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SDHHS offering solutions to deaf and hard of hearing community during pandemic

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Things have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some people face more limitations than others. Saskatchewan Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (SDHHS) has adapted to ensure everyone can communicate during the pandemic. It’s now common to wear PPE, including face masks, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. …

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Zoom fatigue? How to tell loved ones you don’t want to video chat – National

Zoom fatigue? How to tell loved ones you don’t want to video chat - National

It’s Friday night and your friends want to have a “Zoom party.” You’re stuck at home and have no other plans, but between work and family, you’ve had a long week of video calls. A few weeks into coronavirus stay-at-home measures, you would have gladly said yes, except now the …

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Zoom investigating after U.S. church services disrupted by outages – National

Kenney says many Alberta school boards were planning layoffs before his government announced them

Video conferencing service Zoom said Sunday that it was investigating the cause of outages that apparently affected some users’ ability to host and join meetings. Zoom, which has become a staple during the coronavirus pandemic because it allows people to meet online rather than in person, said the problems seemed …

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Coronavirus: Singapore stops teacher Zoom use after ‘very serious incidents’ – National

Coronavirus: Singapore stops teacher Zoom use after ‘very serious incidents’ - National

Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by teachers after “very serious incidents” in the first week of a coronavirus lockdown that has seen schools move to home-based learning. One incident involved obscene images appearing on screens and strange men making lewd comments during the streaming of a …

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Coronavirus: Hackers prey on vulnerable online video chats, as demand for web messaging soars

Coronavirus: Hackers prey on vulnerable online video chats, as demand for web messaging soars

Andria Spindel’s Monday webinar on combating antisemitism was only a few minutes in, when it became obvious there was something wrong. “We could see people sending chat messages that were unpleasant, they were asked to stop… and then things erupted,” Spindel said. The dozens of Jewish video chat users, who …

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