Box Business review: A terrific package
Box Business
cloud storage

Box Business review: A terrific package

A great all-round service, with powerful collaboration tools and unlimited storage for a good price
21 Jan 2021
Citrix buys Slack competitor Wrike in record $2.25bn deal
The Citrix
collaboration

Citrix buys Slack competitor Wrike in record $2.25bn deal

The firm specialises in collaboration software incorporating planning and project management
19 Jan 2021
Dropbox sheds 11% of its workforce in “painful” restructure
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Business strategy

Dropbox sheds 11% of its workforce in “painful” restructure

The company is also parting ways with COO Olivia Nottebohm after only a year in the role
14 Jan 2021
Email is killing productivity, new research finds
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business communications

Email is killing productivity, new research finds

UK-based employees spend almost a full working day each week managing their inboxes
11 Jan 2021
HP unveils new hardware suited to remote working
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Hardware

HP unveils new hardware suited to remote working

The new offerings, which includes the HP Elite Folio, were showcased on the first day of CES 2021
11 Jan 2021
Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button
A close up of the Microsoft Teams button on Dell's new Video Conferencing Monitor
monitors

Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button

The PC giant is looking to facilitate businesses' continued reliance on video conferencing software
6 Jan 2021
Slack starts 2021 with a major outage
Slack announcing its public offering in New York
business communications

Slack starts 2021 with a major outage

Users of the business communications platform are currently unable to send or receive messages
4 Jan 2021
Microsoft Teams will soon make it easier to switch calls between devices
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams will soon make it easier to switch calls between devices

Mid-call device swapping will join a host of other Microsoft Teams updates in 2021
14 Dec 2020
Major Google outage takes down Gmail, Drive, YouTube and more
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cloud computing

Major Google outage takes down Gmail, Drive, YouTube and more

Google's cloud-based services are suffering issues across the globe
14 Dec 2020
Cisco seeks Webex enhancements with Slido acquisition
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video conferencing

Cisco seeks Webex enhancements with Slido acquisition

Webex users will soon be able to use polls, Q&As and access engagement metrics to gain insights
14 Dec 2020
JetBrains launches collaboration tool targeting software devs
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collaboration

JetBrains launches collaboration tool targeting software devs

Space offers version control, code review, and CI/CD features for dev teams
11 Dec 2020
Google, Intel, Zoom and others form Modern Computing Alliance
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collaboration

Google, Intel, Zoom and others form Modern Computing Alliance

The collective will hope to foster a collaborative culture and work towards a fully-interoperable and cloud-first business landscape
11 Dec 2020
Zero-click 'wormable' RCE flaw uncovered in Microsoft Teams
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Security

Zero-click 'wormable' RCE flaw uncovered in Microsoft Teams

Researcher complains that Microsoft underscored the significance of the flaw, which could be triggered without user interaction
8 Dec 2020
Cisco buys London firm IMImobile for £550m
Cisco's headquarters in the US
collaboration

Cisco buys London firm IMImobile for £550m

The acquisition of the cloud communications company is Cisco's largest deal in the UK in almost three years
7 Dec 2020
Analysts: Salesforce could use Slack Connect to expand networking ambition
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mergers and acquisitions

Analysts: Salesforce could use Slack Connect to expand networking ambition

The reported deal could see the cloud giant build a B2B collaboration network and move beyond sales and marketing
26 Nov 2020
Four ways CIOs can drive digital transformation
digital transformation

Four ways CIOs can drive digital transformation

Practical steps business leaders can take to overcome digital transformation challenges
25 Nov 2020
Nokia achieves record 8Gbps speeds in 5G trial
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5G

Nokia achieves record 8Gbps speeds in 5G trial

The new record is almost twice as fast as Nokia’s previous 5G milestone
18 Nov 2020
IBM and AMD partner on AI and confidential computing
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open source

IBM and AMD partner on AI and confidential computing

The partnership will expand on open source software and frameworks to create better security for hybrid cloud
12 Nov 2020
Dropbox attracts 1.25 million paying users year-on-year
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collaboration

Dropbox attracts 1.25 million paying users year-on-year

Results also show better than expected revenues for the third quarter
6 Nov 2020
Microsoft Teams meetings will soon support 1,000 participants
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collaboration

Microsoft Teams meetings will soon support 1,000 participants

The company's product roadmap reveals the feature will be rolled out in December
2 Nov 2020
Microsoft beats expectations with bumper Azure, Teams growth
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Business operations

Microsoft beats expectations with bumper Azure, Teams growth

Microsoft's fast-growing cloud business may have overtaken Windows for the first time, analyst suggests
28 Oct 2020
Slack stock downgraded as lockdown growth stalls
Slack announcing its public offering in New York
business software

Slack stock downgraded as lockdown growth stalls

Any benefits the communications platform saw in Q1 largely disappeared by the summer, according to Morgan Stanley
22 Oct 2020
Google will start killing off Hangouts in 2021
Mobile interfaces for Google Hangouts, Gmail and Google Chat
business communications

Google will start killing off Hangouts in 2021

The tech giant will gradually migrate users to its free standalone Chat service early next year
16 Oct 2020