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After IPO launch, Slack looks for even faster enterprise growth

With Slack now officially listed on the NYSE, the collaboration software vendor finds itself at a crossroads: after five years of rapid growth, it has to figure out how to build on its success and expand into even more companies and...

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Slack or Teams? Many businesses opt for both

Most organizations have at least two team chat apps, according to survey results from Mio, a situation that could lead to communication silos and problems for IT.

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The downfall of the virtual assistant (so far)

Services like Google Assistant and Alexa are growing more capable by the minute — but there's one big, fat lingering problem.

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Where do browsers stand on Flash's impending demise?

It's been two years since Adobe announced it would finally kill off its Flash Player; browser makers plan to follow suit on their own timelines.

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How to send Slack messages with R

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon shows you how to send Slack messages using R. It may not seem helpful at first, but there's plenty of uses. You can even use it to notify yourself or others when a lengthy R script finishes...

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JLL creates ‘smart office’ AI voice assistant

The real estate firm partnered with Google to compete with a range of conversational AI assistants entering the workplace, from Alexa to Cortana.

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The smarter way to organize travel on Android

Google Trips may be going away, but there's an even better tool for organizing travel on Android — especially for business users.

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Productivity Hack: Why You Should Ditch Your Stock PDF Reader for PDFpenPro

Fill out forms, add signatures, and more with this innovative tool.

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Why ‘ambient computing’ is just a marketing buzzword (for now)

You’ll know ambient computing is really here when you don’t know it’s there.

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7 blockchain mistakes and how to avoid them

The blockchain industry is still something of a wild west, with many cloud service offerings and a large universe of platforms that can vary greatly in their capabilities. So enterprises should beware jumping to conclusions about the...

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AR at work: 5 headsets aimed at business

Augmented reality is finding a place in the office as a driver of collaboration and productivity and for front-line workers, a way to stay connected with fellow employees.

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Throwback Thursday: And what could be more important than that?

Nice guys finish first?

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Mozilla to launch premium service subscriptions in new bid to diversify revenue

The company’s CEO, Chris Beard, has already pointed to two examples of services Mozilla could provide: online storage and a VPN.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1905 (Build 11629.20246), released June 11, 2019.

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Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

The cloud file storage company continues to reinvent itself as it looks to compete with collaboration and productivity rivals like Google, Microsoft and Slack.

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A rose by any other acronym …

Was the original name best after all?

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Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

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Mozilla makes anti-tracking the Firefox default

The Enhanced Tracking Protection technology, which Mozilla has been talking up since 2015, is part of Firefox 67.0.1.

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