- August 15, 2019
A report by the security software vendor Okta found that many businesses subscribed to Office 365 also use Slack and Zoom, despite having access to Microsoft Teams.
- August 09, 2019
Slack released a roadmap for giving IT administrators more data security controls. Almost all of the new features will be available only to Enterprise Grid customers.
- August 02, 2019
The newest Bluescape app enables users to give presentations by launching a session from the app onto a larger touchscreen. The app is available for both Android and iOS.
- July 31, 2019
Microsoft says it will stop offering Skype for Business Online starting July 31, 2021, making Teams the go-to Office 365 application for online calling and collaboration.
- July 23, 2019
Facebook will boost monthly fees for Workplace by Facebook but offer a discount to so-called front-line workers, such as baristas, warehouse workers and hospital staff.
- July 18, 2019
Slack has reset passwords for 1% of users after uncovering new information regarding a 2015 hack of its systems.
- July 18, 2019
Private channels are scheduled to launch in Microsoft Teams this fall. The feature is the most demanded by far on the Teams user feedback website.
- July 16, 2019
Around 10% of Microsoft's base of Office 365 commercial subscribers have begun regularly using Microsoft Teams, leaving the app with more users than Slack.
- July 10, 2019
The move to integrate Microsoft Teams and consumer Skype follows three years of sustained user demand for the feature.
- July 03, 2019
Microsoft plans to auto-install the Teams desktop app on Windows devices linked to existing Office ProPlus accounts, an escalation of its push for Teams adoption among Office 365 users.
- July 02, 2019
The Slack outage on Friday was the app's fifth significant connectivity incident of 2019. The company is so far declining to go into detail on its cause.
- June 21, 2019
Following Slack's public debut, analysts say the company needs to boost enterprise sales and retool third-party integrations to attract users who aren't as tech-savvy.
- June 14, 2019
Cisco's People Insights is coming to Webex Teams and Jabber this summer. The vendor's embrace of the product comes as the tech industry is under fire over data privacy.
- June 12, 2019
Cisco is embedding BroadSoft-powered Webex calling into Webex Teams and will let businesses connect on-premises PBXs to the app.
- June 11, 2019
Cisco has redesigned the Cisco Jabber client to "look and feel like" Webex Teams, the latest step in the company's push to bring together its on-premises and cloud-based UC apps.