Microsoft Teams refreshes design of Channels
Microsoft recently gave the Channels functionality in Teams a new look and more functionalities. This is to help Channels users better navigate the various options the feature has to offer.
The Channels option in Microsoft Teams allows teams to collaborate in a dedicated virtual environment bas... Read more
Cisco doubles down on Webex: new updates change it fundamentally
Latest updates are not just extra features, we hear from Cisco EVP Jeetu Patel, but are changing the platform in a fundamental way.
This week Cisco organized WebexOne, the annual event at which the company aims to show the world all that Webex can do and how it keeps getting better. It's clear ... Read more
Atlassian buys Loom for $987M to expand collaboration tools
Atlassian is acquiring Loom for $987 million (935 million euros). Loom specializes in video messaging. The startup's technology will be integrated into the Jira and Confluence collaboration tools, among others.
Through the acquisition of Loom, Atlassian also lays claim to its asynchronous video ... Read more
Microsoft rolls out fast and new Teams client for Windows and Mac
Microsoft has begun rolling out the new Teams client to all Windows and Mac users. The new Teams client, already named Teams 2.0, is much faster and more efficient than its predecessor. In addition, the design has also been revamped.
Users have already had the opportunity to try out the new Team... Read more
Zoom says to make document drafting better with AI
Zoom is adding new AI features to its platform. Completely new is Zoom Docs, a document drafting platform that easily integrates content from the communications platform. Furthermore, the previously proposed AI Companion will now be available on Zoom Whiteboard.
Although Zoom AI Companion was p... Read more
Jamboard app and hardware useless from 2024, Google ends support
Google is sending the Jamboard app into retirement. As a result, the hardware to support this collaborative tool will also become unusable.
Another spot is being filled in Google's graveyard. This time, the Jamboard has to go. This was a whiteboard application that could support collaboration in... Read more
Microsoft Teams replaces Live Events for Town Halls
Microsoft Teams is introducing the Town Halls feature for holding virtual events. This feature replaces the existing Live Events option for holding large live events via the video conferencing platform.
The new Town Halls functionality, which will be available starting Oct. 5, 2023, should make ... Read more
Android Auto starts rolling out Zoom and WebEx
The Android Auto operating system that cars can have on board now also allows you to answer conference calls via Zoom and WebEx from Cisco. With this, Google wants to get even deeper into the automotive market.
The conferencing functionality for Zoom and WebEx was announced in May and is now bec... Read more
Microsoft announces price for Teams APIs to record and transcribe meetings
Microsoft announces pricing for APIs to record and transcribe Teams meetings. The price adds up per minute the meeting runs.
The Graph API was developed by Microsoft and allows Teams meetings to be recorded and transcribed. 600 minutes of online meetings per app per tenant, which is a group of ... Read more
Octopus Deploy: A positive flush down the developer pipeline
We have become increasingly focused on developer experience (DevEx) assessment. Possibly because of the continued penetration of DevOps practices and the need to assess the software team members’ mutual welfare, possibly because of the rise of platform engineering and its drive to orchestrate clo... Read more