- October 09, 2019
Facebook will soon integrate Workplace by FB with its Portal video calling devices.
- September 26, 2019
Businesses now have the option of purchasing a bundle of Cisco security products to prevent data loss and block viruses while using the messaging app Webex Teams.
- September 20, 2019
Cisco has integrated UC-One SaaS with the cloud messaging engine of Webex Teams. The vendor has also brought Webex Calling to its cloud contact center offering.
- September 18, 2019
Microsoft Teams users will have to wait a bit longer for access to private channels. The vendor now says the long-awaited feature won't launch for all customers until early November.
- September 11, 2019
Users will be able to join Fuze meetings by clicking on the phone icon in Slack. It is Slack's latest integration with a voice and video meetings provider.
- September 05, 2019
Slack issued $8.2 million in credits after failing to keep its team messaging app online as often as promised. The vendor changed its cloud SLA to avoid big payouts in the future.
- September 03, 2019
Slack and Zoom may eventually bundle their products to provide discounts to customers considering or already using all-in-one suites such as Office 365, analysts predict.
- August 29, 2019
Google won't force businesses to use Hangouts Chat until June 2020 at the earliest. The delay comes after many customers complained the previous timeline was too hasty.
- 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.