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Google finally killed one of its messaging apps instead of making a new one

Nearly twelve years after its introduction, the once popular chat application Google Talk — more commonly known as Gchat — was officially …

Google

Goodbye Gchat, Hello Chaos

A chat client, in my experience, needs to do one thing besides facilitate a text exchange between two or more parties: It needs to inform you whether …

Messaging

Google replaces Gchat with Hangouts today

The day dreaded by stubborn office workers around the country has finally arrived. At some point today, Google will replace its Google Talk feature …

Google

RIP Gchat

A eulogy for a simpler age of internet messaging<p>Let’s first acknowledge that Gchat was never officially called Gchat. Launched in February 2006, Google named it Google Talk, refusing to refer to it by its colloquial name. For anyone mourning its demise, which the company announced in a March blog …

Messaging

Google officially kills Gchat in favor of Hangouts

Google Talk, also known as Gchat, has officially been put out to pasture and replaced with Hangouts. The tech giant has been threatening to do so since March, so you've only yourself to blame for holding on to an internet messaging services from days gone by.<p>Really, what were you holding on to, …

Google

Survey: Comms companies slow on the technology uptake

Email, desktops and intranets dominate workplace communication—but for how much longer?According to a survey from the Public Relations Society of …

Public Relations

7 Ways to Use Video to Drive More Marketing Qualified Leads

It’s a fascinating time to be a marketer. As technology begins to catch up with creativity, now more than ever, marketers can deploy interactive …

Marketing

Tools and Projects to Help Your Students Connect with the World

The World in Your Classroom<br>June 22, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>20</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>Tools and Projects to Help Your Students Connect with the …

Messaging

6 Tips for Managing an SEO Team

Whether your search engine optimization team is in-house or at an agency, staying in touch with what they’re working on is critical. A team left to …

Management

Is This Owl the Fix for Crap Video Conferencing?

Owl Labs, founded by two engineers from iRobot (the company that made the Roomba) and backed by the co-creator of Android, has announced its maiden …

Shopping

Meeting Owl robotic conference camera focuses on the person speaking

US-based startup Owl Labs has today unveiled a video conference camera with a few neat tricks up its sleeve. Designed to make sometimes chaotic …

Messaging

[Update: And It's Back] Google has disabled the transparent UI for Hangouts on desktop

• Update 1: 2017/06/21 11:09am PDT Odds are it was just a hiccup, because the option is back. We can confirm that we are seeing it ourselves, so take a …

Chrome Web Store

How many games can Tennessee win in 2017

In this week’s Facebook live discussion, Conner Knapp and I discussed Tennessee’s schedule and how many games we think the Vols can win in 2017.<p>Butch …

Tennessee Volunteers

Meeting Owl robotic video offers 360-degree views of conferences

Owl Labs, a startup backed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has launched a new camera called the Meeting Owl. This 360-degree camera is designed …

Photography

How to Add Google Hangouts to Messages on Mac

Did you know the Mac Messages app can support chatting with Google Hangouts natively? This is a nice feature for Mac users who chat with Google …

Messaging

Check Out These Weekly Cannabis Live Streams on YouTube

When it comes to the tumultuous relationship between cannabis content creators and the social media platforms they use, YouTube has notoriously …

Cannabis

Illuminating Today's Japan for American Audiences - 2017 | ICFJ - International Center for Journalists

One U.S.-based journalist will be selected for a 19-day reporting trip in Japan, to be conducted throughout the fall of 2017, in the fifth year of …

Japan

4 examples of students as partners in school change - Innovation: Education

Let students help you transform your school<p>Creating sustainable systemic change is hard work. Yet there are readily available, free, renewable …

Teaching

How the Internet Killed Squares

Circle Gets the SquareThe internet has shape preferences, and they’re more meaningful than you think(Ringer illustration)On Thursday, Twitter threw …

Oregon Trail

All the suitors who might buy Slack and why

One of the world's richest unicorns may find a new home.<p>Slack, the workplace chat system best known for having really good GIF integration, is generating acquisition interest from several companies, including Amazon, <i>Bloomberg</i> reported. The service launched in 2013 and has been adopted all over the …

Marc Benioff

Gchat’s Window Is Closing For Good

A eulogy for the Google platform that taught an entire generation to communicate online(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)In two weeks, Gchat will be …

Messaging

How to Manage a Remote Content Marketing Team

Running a remote marketing team is a lot like working with a co-located team — we use the same tools, hold the same weekly meetings, and collaborate …

Management

Double Take: What Superheroes Talk About on Their Time Off

Eugene Lim’s latest novel is a fascinating intersection of philosophy and sci-fi© Andreas Jenni<i>Note: Double Take is a literary criticism series</i> …

Messaging

Delhi Students May Get 80% Reservation In State-Funded Colleges

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday asked Education Minister Manish Sisodia to explore the possibility of giving 80 per cent reservation to …

India

How Working Remote Worked for Me

A quick rundown of how I successfully worked remote on Android<p>Over the last couple weeks I’ve been blabbering and documenting my journey of finding …

Android Auto

What a WINNER Of A Day! #BloggersBash2017 #SundayBlogShare

Well, as you all know, it was the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards today.<p>What an amazing day!!!!!!<p>The start for me was trying to carry two bulging bags of …

Messaging

Pope to youth: Share your lives, or you’ll end up in a museum

ROME—“Hanging out” with youth from around the world, Pope Francis on Friday spoke about the need for a “human” globalization, as opposed to an …

Christianity

Combat the world's elitism with inclusion, Pope encourages youth

Vatican City, Jun 9, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis participated in a Google Hangout on Friday with youth from around the world, …

Christianity

Class Tech Tips: 15 Teacher Podcasts for Your Summer Playlist

Last week I finished a day leading professional development for teachers and jumped in my rental car. I was about to embark on a solo drive to visit …

Education Technology

3 Things Your Best Employees Always Do When They Work From Home

Working remotely shouldn't mean unproductively.<p><i>What are some best practices for remote work over the phone? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jane Chin (), Founder and President of</b> …

Work from Home