Zoom and Microsoft plan to shake up hybrid meetings, Cisco doesn’t
Hybrid meetings are still inferior to physical meetings in many ways. Big players like Zoom and Microsoft are bringing disruptive solutions to address these shortcomings. Meanwhile, Cisco is opting for evolution, not revolution. What future awaits virtual meetings?
Zoom announced this week that ... 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
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
‘Zoom discussed competitive concerns about Microsoft with regulators’
Zoom has had discussions with regulators over the past year about possible unfair competitive practices by Microsoft around Teams. This is what Bloomberg reports based on its sources.
These were reportedly discussions with the U.S. regulator FTC and competition authorities from the EU, UK and Ge... Read more
Zoom introduces generative AI assistant based on proprietary LLM
Zoom introduces Zoom AI Companion, an assistant based on generative AI. Zoom IQ for Sales got a new name at the same time and is now named Zoom Revenue Accelerator.
Starting in fall, Zoom will introduce new generative solutions on its platform. The additions will come free of charge to all user... Read more
Zoom CEO: Zoom doesn’t allow colleagues to have good debates
At the height of the pandemic, Zoom became a platform of global prominence. Everyone went "Zooming" when office life was temporarily impossible. By now, working from home is ingrained in many a company. However, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan thinks it's better to come into the office more often anyway. Becaus... Read more
AI training over data privacy: Microsoft and Zoom get caught
The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) is calling to abandon the video platform Zoom. The reason for this is the sneaky tweaks in user agreements surrounding the use of data to train AI. It seems to be the beginning of a slight trend since Microsoft is also guilty of the same facts.
SFC is aski... Read more
Zoom lets organizations share YouTube videos with Zoom Clips
Zoom is introducing the Zoom Clips tool. It allows users to record and share short videos for offline collaboration.
The immediately available Zoom Clips tool allows employees to support each other with video or exchange important information when they are unable to meet physically via the video... Read more
Zoom publishes confusing user agreement to train AI with more data -update
Update, 7/8, 4:20 pm: The updated user agreement turned out to be too confusing. Zoom saw itself obligated to publish a blog today that should clarify matters. Section 10.4 should allow the video platform to provide additional services without requesting additional consent from the user. This invo... Read more
What is the best video meeting app? Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Webex?
The pandemic has given collaboration platforms an immense boost. Nowadays, it's impossible to imagine a world without these application, especially now that hybrid work has taken off across industries. However, there are quite a few providers with video call and collaboration functionality, but wh... Read more