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Video Collaboration Service TenHands Launches Free Browser-Based WebEx Competitor

Skype's Tony Bates Says the Goal is to Get Billions of Active Users

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Skype’s President Tony Bates, the man behind Microsoft’s largest acquisition in history, outlined his ambitions for the Internet-calling service at D: All Things Digital. “If we can get to billions, I’ll be happy with that, and we are on the path to do that,” he said in an interview with...
Skype's Tony Bates Says the Goal is to Get Billions of Active Users

Forget consumers, gigabit networks are ready for business!

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Consumer applications have driven the rapid take up of faster broadband services in the U.S. in the last decade as people downloaded iTunes songs and apps and watched streaming movies via Netflix. But as Google and others build gigabit networks to see what can be done with them, maybe it’s...
Forget consumers, gigabit networks are ready for business!

Online Fitness Startup Wello Launches Group Workouts, Enabling 3-5 Users To Work Out Together

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Last summer, online fitness provider Wello launched to provide personalized instruction to users via two-way video conferencing. That allowed its users to work with trainers from the comfort of their own homes. Now the company is letting its users take classes with friends through its new group workout classes. Rather...
Online Fitness Startup Wello Launches Group Workouts, Enabling 3-5 Users To Work Out Together

Next step in the Chrome OS journey

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Last year we announced a new kind of computer This is the next step All of you haiku fans (like many of us on the Chrome team) can stop here; the rest can read on for more details. A year ago we introduced a new model of computing with the...
Next step in the Chrome OS journey
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Etsy's Winning Secret: Don't Play The Blame Game!

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Picture this: The board members of Etsy, the hot Brooklyn-based startup that's reinventing handcrafted e-commerce, are meeting by video conference. The connection breaks up. At most companies, the obvious next question is: Who's the CEO going to fire? Not at Etsy, though. And that's not just because Chad Dickerson is...
Etsy's Winning Secret: Don't Play The Blame Game!
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ChefHangout is a genius use of Google+ Hangouts and could actually make money

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In what’s probably the first attempt that I’ve seen to monetize Google+, a site called ChefHangout has a unique approach to cooking lessons utilizing the powerful Google+ Hangouts video conference feature. While Google+ has been somewhat methodical slow in rolling out public APIs for its social network, the Hangout API...
ChefHangout is a genius use of Google+ Hangouts and could actually make money

Blue Jeans: 1 Year Old, 250K Users and Another $25M in the Bank

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Video conferencing has been an overlooked environment, left to by the wayside to run in closed environments over proprietary software. But there’s a need for an intuitive platform to host video conferences irrespective of the branded programs a user is running. Blue Jeans has gotten the model right – and...
Blue Jeans: 1 Year Old, 250K Users and Another $25M in the Bank

Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

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If indeed the ambitious video conferencing startups of the world like Vidyo and Blue Jeans Network were supposed to have messed up the business plans of established players in that world by now, you certainly couldn’t have proved it by looking at the earnings results just put up by Polycom....
Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says
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Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

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Hailo, the company that began life as an app for easily hailing and paying for black cab service in London less than a year ago, has now officially kicked off service in Boston, its first U.S. city. The app-based taxi service got its sea legs in Europe first in London,...
Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

NTT forces you to pay attention during a video conference (video)

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Video conferencing solved the "you talkin' to me?" problem ages ago, when business execs first started using sophisticated telepresence suites to share moisturizing tips. The thing is, catching a person's eye somehow has greater instinctive impact when you actually see them turn around to face you. That's exactly the...
NTT forces you to pay attention during a video conference (video)

Vidyo Takes On Polycom By Launching Browser-Based Telepresence And A $750 Executive Desktop System

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The video conferencing world is ultra-competitive. I know because every time I get on a video conference with someone from a video conferencing company,* all they ever do is tell me about how they’re leading the industry, and how what they’re announcing will change video conferencing forever by making what...
Vidyo Takes On Polycom By Launching Browser-Based Telepresence And A $750 Executive Desktop System

Nintendo's Wii U Embraces Social Networking (Video)

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Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata provided a detailed overview of the company’s upcoming Wii U game console in a online video conference today. Iwata filmed the 30-minute video in a bare conference room in the company’s Japan headquarters, making it a very different stage than the one he will be presenting...
Nintendo's Wii U Embraces Social Networking (Video)

Google+ launches Apps section for Hangouts, API comes out of preview

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Without a doubt, one of the most popular features of Google+ has been its “Hangouts” feature that allows up to ten people to video conference and do things like share their screen and add little effects to their video. The service is also the first piece of Google’s social layer...
Google+ launches Apps section for Hangouts, API comes out of preview

Fingerprint-checking phone patent

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Sony files a patent for a smartphone that can scan users' fingerprints through its screen and also offer improved video conference calls....
Fingerprint-checking phone patent

Top tips for a great video meeting

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This post is sponsored by Citrix® GoToMeeting®. Attend your meetings from anywhere. Try GoToMeeting today for Free! The definition of work is changing. Offices are claimed in co-sharing spaces, at coffee shop tables or steps away from the bedroom. Business owners hold meetings without even having to leave the...
Top tips for a great video meeting

Cisco launches new Aironet wireless access points; Eyes more spatial streams

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Cisco is betting that the Aironet line can maintain quality as workers video conference, connect to virtual desktops and make wireless local area network calls from their devices....
Cisco launches new Aironet wireless access points; Eyes more spatial streams

Google’s goal with Chrome OS, Chromebook and Chromebox: speed, speed, speed

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In case you’ve forgotten, Google has its own operating system called Chrome OS, and it has been working closely with Samsung on the hardware. Today, Google announced the next phase of its OS and the focus is simple: speed. In a world where we have two major options, Mac or...
Google’s goal with Chrome OS, Chromebook and Chromebox: speed, speed, speed

Blue Jeans CEO Looks To Beat His Two-Time Acquirer Cisco With Low-Cost Video Conferencing

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Having sold two companies to Cisco, Krish Ramakrishnan knows what it takes to compete with the venerable networking giant. After leaving Cisco for the second time to be an entrepreneur in residence at Accel Partners, he started Blue Jeans Network three years ago to compete in the video conferencing space....
Blue Jeans CEO Looks To Beat His Two-Time Acquirer Cisco With Low-Cost Video Conferencing

YouDazzle launches Meet.fm, a mobile video conference and file sharing service to rival GoToMeeting

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Online meeting company YouDazzle has launched its latest service designed to allow anyone to meet online. Called Meet.fm, its goal is to allow anyone create and run their own personalized and information-rich meeting on any computer or mobile device. In addition, it provides users with the ability to drag and...
YouDazzle launches Meet.fm, a mobile video conference and file sharing service to rival GoToMeeting

Solaborate, a social network for tech professionals, launches with $1m in seed funding

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Today sees the beta launch of Solaborate, a new social networking platform focused on technology professionals and companies. In addition to the debut of the new service, Los Angeles, California-based Solaborate is today announcing that it has secured over $1 million in seed funding from unnamed business angel investors. Solaborate...
Solaborate, a social network for tech professionals, launches with $1m in seed funding

With Polycom's New App, Take Your Videoconference To The Cloud, Talk With Facebook, Google, Skype

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When you think sexy, do you think videoconferencing? Probably not. But that might be about to change--at least a little bit. Telecommunications giant Polycom, which makes the teleconferencing mic systems you've likely used during office conference calls, is trying to make it more attractive today by launching a new cloud-based...
With Polycom's New App, Take Your Videoconference To The Cloud, Talk With Facebook, Google, Skype

Facebook Gets Google Hangout-like Video Chat via ooVoo

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Video chat service ooVoo bumps the number of participants in its free video conference calls from six to 12, and debuts a Facebook application that allows for 12-way video conferencing in high definition....
Facebook Gets Google Hangout-like Video Chat via ooVoo

This Chrome extension for Google+ Hangouts makes it more accessible to the blind

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Just because Hangouts in Google+ are an audio and visual experience doesn’t mean that it’s completely accessible to those with visual impairments. There are chatrooms on the side of a Hangout where people tend to type a bit of backchannel conversation as the main video conference goes on. One developer...
This Chrome extension for Google+ Hangouts makes it more accessible to the blind
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?