WSJ: Zoom Is Harder On Extroverts
WSJ: Zoom Is Harder On Extroverts

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article today that concluded that Zoom video conferencing is surprisingly harder on extroverts than introverts.

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Prominent AI Ethics Conference Suspends Google’s Sponsorship

The fallout over Google’s handling of its AI ethics research team continues as the ACM Conference for Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT) has suspended the company’s sponsorship.

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Microsoft and Verizon Deepen Teams/BlueJeans Partnership

Verizon has announced further integration between Microsoft Teams and its BlueJeans videoconferencing platform.

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Google Updates Workspace and Google Assistant for Remote Work

Google has made significant updates to Workspace and Google Assistant to better facilitate remote and hybrid work models.

SoftBank Announces Settlement With WeWork Founder Adam Neumann
SoftBank Announces Settlement With WeWork Founder Adam Neumann

WeWork co-founder and former Chief Executive Adam Neumann is set to reap an extra $50 million windfall and other benefits as part of an agreement.

ServiceNow CEO on "The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation"
ServiceNow CEO on “The Whole Point Of Digital Transformation”

Business is really simple, and people are more productive and they’re doing things that can lead to growth and opportunity says ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott. That’s the whole point of digital transformation.

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Nothing to See Here: Google Glosses Over AI Troubles With New Lead

Google has appointed a new head of its responsible AI research in the wake of the high-profile firing of Dr. Timnit Gebru and action against Margaret Mitchell.

Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Has Fixed Teams Outage

Microsoft has announced it has fixed the Teams outage that impacted users much of Wednesday.

Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams Is Experiencing An Outage

Microsoft Teams appears to be suffering an outage, as users in major cities across the country are reporting issues.

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DOJ Wants More Info on Salesforce/Slack Deal

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked for a second round of information on Salesforce’s acquisition of Slack.