Cisco’s New Project Squared Collaboration Tool Offers Modern Alternative To Aging WebEx

Cisco announced a new communications and collaboration platform today, they have dubbed Project Squared, which has been built from the ground up as a cloud-mobile tool designed to work smoothly acros

Zoom Video Conferencing Adds $6.5M In Funding To Drive Expansion And Uptake In Education And Health

Zoom, the Santa Clara-based cloud video conferencing startup that last raised $6 million in January, has raised another $6.5 million in a Series B round of funding that has just closed. The new round

Biba Comes Out Of Stealth With $15M In Funding For Mobile-First, Password-Free Conferencing And Messaging Service

The smartphone is changing how people work but so far the applications for web conferencing have not taken much of a mobile-first approach. <a target="_blank" href="http://biba.com">Biba</a>, a new co

Collaaj Launches An Easy Way To Create, Store And Send Video Messages

Collaaj has launched a service designed to make it easy to create videos and send them as messages. The SaaS tool includes an editor that allows people to make videos from content that could include

With Dual Mice And Collaboration In Any Window, YC’s Screenhero Gives WebEx And Screen Sharing Apps A Run For Their Money

We all love the idea of being able to connect and work with people in our always-online day and age, but ironically, when it comes to document collaboration, a lot of the software designed to aid in t

Speek Receives $1.2M In Seed Stage Funding For VoIP Service That Replaces The Antiquated Conference Call Experience

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.speek.com/">Speek </a>has received $1.2 million in early stage investment for its VOIP service that replaces the antiquated conference call experience of  calling

WebEx Launches A Half Price Product With Small Businesses In Mind

WebEx has managed to maintain a pretty good lock on the enterprise world with their online video conferencing/meeting service, but there's one place they've always fallen a bit short: small businesses

SlideShare Moves Into Virtual Meetings With Zipcast

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/slideshare-zipcast.jpg"> Why go through online slides alone when you can do it with other people? If you are one of the 45 million people wh

Central Desktop Takes $7 Million

Central Desktop has taken a first round of $7 million from OpenView Venture Partners. Central Desktop offers a web-based SaaS collaboration platform that allows business teams of all sizes to work vir

Rondee Launches "Evite" For Conference Calls

Conference calls can be a pain, and getting charged by the minute doesn’t help. But these days, there’s really no reason to pay for them. There’s FreeConfereceCall.com, FreeConferenc

Cisco Buys WebEx for $3.2 Billion

News is just breaking that Cisco has agreed to aquire WebEx for $3.2 billion in cash. In 2006, WebEx generated nearly $50 million in profit on $380 million in revenue. They have $300 million or so in

WebEX to go mobile with SoonR

Web conferencing giant WebEX and mobile/PC connecting startup SoonR announced tonight that they have entered a partnership that will let users access WebEX conferences via mobile devices. WebEX has la