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Google launches new AI-powered meeting room hardware

Google today announced the Google Meet Series One, a new video conferencing hardware suite for meeting rooms. Built in collaboration with Lenovo, the Series One uses high-end cameras and microphones and then marries them with Google’s AI smarts thanks to usin…

google meet - TechCrunch
9:00am PDT - September 15th, 2020

Google announces its own Meet hardware bundle, but it’s only for conference rooms

Google has rapidly updated Google Meet, its videoconferencing software, as the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that more people rely on it now than ever before. But today, the company is announcing new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware, dubbed the Series One…

google meet - The Verge
9:00am PDT - September 15th, 2020

How to get rid of the Google Meet function in the Gmail mobile app and remove the video-chat icon from your inbox

Summary List Placement   As remote work has spiked across the world during 2020, tech companies like Google have leaned more into expanding and updating their virtual meeting software. That includes Gmail's Google Meet, the video-chatting software that lets …

google meet - Business Insider
11:13am PDT - September 14th, 2020

As deadline nears, what's the state-of-play on TikTok US sale? -

  1. As deadline nears, what's the state-of-play on TikTok US sale?
  2. Exclusive: China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale - sources  Reuters
  3. TikTok pushing forward with deal to meet looming deadline  BNN …

    google meet - Al Jazeera English
    10:38am PDT - September 11th, 2020

TechCrunch still brings the fun to Disrupt 2020

We all know times are incredibly tough, and everyone’s working overtime on steroids to keep their startup dreams alive. Disrupt events have a reputation for serving up a tasty helping of fun along with the main dish: opportunity. We refuse to host virtual con…

google meet - TechCrunch
10:32am PDT - September 11th, 2020

Meet Microsoft's president, Brad Smith, the 'statesman' who's spent 2 decades quietly reinventing the $1.6 trillion firm's relationship with Washington, DC, and other Big Tech titans (MSFT)

Summary List Placement Last month, the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple answered tough questions about their business practices from a US congressional antitrust committee, live for the public to see. One of the most valuable tech companies in the…

google meet - Business Insider
9:40am PDT - September 10th, 2020

Google to auto-block heavy ads, which could affect publishers that rely on rich media ad units

  • An updated Chrome will begin blocking resource-intensive ads.
  • And this move will likely be disruptive to publishers that rely on rich media inventory.
  • Insider Intelligence analyzes this industry and several others to provide in-dept…

    google meet - Business Insider
    6:39am PDT - August 26th, 2020

Facebook updates Messenger Rooms as Zoom sits at top of the App Store

Messenger Rooms, Facebook’s social Zoom competitor, is today rolling out new features aimed at making Rooms easier to both create and discover as well as those for further personalizing your Rooms experience. The changes follow Messenger’s recent slight dip f…

google meet - TechCrunch
6:14am PDT - August 26th, 2020

American Well is going public with a $100 million investment from Google. We pored over the 196-page filing to find 5 crucial details about the companies' plans to change how you get care.

  • American Well, a telehealth giant and rival to Teladoc, on Monday filed to go public.
  • As part of the initial public offering, Google's cloud division is investing $100 million. 
  • We read the 196-page filing and spoke with Google Clou…

    google meet - Business Insider
    9:09am PDT - August 25th, 2020

Top Business Video Conferencing Companies in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed enterprise video conferencing from a helpful tool to a vital necessity for any business to stay productive.  Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, and Verizon's BlueJeans are all jockeying for position as the lea…

google meet - Business Insider
7:25am PDT - August 21st, 2020

Google throws Zoom a bone by bringing it to Assistant-powered displays

Google is giving you the ability to become the most annoying person in any conferencing call by tuning in straight from your Assistant-enabled smart display. In an announcement on its blog, the company revealed Zoom will be available on any Assistant-powered …

google meet - The Next Web
9:15am PDT - August 19th, 2020

Zoom calls are coming to Amazon, Google and Facebook smart displays

Zoom has just announced that its “Zoom for Home” video conferencing platform is coming to Amazon’s Echo Show line, Google’s smart displays plus Facebook’s Portal devices. Zoom will arrive on Portal in September, while it’s slated to be available on the Echo S…

google meet - Engadget
7:00am PDT - August 19th, 2020

Facebook's Portal Device Can Now Do Zoom Calls

BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, and Webex are also among the services now supported by the videochat gadget.

google meet - Wired
7:00am PDT - August 19th, 2020

Google Meet is spreading to your TV via Chromecast

Still haven't had enough of video calls? If so, you'll love the fact that Google Meet is now available on Chromecast, letting you make and receive video calls on your TV set.  In a blog post Tuesday, Google said Meet on Chromecast will allow users to host or …

google meet - Mashable
1:24am PDT - August 19th, 2020

Telegram's one-on-one video calls are live on Android and iOS

Video calling has finally arrived on Telegram. The secure messaging app promised group video calls earlier this year at the beginning of coronavirus-related lockdowns, which made applications like Zoom and Google Meet more popular than ever. It has yet to rol…

google meet - Engadget
2:40pm PDT - August 15th, 2020

How to get rid of that irritating Meet tab in Gmail for Android and iOS

If you plan to use Google Meet regularly, you may not mind having a Meet table in Gmail. But if you want to get rid of the excess tabs, here’s how you do it on your Android phone.

google meet - The Verge
3:02pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

How Google Meet Weathered the Work-From-Home Explosion

In the early months of Covid-19, Google's video conferencing platform grew exponentially. Keeping the lights on was no easy task.

google meet - Wired
12:24pm PDT - August 11th, 2020

This $10 program can help you avoid embarrassing Zoom mishaps

TL;DR: Safely share your screen with PliimPRO for $9.99, a 37% savings as of Aug. 11.  Working from home may be easier and more convenient, but having to present virtually to your colleagues can be such a pain. Maybe you accidentally shared a photo of your c…

google meet - Mashable
2:00am PDT - August 11th, 2020

eharmony vs. EliteSingles: How do the dating sites compare in the UK?

Online dating is great, but there's a slight shudder factor attached to the practice now that everyone and their mother (literally) has some sort of profile.  The biggest advantage, obviously, is the potential to meet thousands of eligible singles who you lik…

google meet - Mashable
9:00pm PDT - August 10th, 2020

A look inside Gmail’s product development process

Google has long been known as the leader in email, but it hasn’t always been that way. In 1997, AOL was the world’s largest email provider with around ten million subscribers, but other providers were making headway. Hotmail, now part of Microsoft Outlook, la…

google meet - TechCrunch
7:20am PDT - August 7th, 2020

Google wants a bigger chunk of Spotify and Pandora's revenue

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 7. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at Today…

google meet - Business Insider
6:09pm PDT - August 6th, 2020

There’s No Such Thing As a Tech Expert Anymore

Members of Congress clearly don’t understand the tech companies they’re supposed to regulate. But neither does anyone else.

google meet - Wired
5:00am PDT - August 4th, 2020

ProtonMail founder: Apple uses monopoly to “hold all of us hostage”

ProtonMail CEO argues Apple fails to meet "minimum moral responsibility."

google meet - Ars Technica
2:07pm PDT - August 3rd, 2020

Google signs up six more partners for its digital banking platform coming to Google Pay

Google is expanding its plans to offer digital banking services in the U.S. The company announced today it’s partnering with half a dozen more banks to offer digital checking and savings accounts to Google Pay users in the U.S., starting sometime next year. T…

google meet - TechCrunch
10:19am PDT - August 3rd, 2020

How to get rid of that annoying Meet button in the Gmail app

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Recently, Gmail rolled out an update to its app to include a huge Google Meet button just below the compose button. And t…

google meet - The Next Web
2:30am PDT - August 3rd, 2020