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videoconferencing

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Google adds Hangouts feature from Google+ to its business apps

The search giant is giving Google Apps customers access to its videoconferencing feature, no Google+ account needed.

By July 30, 2014

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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Frebble: I wanna hold your weird robotic hand

An attempt to make the digital world less alienating, the Frebble is a hand-holding device designed to connect people over long distances.

By June 17, 2014

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iOS 8 features split-screen apps support, developer says

The company didn't announce the feature at WWDC, but a developer has discovered the feature in code.

By June 10, 2014

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Amazon reveals craziest 'Mayday' customer support calls

The "Mayday" button on Amazon's Kindle Fire brings up a live feed of a support person right there on the tablet. Pizza, marriage proposals -- it's inspired some unique customer requests.

By April 10, 2014

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Double Robotics builds 'body' for iPad videoconferencing

A Segway-like kit will bring iPad-based telepresence to offices and elsewhere by year's end for $1,999.

By August 20, 2012

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Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By March 11, 2014

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Beam+ robot heads for homes, waving $995 price tag

The new telepresence robot from a Willow Garage spinoff wants to be be a boon companion for you and your family, and be a bargain to boot.

By January 15, 2014

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Microsoft's Skype purchase survives Cisco challenge

A European court rejects Cisco's appeal to quash the merger as approved based on concerns that it would create a monopoly.

By December 11, 2013

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Cisco, Mozilla open things up for real-time online video

Cisco and Mozilla reps declare that the free, open distribution of the H.264 codec enables streaming of real-time online video from the browser without plugins.

By October 30, 2013