video conferencing

Zoom: From pandemic upstart to hybrid work giant
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video conferencing

Zoom: From pandemic upstart to hybrid work giant

The relatively unknown video conferencing service at the start of 2020 is now one of the biggest providers of hybrid work services
14 Sep 2021
Fuze deepens partnership with Microsoft Teams
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Fuze deepens partnership with Microsoft Teams

Fuze for Teams gains direct routing solution and enhanced add-on capabilities
14 Sep 2021
Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology
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collaboration

Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology

Two of the biggest workspace collaboration players have finally decided what ‘the new normal’ means to them and their customers
9 Sep 2021
12 must-have tools for working from home
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remote access

12 must-have tools for working from home

These work-from-home tools can increase productivity and accountability while reducing seclusion
7 Sep 2021
Zoom reports first billion-dollar quarter despite slowing growth
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Business operations

Zoom reports first billion-dollar quarter despite slowing growth

Video conferencing giant expecting end of year slowdown as vaccinated workers return to the office
31 Aug 2021
Zoom charts course for ‘hybrid’ office return
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Business strategy

Zoom charts course for ‘hybrid’ office return

The company briefly opened its Sydney offices but reversed course as COVID-19 remerged in the area
25 Aug 2021
Zoom's new hardware promises the 'ultimate home office' experience
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Zoom's new hardware promises the 'ultimate home office' experience

New services to let users make video conferencing calls from their TVs
20 Aug 2021
Zoom is no longer compatible with GDPR, Hamburg data watchdog claims
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Zoom is no longer compatible with GDPR, Hamburg data watchdog claims

Regulator claims city officials are using a "legally highly problematic system"
19 Aug 2021
Google launches Meet Progressive Web App
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Google launches Meet Progressive Web App

Meet PWA is compatible with Windows, macOS, Chrome OS, and Linux
2 Aug 2021
Zoom settles $85 million lawsuit over 'zoombombing', privacy policies
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Zoom settles $85 million lawsuit over 'zoombombing', privacy policies

Zoom has agreed to provide specialised privacy and data handling training to its employees
2 Aug 2021
TikTok moves into recruitment with 'video resumes'
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Careers & training

TikTok moves into recruitment with 'video resumes'

Research shows that 18-29-year-olds in the US are more likely to have an active TikTok profile than a LinkedIn account
8 Jul 2021
Trust Iris review: A mighty lozenge of video conferencing goodness
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Trust Iris review: A mighty lozenge of video conferencing goodness

An affordable business video solution with top-notch image quality and clever speaker tracking features
7 Jul 2021
Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites
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Acquisition

Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites

Kites' technology will be used to provide Zoom users with real-time, multi-language translation capabilities
29 Jun 2021
1080p webcams: Smarten up your video calls with these external cameras
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1080p webcams: Smarten up your video calls with these external cameras

Is it worth spending over £100 on a webcam or should you save your money?
29 Jun 2021
Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch
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collaboration

Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch

The app gets prominent placement on the Start menu while Skype fades further into the background
25 Jun 2021
Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce
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business communications

Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce

The video conferencing giant has collaborated with Poly and Yealink for collaborative office hardware
10 Jun 2021
Cisco bolsters Webex for the hybrid workforce
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Cisco bolsters Webex for the hybrid workforce

The major update includes an end-to-end events platform, speech optimisation and data-loss prevention
9 Jun 2021
'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth
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'Work is no longer a place' Zoom says after posting 191% year-on-year growth

Video conferencing platform continues its pandemic-fueled growth, but analysts predict a sharp fall is due
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom
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Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom

Microsoft looks to distance Teams from its roots as a corporate chat app
25 May 2021
Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer
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Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer

Video call firm says Zoom Events is the "perfect solution" for our future hybrid conferences
20 May 2021
Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace

A personal version of the video conferencing platform offers free all-day video calls
17 May 2021
Cisco's Socio Labs acquisition will bring Webex enhancement
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Cisco's Socio Labs acquisition will bring Webex enhancement

The hybrid event management startup caters to in-person and virtual audiences
13 May 2021
Facebook Workplace hits 7 million paid subscribers
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business communications

Facebook Workplace hits 7 million paid subscribers

The social network's enterprise comms platform still lags behind the likes of Microsoft Teams and Slack
5 May 2021