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Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion
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Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion

The Slack acquisition announced on Tuesday is by far the largest in the 21-year history of Salesforce.com.

Microsoft may face EU antitrust probe after Slack complaint on tying practice
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Microsoft may face EU antitrust probe after Slack complaint on tying practice

Slack has complained about Microsoft embedding its workplace chat and video app Teams in its Office product.

Slack signs deal with Amazon, will move voice, video calling features to Amazon Web Services
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Slack signs deal with Amazon, will move voice, video calling features to Amazon Web Services

Following the deal, all Amazon employees will get access to Slack’s office tools.

Slack posts slowing quarterly sales, company shares dropped 16 percent in extended trading
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Slack posts slowing quarterly sales, company shares dropped 16 percent in extended trading

Slack forecast 2021 sales between $855 million and $870 million, representing a growth rate of 38 percent at the top end of the range.

Entrepreneurs should not make the unicorn status the measure of their success, says InfoEdge co-founder
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Entrepreneurs should not make the unicorn status the measure of their success, says InfoEdge co-founder

Startups should aim for customer satisfaction, unit economics, profitability, and not unicorn status.

Google Assistant can now read, reply to your messages from WhatsApp, Telegram, more
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Google Assistant can now read, reply to your messages from WhatsApp, Telegram, more

Google Assistant will also be able to send a reply through the assistant to these apps.

Microsoft bans Slack for its employees; AWS and Google Docs put on 'discouraged' list
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Microsoft bans Slack for its employees; AWS and Google Docs put on 'discouraged' list

Reasons given for the ban on Slack, as per the report, was to prevent any risk to Microsoft's IP.

Slack now has over 10 million daily active users, paid customers up by 50 percent
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Slack now has over 10 million daily active users, paid customers up by 50 percent

Slack’s closest competitor is Microsoft Teams, a free chat add-on for users of Microsoft’s Office365.

Google to transition G Suite users from Hangouts to Chat and Meet by October 2019
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Google to transition G Suite users from Hangouts to Chat and Meet by October 2019

Google says regular users will see a free version of Chat and Meet following the G Suite transition.

Slack considers making a stock exchange debut via a direct market listing
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Slack considers making a stock exchange debut via a direct market listing

This will make Slack the second big tech company after Spotify to bypass a traditional IPO process.

Slack says it mistakenly deactivated accounts for some of the users this week
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Slack says it mistakenly deactivated accounts for some of the users this week

Slack said it had “inadvertently deactivated a number of accounts,”.

Slack acquires workplace chat service HipChat to take on Microsoft Teams
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Slack acquires workplace chat service HipChat to take on Microsoft Teams

After the acquisition, HipChat will stop working and all of its users will move over to Slack.

Slack acquires startup Missions to help streamline and automate work tasks
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Slack acquires startup Missions to help streamline and automate work tasks

Missions is Slack's third acquisition and there are no comments on the financial terms of the deal.

Slack to roll out search filters to help you sift through work chats easily
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Slack to roll out search filters to help you sift through work chats easily

Slack searches will now be 70 percent faster following the improvements in the backend.

Microsoft's Teams is finally catching up with Slack thanks to deeper integration with Office: Report
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Microsoft's Teams is finally catching up with Slack thanks to deeper integration with Office: Report

Microsoft Corp on 12 March said 200,000 organisations are now using Teams, its year-old workplace collaboration software, up from 125,000 in September.

Facebook releases beta version of its Workplace platform's desktop app called Workplace Chat
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Facebook releases beta version of its Workplace platform's desktop app called Workplace Chat

Dubbed Workplace Chat, Facebook is using own its popularity and its reach to begin this new venture. The Workplace Chat's beta version runs on PC and Mac.

Microsoft to focus on Teams; to replace Skype Business as Office 365's primary client
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Microsoft to focus on Teams; to replace Skype Business as Office 365's primary client

Microsoft in this year’s Microsoft Ignite event, according to Microsoft's blogpost, had said that it would be introducing new features to Teams as part of its enhancements.This includes the calling features where the user can hold, call transfer, and include vociemail as well. It also includes audio conferencing as well.

Silicon Valley venture capital and investment firm IVP raises $1.5 billion fund
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Silicon Valley venture capital and investment firm IVP raises $1.5 billion fund

In the past, IVP has invested in the likes of Twitter Inc, Snapchat parent Snap Inc, Dropbox and Slack.

Slack launches announces new features including language support for inter-company collaboration
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Slack launches announces new features including language support for inter-company collaboration

Slack on Tuesday announced support for four new languages and a Shared Channels feature that allows employees of different companies to work together.

Australian software company launches workplace communication tool Stride to take on Slack
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Australian software company launches workplace communication tool Stride to take on Slack

Atlassian PLC, an Australian software company launched its new workplace communications product called Stride, the latest to take on Slack.