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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

Wrangle secures $2M to automate company workflows

The company’s no-code software can automate any kind of process: employee onboarding, contract approvals, help tickets or any other recurring work.

AWS just can’t catch a break

For the third time this month, AWS today suffered an outage in one of its data centers. This morning, a power outage in its US-EAST-1 region affected services like Slack, Asana, Epic Games and others.

Gift Guide: Extremely Online books

If you can't read a good book without stopping every few pages to tweet about it, you might be what we call Extremely Online. You unabashedly distinguish between real life and digital life by using ph

Mio raises $8.7M Series A to make enterprise messaging interoperable

Mio, a startup that helps enterprise teams collaborate across messaging services like Zoom Chat, Microsoft Teams, Slack and Cisco’s Webex, today announced that it has raised an $8.7 million Seri

Runway raises $2M seed, launches its ‘air traffic control’ system for mobile app releases

Runway, a startup that emerged from the challenges that faced Rent the Runway’s first iOS team, is now exiting beta and launching its service that simplifies the mobile app release cycle —

Slack wants to make it easier to build workflows with developer building blocks

Slack has always differentiated itself as a communications tool by its ability to run applications inside of Slack and avoid dreaded context switching. At the Frontiers Conference today, the company i

Momentum announces $5M seed to automate sales tasks in Slack

The sales process can be chaotic, with data flowing in from a variety of sources and a number of people involved. Salesforce bought Slack for more than $27 billion last year because it recognized it c

New integration lets you query Tableau data in Slack by typing a question

As Tableau looks for ways to make data more accessible to a greater number of people across an organization, it will be announcing later today at the #Data21 customer conference the ability to query y

Walmart acquires design tool Botmock as its invests in shopping by voice and text

With its latest acquisition Walmart is further investing in technology that will enable shopping via voice and chat. The retail giant announced it’s acquiring “select technology assets&#82

Slack is coming to the Oculus Quest

Soon you’ll be able to read incessant Slack messages without ever having to take off your VR headset. At Facebook’s Connect conference, the company showcased a new framework for bringing 2

ClickUp raises $400M at a $4B valuation to expand its all-in-one workplace productivity platform to Europe

Companies like Slack and Asana stormed into the world of tech to steal a march on incumbents like Microsoft in providing a new wave of point solutions to make it easier for workers respectively to cha

‘Several People Are Typing’ is the Slack workspace of your worst nightmares

Now that it’s October, it’s officially spooky season. But debut author Calvin Kasulke’s novel “Several People Are Typing” gives us something new to be afraid of — w

Selling into the enterprise: How Slack and other startups get it wrong

One of the key timing decisions as a startup may be one you aren’t even considering: When to approach the enterprise. If you aren’t debating that now, chances are you’re overlooking a big opport

SquadPal is a social app to help remote working teams gel

The future of office work, post-COVID-19, is driving plenty of startup activity. Not just around core business needs like comms (Zoom, Slack et al.) — but entrepreneurs are also competing to com

Incident.io helps your team communicate better during outages

Incident.io has raised a $4.7 million funding round led by Index Ventures and Point Nine. When your company is facing an outage or a data breach, Incident.io provides the right framework to communicat

Microsoft now more focused on ‘killing Zoom’ than Slack, says Stewart Butterfield

"I do feel like that preoccupation has shifted. I think Microsoft believes that in order to kill Slack, they're going to have to kill Zoom first."

Lounge’s new app aims to reimagine the office for the remote work era

A startup called Lounge wants to reimagine work for the fully remote era where tools like Slack, Zoom, and Teams have fallen short in terms of helping companies build culture and creating relationship
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