Taking Business Communication in Stride


Atlassian has announced the development of Stride, a new Slack-like workplace tool designed to streamline the communication process for business users. Stride enables teams to take action via both a smart text-based messaging service and a fully featured video and audio service. The latter functionality is made available thanks to Atlassian’s recent acquisition of Jitsi. The idea is to allow team members to convene instantly with built-in voice and video meetings that integrate conversations with collaborative tools.

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AMD Agrees to Pay $29.5 Million to Settle Fusion APU Litigation

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AMD has agreed to settle a lawsuit about the timing and communication of its Llano processor launch by paying $29.5M. The company did not admit wrongdoing.

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Consumer Healthcare: Growing Importance of Patient Education and Communications Solutions


As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care models, patient education and communication solutions increasingly have become an investment priority for care providers and payers. Consumers have many means, whether digital or analog, to acquire medical knowledge and personal health information, and they tend to reach out to their doctor when sick, or when they have complex health questions. Traditionally, doctors do not proactively reach out to their patients — especially when their patients aren’t sick. This model is changing, however.

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wins Turing Award, comes out against erosion of online privacy

Just another feather in the cap of the man who brought us instantaneous worldwide communication, endless access to information, and cat memes. Oh, so many cat memes.

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Senate Moves to Permanently Kill the FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules

The Senate Thursday voted to roll back the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) broadband privacy rules designed to give consumers greater control over how internet service providers (ISPs) c…

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Facebook is using AI to identify suicidal thoughts — but it's not enough, experts say

For many of its nearly 2 billion users, Facebook is the primary channel of communication, a place where they can share their thoughts, post pictures and discuss every imaginable topic of interest.

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Atlassian Scoops Up Trello for $425 Million


Atlassian, the parent company behind the Jira enterprise tracking and HipChat communication apps, on Monday announced a deal to acquire Trello, the developer of a cloud-based collaboration app for enterprise teams and personal use. Atlassian will fork over $425 million– $360 million in cash and the rest in stock. Founded five years ago at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, Trello provides software that includes digital whiteboards and virtual sticky notes to help customers collaborate on a wide range of projects.

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Alien invasion, zombie apocalypse – survey weighs high-tech survival prospects

We rely on the internet for everyday communication, but how vital would it be during an alien invasion or a zombie apocalypse?

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US Air Force's plan to improve radio communications? Plasma bomb the atmosphere

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is never long enough or strong enough. The Air Force’s solution to improve their long-distance calls? Supercharge the atmosphere by detonating plasma bombs.

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Software snag silences Science Guy’s solar sail spacecraft

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The new solar sail demonstration vehicle, LightSail-A, has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. Engineers have not been able to reset the device, but are hoping a cosmic ray will hit the craft, rebooting the electronics.

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

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Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

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Email is evolving — and yet still thriving

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Email has revolutionized communication, and vastly decreased reliance on paper, the postal service, and faxes. Now it’s evolving — both in personal and business contexts.

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Apple's iMessage, FaceTime, and OS X take starring roles in new episode of 'Modern Family'

A forthcoming episode of hit television comedy Modern Family puts Apple’s iOS and OS X communication services — notably iMessage and FaceTime — front and center, with the production crew shooting footage exclusively on the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.



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FCC Chair Submits New Approach for Net Neutrality


Some proposed rules that the Federal Communication Commission maintains will prevent content discrimination on the Internet drew fire on Thursday from two policy interest groups. A four-page “fact sheet” on the rules was released Wednesday by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. In it, the chairman outlined what he’s proposing to the full commission, which is expected to vote on the rules February 26. This latest proposal is the FCC’s third try at creating a scheme for guaranteeing that Net Neutrality is maintained by broadband providers.

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Bad tech habits and how to stop

Pocket-sized computers, worldwide communication, instant access to any factoid, and more cat videos than you can watch in a lifetime – no one predicted today’s digital life even a few decades ago. Unfortunately, these marvels have turned far too many of us into generally impolite and downright rude individuals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/21/bad-tech-habits-and-how-to-stop/

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Real-time language translation is coming soon to Skype

Attempting to put an end to language barriers within digital communication, Skype Translator is a new feature slated for late 2014 that will provide real-time language translation during a Skype voice chat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/28/real-time-language-translation-is-coming-soon-to-skype/

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