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Meta announces Discord-like ‘Community Chats’ on Messenger

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced this morning that “Community Chats” are coming to Messenger and Facebook Groups. The feature allows large Messenger groups to organize chats into categor

DocuSign announces end-to-end contract lifecycle integration inside Slack

One of Slack’s main strengths has always been the ability to complete a set of tasks without having to move between multiple applications. DocuSign introduced electronic signature integration i

It’s not just you: The freemium bar is shifting

Here's another sign of the times: Free tiers are becoming less generous.

Daily Crunch: Ring wants to upgrade your apartment’s intercom system

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Slack gains new automation features, including conditional logic for workflows

In a bid to remain competitive among the growing number of workplace chat apps out there, Slack today announced the launch of new automation features designed to make workflows more shareable and disc

Venue raises $4M from Accel and the CEOs of Slack, Remote and Squarespace to give teamwide video meetings a new breath of life

Zoom has in many ways “won” the mindshare game when it comes to video conferencing: Whether you’re actually using Zoom or another service that’s wrapped into another platform l

Google pauses hiring, Netflix loses nearly 1M customers, and Slack increases prices

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Slack is increasing prices and changing the way its free plan works

Slack, the chat platform that serves as an online watercooler for oh-so-many teams, is bumping up its monthly price and changing the way its free plan works. The company announced the changes via blog

Accel is rolling out a new, $4 billion late-stage fund, just as certain rivals lose momentum

Accel, the 39-year-old venture firm, just pulled a major power move. It announced, via a simple blog post, that it has just closed a new, global, late-stage fund with $4 billion in capital commitments

Slack now supports pronunciation guides in profiles

Not everyone is on board with the idea of remote work. But for those who are, Slack’s new profile features released today should make some workday tasks, particularly onboarding, a bit easier. S

Pulse, the maker of an automatic Slack status updater, acquires team communication startup Lounge

Lounge, a team communication startup that was looking to reimagine the future of work with features designed for remote and distributed workforces, has now found an exit after Slack entered its same m

Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

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Salesforce acquires Troops.ai to make useful Slack bots

Proving that there’s an appetite for bots, Salesforce today announced that it will acquire Troops.ai, a bot-based service that integrates with Slack to make it easier for sales teams to retrieve

Salesforce’s low-code workflow tool aims to unify CRM giant’s largest acquisitions

Salesforce is a big, complex set of services, which has been augmented via acquisition with several other big complex services, including MuleSoft, Tableau and Slack, three companies the CRM giant acq

New Salesforce developer tools look to tighten integration with Slack

This week during its TrailblazerDX 2022 conference, Salesforce announced a new set of low-code developer tools and integrations intended to bring Slack and Salesforce’s broader software portfoli

DoControl raises $30M for no-code security tools for cloud app log-ins

Cloud security is one of the big drivers among enterprises making IT investments this year, according to a recent report from Gartner, which estimated that some $4.4 trillion in IT spend overall in 20

Atlassian launches Atlas to improve team alignment

At its Team ’22 conference today, Atlassian announced the launch of Atlas, a new service for cross-functional team updates it previously offered as a beta under the name “Team Central.&#82

Slack confirms it’s down for some users, says it’s working on a resolution

Slack is currently experiencing some issues and is down for some users on Tuesday morning. Users are taking to social media to report that they can’t send messages, while some are having trouble

Twitter now lets you pin up to 6 DM conversations

Twitter is slowly continuing to enhance its direct messaging interface amid a tidal wave of product updates over the last year. The company announced today that it will now enable users to pin six con

Our startup’s first hire was a fractional Head of Remote

The first hire at our SaaS startup was not an engineer. It might seem counterintuitive, but the first person on board at Wingback was a Fractional Head of Remote — and it was the best decision we ma
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