Slack moves video and voice calls to AWS

Slack moves video and voice calls to AWS

Slack will run its native voice and video calling capabilities on Amazon Web Services’ Chime platform, part of a “multi-year partnership” for collaboration product development. AWS is already Slack’s “preferred” cloud infrastructure provider, and the two companies have a common rival in Microsoft, competing with its Azure and Teams products, respectively. An announcement on Thursday, […]
Facebook’s Workplace embraces video, touts new users amid pandemic

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

Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise collaboration offering, got a variety of new features this week designed to strengthen the platform and help users better collaborate during the ongoing pandemic. As for Workplace, Facebook said the app now has more than 5 million paid...
5 hot video app start-ups

5 hot video app start-ups

Interest around video meeting software is higher than ever, as isolation measures across the world drive demand for tools to connect people with co-workers during the day, family and friends at night. The “new normal” has led to a huge uptick in use of established...
Google’s Meet video app gets Gmail integration

Google’s Meet video app gets Gmail integration

Google has made its Meet video conferencing app accessible directly from Gmail, allowing users to join meetings without switching between apps.  Meet – it’s the rebranded version of Hangouts Meet – is available as part of Google’s G Suite, which now has 6...