Lucid Suite gets expanded features, including AI
Collaboration platform Lucid Suite is getting four new features. The additions should improve the software's ease of use, with a little help from AI.
Lucid is a company that saw a gap in the market in 2010 with software for smart diagrams. Lucid has since launched several core products for visua... Read more
Slack GPT is the ideal assistant to summarize conversations
Salesforce is hosting its World Tour event in New York this week where it is presenting Slack GPT. Slack GPT is the ideal assistant in Slack to summarize conversations. Although Slack GPT is directly linked to Einstein GPT and gets many more features, the role of assistant to keep you informed of c... Read more
What is Microsoft Loop? App syncs realtime across M365, staying in the loop
Microsoft made the first public preview of its new workplace app available, called Loop. The company boasts syncing features that help members coordinate assignments and projects across the complete Microsoft 365 suite. Following the announcement of the M365 CoPilot and Microsoft-backed Bing AI, th... Read more
New version Microsoft Teams twice as fast as current app
Microsoft has unveiled a new version of Teams. The collaboration platform promises to be twice as fast while consuming 50 percent less memory.
"We have been listening to your feedback which has culminated in a reimagining of Teams from the ground up," said Jeff Teper, President, Collaborative Ap... Read more
Zoom and Okta bring additional security to meetings
Zoom and Okta are bringing an additional layer of security to end-to-end encrypted video meetings.
The additional security comes in the form of Okta Authentication End-to-End Encryption (E2EE). The authentication feature uses Okta to confirm the email identity of Zoom meeting participants. In th... Read more
HPE acquisition of OpsRamp expands GreenLake platform into ITOM
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and OpsRamp, an IT operations management (ITOM) company, have reached a definitive aquisition agreement. HPE believes that by doing so, it will be able to reduce the operational complexity of multi-vendor and multi-cloud IT environments in the public cloud, colocati... Read more
Microsoft plans to add 3D avatars to Teams
In today's age of remote work and virtual meetings, there are numerous reasons why individuals might be hesitant to appear on camera during Zoom or Teams meetings.
Whether it be a cluttered workspace, a rambunctious child, or simply not having enough time to get ready for the day, turning off th... Read more
WordPress’s parent company acquires ActivityPub plugin
WordPress users can now easily integrate with the Fediverse, thanks to the new ActivityPub for WordPress plugin. Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and other web publishing tools, recently acquired the plugin and hired its developer, Matthias Pfefferle, to work for the company.
The plu... Read more
Philips Speech and Sembly AI launch new meeting technology solution
The joint offering will combine artificial intelligence with state-of-the-art hardware.
Speech Processing Solutions, the speech-to-text solutions sold under the Philips brand, has teamed up with US-based Sembly AI to provide high-quality microphones and smart meeting technology, according to a P... Read more
Microsoft introduces Teams Premium with GPT-3 functionality
Microsoft recently introduced MS Teams Premium. This business version of the well-known platform for video conferencing and collaboration offers, among other things, AI functionality. More specifically, this involves integration of the GPT-3 natural language models. For example, for presenting meet... Read more