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WWDC 2022

How iPhone users with Windows PCs can get 'Continuity Camera' features now

When Apple announced Continuity Camera at WWDC, plenty of iPhone users with Windows PCs might have felt a little left out. Camo is coming to the rescue.

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Microsoft launches new AI-powered Viva Sales tool

Designed to bridge the gap between Microsoft 365, Teams and CRM, Viva Sales automates data entry tasks and delivers AI-powered insights to sales teams.

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In the new workplace you'll use Cisco Webex with Apple’s CarPlay

Cisco is preparing to introduce new Webex Meetings features to make it easier to move calls between devices and to make and take them using Apple's CarPlay.

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Apple’s Freeform adds another digital whiteboard option for remote work

Freeform is due out later this year, but its availability on Apple devices could keep it from gaining ground on various competing whiteboard apps on the market.

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Video collaboration startup Loom announces layoffs

The asynchronous video software firm, valued at $1.5bn, has reportedly cut 34 employees, as tech startups react to wider economic uncertainty.

Why remote work will lead to greater success

It's time to let go of collaboration bias and embrace the power of deep work.

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Slack revamps user profiles for better connections

Users of the team collaboration app can customize their profile with more personal information, which the company hopes will help connect remote teams more effectively.

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IT workers face greater stress from remote issues

With in-person IT support now relatively rare, tech workers are under increasing pressure to support end-users and endpoint devices remotely — and they need better overall support and tools to do that.

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Microsoft pumps the brakes on hiring

Microsoft is pulling back on hiring tech talent for its Windows, Office and Teams chat and conferencing software groups.

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Microsoft takes productivity, collaboration to the top floor at Build

At this year's Build event, Microsoft showed how serious it is about deepening the collaboration capabilities in its software.

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Microsoft looks to make Teams screen-sharing more interactive with Live Share

The Live Share SDK, announced at Microsoft’s Build event this week, lets developers turn any third-party application into a “multiplayer” Teams app.

Miro looks to move beyond the whiteboard and support hybrid work

The collaboration software company wants to expand beyond whiteboarding with a variety of new product updates and integrations with other popular tools.

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Does your team need a cloud-based unified communication and collaboration tool?

Cloud-based communication and collaboration tools give your remote and hybrid teams the tools they need to communicate from wherever they work. Here’s why your team needs to embrace cloud UC now.

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Zoom pushes further into the contact center with Solvvy acquisition

After its failed attempt to purchase Five9 last year, Zoom is once again looking to bolster its nascent contact center software proposition.

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Google brings automated summaries to Workspace ‘Spaces’

Other updates to the company’s app suite announced at Google I/O include video call transcriptions, third-party app integrations for Meet, and tools to improve call quality such as “de-reverberation.”

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Salesforce acquires Slack-bot maker Troops.ai

The sales and revenue communications platform will become part of Slack when the deal closes in 2023.

Apple shows how work-from-home is here to stay

Workers are increasingly making it clear they will not be forced back into the office. Just ask Apple.

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Q&A: Why video calls can be bad for creativity

The use of videoconferencing apps grew dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic and helped many workers stay in touch with each other and their bosses. But there may be a downside to the video revolution.

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