Monday, December 10th, 2012 .

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At UberConference, we believe all children deserve a normal life. Sadly, every year, over 170,000 children are born with a cleft lip or palate. Most in the developing world cannot afford the necessary surgery to correct this. They cannot eat or speak properly and many are not allowed to go to school or hold a job.

The good news is every single child with a cleft lip or palate can be helped with surgery that costs as little as $250!

That’s why we’ve teamed up with Smile Train this Holiday season to help them reach their goal to help over one million of these children who would not normally be able to get the surgery they need.

UberConference will give $5000 to the cause this Holiday season. With the help of a little star power from Kevin RoseCauses.com and caring fans like you, we hope to raise a matching donation of $5000 as well. That’s a total of $10,000 we’d like to be able to give to this worthy cause. Any amount you can give helps. If you can only give $1 we understand, but the more you can afford to help out, the more children we can help out, too. Please help Smile Train give the gift of a normal childhood to over 1 million children worldwide. Donate with us now and help give over 1 million children a better life.

Click here to donate now

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 .

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UberConference is excited to accept TMC’s 2014 Internet Telephony Excellence Award. This is the third year UberConference has won this award and we are honored to be recognized as an innovator in the telephony industry. The award came after a successful week at the ITEXPO West event where our CEO, Craig Walker, was a featured guest on the OTT and UC: The Future of the Telephone Number panel.

Walker also had the opportunity to sit down with Erik Linask, the Group Editorial Director of TMC to discuss UberConference’s role in disrupting the traditional conferencing space. “The funny thing is the things that are frustrating to users haven’t changed in 30 years. It’s dialing some ridiculous access code to get into your call and not knowing who’s in the room when you’re on the call,” said Walker.

“A lot of conference call providers used to give you a wallet card to remember their features. The truth is nobody used these features because nobody remembered to pull out the card. At UberConference, we wanted to change all that. No PINs. No access codes. You just dial a number and you’re on the call. We give you a web address where you can see who’s on the call.”

Another important topic of discussion was catering to the remote workforce with more robust telephony tools. UberConference’s audio heavy interface addresses that challenge with great ease. “Even though conference calling has been around forever, 80% of conference minutes are audio only. If you’re going to have more and more remote people doing it, it’s got to be easier for the remote worker.”

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 .

He’s a game changer and an innovator…and all over the place. Ben Huh, the guy behind LOL catsand many other internet crazes is a busy man. He says he takes at least 2 or 3 conference calls a day…and hates them! Major downer for a guy having so much fun at work. We discussed what’s wrong with the current tech and how apps like ours at UberConference (and a few others) are changing that.

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Monday, March 24th, 2014 .

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UberConference has been featured in the business section of the Apple App Store. Our brand new iOS app gives Apple users an easier, more effective way to stay connected while on-the-go. The app offers some of the great capabilities you can find on our web browser:

Instant Conferences: Choose participants, and they’ll be dialed to join your conference right away.
Conference Summaries: After your call, you’ll get a summary with all the details of the call.
Schedule Conferences: You can send invites for a scheduled conference, just like on the web.
Call Recording: You can record your calls and listen to MP3s of them later.
See the Conference: The conference page shows you who’s on the call and who’s talking.
Social Profiles: While on a call, see your participants’ LinkedIn profiles and more.

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Friday, March 15th, 2013 .

UberConference is about simplicity. So when you invite someone to a conference call, we make sure they get notified either by email or by text. Although this works great for the vast majority of your contacts, there are a few technology lovers out there with more than one or two phone numbers (our very own Craig Walker comes to mind :-). In such cases, you may not want them to be notified about the same conference call on all of their phones.

Starting today, when you schedule a call on UberConference, you can mouse over the attendees that you invite and see the option to select which of them you want to receive notifications and to which phones and email addresses if they have several. This choice is sticky, so we will remember it for you for future invitations.


Hope you like it. As usual, we would love to hear your feedback if you have any.