Day: August 1, 2018

  • Starting today, you’ll be able to wake up to your favorite music on Spotify with the Google Clock app. Swap out the classic alarm sounds for your favorite pump-up song, a calming soundtrack or a mood-boosting melody. To get started with musical alarms, make sure the latest versions of your Spotify and Clock apps are installed and connected on your device—this works for both Free and Premium Spotify users. Then choose your perfect wake up music. You can browse recently played music, choose from Spotify’s curated morning playlists, or search for a specific soundtrack. Google Not sure if this will really be used that much but its very cool
  • Atlassian and Slack have been partners and friends for a long time (we’ve even publicly acknowledged our competition…not as you’d expect, but with cookies and cake). What’s fueled this camaraderie is that we both share an orientation toward customer service: as the world transitions to best of breed software to run their businesses, it’s up to us to help make sure it all works as well as possible for our mutual customers. Today Slack and Atlassian are taking even bigger steps to drive fundamental improvements to the experiences of hundreds of thousands of teams and millions of people around the world who use our products together every day. This partnership is about a joint vision of simplifying and automating the huge amount of effort that teams everywhere expend to stay aligned, coordinated, and productive. What this means for you As part of this partnership, Atlassian will discontinue Hipchat and Stride, and provide a migration path to Slack for all their customers. We are purchasing the IP for Hipchat Cloud and Stride to better support that path to Slack, while Atlassian is making a small, but symbolically important investment in our business. We’re also committing teams on both sides to build deeper and more powerful integrations between Slack and the Atlassian family of products, which includes adding new functionality to the existing Slack integrations for Jira Server and Cloud (which, by the way, Slack uses daily) Trello, and Bitbucket, and building out new integrations with Confluence and other products. More details about these changes are available on the Atlassian website. If your team currently uses Hipchat or Stride, welcome to Slack! Slack Slack is really pulling together the messaging market. Whats old is new the messaging wars are back welcome back 1990s.  
  • With online video business landscape reaching a market capital value over $50 billion in 2017, with no doubt it is one of the most sought out places to invest in. OTT (“Over-the-top” is a term used for the delivery of video content via internet) is highly influencing the way the video content is being consumed among the audiences worldwide. Currently having a yearly growth rate of over 15%, the global consumer internet video traffic is set to account for 80% of the total internet consumer traffic by 2019. This has lured brands across all industries to invest a substantial part of their marketing capital in the video internet space. How can this OTT boom be monetized? The first thing to consider for yielding maximum benefits from this the online video space is having your own platform. Building your own server to deliver videos directly to the audience can be possible, but you should also consider their limitations like latency, buffering problems, lack of redundancy, security vulnerabilities and more. Choosing a right hosting solution that can save you time as well as resources, like deploying an IT team and starting to build everything from scratch. Professional video hosting solution like Brightcove, StreamHash or other alternatives can help you start your service right away, by providing accessible and affordable services. Uplift your business with the right video streaming solution. With online videos becoming immensely popular, businesses are looking for every option that is available to host their video content online. Understanding this, there are loads of video streaming platforms in the market, and finding the best video hosting solution might take some research and time. Further on in this blog, we will be looking on the features, technology and the pricing of top 5 video streaming solutions in the market that provide...