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RingCentral ties UC functions into Google for Work

As Google finds its way ever deeper into the enterprise, third parties are looking to beef up what end-users can do with it. There's a growing trend in cloud providers adding unified communications capabilities to Google; and the latest entrant into the market is RingCentral.

Take your videoconferencing with you

Logitech's new video conferencing camera is designed to be portable and easy to use. 

Polycom add-on tracks how long you stayed in a meeting

Polycom introduced a handful of new products, including one that tracks how many people were in a meeting and how long they stayed. 

People, processes can make or break video conferencing success

An inspiring deployment in a New Jersey hospital connects domestic violence victims with judges. The example shows how people and processes can both help and hinder the value of a video conferencing setup.

Lifesize's new gear targets video conferencing for the rest of us

Responding to the growing demand for video conferencing, Lifesize is rolling out a few new products designed to make it easier and cheaper for businesses to do video conferencing--and not just in your biggest conference room that has the expensive video setup. 

AT&T moves closer to making a browser work like a phone

A beta program for a new API has just been opened to AT&T's Premium tier enterprise customers, enabling developers to claim new telephone numbers for their Web servers.

Cisco's idea of '3 screens and a cloud': TelePresence with 3 thinner screens

Ever since science-fiction first envisioned what "telepresence" conferencing would look like, it used multiple thin screens stretched out along one side of a table. Now that vision is finally real.

Cisco to hit hard against Skype, Unify with 'Project Squared'

For the first time in years, the battle lines are reforming around a kind of unified communications. Cisco's front line now stretches from its home territory with UC devices, all the way to the browser.

Skype becomes Microsoft's all-around conferencing brand

Brand simplification has been a key goal for Microsoft under new CEO Satya Nadella.  Now that process has been extended to Skype, though certain parts of Skype and Lync may not zip together so seamlessly.

Tech keynoter Hillary Clinton: Polarization makes conversation difficult

The depersonalized nature of electronic connections has created a situation where people with the capability to lead are reluctant to try, said the former Secretary of State and former presidential candidate.