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Google Meet updates aim to combat meeting fatigue
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Google Meet updates aim to combat meeting fatigue

Google says the overhaul to the video conferencing service will make meetings more productive and inclusive
21 Apr 2021
Zoom launches $100 million fund for app developers
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Zoom launches $100 million fund for app developers

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan hints that the fund was inspired by his own experience launching the video conferencing platform
20 Apr 2021
Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers
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Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers

A new developer subscription service could lead to new apps and games on the video conferencing platform
22 Mar 2021
Google Threadit is a TikTok-like short video platform for professionals
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Google Threadit is a TikTok-like short video platform for professionals

The company hopes the tool will put an end to back-to-back meetings and lengthy chat discussions
19 Mar 2021
WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app
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WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

Users will be able to answer or make calls directly from their computers, without having to reach for their phones
4 Mar 2021
Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature
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Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature

The firm has unveiled a slew of collaboration-focused Teams updates and hardware for the hybrid workforce
2 Mar 2021
Zoom hails 2020 a “pivotal year” as Q4 revenues surge
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Zoom hails 2020 a “pivotal year” as Q4 revenues surge

The fourth quarter of 2020 was the third quarter in a row that the video conferencing platform recorded quadruple growth
2 Mar 2021
Google Workspace updates take aim at hybrid working
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Google Workspace updates take aim at hybrid working

The overhaul prepares workers for the 'new normal' with a focus on managing workflows for a distributed workforce
2 Mar 2021
Buyer's guide to video conference room solutions
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Buyer's guide to video conference room solutions

A great video conferencing setup can make a genuine difference to how teams communicate. This is what to look for
26 Feb 2021
Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS
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Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS

The company also announced that it will be launching over 40 new Chromebooks
18 Feb 2021
Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call
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Microsoft is building a Teams tool that can tell if you're bored during a video call

The 'AffectiveSpotflight' is a form of facial recognition that aims to reduce anxiety for video conferencing hosts
12 Feb 2021
Microsoft Viva is an employee platform designed for the new normal
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Microsoft Viva is an employee platform designed for the new normal

The tech giant wants to improve collaboration, wellbeing and learning while working remotely
4 Feb 2021
Zoom Rooms updates aim to facilitate hybrid working
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Zoom Rooms updates aim to facilitate hybrid working

Remote receptionists, virtual whiteboards and Alexa are set to keep us safe when we return to the office
4 Feb 2021
Why video conferencing is so tiring and what you can do about it
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Why video conferencing is so tiring and what you can do about it

You’re not alone if you find video meetings far more tiring than the real thing
3 Feb 2021
Google Meet will help troubleshoot a low-quality video conference
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Google Meet will help troubleshoot a low-quality video conference

New update makes it easier for end-users to resolve network and performance issues
13 Jan 2021
Zoom plans to raise $1.75 billion in new stock offering
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Zoom plans to raise $1.75 billion in new stock offering

The secondary sale could give the video conferencing firm the capital for major acquisitions
13 Jan 2021
Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button
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Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button

The PC giant is looking to facilitate businesses' continued reliance on video conferencing software
6 Jan 2021
Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack
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Former Cisco engineer gets 2-year prison sentence for Webex hack

Cisco didn't seek restitution for $2.4M in restoration and customer service costs
14 Dec 2020
Microsoft Teams will soon make it easier to switch calls between devices
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Microsoft Teams will soon make it easier to switch calls between devices

Mid-call device swapping will join a host of other Microsoft Teams updates in 2021
14 Dec 2020
Cisco seeks Webex enhancements with Slido acquisition
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Cisco seeks Webex enhancements with Slido acquisition

Webex users will soon be able to use polls, Q&As and access engagement metrics to gain insights
14 Dec 2020
Zoom selects AWS as preferred cloud provider over Oracle
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Zoom selects AWS as preferred cloud provider over Oracle

The announcement comes just months after the company shifted a portion of its infrastructure to Oracle Cloud
1 Dec 2020
Zoom caps breakthrough year with a 367% surge in revenue
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Zoom caps breakthrough year with a 367% surge in revenue

The video conferencing service reports quadruple revenue growth for Q3 but it still needs to monetise free users
1 Dec 2020
Google Meet attendance reports are now available to more Workspace customers
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Google Meet attendance reports are now available to more Workspace customers

Workspace Enterprise customers to get additional insights into people attending meetings
25 Nov 2020