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Buoyed by Video Success, Zoom Explores Email, Calendar Services

Photo: Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, center, at a conference last year. Photo by Bloomberg

Zoom Video Communications has had an astonishing rise in 2020, emerging as the go-to service for work meetings and family get-togethers during the pandemic. Now the company is considering whether it could replicate its success in video in an even more competitive market: corporate email.

The company has begun developing a web email service and might offer a very early version of the product to some customers next year, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The company also is looking into building a calendar application, one of the people said. The efforts haven’t been reported previously.

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