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How voice tech could shape the post-pandemic workplace

As companies start thinking about how to reopen offices, contactless interfaces could be key to ensuring employees stay safe.

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Slack moves video and voice calls to AWS

The two companies are striking a closer "multi-year" partnership amid their competition with Microsoft.

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Zoho looks to mimic the office for remote workers with user check-in, live video feeds

The company's Cliq messaging app gets a raft of features designed to help employees and managers keep track of workers in a virtual office.

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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Facebook’s Workplace embraces video, touts new users amid pandemic

At the same time CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new remote work policy, Facebook moved to strengthen the collaboration capabilities in Workplace to meet growing demand.

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Slack mobile app gets UI refresh for easier navigation

The popular chat tool is overhauling navigation on its mobile app to make it easier for users to quickly access needed messages and notifications.

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Zoom to add end-to-end encryption with Keybase acquisition

The move is the latest effort by the videoconferencing software firm to improve security and privacy on its platform as use soars.

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Box adds collaboration features, updates app UI

File preview annotations and enhanced Zoom integration have been added as the content storage provider burnishes its productivity and team collaboration credentials.

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The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Getting remote work right is tough. But with a mission-driven approach and effective technology, a productive remote work strategy can really pay off.

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5 hot video app start-ups

With Zoom now virtually a household name (for good and bad), a host of other companies hope to be the next big thing in video. Here’s a look at what five of them offer, and what makes them different.

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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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Zoom partners with Otter.ai for in-meeting transcriptions

Video conferencing platform Zoom has unveiled an Otter.ai integration, providing users with access to live transcriptions and meeting notes.

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Zoom unveils a host of new privacy, security features

As part of its 90-day security plan, the troubled video conferencing platform is upgrading its encryption in Zoom 5.0.

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Google’s Meet video app gets Gmail integration

The company says 2 million new users a day were added recently as demand for video meetings ramps up among G Suite users.

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Defense Dept. rolls out Microsoft Teams to millions of remote workers

The temporary deployment of Teams and other Office 365 tools is part of a wider effort by the sprawling agency to support staffers as remote work surges during the current pandemic.

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Google, Microsoft talk up security after Zoom firestorm

As Zoom continues to fight continuing privacy and security concerns about its platform, Microsoft and Google look to reassure users that their platforms are safe.

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Zoom hit by investor lawsuit as security, privacy concerns mount

The video software vendor has hired Facebook’s former CSO to consult as it looks to improve its security practices amid rapid growth caused by the pandemic.

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Do’s and don’ts of videoconferencing security

These tips for companies and end users should help keep meetings private and safe from intruders.

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