Fri, Jun 18, 2021

  • Microsoft Teams unleashes new hybrid work features
    With an aim to boost hybrid work, Microsoft on Thursday unveiled its roadmap to bring more new capabilities to its Teams platform to support hybrid work scenarios over the coming months.
    Microsoft Teams unleashes new hybrid work features
    Today we are announcing new innovations -- in Microsoft Teams Rooms, Fluid, and Microsoft Viva -- all designed to empower your people for hybrid work, the company said in a statement.In May this year, Microsoft circulated a video showing off how hybrid meetings might look and feel in the future, based on Microsoft's research, reports ZDNet.That video showed off how Teams Rooms capabilities could work in differently sized and scaled spaces, like a focus room, medium space and large space when using intelligent speakers, cameras, and large-screen displays like Teams Panels and Surface Hubs.The company also shared more Teams Meetings and Teams Room features that will be rolled out over the course of calendar 2021.These include a new Front Row feature in Teams Room that's meant to make meeting interactions between virtual and in-the-room...
  • Google Cloud VMware Engine now available in India Google Cloud VMware Engine now available in India

    Google Cloud VMware Engine is now available in India for enterprises looking to migrate their VMware environments to the cloud and advance their digital transformation journeys, the company announced...

  • Realme's TechLife brand DIZO partners with Flipkart Realme's TechLife brand DIZO partners with Flipkart

    DIZO, the first brand under realme TechLife ecosystem, on Thursday partnered with homegrown e-commerce marketplace Flipkart to bring its products to consumers' doorsteps.

  • Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung among most popular brands in pre-owned smartphone market: Report Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung among most popular brands in pre-owned smartphone market: Report

    Xiaomi, Apple, and Samsung were among the most popular brands in the pre-owned smartphone market with sub-Rs 10,000 smartphones accounting for the highest volume in 2020, according to a report by...

  • Major Australian banks hit by website outage Major Australian banks hit by website outage

    Several major Australian banks, including lenders Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ, on Thursday suffered website crashes affecting users.

  • After Apple, FB set to launch podcast feature on June 22 After Apple, FB set to launch podcast feature on June 22

    With an aim to allow podcasters to easily publish new episodes on the social network, Facebook is planning to roll out its podcast product on June 22, at a time when Apple has also launched its new...

  • Google brings new 'Insights' tool for web creators Google brings new 'Insights' tool for web creators

    Google is rolling out a new Search Console Insights tool that provides creators with an overview of how their content is performing.

  • FB selects new partner for health fact checks in India FB selects new partner for health fact checks in India

    Facebook on Wednesday joined hands with The Healthy Indian Project (THIP) -- a health specialised fact-checking site -- as part of its third-party fact-checking programme in India to combat Covid-19...

  • Truecaller adds Group Calling, Smart SMS features Truecaller adds Group Calling, Smart SMS features

    Swedish caller identification app Truecaller announced on Wednesday that it is rolling out new features to further augment the user experience, which include Group Voice Calling, Smart SMS and Inbox...

  • Google enables end-to-end encryption texting within Messages app Google enables end-to-end encryption texting within Messages app

    Google has been rolling the end-to-end encryption feature to everyone using rich text communication within the Messages app.