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Nvidia re-envisions the metaverse as a collaboration platform

The company has its hands in a lot of technology pies, from advanced robotics to autonomous cars, planes, chips, advanced AI, and even medical research. This week it offered a glimpse of an avatar-dominated collaboration metaverse.

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A handy hack for the Pixel's new shortcut system

Google's latest Pixel time-saver is packed with potential, but its most practical possibility requires a touch of tinkering to accomplish.

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Meta and Microsoft move to tie Workplace and Teams closer together

The two companies have partnered to ease collaboration for shared customers, with a video streaming integration also in development and due early next year.

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11 advanced Assistant tricks you should really remember on Android

Google Assistant can do more than you'd realize. Ready to teach your phone a few new tricks?

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on new features, bug fixes, and security updates for Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 2110 (Build 14527.20276), released on Nov. 9, 2021.

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Tableau’s new Slack capabilities democratize data

Tableau is counting on Slack to make its data visualization tools more accessible and is adding new data prep and governance tools to make enterprise data more trustworthy.

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5 Android 12 features you can bring to any phone today

Jonesing for a taste of Android 12? Here's how to recreate a few of the more interesting features seen in Google's still-under-development software.

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Microsoft unveils Loop — and a new collaborative Office doc

Built on the Fluid Framework, Microsoft’s Loop app comes in response to offerings by start-ups such as Coda and Notion and their “all-in-one” collaborative documents. While it’s unlikely to supplant traditional Office docs for now,...

Teams and Webex: What if Microsoft and Cisco merged their platforms?

Rather than competing in the collaboration market, Microsoft and Cisco could join forces and deliver even more for the customers.

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Microsoft to bring Mesh avatars and virtual environments to Teams

Beginning next year, Teams users will be able to "meet" in 3D spaces to collaborate with colleagues, as Microsoft announced the upcoming public preview of Mesh for Teams.

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Slack launches Community Forum site and companion app

Slack’s user community has more than 14,000 members globally; the company wants to make it easier for users to connect and share info about the popular collaboration tool.

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7 new hidden Pixel treasures to find in Android 12

Hey, Pixel owners: Think you've found all that Android 12 has to offer on your Google-made phone? Think again.

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Cisco moves Webex toward a collaboration lead

Cisco seems to be making the right moves to position Webex as a truly collaborative videoconferencing option for companies.

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Q&A: Cisco's Jeetu Patel on Apple, Webex, and the hybrid enterprise

"I don’t believe you can be a credible provider of enterprise software if you’re not part of the Apple ecosystem today," says Jeetu Patel, general manager and executive vice president, Cisco security and collaboration.

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3 fantastic ways Notion can make you more efficient

Notion is one of the best business tools out there for efficiency and organization, but figuring out how to approach it isn't exactly easy.

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Will Zuckerberg’s ‘metaverse’ change everything?

Facebook wants to build the VR universe we all live and work in. Here’s what’s actually coming.

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Varjo’s new VR headset points the way to collaboration done right

True collaboration happens when a group gathers around a project. Virtual reality brings that experience to participants in a way that traditional videoconferencing never will.

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Got a Pixel? Don't miss these 8 buried Android 12 treasures

Pixel owners, prepare for productivity: Google's Android 12 update is officially en route, and the software holds some spectacular new possibilities for your phone.

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Microsoft makes virtual healthcare visits easier to manage in Teams

The company announced a slew of updates to its Teams collaboration app aimed at front-line workers, including enhancements to the virtual visit experience.

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Asana takes aim at the enterprise with new workflow features

The task management platform is rolling out a host of new capabilities aimed at improving collaboration and security for its enterprise customers.

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