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Facebook updates Workplace as enterprise collaboration gets hot again

Facebook is changing its collaboration service by integrating enterprise services, like Office, Salesforce, OneDrive and Box, and adding other features.

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Excel for Windows finally gets real-time collaboration

People working on Excel spreadsheets will be able to do so live from Microsoft’s app for Windows, starting Tuesday. Microsoft launched a beta update for the app’s real-time co-authoring feature, letting testers collaborate with one...

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Google goes after Slack with Hangouts overhaul

The company announced Thursday that it’s going after the work group chat market as well as the group videoconferencing market even harder than before by splitting Hangouts’s functions in two

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Google's Jamboard will cost $5,000 and ship to the US in May

Google is getting ready to put its smart whiteboard on sale. The company announced Thursday that the Jamboard, its big touchscreen that’s designed to serve as a digital collaboration space for business users, will be available in May....

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Mingis on Tech: Videoconferencing arrives, and what's up with 'digital transformation'

Videoconferencing can help firms save money, do more and better integrate their plans. So can digital transformation. But both have to be done right.

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Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite collaboration

Google’s G Suite has long mastered document collaboration. But now Microsoft Office has come on strong. Is it enough?

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Microsoft Graph: The APIs to Office 365’s hidden riches

The possibility: A knowledge network that can map both the relationships among individuals and with their content

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Windows 10 wants to make Android its iPhone

Unlocking your PC from a Samsung Galaxy smartphone is the next step in Microsoft's journey to replicate Apple's Handoff ecosystem

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Create your own Slack bots -- and web APIs -- in R

This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to find a current stock price, but the basic framework can be used for all sorts of data

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7 simple commands for Git survival

You don’t have to get fancy to get most of your work done with Git; start with these essential commands

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3 enterprise-strength file sync services to check out

Popular file-sync services are great for individuals, but can lack controls for access, encryption and other services that enterprises require

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Hands-on: Microsoft Teams fails in its debut

Once again, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. Will it ever learn?

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Slack finally launches its enterprise edition

Slack's Enterprise Grid aims to help companies administer and connect multiple chat workspaces

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Office 365 could give Microsoft Teams an advantage over Slack

A new survey finds that Microsoft Teams is off to a strong start, but there’s a lot of confusion as well as competition in the business communications market — and team chat is only the latest trend

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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Product allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time; it will compete with the Evernote and Dropbox Paper

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Slack finally launches threaded replies

The popular work messaging app adds one of its most-requested features

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4 reasons Microsoft Teams will kill Slack … and 4 reasons it won’t

Microsoft Teams is going up against fan favorite Slack in the group communication and collaboration market

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IT teams put conversations to work with chatops

Putting tools, alerts and processes into the chat interface gives both developers and the ops team a new model for working with infrastructure

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