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Microsoft unveils Teams-equipped 365 subscription for front-line workers

The new plan, priced at $4 per user per month, gets the Microsoft 365 F1 moniker and is due to arrive April 1.

IDG Special Report: Navigating the Pandemic [COVID-19 coronavirus]

Navigating the pandemic

Nearly every technology company — and almost every business — is desperately determining how to use its arsenal of technology to combat the increasingly severe disruption caused by coronavirus.

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Atlassian adds no-code automation to Jira Cloud products

New workflow automation capabilities are a result of Atlassian’s acquisition of Code Barrel last year.

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As coronavirus worsens, companies renew focus on collaboration, remote work

While some companies and organizations are cancelling big events such as MWC and Facebook’s F8, others are looking to see what’s in their collaboration toolbox to keep workers healthy and productive.

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Microsoft looks to give Yammer a new lease of life; can it?

The once-popular enterprise social media app is getting a redesign and new focus on communities, but faces competition from the likes of Slack and even Microsoft Teams.

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Asana targets sales and ops teams with new integrations

The Salesforce, Jira Cloud and Tableau integrations are designed to help the work management app appeal to specific business functions.

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Spatial and Nreal partner to make AR meetings a reality

The two companies plan to team up with telcos to sell 5G-enabled augmented reality technology for remote collaboration.

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CERN bails on Facebook’s Workplace, cites cost

The research organization, which operates the large hadron collider, will instead opt for open-source messaging app Mattermost to replace its trial test of Workplace.

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Google opens up Glass Enterprise Edition 2 for direct purchases

Developers will be allowed to buy the smartglasses individually as Google looks to build business demand.

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Oops! Microsoft gets 'black eye' from Teams outage

Users of Microsoft’s team collaboration app were unable to login Monday after the company forgot to renew an authentication certificate.

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Cisco adds AI transcription to Webex Meetings

Integration of Voicea tech to Cisco’s videoconferencing platform enables automated recording and transcriptions of meetings.

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Microsoft targets frontline workers with Teams walkie-talkie feature

A push-to-talk option will be integrated with Samsung’s new Galaxy XCover Pro ruggedized handset.

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Making the connection: The role of collaboration apps in digital transformation

As more and more companies find themselves with workers spread across the globe, it's become harder – and even more important – to keep employees connected. While a plethora of collaboration tools is available to do just that, getting...

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The state of digital transformation in 2020

The lessons learned from a decade of digital transformation provide a roadmap for those embarking on their own initiatives. CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World team up to dissect that legacy from every angle.

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Top 3 enterprise tech trends to watch in 2020

Look for blockchain to mature, artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve cybersecurity, and edge computing to see higher adoption rates. Those are some of the insights gleaned from experts who took part in a recent IDG...

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Microsoft Teams comes to Linux

The launch of the highly requested Linux desktop client is designed to help Microsoft appeal to developers.

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TD Ameritrade cuts email use by 30% after Slack rollout

With employees feeling bombarded by email, and important messages getting lost in the mix, TD Ameritrade execs decided to embrace Slack. Communications improved, and email use fell.

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Google adds AI smarts to G Suite with Google Assistant and Docs updates

Google’s AI assistant can now be accessed in beta, while Smart Compose has been extended to Google Docs as well as Gmail.

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Food fight: Slack and Microsoft trade barbs, sling stats in collaboration app battle

Although Slack led the way on chat-based collaboration software, Microsoft pushed back with its own Teams app. Now, the two companies are battling for enterprise hearts and minds (and users).

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Claris launches workflow automation tool beta

The Apple subsidiary says its new Claris Connect is designed to connect third-party cloud apps and automate workflows.

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