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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:02:40 GMT

Microsoft Teams launched to compete with Slack for your office chatter  -  Mirror.co.uk
One week on from announcing the next version of Windows 10 , Microsoft is launching a new tool for offices called Microsoft Teams. It puts the tech giant into competition with the likes of Slack, HipChat and Google's Gchat instant messaging tools ...
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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:54:26 GMT

Microsoft Teams launches to change workplace communication  -  Alphr
Microsoft has announced a new chat tool aimed squarely at businesses, built directly into Office 365. Part chatroom, part instant messenger, the service allows businesses to have different channels for teams within a company, and includes Skype, Office ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:52:47 GMT

Slack sounds scared as hell in its open letter to Microsoft  -  The Next Web
Ahead of the launch of Microsoft's Teams chat and collaboration app, Slack took out a full-page ad in The New York Times to post an open letter, 'welcoming' Microsoft to the revolution and sharing some 'friendly advice'. Unfortunately, the move that ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:20:01 GMT

Microsoft introduces Slack rival to lure business-chat users  -  Livemint
Seattle: Microsoft Corp. unveiled a corporate team-chat service that works with its cloud-based Office and Skype products, aiming to take on Slack Technologies Inc. and Atlassian Corp.'s HipChat in a growing market. The new product is “designed to ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 01:07:56 GMT

Microsoft finally stops selling Windows 8.1 and 7 to OEMs  -  MSPoweruser
Microsoft has finally stopped selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to OEMs. The software giant first stopped selling Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, and Ultimate two years ago, and it is now stopping sales of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:43:06 GMT

Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw  -  Daily Mail
Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government and U.S. political hacks was behind recent cyber attacks that exploited a newly discovered Windows security flaw. The software maker said in an advisory on ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 00:24:29 GMT

How Microsoft Wants to Change the Way You Work  -  TIME
Office's dominance has held sway even in the cloud computing era: 85% of Fortune 500 firms are using at least one form of Microsoft cloud software, the company says. But software from productivity startups like Slack, which enables workers to chat and ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 23:56:53 GMT

Microsoft introduces Slack rival  -  Stuff.co.nz
Microsoft unveiled a team-chat service that works with its cloud-based Office and Skype products, aiming to take on Slack. The new product is "designed to facilitate real-time conversations and collaboration while maintaining and building up that ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:47:53 GMT

Microsoft Teams combines the best of Slack, Trello  -  TechnoBuffalo
Microsoft unveiled a new product called Microsoft Teams on Wednesday that will no doubt compete directly with Slack, the group productivity and chat application. Microsoft Teams is part of Office 365 and allows users to chat with one another, share ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:32:50 GMT

Microsoft unveils Teams, a chat app for work, and Slack's response is priceless  -  Android Authority (blog)
Microsoft unveiled today its “chat-based workspace” called Microsoft Teams. Sound familiar? I don't blame you because apps like this have been coming and going for the past decade now. Well, Slack obviously sees the irony in all this as a key market ...