Tag: Slack

Computing, Software & Applications

Slack’s new Canvas feature puts a document editor in your chat window

September 20, 2022

Via: The Verge

Slack is becoming a document editor. The Salesforce-owned company announced today at its developer conference that it is building a new feature, called Canvas, that will let users create and edit full docs from within the Slack interface. It’s one […]

Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

Gmail is integrating Google Chat, Rooms, and Meet to take on Microsoft and Slack

July 15, 2020

Via: The Verge

True to Google’s penchant for just announcing things right after they’ve leaked, the company has unveiled a grand redesign of Gmail for G Suite business users ahead of next week’s Google Cloud conference. The app isn’t so much “Gmail” anymore […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Slack CEO: Microsoft Teams is not a competitor to Slack

May 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield thinks Microsoft Teams isn’t a competitor to Slack. Questioned on the ongoing battle between Slack and Microsoft Teams for the enterprise space, Butterfield once again challenged Microsoft’s approach to bundling Teams with Office. “What we’ve seen […]

Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

Slack launches dark mode for macOS, Windows, and Linux

September 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Slack is introducing a new dark mode for desktop versions of its workplace chat app. The new dark mode for desktop option will be available across all platforms today, allowing Windows, macOS, and Linux users to switch away from the […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft counters Slack with a free version of Teams

July 13, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft introduced Teams in late 2016 as an alternative to Slack, the popular team collaboration tool. Since that time, Teams has been adopted by more than 200,000 businesses around the globe but hasn’t appealed to small outfits and freelancers due […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Business chat review: Slack vs. Teams vs. HipChat vs. Yammer

May 10, 2017

Via: Info World

Business chat has come into its own, with Microsoft debuting its Teams system for Office 365 in March and Google promising to deliver Hangouts Chat for G Suite later this year. What had been a market owned by niche technology […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Why Slack can’t slow down

April 24, 2017

Via: Info World

Why has Slack won when other group messaging plays lost? By keeping it simple. Thanks to Slack’s sensible chat room design, everything seems one click away. Private channels, easy integration, and effortless file sharing haven’t hurt, either. The ongoing triumph, […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Get ready for Skype Teams – Microsoft’s Slack rival is just around the corner

September 23, 2016

Via: Techradar

Apparently Skype Teams, Microsoft’s incoming rival to Slack which was revealed a couple of weeks back, could see a full release very shortly – in fact, as soon as next January. According to the usual anonymous sources who spoke to […]

Software & Applications

Slack launches user groups, hits 1.7M daily active users and 470K paid seats

October 30, 2015

Via: Jordan Novet

Team communication apps Slack today is announcing the launch of user groups for teams that pay for premium tiers of service. The feature provides more granularity than the channels for group discussions that existed since the app’s earliest days. User […]