MeBeam will have some Google+ Competition

For a free group video conference, we’ve always used MeBeam, but it looks like Google+ may surpass it – especially if it integrates with Google Groups well.

Google+ Hangout Is the Best Free Group Video Chat We’ve Seen

Team Lifehacker has been playing around with Google+ all morning, and so far the coolest innovation we’ve seen—particularly from a productivity standpoint—is the Hangout feature, which creates rooms for you to hang out with your friends, coworkers, or any of your social circles. It’s great.

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Published in: on June 29, 2011 at 9:35 pm  Leave a Comment  

See how things are going at Google+

 

Someone ar SearchEngineLand has been using Google to Google Google+.   And finding some ineresting facts

How To See Inside Google+ If You Can’t Get Inside Google+

Google+ has been live for a full day now, and there’s plenty going on within the service, even with the limited number of people in there. Curious to see? Here’s a guide on peeping into Google Plus.

Published in: on June 29, 2011 at 9:33 pm  Leave a Comment  

MySpace Leaves the Newscorp family

MySpace used to be the best place to root for new and interesting music.  Then Newscorp bought them for $580 million.  Selling today for 5 cents on the dollar … Somebody at Newscorp made a big mistake.

Myspace Acquired, CEO Out: Email From Mike Jones To Employees

Myspace CEO Mike Jones just sent out this mass internal email and press release confirming the company’s sale to Specific Media earlier this morning. Kara Swisher is reporting that the sale was for $35 million.

Published in: on June 29, 2011 at 9:16 pm  Leave a Comment  

Skype Goes to Washington

Here’s an interesting little article about my favorite free service.

US Congress To Use Skype For Video Teleconferencing

The US House of Representatives Committee on Administration has announced that Skype will be made available to the Members of Congress and their staff to improve efficiency and cut down on time spent traveling.

Published in: on June 28, 2011 at 5:34 pm  Leave a Comment