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Teams web app supports live transcriptions in four new languages

Teams web app supports live transcriptions in four new languages

Microsoft announced a significant update to the web version of Teams. New features promise to benefit small- and medium-sized companies. Among other things, speech in German, Portuguese, Japanese and Hindi can now automatically be transcribed. The update brings several features to Teams' web ap... Read more

date2 hours ago
Slack updates Huddles with video support

Slack updates Huddles with video support

Slack added functionality to conferencing service Slack Huddles Call participants now have access to video and screen sharing. Slack's strategy revolves around software that replaces office functions. Slack Huddles is an important component. The conferencing tool focuses on short meetings. Acc... Read more

date6 days ago
New speech technology changes speakers’ accents

New speech technology changes speakers’ accents

Startup Sanas received $32 million in seed capital, including a contribution from Google. The company's technology changes the accents of speakers. Investors have high expectations, but abuse is lurking. Sanas is in its infancy. At this time, the startup is exclusively active in the United State... Read more

date8 days ago
Microsoft Teams is less sluggish and a bit faster

Microsoft Teams is less sluggish and a bit faster

The most heard complaint about Microsoft Teams is that it's sluggish, bloated, slow and uses too much resources. Microsoft didn't miss out on these critics and placed in on the roadmap. The developers came back with some nice imrpovements. While the app allows employees to collaborate remotely, ... Read more

date23 days ago
Slack has brought audio name pronunciations to user profiles

Slack has brought audio name pronunciations to user profiles

When working remotely, getting to know your coworkers may be difficult, but Slack is introducing a few new elements to its user profiles that should make things a bit easier. People will be able to record audio of themselves saying their name aloud and upload it to their profile, removing the gu... Read more

date27 days ago
Zoom launches social media platform in Zoom Events

Zoom launches social media platform in Zoom Events

Zoom is venturing into social media. The latest update to Zoom Events allows you to set a profile, make connections and contact fellow event participants. Zoom faces a deciding period. The past two years were a golden age for video conferencing, but remote working has come to a halt. The demand ... Read more

date27 days ago
Google merges Duo and Meet in single video conferencing service

Google merges Duo and Meet in single video conferencing service

Google's Duo and Meet video conferencing services will continue under a single banner: Google Meet. Google Duo will disappear and merge into Google Meet. As a result, the tech giant offers a single product for video communication. On a technical level, the change is reversed. In the coming weeks... Read more

date28 days ago
Cisco survey finds remote workers believe they are more productive

Cisco survey finds remote workers believe they are more productive

The report also found that people don't trust their colleagues to be as conscientious as they are. A report by Cisco (via ZDNet) reveals people's attitudes towards remote and hybrid working. Having surveyed 1,050 UK employees, Cisco found that 75% said their manager trusted them to be productive... Read more

date1 month ago
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