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Slack, Microsoft and Zoom increase the use in virtual meeting wars

There is a virtual gold rush among the biggest players in the virtual meeting workspace. A flood of activities from Slack Technologies Inc. WORK, + 8.76% , Microsoft Corp. MSFT, + 2.19% and Zoom Video Communications Inc. ZM, + 1.61% on Wednesday and Tuesday underlines the aggressive measures they want to take to benefit from the hottest technology market: the …

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Slack (WORK) earnings Q1 2021

The Slack Technologies Inc. logo can be seen behind the “Fearless Girl” statue outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s NY listing on June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Slack shares fell up to 17% on Thursday in extended trading after the company saw steady sales growth in a quarter that attracted more customers as companies …

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Slack is down – The Verge

No, it wasn’t just you. Slack actually went back due to a failure that appeared to have started around 7:30 p.m. ET. Problems reported by users occurred on DownDetector.com and the app was largely inaccessible because posts were not marked as read or were not viewed at all. The issues affected both the mobile and desktop versions of the app. …

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Slack CEO: Microsoft Teams is not a competitor to Slack

Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, believes that Microsoft Teams is not a competitor to Slack. Butterfield was questioned about the ongoing struggle between Slack and Microsoft teams for the division and again challenged Microsoft’s approach of bundling teams with Office. “What we’ve seen in the past few months is that teams are not a Slack competitor,” Butterfield said in an …

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Slack is looking for richer apps to fend off Microsoft teams

Slack has been relying on third party apps on their platform for years. In recent months, however, the company has really focused on expanding its chat app. Earlier this year, Slack closed the gap between email and instant messaging and simplified service for Microsoft's Office 365 apps. In addition, Slack has worked with Google, Zoom and other major third-party developers …

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Startups still love Slack, but big companies prefer Microsoft teams

Slack is still king at startups. According to new data from Kruze Consulting, an accounting firm that analyzed anonymised issues of its nearly 200 venture capital funded startups, nearly 60 percent of slack-funded startups pay for workstation software. This percentage has dropped slightly compared to the last quarter but is still well above that of competitor Microsoft. Only 12 percent …

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Slack starts the Dark mode for MacOS, Windows and Linux

Slack introduces a new dark mode for desktop versions of his workplace chat app. The new dark desktop mode will be available today on all platforms, so Windows, MacOS and Linux users may deviate from the traditional lighting theme that was always available at Slack. Slack enables dark mode variants of all existing sidebar designs and adds a custom theme …

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