SalesForce CRM

Salesforce raises annual revenue, profit outlook Inc raised its full-year forecast for revenue as well as profit, and reported quarterly revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, following increased demand for i...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a way for users to find and play podcasts.

Platform News: FinTech trading app Robinhood

Robinhood aims to allow users to buy into IPOs

Robinhood is building a platform to “democratize” initial public offerings, including its own, that would allow users of its trading app to snap up shares alongside Wal...


Slack to fix error in direct messaging feature over harassment concerns

Workplace messaging app Slack Technologies said it was working to fix an error in the direct-messaging feature it introduced earlier on Wednesday, which could have lead to online h...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom recovers from outage, says issues were due to local internet glitch

Zoom has said it had recovered from an outage where some users were unable to join meetings on the video-conferencing platform.


Workplace app Slack hit with outage on first Monday of 2021

Slack Technologies said its office messaging service was struck by an outage on Monday, interrupting distant work as individuals returned from the holidays.


Salesforce in talks to acquire workplace app Slack

Cloud-based software company is currently in discussions to acquire workplace messaging app Slack Technologies since it seeks to expand its own offerings to business...


Slack’s quarterly billing growth slows due to COVID-19 concessions

Slack’s billing-growth, which is seen as a key indicator of future earnings, slowed in the second quarter and the workplace messaging app owner stated it required only a $11 ...


Microsoft may face EU antitrust probe after Slack complaint

Microsoft may find itself in European Union regulators’ cross-hairs after US workspace messaging app Slack complained about Microsoft embedding its workplace chat and video a...


Slack revenue growth fails to impress; scraps billings outlook

Slack Technologies withdrew its 2021 billing outlook on Thursday and reported a 50% jump in quarterly sales that failed to surpass lofty investor expectations driven by a surge in ...

Video Conferencing

As lockdowns continue, the demand for video calling continues to surge

Microsoft has stated that video calling and educational usage of the Microsoft Teams productivity software had grown in recent weeks as employees work remotely and some US schools ...


Strong subscription growth drives Slack’s earnings beat; shares rise

Reuters – Slack Technologies Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit as it signed on larger companies to its workplace communication platform, sending...


Microsoft Teams surpasses 20 million daily active users; rival Slack shares slip

Reuters – Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday its workplace messaging app, Teams, has more than 20 million daily active users, up from 13 million users in July.