Microsoft rebuilt Teams from the ground up, promises 2x faster performance
Teams, Microsoft’s Slack rival, has always had a bit of a reputation for being slow and resource-hungry. Given that it always felt like Microsoft hurried the service’s launch to respond to
Canva launches a new paid subscription for universities and colleges
Canva, the online graphic design platform, launched Canva for Campus today, a new paid subscription for universities and colleges. The subscription gives students, professors, staff and campus adminis
ByteDance’s Slack-like tool generated $100M in 2022
Feishu, ByteDance’s workplace collaboration app, surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue last year, Xie Xin, the chief executive of Feishu, told staff Thursday, according to a person
Pitch Deck Teardown: Scrintal’s $1M seed deck
Let's take a look at the deck collaborative knowledge base tool Scrintal used to raise a $1 million seed round.
Collaboration platform CloudApp raises $9.3M to enhance workplace productivity
Visual work communication tool CloudApp has raised $9.3 million in Series A funding led by Grayhawk Capital and Nordic Eye. The round also includes previous investors Kickstart Fund, Cervin Ventures,
5 ways to improve mental health for software developers
As remote teams, we need to communicate more, and when it comes to mental health, it’s better to say something and find out someone is fine than have them reach a breaking point alone.
New Relic acquires CodeStream to provide chat in developer environments, inks Microsoft IDE partnership
New Relic, the observability platform, has made an acquisition and is launching a new service on the back of it to bring a new dimension into bigger strategy to bring developers and operations closer
Hubilo picks up $125M to double down on building a more engaging platform for virtual and live events
Virtual became the norm for physical gatherings at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, and now, as many jet back into in-person meetings, some believe that the online version, at least in some form,
NBA All-Star Chris Paul joins digital media startup Greenfly’s growth round
Greenfly is building a workflow to provide sourcing, creation and automated distribution of short-form photos and videos created for social media.
To guard against data loss and misuse, the cybersecurity conversation must evolve
People — not applications, networks or endpoints — have become the primary security perimeter in today’s cloud-first, choose-the-handiest-device, collaboration-obsessed world.
To win post-pandemic, startups need remote-first growth teams
Growth marketer and investor Susan Su says that after the pandemic, startup founders will need to develop a mentality that places growth at the center of company strategy.
Moveworks expands IT chatbot platform to encompass entire organization
When investors gave Moveworks a hefty $75 million Series B at the end of 2019, they were investing in a chatbot startup that to that point had been tuned to answer IT help questions in an automated wa
Microsoft brings tighter integration to Dynamics 365 and Teams
As the pandemic drags on and we learn about the requirements of working from home with distributed teams, users could be craving more integration across their tools to help reduce the clicks required
What investors need to know about research and inspiration in the COVID-19 era
Even after COVID-19, companies that thrive — or even simply survive — will be design-mature and digital-first.
JetBrains presses go on its Space project management platform for developers
With Slack being acquired by Salesforce for $28 billion, the world of collaborative tools for teams is on fire right now. Notion is super hot and last year Frame.io raised $50 million and Microsoft ha
Which emerging technologies are enterprise companies getting serious about in 2020?
Even within the same industry, not all big, established companies are the same when it comes to their readiness to start investing in new technology.
Lightspeed Venture Partners backs Theta Lake’s video conferencing security tech with $12.7 million
Theta Lake, a provider of compliance and security tools for conferencing software like Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, RingCentral, Zoom and others, said it has raised $12.7 million in a new round of fu
G Suite is now Google Workspace
Google is rebranding G Suite, its set of online productivity and collaboration tools for businesses that include the likes of Gmail, Drive, Docs and Meet. The new name is Google Workspace, a name the
Privacy data management innovations reduce risk, create new revenue channels
Investments in privacy tools and management practices now are almost certain to deliver major business dividends in the future.