Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Lead, a daily recap of the stories that go beyond the headlines.
- Slack has added integration with Google Calendar, allowing for any calendar to post to any channel, as well as to yourself from @slackbot.
- HEVC Advance is threatening to demand royalties for the HEVC video codec that would cut the bandwidth required for streaming online video in half.
- Google is rolling out better transcriptions to both Google Voice and Project Fi that claim to have 49% less errors.
- Airbnb has hired Laurence Tosi as the home sharing startup’s new CFO.
- Flipboard has raised $50 million in funding from JP Morgan, which will be used to build out its product and team.