Venue raises $4M from Accel and the CEOs of Slack, Remote and Squarespace to give teamwide video meetings a new breath of life
Zoom has in many ways “won” the mindshare game when it comes to video conferencing: Whether you’re actually using Zoom or another service that’s wrapped into another platform l
The next step in Google’s merger of Duo and Meet starts today
In June, Google told us that it would start merging its Duo video chat service for consumers with Meet, its Zoom competitor for business users. The next phase of this merger starts today. Merging two
Gmail’s redesigned interface including Chat and Meet is now the new default
Gmail is now rolling out a new user interface that will show Chat and Meet sections in the side pane by default — unless you’ve already disabled them. Google introduced this new integrated vie
Google Meet gets in-meeting reactions, PiP, end-to-end encryption and more
Google announced a major update to Google Meet today that includes a number of long-requested features and plenty that you didn’t even know you needed. There is a long list here, but the main ad
LeadGenius co-founder gets back to user-centric design roots with Marvin
Marvin’s technology is an interview and user research tool that plugs into video conferencing tools to record customer interviews and them them into searchable insights.
Goldcast spotlights which event attendees will be your next customer
Investor attention is focused on event companies lately, especially as pandemic restrictions ease around the world and events become in-person again. Just this year, we’ve seen companies like EventX
Remote work and events startup twine acquires YC-backed Glimpse to launch on Zoom
Twine, a company that provides networking tools for virtual events and remote teams, will soon bring its services to Zoom thanks to its just-closed acquisition of the Y Combinator-backed startup, Glim
Google Workspace goes all in on shadow IT
Google today announced a new version of Workspace, the company’s productivity service that you probably still refer to as G Suite. With the new — and free — Google Workspace Essentia
Hubilo picks up $125M to double down on building a more engaging platform for virtual and live events
Virtual became the norm for physical gatherings at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, and now, as many jet back into in-person meetings, some believe that the online version, at least in some form,
Google Workspace opens up spaces for all users
Google is tying everything together with a handbook for navigating hybrid work, which includes best practice blueprints for five common hybrid meetings.
Virtual meeting platform Vowel raises $13.5M, aims to cure meeting fatigue
Vowel's meeting operating system has the goal of making meetings more useful before, during and after.
Box, Zoom chief product officers discuss how the changing workplace drove their latest collaboration
Their newest collaboration is the Box app for Zoom, a new type of in-product integration that allows users to bring apps into a Zoom meeting to provide the full Box experience.
Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit
Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabl
GSA blocks senator from reviewing documents used to approve Zoom for government use
The General Services Administration has denied a senator’s request to review documents Zoom submitted to have its software approved for use in the federal government. The denial was in response
Could Claap, an asynchronous video meetings platform, end the tyranny of Zoom calls?
Because of the pandemic, we’re all a lot more familiar with remote working than we used to be, whether we like it or not. But the remote tools of the pre-pandemic era — Slack, Trello, Zoom, As
Interactio, a remote interpretation platform, grabs $30M after seeing 12x growth during COVID-19
Interactio, a remote interpretation platform whose customers include massive institutions like the United Nations, European Commission and Parliament along with corporates like BMW, JP Morgan and Micr
Otter.ai’s new assistant can automatically transcribe your Zoom meetings
AI-powered voice transcription service Otter.ai wants to make it even easier for its business users to record their meetings. The company is today introducing a new feature, Otter Assistant, which can
PingPong is a video chat app for product teams working across multiple time zones
From the earliest days of the pandemic, it was no secret that video chat was about to become a very hot space. Over the past several months investors have bankrolled a handful of video startups with s
Whereby, which allows more collaboration over video calls, raises $12M from Point Nine and 20 Angels
Zoom, Microsoft and Google all rocketed to the top of the charts in the virtual meetings stakes during the pandemic but a plucky startup from Norway had others ideas. Video meeting startup Whereby has
Superpowered lets you see your schedule and join meetings from the Mac menu bar
A newly launched Mac app called Superpowered aims to make it easier to stay on top of all your Zoom calls and Google Meets, without having to scramble to find the meeting link in your inbox or calend