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Zoom talks up a video-centric workplace

At this week's Zoomtopia event, the company rolled out plans for video call centers, better transcription and translation features, integrated whiteboards, and hot-desking options for the hybrid workplace.

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As the hybrid workplace emerges, Microsoft and Google beef up video tools

Both companies are catering to growing demand for workforce flexibility as businesses look to roll out hybrid remote work strategies and keep employees connected — wherever they’re located.

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8 surprising ways remote work helps business

The sudden pandemic-driven rush to remote work in 2020 was an unprecedented experiment. Here’s what we’ve learned so far.

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Rethinking the smartphone for collaboration — or the PC for voice

How Qualcomm could create this decade’s BlackBerry.

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3 smart video collaboration features we still need

Sometimes, the loudest voice in the room (or on a video chat) dominates decision making in ways that aren't good. Technology could help stop that from happening.

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Cisco takes aim at meeting fatigue with Vidcast

The company is looking to boost productivity and provide greater workday flexibility with the use of asynchronous video.

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Zoom eyes new video needs in a hybrid workplace world

Although videoconferencing remains a fixture in the business world, how is Zoom looking to move beyond the pandemic and support a changing workplace?

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Zoom buys cloud contact center Five9 for $14.7B

The popular videoconferencing firm may be looking to move beyond video with the purchase, which gives it a new way to expand services.

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What to do if you receive a FaceTime link

If you use Windows, Android, or Linux, you may in the future receive a FaceTime invite from an Apple-wielding colleague.

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Dell’s UltraSharp Webcam vs. the Poly Studio P15 — choosing the right webcam

With so much videoconferencing going on now because of the pandemic, it's important to look (and sound) your best. Herewith, some thoughts on a couple of options.

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Review: 6 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, BlueJeans, and GoToMeeting in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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Does Webex Legislate point to video-based collaboration's future?

It's been a banner year for videoconferencing, as vendors scrambled to keep up with the needs of locked-down users. Cisco's Webex may have a bead on what comes next.

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The needed evolution of videoconferencing

Videoconferencing, which became a critical lifeline for many companies during the COVID-19 pandemic, only really works when everyone plays well together.

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Asana adds features to reduce distractions, improve video chats

The work management platform focuses on fighting video fatigue with an asynchronous video tool that an analyst said could eventually see widespread adoption.

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The collective problems with videoconferencing

Though videoconferencing platforms have grown and improved a lot over the last year, the devil is in the details when it comes to getting the most from them.

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Google Meet gets a UI refresh to help ‘deepen the meeting experience’

The latest Google Meet update aims to make video calls more immersive, inclusive, and productive.

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The Bose Videobar VB1, huddle spaces, and the post-pandemic workplace

Huddle rooms have become the new must-have for offices expecting employees to come back. Bose’s all-in-one USB conferencing device is an attractive huddle-room option for hybrid workplaces.

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Cisco, with Webex, delicately moves to 'instrument' employees — without violating privacy

The pandemic and the rapid shift from work to home offices wrought a lot of changes. Companies like Cisco are now shifting to meet the New Normal.

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