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Slack files EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft, cites anti-competitive Teams bundling

The team chat software maker argues that Microsoft is forcing millions of customers to install Teams – and hopes to kill Slack in the process.

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How Slack, Airtable and open-source software connected New Yorkers during the pandemic

Astoria Mutual Aid Network uses Slack, Airtable, and geocoding to match those needing help with neighbors who can assist. It's now available to other groups.

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Slack gets new analytics and metrics to track use at large organizations

A host of updates is designed to make it easier for Slack admins to manage the collaboration app as deployments scale up for Slack Plus and Enterprise Grid customers.

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Slack moves video and voice calls to AWS

The two companies are striking a closer "multi-year" partnership amid their competition with Microsoft.

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Atlassian acquires help desk firm Halp

The software company best known for its Jira, Trello and Confluence platforms hopes the acquisition will make it easier for users to handle help desk requests.

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Become a Slack master with slash commands

Let Slack’s built-in slash commands be your secret weapon as you speed your way through common tasks. Here’s how.

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Slack to integrate more features with Microsoft Teams

The popular team collaboration software maker has seen a spike in use as remote working becomes more common in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Slack targets non-tech users with UI design tweaks

Amid competition from Microsoft for enterprise users, Slack aims to make its team collaboration app more accessible to a wider range of business users.

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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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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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20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack is a powerful collaboration tool with many hidden ways of doing things. Here’s how to get the most from it from users who know it best.

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How to supercharge Slack with ‘action’ apps

Step up your Slack game by integrating third-party apps like Asana, Zapier, and Todoist. We show you how.

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Slack touts ‘announcement channels’ for team update broadcasts

The company also rolled out new APIs to make it easier for admins to manage and automate some functions in larger deployments.

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Slack beefs up mobile security controls for Enterprise Grid

The latest updates to security controls for Slack’s enterprise-grade collaboration app are designed to make it easier to manage data on a range of devices.

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Slack adds email, calendar and file integrations for Office 365

Looking to bolster its ability to play well with rival software, Slack unveiled new integrations that make it easier for users to work with Microsoft's office suite.

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8 highly useful Slack bots for teams

Collaboration has never been easier. With the help of these bots, you can schedule meetings, check up on your colleagues’ progress, track who’s out of the office and more, right in your Slack workspace.

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Excel 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most popular commands on the Ribbon in Excel 2016 and 2019 for Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Does Slack’s move to go public make it an acquisition target?

The popular team chat software firm is aiming for a public listing, which could make this an attractive time for a quick buyout by another big tech vendor.

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