HipChat is being replaced by Stride video conferencing and workplace communication app.

Stride Video Conferencing Helps Atlassian Take Another Swing at Slack

The four years after Mike Tyson became the youngest person to win boxing’s heavyweight championship were torrid. The young champ took on ten challengers before finally being felled and losing his...
Digital journalism tools capture a moment in Iran

What’s the Top Digital Journalism Tool of 2018? We Think It’s Video Conferencing

The full brutality and chaos of the 2009 Green Revolution in Iran was brought to the world’s attention through the photos and videos captured by the people caught in the middle...
Skype end-to-end encryption will protect text messages but not video calls.

Skype End-to-End Encryption Gives Communication Security a Boost

What works in the wilds of the African savanna and during a late-night club crawl through a major city also holds true for your internet security--there’s safety in numbers. The more...
Microsoft hololens uses include tours as museums

Microsoft HoloLens Uses Now Extend to Protective Eyewear

Very few of us will ever have to dodge falling debris or battle clouds of dust while sitting in on a video conference, but there’s a section of the community that...
Highfive Video Conferencing will let Girl Scouts meet mentors.

Highfive Video Conferencing Is Giving the Girl Scouts of Northern California a Virtual Retreat

The Girl Scouts are going digital. This year’s Girl Scouts of Northern California Camp CEO will feature hiking, a ropes course, organic gardening, and live video conferences with some leading female business...
It's possible to create your will online and register it using video conferencing.

Is Using Video Conferencing to Create Your Will Online the Way of the Future?

Who says the law can’t keep up with technology? An Australian court recently made a ruling that the draft of a text message--not yet sent--signed “My Will” was enough to ensure that...
How Does Video Conferencing Reduce Traffic Congestion? Japan wants to find out

How Well Does Video Conferencing Reduce Traffic Congestion? Japan Finds Out

The 2020 Olympic games are going to push more than just the athletes to their limits. The host city of Tokyo is going to have to accommodate hundreds of thousands of...
Local Online Shopping

Local Online Shopping Brings Buyers to Vendors Via Video Chat

Only the natural sunlight of a clear morning can do justice to the baked goods, produce, and works of art on display at a local farmer’s market or craft fair. Along...
video conferencing in government

Video Conferencing in Government: India’s Prime Minister Empowers Small Groups

A democracy of, by, and for the people should probably hear from the people as well. The sheer size of a country like the United States or a city like Chicago makes...
FCC Ruling on High-Speed Internet

The FCC Ruling on High-Speed Internet Will Limit Your Video Calling Social Life

The Federal Communications Commission regards a smartphone as the only computer the average American needs in their life. That’s not as forward-thinking a philosophy as it may first appear, despite the continued...