funding for legal fees for Arbery and Taylor’s families, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities. West’s representative said he…

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Stars support John Boyega following rousing Black Lives Matter speech

Filmmakers and actors including Jordan Peele and Olivia Wilde are standing by John Boyega after he delivered a rousing speech at a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday. The “Star Wars” actor rallied crowds at the large demonstration in London’s Hyde Park following the death of George Floyd, telling activists that “now is the time”…

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

‘Dear…’ and ‘2040’ look for rays of hope amid dark times

Amid dark times, a pair of projects premiere this weekend that offer elusive rays of hope. Apple TV+ introduces “Dear…,” a series profiling famous people and their positive impact on the lives of others, while the documentary “2040” explores the possibility of achieving progress on climate change in time to benefit the filmmaker’s four-year-old daughter,…