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Google starts migrating all G Suite users from Hangouts to Meet

Google today announced that starting now, it is moving all of its G Suite users who follow its recommended schedule from its Hangouts video chat service to Hangouts Meet, the more enterprise-ready ver

Hangouts Chat, Google’s Slack competitor, comes out of beta

Hangouts Chat, Google's take on modern workplace communication, is now generally available and is becoming a core part of G Suite. Hangouts Chat was first announced at Google Cloud Next 2017, togethe

Crunch Report | Razer Looks to Raise $550 Million in Hong Kong IPO

Razer looks to raise $500 million in Hong Kong IPO, Google releases a new hardware kit for Hangouts Meet and Netflix halts production on House of Cards. All this on Crunch Report.

Google launches a new $1,999 hardware kit for Hangouts Meet

Hangouts Meet, Google’s service for running video and audio meetings, is getting a few new hardware companions. The company today announced the Hangouts Meet hardware kit that includes a touchsc

The days of Google Talk are over

The days of Google Talk are quickly coming to an end. As the company announced today, the messaging service that allowed Gmail users to talk to each other since it launched in 2005, will now be comple

Google quietly launches Meet, an enterprise-friendly version of Hangouts

Google has quietly launched a new video conferencing application called Meet by Google Hangouts, which is designed for HD video meetings. The web and mobile application appears to be the latest additi

Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger

Everyone wants to be free and standalone. Remember when Facebook Messenger got its own site that maybe people use but we’re not sure because they don’t talk about it? Google Hangouts wante

Google Contacts Gets A New Look

Google Contacts is getting an update. Contacts sits at the core of services like Gmail, Google+, Hangouts and others, but it never felt like Google was putting a lot of resources into this service. No

Google Uses Hangouts As A Virtual Genius Bar To Sell Google Devices

In 2013, Google expanded its Hangouts video conferencing service into a commerce platform called Helpouts, where people buy and sell services like cooking or technical advice via live video. Now Goo

Google Acquires Emu, An IM Client With Siri-Like Intelligence

Google has acquired Emu, a new mobile messaging application that just exited beta earlier this year. Emu was at heart an IM client, but it differentiated itself from the crowded market with smart feat

Hangouts Now Works Without Google+ Account, Becomes Part Of Google Apps For Business And Gets SLA

Say what you want about Google+, but it incubated two great products at Google: Hangouts for video meetings and Google+ Photos. While Photos is still deeply integrated with Google+, Hangouts is starti

Google Tipped To Consolidate Communication By Killing Google Voice, Rolling Features Into Hangouts

Google is said to be planning to roll Google Voice features into Hangouts, its cross-platform communication app, possibly in time for Google I/O, according to a new report from 9to5Google. The Hangout

Google Hangouts, Gmail Chat And Google Spreadsheets Go Down

UPDATE: Google says these issues should now be resolved. Google’s real-time chat services, including Hangouts in Google+, Gmail, went down today, in an outage that appears to be fairly widesprea

Google Glass Gets ‘Wink To Shoot Picture’ Mode, Lock Screen, YouTube Uploading And Hangouts Chat

Google has just announced a massive update to Google Glass which adds a lock screen, Hangouts chat, direct YouTube uploading via a Glass app and a ‘wink to shoot a picture’ mode. The wink

Google Launches Virtual Field Trips Via New Google+ Connected Classrooms Feature

Field trips generally venture only as far afield as the local heritage village, where you're likely to catch pilgrim 'Ezekial' behind the butter churning hut sneaking a modern-day cigarette. Google wa

Google Will Now Educate Glass Explorers Over Hangouts, No Barge Necessary

Google is expanding its Glass Explorer program once again, allowing current participants to invite three of their closest friends to drop $1,500 on highly experimental hardware. Hard to believe that a

Google Adds SMS Support To Its Android Messaging App As Facebook Axes It

A few days ago, a<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/10/08/hangouts-1-3-will-reportedly-add-sms-giving-android-its-own-imessage-equivalent/"> set of leaked images</a> pointed to some pretty dras

Hangouts 1.3 Will Reportedly Add SMS, Giving Android Its Own iMessage Equivalent

Google is said to be prepping an update to its Hangouts instant messaging/video chat Android app that would allow it to integrate with SMS, making it possible to get all text and MMS messages right in

Google+ Hangouts Go HD, Starting With Hangouts On Air

Google today <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/106717946845088683921/posts/HLU8CXAt6SK">announced</a> that it is bringing HD-quality video to Hangouts, its video chat service. The r

Meet Helpouts, Google’s Secret Project That Turns Hangouts Into A Commerce Platform

While its roots lie in search, today, Google wears many hats. From self-driving cars and wearable technology to social networking and mobile operating systems, there are few industries where the searc
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