Appian Q4 results beat expectations but stocks slip anyway
The company's revenues were up, but so were its losses.
This week Appian delivered its fourth-quarter financial results. In short, the company beat Wall Street’s expectations, but its stock still fell in extended trading due to its increasing losses.
Overall, the automation software provide... Read more
CEO says Google is not performing as well as it could
Google CEO Sundar Pichai believes that the organization could be more focused. According to CNBC, the executive recently convened an all-hands meeting and stated that he wants a more efficient Google after saying that the business is "not currently" considering layoffs.
Pichai said there are ser... Read more
Google Workspace adds embedded maps and AI-generated text summaries to its roster
The new Google update now enables its users to navigate high volume texts faster and create highly sophisticated documents
The main highlight of the latest update for Google Docs is the all-new AI capability that completely changes the game for text summary generation.
This newly-added featur... Read more
‘Developers worked faster in 2021’
Developers finished their projects faster in the past year. This is one of the conclusions of GitHub's annual review of developments on its platform.
The annual State of the Octoverse report for 2021 shows developers were able to deliver their code faster, regardless of where and how they carrie... Read more
Windows 11 to have ‘focus sessions’ to help improve productivity
Windows 11 will have a feature to increase productivity and reduce distractions by allowing users to start 'focus sessions'.
The focus sessions will let users pick a task from a pre-written to-do list, set a timer, and pair the activity with a Spotify playlist. Users can also set the number of b... Read more
Dell Hybrid Client service increases workplace flexibility
In a nod to remote working, the enhanced client computing software now accommodates a more hybrid approach the workplace.
This week Dell unveiled its new Dell Hybrid Client. The company says the new service aims to "meet the changing needs of businesses, end users and IT".
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Microsoft 365’s Productivity Score: useful tool or spyware?
Critics claim the new productivity monitoring feature does more than measure engagement - it spies on employees.
Microsoft has come under attack for its new “Productivity Score” feature, a "tool" that allows IT managers (and hence bosses) to track workers’ productivity.
Wolfie Christl, ... Read more
Zoom for Home is getting a smart display compatibility upgrade
Zoom announced on Wednesday that it is adding compatibility upgrades for smart displays on Zoom for Home, their home-office conferencing kit. Zoom for Home will work in tandem with Amazon’s Echo Show, Google Nest Hub Max, and Facebook's Portal.
Zoom launched its new Home category last month. T... Read more
Zoho redesigns WorkDrive to empower 50 million customers
Zoho has redesigned WorkDrive in order to meet the demands of its growing customer base.
Zoho empowers business teams
As outlined in a statement from the company, WorkDrive now provides the underlying document management across all Zoho business applications, allowing for unified search, sing... Read more
Startup Lumi Labs from former Yahoo-CEO working on productivity apps
Lumi Labs, a new startup of former Yahoo CEO and early Google employee Marissa Mayer, is working on apps and tools that will help people become more productive. This includes software to manage contacts.
Lumi Labs was founded last year and now employs about twenty software engineers. The contacts ap... Read more