With this acquisition, Townsquared said it wants to create a sort of Slack for small businesses.
With this acquisition, Townsquared said it wants to create a sort of Slack for small businesses.
Workers want more immersive interaction with teams and information through their collaboration system to help them solve business problems. Yet incomplete toolsets still leave room for enhancement.
Microsoft is adding new features to its high-end Skype for Business service, just as Amazon and Google are trying to get into the enterprise cloud-conferencing game.
Google is removing SMS from Hangouts and finally saying goodbye to Google Talk.
Q&A with Michel Feaster, CEO of Usermind.
Microsoft has started rolling out its Microsoft Teams Slack competitor to users of its Office 365 Education plans.
Power BI takes over where the earlier Excel add-on left off, and does so with some style, enabling Microsoft to join the leaders in this increasingly competitive market.
Microsoft's Slack competitor is rolling out to Office 365 business users worldwide starting March 14. More features are still to come, including guest access, in late June.
Google splits Hangouts video-conferencing and chat capabilities into two distinct meeting and collaboration apps.
Taking aim at Microsoft Surface Hub, Google's Jamboard wants to move the whiteboard to the cloud.
Avaya filed to restructure under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January.
Microsoft Teams, its Slack competitor, will be available generally and globally on March 14.
Prysm has updated its cloud based collaboration platform with Live Source Streaming, Quick Start, and Wireless Screen Sharing features.
Microsoft has moved its Outlook.com Premium service from public preview to general availability, but so far, for US users only.
The company is adding live streaming to its TouchCast Studio platform, which provides a TV studio in an iPad. Will companies adopt a Periscope-type approach to communication?
As Quip becomes more tightly integrated with Salesforce, it will be the "glue" that holds together Salesforce customers' work, Quip CEO Bret Taylor says.
How can the social networking site Twitter be used to further your job search?
What better way to welcome back coworkers from an extended vacation than an amusing practical joke?
Addicted to Words with Friends? Yeah, me, too. Prepare to laugh at yourself and every other WwF addict as some (or all) of the following realizations sink in!
Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.
The private sector makes billions in revenue through sales of its covert technologies to state agencies. But what can the technology actually do?
Android is a very popular mobile operating system, especially with low cost tablets like the Amazon Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet available for less than $250. You can view, edit, and create Office documents with the six applications shown in this image gallery.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
Using the GPS location and social networking functionality in smartphones is leading to innovate applications and services to help out your fellow human being. Two new services, currently both running on iOS, created from startup companies are now available to help you find the best food to eat and drink to consume. Nosh and Oink integrate social networking and an awards system to encourage you to participate too.
E-mail notifications are an important part of social networking services like Facebook. If you have to continually visit a web site to see what's new, you lose much of the excitement that comes with comments on your photos or other shared items. You might miss invitations to events or opportunities to connect with a long-lost friend who's in town for a day or two.But e-mail notifications are also a potential security risk. If a potential attacker can create a realistic-looking imitation of a Facebook notification, you might find yourself clicking on a link that can lead to malware or attempt to steal your login credentials.Spotting a fake isn't as easy as it seems. I've assembled four Facebook notifications that arrived in my e-mail inbox recently. Which are real, and which are fake? Answers are in the caption beneath each screen shot.
Facebook is rolling out a major revamp to its privacy settings. The changes affect what you see on your profile as well as when you share content on the social network.
At the end of a job, or after leaving university, your email may not automatically follow you on your next endeavour, but it is possible to ensure they are migrated to another provider.
College is coming to an end for many, and so will your email accounts. This guide will show you how to keep your old college emails.
The Apple iPad is a great for having fun and being entertained, but it also functions very well as a mobile work platform. This year we are looking at the 6 best Office apps/suites. Since there are no trials available we present you with over 100 screenshots and an extensive article, including summary tables, to help you make the most informed decision for your needs.
A series covering Office 365 in depth: in this screenshot gallery, the administration console to manage all of your cloud-based services.
A series covering Office 365 in depth: in this screenshot gallery, an in-depth look at the desktop and cloud-based Lync Online.
From the Google IPO, to the rise of social networking, it's been an important decade for tech innovation, CBSNews.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan about the five most important tech events of the decade and what they mean for the technology industry going forward.
Sponsored: Thuy Ha, director of product management at Qwest Communications, discusses a practical framework for unified communications. Ha explains how to build a foundation on a converged network, then add layers such as mobility, conferencing and collaboration.The content for this video was sponsored and provided by Qwest Communications.
At the Always On Summit at Stanford University, business executives discuss the risks involved in developing applications and businesses on social networks with proprietary platforms. Panelists include Gerry Campbell, CEO of Collecta; Max Ventilla, CEO of Aardvark; Shervin Pishevar, CEO of Social Gaming Network; and moderator Bambi Francisco, CEO of Vator.tv.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.
Dan Darling, CIO of Turner Broadcasting System, says that the company's most important technology is telepresence. Through teleconferencing, they have been able to build a new facility in Buenos Aires with much more collaboration between the divisions' saving money and speeding up the process.
Dan Darling, CIO of Turner Broadcasting System, says that the company's most important technology is telepresence. Through teleconferencing, they have been able to build a new facility in Buenos Aires with much more collaboration between the divisions—saving money and speeding up the process.
At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Oracle President Charles Phillips and Chuck Rozwat, the company's executive vice president of product development, announced the release of Beehive. Beehive is an open, integrated communications system that includes instant messaging, video conferencing, and e-mail. They explained that collaboration is a snap when users have all their communications in one system and are still able to use any client or infrastructure.
At the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, tech executives discuss how they trained clients and employees to be more comfortable using online collaboration tools. Speakers include Greg Biggers of Chordiant, Len Devanna of EMC, Michael Pusateri of Disney, and moderator Sam Lawrence of Jive Software.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with senior editor Sam Diaz about new "instant-on" features that allow a PC to boot up without using Microsoft Windows. They discuss how tech companies such as Dell and Intel are all working on new technologies that enable users to get faster access to e-mail, calendars, and Web browsing.
At Apple’s WWDC 2008 in San Francisco, Sam Altman, CEO of Loopt, previews a new application for the iPhone that uses location-based services. The new app blends social networks with the Maps application, so you can see where your friends are. You can also go to their journals to see what they've been doing today, what pictures they've added, and so on. This app will also be free.
At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Las Vegas, Guido Jouret, chief technology officer of Cisco's Emerging Markets Technology Group, demonstrates how two people will one day be able to collaborate on a whiteboard simultaneously though they are a far distance apart.
ASUS enters the local smartphone arena with a bang -- the P525 quad-band PDA looks to be a great companion for the mobile professional.
The BlackBerry 7130e is an expensive undertaking, but if you're a mobile professional the cost is undoubtedly justified.
As a tool for the e-mail-centric, the BlackBerry wins plenty of praise on its own merits and the addition of wireless modem functionality further sweetens the deal.
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.