There are some banks who are actively trying not to take applications and to minimize the number of loans they make through the program says investor Mark Cuban. This is despite the fact that it pays a five percent commission for the loans made on the small businesses.
In an effort to take on Zoom’s newfound popularity, Microsoft is adding “Meet Now” to Skype, making meetings easier than ever.
Despite a heated rivalry, Slack has announced support for Microsoft Teams calls.
In the first 60th percent of this quarter added 9,000 new paid customers, says Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. That’s a net number. This is compared to 5,000 for the previous quarter and 5,000 for the quarter before that.
Google is facing yet another privacy-related issue, with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas suing the company for collecting children’s personal data.
Microsoft has announced that Teams has topped 44 million users as more individuals work from home and rely on virtual interactions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jonathan Rowe, Chief Marketing Officer at nCino, says that taking in data on sales prospects and making it available to salespeople can drive results: “When you are bringing all of the data into one real-time place, then you can start empowering salespeople to use the data. You can track your customer journeys in real-time.”
As more work-from-home users rely on Office 365 during the coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft is scaling back and throttling some features in an effort to keep up.
Andy Kessler, a technology writer for the Wall Street Journal, suggests that similar to other world crises events, the coronavirus could spark a new era for business and the world. Notably, will the advent of millions of new people suddenly working and being educated online become the norm once the fear and facts of the virus fade?
Matthew Bellows, Founder & Chairman Of The Board at Yesware, recently talked at Web Summit about salespeople being ‘Authentic at Scale’ and how Yesware can help companies and their sales teams more effectively drive lead generation.