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Slack launches new interactive screen sharing feature

By : CIOL Writers

In order to keep up with the growing competition in the enterprise world, Slack has launched a new feature that lets users share their desktop screen with their friends. The interactive screen sharing feature rounds out the company’s portfolio of

Slack raises $250M from SoftBank; Now valued at $5.1B

By : CIOL Writers

Software startup Slack has been valued at $5.1 billion after its recent round of financing from SoftBank where it raised $250 million. The latest funding led by SoftBank through its Vision Fund and joined by Accel and other investors have lifted

Slack launches new message menus to boost workflow tools

By : CIOL Writers

Slack, the team chat app which now has over 5 million daily active users, is launching new in-message drop-down menus designed to help its users better connect with apps they need at work. With new message menus, apps integrated with

Microsoft’s Slack rival, ‘Teams’ now available for all Office 365 users

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft’s Slack competitor ‘Teams’ is now available in 181 countries and 19 languages worldwide, the company announced yesterday. Designed primarily for the workplace, the new chat-based software that was launched in a preview last November is available for free for all 85 million monthly

Google splits Hangouts into ‘Chat’ and ‘Meet’ to take on Slack

By : CIOL Writers

Google finally looks ready with a clear strategy for all its messaging products- Duo, Allo, Meet, Chat and Hangouts. At its Google Cloud Next Conference, the company gave an enterprise cover for Hangouts and stated Allo/Duo as its consumer communications apps. Starting with Hangouts, Google

Slack launches ‘threaded messaging’ to avoid crowded chat rooms

By : CIOL Writers

The workplace communication tool, Slack has introduced one of the most requested updates- threaded messaging on its platform that allows users to directly reply to a single conversation, avoiding confusion with other off-topic comments and requests. The latest feature has

Slack launches video-calling feature to take on Skype

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Just a day after Skype launched real-time translation feature to mobile phones and landlines, its arch-rival Slack has launched video-calling feature, both one-to-one and group video calling. Slack says the video calling feature will be available first on Slack for

Slack partners Google for new Google Drive integrations

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to become the de facto communications portal in the enterprise workflow, Slack has entered into a strategic partnership with Google Cloud which will bring a number of new features, including deeper integrations with Google services, to its

Facebook Workplace launches custom integrations adding support for apps & in-house software

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook Workplace, formerly known as Facebook at work, was supposed to be launched way back in 2015. But it didn’t and was launched in 2016. Meanwhile, came up Slack, an instant messaging service for businesses, which by now has more

A 7” heel on the treadmill! Post-Slack Offices arriving?

Pratima H INDIA: No matter how ‘in’ it is out there, or if it’s the exact

Tech Entrepreneurs: 20 Slack Communities you might want to join

By : CIOL Writers

Human beings are social animals. They need a community to realize their full potential. And obviously,

Unicorns : Champions and Losers

By : CIOL Writers

Times have changed. It’s a new era for unicorn startups. Silicon Valley markdowns, the perceptive shift