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Zoom fatigue is real and it’s costly

The Zoom experiment failed. The fallout is erasing all the benefits of remote work, making everyone exhausted and unproductive. -- but there's a better way.

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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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11 best practices for Microsoft Teams video meetings

Here’s what to do before, during and after leading a video call in Microsoft Teams to ensure a beneficial experience for all.

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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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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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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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Collaboration answers the call

When office workers fled to their homes, collaboration tools and methods suddenly became indispensable. Here's what our new era of collaboration may look like.

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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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Zoom clamps down further on security weaknesses

'Zoom-bombing' has become an unwelcome phenomenon as the video conferencing vendor gains users now that work-from-home has become commonplace.

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22 free screen-sharing apps for work-at-home collaboration

Want to share your screen to collaborate with a colleague, or remotely access someone’s computer to troubleshoot a technical problem? Whatever your screen-sharing need, here are 22 free collaboration apps that do the job.

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7 Zoom tips for working from home

Don't forget the always-useful, eternally tidy room trick….

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Microsoft Teams cheat sheet

Microsoft's answer to Slack, Teams provides group messaging, voice and video calls, and useful integrations with other Office 365 apps. Here's how to get set up in Teams and find your way around.

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Video chat app Around could be a harbinger of ‘always-on’ video

A less intrusive interface brings the possibility of persistent video communications.

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