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Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back A.J. Hendy (35) during the first half of CFL football action in Regina on Saturday, August 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Brandon Banks (16) runs the ball past Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back A.J. Hendy (35) during the first half of CFL football action in Regina on Saturday, August 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis

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Zoom is cutting about 1,300 jobs, or approximately 15% of its workforce. CEO Eric Yuan said in a blog post Tuesday that the company ramped up staffing during the COVID-19 pandemic, when businesses became increasingly reliant on its service as people worked from home. Yuan said Zoom grew three times in size within 24 months to manage demand.