Webex also gets into spatial computing with Vision Pro app
Shortly after Zoom was first in to support the Apple Vision Pro, Cisco's Webex is now following suit. The conferencing app resembles the conventional application in many ways, but with unique features designed to take full advantage of the new Apple headset.
In our analysis a week ago, we notice... Read more
OpenAI asks for online unavailable data to willing third parties
OpenAI wants to improve the quality of training data for training its LLM models. This data set should be as broad as possible. To this end, the AI giant now wants to partner with public and private parties through its Data Partnerships program. The partner will receive no reward.
According to O... 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
Consulting group BCG gives clients direct access to Anthropic’s AI tools
AI developer Anthropic and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) are teaming up to give companies direct access to Anthropic's AI models. BCG will additionally further develop the tools. This is to stimulate the use of AI further.
With its own Claude 2 generative AI assistant, Anthropic is a formida... Read more
BlackBerry collaborates with Midis Group to boost growth in EMEA
Utilizing tech expertise to improve cyber security, BlackBerry has recently collaborated with Midis Group to boost growth across Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
As one of the most famous tech brands globally, known for secure communications and smartphones, BlackBerry Limited announ... Read more
Accenture buys Avieco to focus more on sustainability
As the very first deal in the UK in 2022, the global consulting and technology powerhouse Accenture has acquired Avieco, a 13-year-old consulting firm, to strengthen the company's green services offering.
At an undisclosed sum, Accenture has shared its plan to expand the company's sustainability... Read more
Atlassian adds gallery with 75 templates to Confluence
Atlassian makes it easier for new users of the collaboration platform Confluence to implement the platform in the workflow. Standard templates should make the use of Confluence easier, according to TechCrunch.
The new version of Confluence contains 75 standard templates that can be used in diffe... Read more
Slack unveils app for cross-compatibility with Microsoft Teams users
Due to the outbreak of the corona virus, and the subsequent measures taken by companies to massively employ personnel from home, the number of users on Slack and Teams has risen sharply in recent months. To prevent users from having to switch between diesnts for certain calls, Slack is now introduc... Read more
Poly announces Bluetooth headset for Microsoft Teams
Like other brands, Poly is also announcing a new product that will come in handy when working from home. The new Voyager 4245 Office headset is a Bluetooth headset intended for use with Microsoft Teams. This is the fifteenth model of Poly that has Teams-options.
The Poly Voyager 4245 Office is t... Read more