Category: Slack

Slack is currently fixing performance issues that prevented some users from connecting
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Slack is currently fixing performance issues that prevented some users from connecting

Update: Slack says connection issues are now fixed for everyone. Everyone should be able to connect to Slack now. Please let us know at feedback@slack.com if you have any connection trouble. Thank you for being patient with us, we appreciate it. https://t.co/AALbQGsDHq — Slack Status (@SlackStatus) May 13, 2020 Slack is currently fixing issues that…

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Former Slack exec April Underwood has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner
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Former Slack exec April Underwood has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner

April Underwood, who until early last year was Slack’s chief product officer, has joined Obvious Ventures as a venture partner, she announced on Twitter today. Underwood said that as part of the firm’s team, she will “invest in great companies seeking to solve the big problems facing humanity: our climate, human health and wellness, and…

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Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’
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Slack calls are having ‘connectivity issues’

Slack has confirmed that “Slack Calls are experiencing some connectivity difficulties right now.” The company said it is working to resolve the issue “as quickly as possible.” The difficulties coincide with the push from tech companies to move workers to remote-only meetings and conference calls, amid the outbreak of COVID-19. Slack did not comment on…

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What happened to Slack today
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What happened to Slack today

You’ve been busy. I’ve been busy. But people are talking about Slack all over Twitter, so let me catch us both up. All the ruckus concerning Slack and its publicly traded stock appeared to kick off with a Business Insider story, which had the following headline: Slack just scored its biggest customer deal ever, as…

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Not Buying Slack in 2016 is Bill Gates’ Best Call Ever as Microsoft Tech Advisor
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Not Buying Slack in 2016 is Bill Gates’ Best Call Ever as Microsoft Tech Advisor

Since the June direct listing, Slack has lost nearly half of its market value.Instead of an acquisition, Bill Gates advocated for an in-house Slack killer.Microsoft Teams now boasts of more daily active users relative to Slack.In 2016 when Slack Technologies (NYSE: WORK) was just a few years old, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) seriously considered acquiring the…

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Slack investor Index Ventures backs Slack competitor Quill
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Slack investor Index Ventures backs Slack competitor Quill

Slack created a new solution for workplace communication, one copied by many, even Microsoft. But the product, which is meant to help individuals and businesses collaborate, has been critiqued for sending too many notifications, with some claiming it’s sabotaged workplace productivity. Quill, a startup led by Ludwig Pettersson, Stripe’s former creative director and design aficionado,…

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Slack Stock Tanks 15% After-Hours Amid Wider Q3 Loss Outlook – CCN Markets
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Slack Stock Tanks 15% After-Hours Amid Wider Q3 Loss Outlook – CCN Markets

Slack stock plunged in after-hours trading after it forecast a wider-than-expected Q3 loss. This happened even though Q2 results beat expectations. | Source: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Slack stock (NYSE: WORK) plunged 15% in after-hours trading after it forecast a wider-than-expected loss for the third quarter. The stock tumbled even though second-quarter results beat analyst expectations. After…

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