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Chat bots will make it easier for consumers to interact with IoT devices
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Chat bots will make it easier for consumers to interact with IoT devices

With rapid innovation in IoT appliances comes a fragmented ecosystem. Chat bots are here to make the IoT interface a lot easier for the consumer.

Workplace collaboration platform Slack showcases new tools for developers to build applications
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Workplace collaboration platform Slack showcases new tools for developers to build applications

Slack's developer conference was part of a major push to lure software developers into building special purpose applications that plug into its system.

Astro, an AI based email prioritisation app roll out support for Slack and Amazon Alexa
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Astro, an AI based email prioritisation app roll out support for Slack and Amazon Alexa

Astro comes with inbuilt features like snoozing email, syncing emails from phones to desktops.

Amazon reportedly interested in acquiring Slack, both entities yet to comment
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Amazon reportedly interested in acquiring Slack, both entities yet to comment

Amazon is rumored to be alerted on a purchase of the rapidly-growing corporate chat platform, Slack. A deal which could give Slack a valuation of $9 billion, which would make it the largest acquisition by the Seattle-based e-commerce and tech giant.

Build 2017: Microsoft announces new Teams collaboration features
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Build 2017: Microsoft announces new Teams collaboration features

Microsoft at its annual Build 2017 conference announced some new updates for its Teams enterprise collaboration developer platform.

Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace to challenge Slack
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Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace to challenge Slack

Workplace, Facebook's messaging service for businesses, is one of the many products used by businesses to chat and share files.

Microsoft rolls out Slack rival Teams for all Office 365 users worldwide, for free
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Microsoft rolls out Slack rival Teams for all Office 365 users worldwide, for free

A limited preview of Teams was rolled out in November last year by Microsoft, and was positioned as a rival to Slack.

Slack introduces Enterprise Grid to manage Slack at scale for large and complex corporations
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Slack introduces Enterprise Grid to manage Slack at scale for large and complex corporations

Large organisations no longer need to use unconnected instances of Slack for teams. A single layer of Slack Enterprise Grid spans the entire organisation.

Microsoft launches Microsoft Teams, a chat-based workspace for Office 365 users
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Microsoft launches Microsoft Teams, a chat-based workspace for Office 365 users

With am aim to bring together people, conversations, content and the tools that teams need to collaborate in offices, Microsoft on Tuesday demostrated a new chat-based workspace called "Microsoft Teams".

Slack introduces threads to channels after two years of perfecting the feature
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Slack introduces threads to channels after two years of perfecting the feature

The thread feature for Slack took over two years to develop and perfect, with the first prototype being tested way back in 2015.

Slack partners with Google to bring users a suite of deep integrations
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Slack partners with Google to bring users a suite of deep integrations

Slack has planned a number of planned updates for integration with Google Drive, Google Cloud and Google Docs.

Microsoft Teams, a new messaging service for businesses launched; to compete with Slack
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Microsoft Teams, a new messaging service for businesses launched; to compete with Slack

Taking a cue from competing online services like Slack, which let workers chat and share information on the job, Microsoft is adding a new program called "Teams" to its Office 365 suite of internet productivity software.

Microsoft Teams to launch next week; expect it to be a serious Slack alternative
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Microsoft Teams to launch next week; expect it to be a serious Slack alternative

Originally dubbed as Skype teams, Microsoft is reportedly working on a Slack-like alternative called Microsoft Teams.

Slack's rapid growth is starting to slow down
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Slack's rapid growth is starting to slow down

Slack has 4 million daily active users, 5.8 million weekly active users, more than 1.25 million paid users, and 33,000 paid teams.

Workplace by Facebook introduced for businesses, but it's a tough way ahead
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Workplace by Facebook introduced for businesses, but it's a tough way ahead

Facebook has officially introduced the Slack competitor in the form of Facebook Workplace.

Oracle announces new chatbot development platform
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Oracle announces new chatbot development platform

Jumping onto the latest fad of bot bandwagon, Oracle has announced a new platform that will help build and run chatbots.

Skype Teams: Microsoft aims at Slack with its latest service
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Skype Teams: Microsoft aims at Slack with its latest service

Microsoft is currently working on a new service called "Skype Teams" under the existing Skype brand. The company according to to MSPowerUser, was interested in buying Slack for $8 billion but that seems like a thing of past.

Bots are here to make your life easy, but don't expect instant declutter
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Bots are here to make your life easy, but don't expect instant declutter

Messaging bots may be easier and cheaper to deploy, increase office productivity, and even make your life easier, but don't expect magical de-cluttering.

Slack to add voice calling feature, across platforms, by end of the week
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Slack to add voice calling feature, across platforms, by end of the week

Slack just added voice calling features for the Windows and Mac desktop apps, Chrome, as well as the Android and iOS apps.

Tencent launches Slack-like Enterprise WeChat; takes on Alibaba's DingTalk app
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Tencent launches Slack-like Enterprise WeChat; takes on Alibaba's DingTalk app

Chinese social networking app WeChat rolled out a new app intended specifically for the enterprise.