Cameo now lets you pay to Zoom with celebrities, including Tony Hawk, Lance Bass, and Sean Astin

[ad_1] Cameo introduced a new feature on Sunday — Zoom calls. The celebrity shoutout service will now let you book a 10-minute live video interview with various big names, so you can directly ask Sinbad about the Shazaam movie you’re positive exists. It’s like a pop culture convention’s meet and greet, only without the germs.…

The accelerating digital transformation, redux – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Earlier this week, covered a grip of earnings reports showing that some companies helping other businesses move to modern software solutions are seeing accelerated growth. Inside the Software as a Service (SaaS) world, this is known as the digital transformation. Based on how many software companies are talking about it, the pace of change…

We got real ‘Simpsons’ animators to make Zoom backgrounds. They’re awesome.

[ad_1] By Tulika Bose and Tim Marcin2020-05-19 18:39:03 UTC You’d be hard-pressed to find a franchise more iconic — and with more fans — than The Simpsons, the animated sitcom that’s been on the air for three decades. Since we all live on video-calls now, we thought we’d get actual Simpsons animators to bless us…

Barack Obama offers sage advice to 2020’s ‘Zoom University’ graduates

[ad_1] Former President Barack Obama delivered a virtual commencement speech on Saturday for over 20,000 students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And with the ongoing pandemic making for a very unpredictable time, he made sure to sprinkle in plenty of sage advice on how to continue forward. The two-hour live streamed event, called…

Some investors turn to cutting fully remote checks while sheltering in place – TechCrunch

[ad_1] By March 16, founder Janine Yancey was tired of playing the waiting game. After watching the stock market take yet another unprecedented nosedive due to coronavirus, she called up a potential investor. “If this isn’t going to happen, let’s call it now,” Yancey said, referring to the close of her Series A round, the…

Biden campaign releases a flurry of digital DIY projects and virtual banners (yes, there are Zoom backgrounds) – TechCrunch

[ad_1] 2020 is a nightmare year by most metrics, and it’s also a worst-case scenario emerging out of a best-case scenario for Joe Biden . After trailing in early primary states, Biden came crashing back on a stunning wave of Super Tuesday support. Now the presumptive Democratic nominee in the midst of a global health…