Microsoft launches its own team chat app as rival to Slack

Dan Gorenstein Nov 3, 2016
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Messaging services, such as Slack, are becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images

Microsoft launches its own team chat app as rival to Slack

Dan Gorenstein Nov 3, 2016
Messaging services, such as Slack, are becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images
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The way many of us talk – in the office to our co-workers at least – is evolving, thanks in large part to a three-year-old San Francisco-based company called Slack. The team messaging app has four million users and is a bit of a tech world darling. Now the big guns are muscling in on the space. Facebook’s Workplace went live last month, and this week Microsoft Teams is launching. Should Slack be worried?

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