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Microsoft: Teams now has 13M daily active users, outpacing rival Slack

The company this week unveiled new Teams features aimed at front-line workers as it continues to push its team collaboration platform in a still-growing market.

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Zoom fixes webcam flaw for Macs, but security concerns linger

The desktop chat app firm this week came under fire for moving slowly to close a potential security flaw affecting macOS users.

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Google’s Hangouts Chat gets chatbot boost with Dialogflow

Dialogflow should make it easier for developers to create natural language bots for Google’s team collaboration platform.

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After IPO launch, Slack looks for even faster enterprise growth

With Slack now officially listed on the NYSE, the collaboration software vendor finds itself at a crossroads: after five years of rapid growth, it has to figure out how to build on its success and expand into even more companies and...

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Slack or Teams? Many businesses opt for both

Most organizations have at least two team chat apps, according to survey results from Mio, a situation that could lead to communication silos and problems for IT.

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JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.

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Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

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Revamped Google Glass 2 aims more powerful AR at the enterprise

Google renews its focus on enterprise augmented reality with the Glass Enterprise Edition 2; it packs a better camera and faster processor.

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Google sees Gmail as key to its collaboration plans

‘We are not going to live in a world where everyone abandons email and moves all of their communication to chat,’ says Google’s Jacob Bank, director of product management at G Suite.

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Lenovo launches enterprise AR/VR headset, the ‘ThinkReality A6'

Augmented reality’s potential is on the rise as new enterprise use cases emerge. Lenovo hopes to position its device as a rival to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

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New Cortana and Google Assistant updates highlight workplace potential

Microsoft and Google this week both showcased changes to their digital voice assistants designed to make them more useful in the office.

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Facebook’s Workplace gets updated UI, more emphasis on chat and groups

The revamped look unveiled this week is designed to be quicker and easier to use for both employees and Workplace admins.

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The best Android apps for team collaboration

Stay connected and productive wherever you are with these first-rate collaboration apps for Android.

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How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing Google Docs, Sheets and Slides files from G Drive is an easy and effective way to collaborate with others. Here’s how to do it.

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Slack partners with Zoom to boost video capabilities

One analyst said the move, unveiled at Slack Frontiers, could disrupt both the unified communications and collaboration software markets.

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The best Android apps for organizing your life

From projects to places and to-do lists to travel, these Android apps will help you organize all the important areas of your life.

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Google boosts G Suite with collaboration, AI, integration features

At this week’s Google Cloud Next conference, Google signaled its intentions for G Suite with a host of enhancements across the office suite.

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Atlassian’s Confluence gets more powerful analytics

Behind the major overhaul of Confluence, Atlassian hopes for wider business adoption outside of its software dev origins. The company also announced it has bought Good Software.

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