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Zoom Debuts Zoom Contact Center

Less than five months after calling off its attempt to purchase contact center provider Five9, Zoom has debuted its own Zoom Contact Center.

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Microsoft’s Headquarters Will Reopen the End of February

Microsoft has signaled it is preparing to open its headquarters at the end of February, a major step in its return to normal.

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Microsoft Teams Surpasses 270 Million Monthly Active Users

Microsoft Teams has firmly cemented its place as the leader in corporate messaging, boasting a whopping 270 million monthly active users.

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Google Spending $1 Billion to ‘Reinvigorate’ Its UK Office Space

Google seems to have missed the memo on remote work being here to stay, with the company spending a whopping $1 billion to spruce up its UK offices.

COVID/WFH Has Broken Big Tech
COVID/WFH Has Broken Big Tech

In a huge Twitter thread, a big tech insider reveals that COVID and generous work from home privileges are destroying the morale of big tech employees.

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Yahoo Japan Employees Can Stay Remote, Fly to Work When Necessary

Yahoo Japan is upping the stakes in the remote work market, telling employees they can work from anywhere and be flown to work when needed.

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Robinhood Is the Latest Company to Embrace ‘Remote First’

Robinhood is the latest company to go fully remote, embracing a “remote first” work culture.

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Zoom Acquires Liminal Assets to Power Virtual Events

Zoom is continuing to go all-in on virtual meetings and events, purchasing assets from Luminal to help power its evolution.

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Kentucky Is at the Center of the ‘Great Resignation’

The Bluegrass State is at the center of the Great Resignation, as pandemic-fueled changes disrupt the workplace.

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GlobalData: Communication & Collaboration Market Worth $309 Billion by 2025

The communication and collaboration (C&C) market will be worth $309 billion by 2025, driven largely by hybrid work and AI.

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Zoom Exec Sees Growth Post-Pandemic Thanks to Hybrid Work

Zoom is one of the companies that has benefited most from pandemic-fueled workplace changes, and sees that continuing post-pandemic.

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Apple Delays Return to Office Indefinitely, Gives Employees $1,000

Apple has joined the list of companies pushing back its return-to-office date as the omicron variants threatens a new wave of infections.

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No, Companies Have No Idea When They’ll Return to the Office

After multiple return-to-office dates, COVID-19 surges and delayed expectations, one thing is clear: Companies have no idea when they’ll return.

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Twitter Acquires Quill, Will Shutter the Service

Twitter has acquired messaging service Quill and is planning on shutting it down.

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Salesforce: Workplace Automation Leads to Greater Job Satisfaction

Salesforce has released a new report on workplace automation, showing it leads to substantially improved job satisfaction.

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Omicron Delays Google’s Back-to-Office Date

Google is delaying its back-to-office date again, this time as a result of the omicron COVID-19 variant.

Slack Has Already Transformed Salesforce, Says Co-CEO Bret Taylor
Slack Has Already Transformed Salesforce

Slack has already transformed the way we work at Salesforce,” says Salesforce Co-CEO Bret Taylor. Not only has Salesforce transformed the way they work with Slack but so are the customers of Salesforce.

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AI Helps Restore Trust Between Employers and WFH Workers

In the last 24 months we’ve seen enormous changes to our lives. Our work, our…

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Bosses Can No Longer Text Employees After Hours in Portugal

Portugal has taken a major step toward protecting remote workers, making it illegal for employers to text employees after hours.

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Microsoft Announces Loop, a Fluid-Powered Collaboration Tool

Microsoft’s vision for the future of remote and hybrid work is taking shape with its announcement of Loop, a new collaboration tool based on Fluid.