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Salesforce acquires Slack-bot maker Troops.ai

The sales and revenue communications platform will become part of Slack when the deal closes in 2023.

Apple shows how work-from-home is here to stay

Workers are increasingly making it clear they will not be forced back into the office. Just ask Apple.

It's time to speed up your business network

Now, companies need the fastest possible Internet service more than ever.

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Salesforce gives developers tools to integrate with Slack apps

At its TrailblazerDX developer conference, Salesforce unveiled the Salesforce Platform for Slack. It includes an Apex SDK for app-building and connections to the company's Flow low-code platform to enable simple automations in Slack.

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Slack suspends access for Russia-based customers

Parent company Salesforce has pledged to stop selling to customers in Russia because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Slack hails Apple’s new iPad Air with collaboration boost

'We recognize that the iPad is a unique device that demands the power of a desktop experience with the simplicity of a mobile app," says Slack.

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Slack’s iPad app gets a desktop-like makeover

The enterprise chat service is giving its iPad app a much-needed makeover that more closely resembles the popular desktop app.

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Slack addition boosts Salesforce revenue forecast to $32B

Eight months after closing its acquisition of Slack, Salesforce is continuing to experience better than expected revenue, due in part to the collaboration platform’s ongoing popularity.

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Slack vs. Teams: Which is best for your business?

We compare the top two collaboration platforms in six categories, from usability to enterprise management.

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Slack outage stymies some business users

The team channels platform went down at mid-morning in the US; Slack worked for several hours to find and fix the problem.

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Slack moves to extend in-app workflow automation

The collaboration software maker hopes to make it easier for users to create and share workflow automations without the need to write code. The features are due out in 2022.

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Slack launches Community Forum site and companion app

Slack’s user community has more than 14,000 members globally; the company wants to make it easier for users to connect and share info about the popular collaboration tool.

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Salesforce broadens Slack integrations across Customer360 apps

The majority of Salesforce products have now been integrated with Slack’s popular team collaboration app.

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Slack begins rolling out video and audio message ‘clips’

The launch is part of Slack’s effort to make it easier for users to connect and to counter video meeting fatigue with asynchronous communications. Coming next year: ‘GovSlack’ for public sector users.

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Salesforce unveils its first Slack integrations post-acquisition

Salesforce wants to make it easier for sales, marketing, and service teams to chat and share information when using its Customer 360 platform. But integration of the two platforms remains at an early stage, says analyst.

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How Valley Behavioral Health uses Slack in a regulated industry

Valley Behavioral Health CIO Tyler Tait details how the Utah-based mental health services provider uses Slack’s easy communication while maintaining patient privacy.

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A Clubhouse for the office? Slack unveils ‘Huddles’ audio chat rooms

Slack hopes to replicate ad-hoc workplace chats for remote workers with a “lightweight, audio-first” communication tool, Slack Huddles, along with the addition of asynchronous video and voice messages.

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10+ Slack tips for Mac users

These Slack tips can help Mac users stay in command of the powerful collaboration tool and get things done more efficiently.

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