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Slack faces stiff competition on the road to public listing

Feb 5, 2019
Office communication services company Slack has applied with the SEC to list shares publicly.
Slack this week allowed the sending of invitations to other Slack users via their email addresses, which opened the door for abuse and harassment.
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Tencent sends a $50 million direct message to Kik

Aug 19, 2015
The company behind WeChat moves into North America's burgeoning messaging market.

PODCAST: Facebook's bet on WhatsApp

Feb 20, 2014
Facebook made one of the most expensive tech acquisitions in recent history.