Microsoft and NFL Expand Partnership, Focus on Surface and Teams

Microsoft and the NFL have announced an expansion of their partnership aimed at helping the league improve its efficiency, collaboration and communication.

Microsoft Teams Gets Outlook Integration and More

Microsoft just announced a bevy of new features for Microsoft Teams, bringing Outlook integration, targeted communication, new files experience and more.

IBM Goes All-In On Slack, Deploys App To All 350,000 Employees

“Going wall to wall in IBM — it’s basically the maximum scale that there is, so we now know that Slack will work for literally the largest organizations in the world,” Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield said.

Microsoft Teams Experiences Outage

Microsoft Teams has suffered an embarrassing outage this morning, although the fix is already being deployed, according to Microsoft. Shortly after 9:00 a.m. this morning, Microsoft announced via its Microsoft 365 Status Twitter account that some users were unable to…

Google Working on Unified Communications App

The Information is reporting that Google is working on a new communications app that will pull together the company’s existing messaging apps. Citing sources, including two who have used the new app and three that were briefed on it, the…

Microsoft Gaining Ground As Retail Cloud Alternative To Amazon

According to a report by Bloomberg, Microsoft is increasingly positioning itself as the cloud vendor of choice for retailers seeking to avoid Amazon, as well as more generalized software vendors. The software giant has been rolling out a number of…

Bad News For Slack: AvePoint Raises $200 Million To Help Slack Customers Migrate To Teams

Software company AvePoint just raised $200 million to, in part, help Slack customers migrate to Microsoft’s Teams app, according to Business Insider and the company’s press release. Slack has been facing increased competition from Teams, with Microsoft’s app recently doubling…