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Beam by Suitable Technologies, with Sandra Henry-Stocker on screen

Beam me up and over — test-driving telepresence technology

Suitable Technologies' Beam telepresence systems elevate remote meetings and interaction with remote staff and customers.

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Mingis on Tech: Microsoft pulls the plug on GigJam

The collaboration tool offers forward-thinking ways of sharing information, but never gained traction. Although it's being shuttered, some of those features met yet show up in other Microsoft products.

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Getting data center managers & C-Suite on the same page for DCIM implementation

Data center managers need to work with C-Suite on data center infrastructure management (DCIM).

Whose Zoomin who? Polycom is

In a move that last year wouldn’t have been thinkable, Polycom is collaborating with longtime competitor Zoom to offer Zoom Connector for Polycom.

SNL one step ahead of Amazon with Echo Silver

In SNL spoof, Amazon and AARP team to address senior citizens' most pressing digital assistant needs with Echo Silver

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Cisco taps into AI, collaboration with $125M MindMeld buy

Cisco gets MindMeld’s Deep-Domain Conversational AI technology for voice-embedded apps

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Boring old enterprise vendors pay interns well

Snagging an internship at Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Google is certainly reason for celebration, but interns can also fare pretty darn well at enterprise-oriented vendors such as Juniper Networks, VMware and Salesforce.com.

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How Facebook plans to bring Messenger to business

Speaking at the Collision conference this week, Facebook’s Stan Chudnovsky said the company remains committed to making Messenger a multi-purpose platform.

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Social media breaks more common among teens than you might think

I did wonder whether my youngest teenage son would return from a recent week-long service trip on which electronic devices were banned quivering from some sort of social media withdrawal, but he survived just fine and the salmon in...

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Verizon.net email addresses are going away — here are 4 alternatives

Verizon has begun warning customers that it’s getting out of the email game and that you need to act soon if you want to keep your Verizon.net email address. Or, you could consider switching to another email service, and here are some...

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How Microsoft plans to reinvent business productivity

Microsoft's Office has barely changed in 25 years. If we’re going to get more productive in the office and out, maybe it’s time for Microsoft to change the standard tools that we use to create documents.

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Cisco makes videoconference technology invisible

Cisco's new Spark Room Kit and Room Kit Plus have advanced technology intended to make videoconferences simple.

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How to keep your Verizon email account from being killed off

If you're a Verizon customer who uses the carrier's email service, you very well might have an imminent decision to make about your Verizon.net address or risk losing access to your account and associated data.

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8 great small business productivity and collaboration apps

Entrepreneurs and project managers share their favorite apps for staying organized and productive.

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Slack apps can now use drop-down menus

Apps that integrate with Slack can now include drop-down menus in the messages that they post to the service, as part of a push to improve the interactivity of third-party integrations.

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Instant messaging service Wire open-sources its server code

Wire has started the process of releasing the server code for it instant messaging platform.

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Could Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender?

Amazon has a series of apps that compete with Office 365 and G Suite, but they currently aren’t packaged and sold as a collective portfolio. Here’s how Amazon could become a major player in business software.

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April Fools from the tech industry

There’s nothing like a giant, powerful technology company really letting its collective hair down with a goofy April Fools’ announcement.

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