Verizon to acquire Zoom rival BlueJeans for 'less than $500m'

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BlueJeans doesn't offer a free video-conferencing service like Zoom and Skype

Verizon Communications announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BlueJeans Network, a privately held video conferencing rival to Zoom. The companies did not ...

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