Get to know the new HipChat

Starting today, we'll be rolling out a HipChat that looks a whole lot different. At first you'll notice it's lighter and cleaner, but there's a lot more going on (and sets us up for more big changes to come). We're starting with the Mac app first, then we'll be rolling out the changes to the rest of the apps. HipChat for Mac 3.0 Over the past few years, the Atlassian design team created the Atlassian Design Guidelines. ADG is a public guide of the best practices when designing Atlassian products,

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HipChat is now free for unlimited users

A year ago we made HipChat free for teams of five, and since then thousands of teams have learned how great chat can be. But we believe that teams of every size deserve the power of HipChat. So today, we’re excited to announce a new subscription plan that gives you unlimited HipChat users – for free. Here are the two ways to use HipChat: HipChat Basic (free): Group chat and 1-to-1 messaging for every person on your team, regardless of team size. HipChat Plus ($2/user/month): All

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HipChat video and screen sharing are here

HipChat 1-to-1 video chat and screen sharing have arrived. Start a video chat and share your screen with anyone on your team. Here's what we've got waiting for you in our latest release: Start and receive 1-to-1 video or audio calls Share your screen with co-workers A sweet new logo Please note: If you're currently using HipChat under our Free for 5 plan, you'll be able to try video and screen sharing free for 30 days. After that, you'll need to upgrade to a paid account to keep using

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HipChat’s terms of service are changing

UPDATE: We can see from the feedback we've gotten that we need to clarify exactly what is changing with the new Terms. There is confusion around the last item, 1-to-1 chat history. First, let us clarify that there is no way for an admin to access 1-to-1 chat history through HipChat itself. In the past, our terms prevented us from releasing any 1-to-1 chat transcripts to our customers, regardless of the reason, without a subpoena. This caused a great deal of trouble for companies who use

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In January, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product managers, Sherif Mansour and John Masson, hosted a live webinar where they shared agile best practices that they’ve learned over the years, including: When to write product requirements documents and when to seek alternatives How to write effective product requirements documents How to build prototypes when designing new features Using JIRA and Confluence for product management Watch the recording, share it with your

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HipChat 1-to-1 video and screen sharing: Now in beta

HipChat 1-to-1 video and screen sharing are now available as beta features. Try it out and let us know what you think. Communicating easily is key to any team's success. You already have HipChat open to chat with your team, whenever and wherever you want. Now, with 1-to-1 video and screen sharing on HipChat, you'll no longer need to switch apps or wait for your colleagues to log on in order to talk to them face-to-face. Everything is ready within HipChat. This beta feature is available

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