Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?
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collaboration

Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?

The CRM giant looks to rewrite the rules of work while expanding cross-business collaboration
22 Jul 2021
Microsoft unveils Windows 365 ‘Cloud PC’ service
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cloud computing

Microsoft unveils Windows 365 ‘Cloud PC’ service

This is a new cloud service that streams the ‘Windows experience’ to any device on the Microsoft Cloud
14 Jul 2021
Microsoft lowers marketplace transaction fee from 20% to 3%
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platform as a service (PaaS)

Microsoft lowers marketplace transaction fee from 20% to 3%

The tech giant says it wants to show it is investing in its partner ecosystem
14 Jul 2021
Gradwell Wave review: Capable cloud-hosted VoIP
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Gradwell Wave review: Capable cloud-hosted VoIP

Easy deployment and great call features make this a likeable cloud VoIP service – and it’s good value
13 Jul 2021
Cisco launches Webex for Defense for the Pentagon
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Software

Cisco launches Webex for Defense for the Pentagon

The collaboration platform is authorised to work with the DoD's national security systems and mission-critical information
7 Jul 2021
3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 8 review: Flexible and affordable
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

3CX Phone System Pro 16 Update 8 review: Flexible and affordable

Concerned about hosting an on-site VoIP system? Rest easy – this PBX is easy to set up, yet hugely versatile
6 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?
The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?
Technology

The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?

How one company is using virtual reality to bring its staff together
2 Jul 2021
Slack repositions itself as a 'virtual HQ' for hybrid workers
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collaboration

Slack repositions itself as a 'virtual HQ' for hybrid workers

Comms platform introduces three new features to bring spontaneous chat and instant video messaging to businesses
30 Jun 2021
Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites
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Acquisition

Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites

Kites' technology will be used to provide Zoom users with real-time, multi-language translation capabilities
29 Jun 2021
Microsoft 365 redesign debuts as Windows 11 preview is released
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft 365 redesign debuts as Windows 11 preview is released

The overhaul to the cloud-based office suite also includes support for Arm's 64-bit architecture
29 Jun 2021
Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch
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collaboration

Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch

The app gets prominent placement on the Start menu while Skype fades further into the background
25 Jun 2021
Slack will now let you schedule messages up to 120 days in advance
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Software

Slack will now let you schedule messages up to 120 days in advance

Users can set specific send times for channels, direct messages and threads
17 Jun 2021
How to share your Google Calendar
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email providers

How to share your Google Calendar

Follow these easy steps to share your Google Calendar with family, friends or team members
11 Jun 2021
UK and US announce new science and technology partnership
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Policy & legislation

UK and US announce new science and technology partnership

The two countries will collaborate on creating new jobs as well as increasing the cyber security of UK and US citizens
11 Jun 2021
Driving recovery in the UK
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Driving recovery in the UK

Collaboration between business is more important than ever – TCS is building on its 45-year history to support UK recovery
11 Jun 2021
Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce
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business communications

Zoom reimagines the desk phone for the hybrid workforce

The video conferencing giant has collaborated with Poly and Yealink for collaborative office hardware
10 Jun 2021
Salesforce expects at least half of employees to continue working remotely
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Business operations

Salesforce expects at least half of employees to continue working remotely

Just 20% of the CRM provider's employees worked from home prior to the pandemic
8 Jun 2021
Microsoft's Asia-Pacific cyber security council to unite policy makers
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cyber security

Microsoft's Asia-Pacific cyber security council to unite policy makers

The council aims to share best practices and provide a strong communications channel in the event of a cyber attack
1 Jun 2021
DocuSign acquires ‘smart agreements’ startup Clause
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mergers and acquisitions

DocuSign acquires ‘smart agreements’ startup Clause

The startup’s technology will neatly complement DocuSign’s scale and distribution network, its founder claims
28 May 2021
Japanese government data stolen in Fujitsu hack
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hacking

Japanese government data stolen in Fujitsu hack

Hackers gained access to the data through Fujitsu's project management software
28 May 2021
Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom

Microsoft looks to distance Teams from its roots as a corporate chat app
25 May 2021
Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer
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video conferencing

Zoom to launch virtual events platform in the summer

Video call firm says Zoom Events is the "perfect solution" for our future hybrid conferences
20 May 2021
Google I/O 2021: Android 12, 3D video calls, Workspace updates and more
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Google Android

Google I/O 2021: Android 12, 3D video calls, Workspace updates and more

We've rounded up all of the biggest announcements from Google's in-person developer conference
19 May 2021