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Banks Getting Rid of Tellers Are Replacing Them with Video Conferencing Mini-Banks

Bank tellers are disappearing from Main Street. They’re not, however, disappearing from banks. At least not yet. As banks go the way of fast food, gas stations, and supermarkets in replacing customer...
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Tumblr’s App Cabana Offers Video Chat and Shared Streaming As It Seeks Social Media...

We’ve all heard the tale of the cool kid whose life peaked in high school. The jock, the cheerleader, the socialite, the host of the coolest parties, who never amounted to much once...
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Trial by Video Conference: Could an Entire Trial Take Place Online?

The November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai that claimed 164 lives was so shocking that it forced the Indian government to introduce new trial procedures to protect the lone surviving suspect...
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Amazon Chime Has Everything Needed to Kill Skype and Revolutionize Online Retail

For a decade, tech addicts and prognosticators have seen a Skype killer in every new video calling startup to emerge, while the Microsoft giant has continued to dominate largely unharmed. Google Hangouts...
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Video Calling Customer Assistance with Filing Taxes? We Suggest Sticking with Bots

Death and taxes have one other thing in common, apart from their certainty. They are both capable of inducing knee-buckling fear. While the reasons for fearing the former are well established and...
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Affordable Webcam Options Like the Logitech Brio May Help Facial Recognition Logins Go Mainstream

You’ve got a face that can open doors and grant you access to a world of opportunities. You just don’t know it yet. Facial recognition technology can empower you to bypass security, lines,...
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Volvo Teases with Built-In Skype, But True In-Car Video Chatting Waits on Driverless Cars

What do you get when you cross one of the world's foremost car manufacturers with the world’s most famous video calling platform? A little bit disappointed. When Volvo prompted headlines like “Volvo to...
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Police and Other Emergency Services May Soon Use Group Video Conferencing to Coordinate Efforts

Rockford, Illinois, is a very progressive place. The self-proclaimed Forest City is home to the state’s largest music festival, and its Burpee Museum of Natural History features Jane, the world’s most complete,...
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How to Make Your Remote Voice Heard During a Virtual Shareholder Meeting

There’s one area of the business world where the use of video conferencing is giving the technology a bad name--shareholder meetings. It seems counterintuitive that a technology purposely designed to bring people...
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Is Amazon Launching Its Own Video Conferencing Platform, and What Could It Look Like?

What kind of video conferencing service would you dream up given the chance to begin with a blank canvas backed by the funds of an international giant? You can buy up any...