Collaboration

Microsoft cloud

Microsoft confirms a Teams client for Linux is on its way

News
10 Sep, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Key rival to Slack encroaches on one of the platform’s major current USPs

Silhouette of a team with people icons overlaid representing digital HR

Five digital transformation tips for HR

In-depth
6 Sep, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Digital transformation efforts can start from within your own department

A woman remote working from a cafe using the cloud

Now is the time to embrace remote working

Opinion
6 Sep, 2019
Adam Shepherd

As Brexit looms, businesses need to adapt before it’s too late

Google HQ

Google to shut down Hire service from 2020

News
28 Aug, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Closure announced just six months after the recruitment service launched the UK

Cloud security

Tech giants assemble to tackle cloud and data security

News
22 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Google Cloud, IBM, Intel, Microsoft and more join forces for the Confidential Computing Consortium project

Box Shield security

Box Shield brings security controls to lockdown cloud collaboration

News
22 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Box Shield is geared for threat detection and preventing data leaks and file access misuse

Java script

Microsoft acquires Java specialist jClarity to boost Azure workloads

News
20 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

The acquisition is in response to an increase in large-scale Java installations on Azure

Slack hands more power to large company admins

News
14 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Communications platform adds tools to limit announcements and automate workspace creation

Microsoft contractors listen to Skype Translator recordings

News
8 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

The video calling platform's terms and conditions don't explicitly state humans review audio

Skype business

Microsoft is killing off Skype for business

News
31 Jul, 2019
Connor Jones

The platform goes EOL as the company pushes users towards Teams

Slack gives desktop app performance-driven makeover

News
23 Jul, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Work-based comms platform rewrites underlying technology for user speed and efficiency

Is it time to drop Dropbox?

Opinion
23 Jul, 2019
Barry Collins

Barry Collins fears he’s being strong-armed into paying for a Dropbox subscription

Workplace by Facebook

Facebook confirms Workplace price hike is on the horizon

News
17 Jul, 2019
Dale Walker

Customers will now have the choice of free, $4 or $8 tiers with optional bolt-ons

Cortana voice activated assistant

Microsoft to shift Cortana focus to enterprise

News
16 Jul, 2019
Bobby Hellard

On the flip side, Amazon Alexa will be deeper integrated to Windows in the September update

Microsoft cloud

Microsoft Teams now ‘bigger than Slack’

News
12 Jul, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The industry giant claims the platform has three million more active daily users than its main rival

Screenshot of the web-based Outlook's new dark mode UI

Microsoft spruces up Outlook in a bid to catch up with major G Suite upgrades

News
5 Jul, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Revamped email platform features dark mode, snoozing and a new UI

Arron Levie CEO of Box

Box: We’re in ‘wait-and-see mode’ with blockchain

News
25 Jun, 2019
Adam Shepherd

CEO Aaron Levie says ‘it’s still probably early’ to have a meaningful impact

Welcome to the age of the platform

In-depth
17 Jun, 2019
Adam Shepherd

What Dropbox’s pivot tells us about the state of cloud storage

Dropbox overhauls desktop app to reforge itself as a digital workplace provider

Analysis
12 Jun, 2019
Adam Shepherd

Dropbox wants to shake off the image of just being a cloud storage outfit

Intel adds cloud support for Unite collaboration platform

News
10 Jun, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Company reduces barriers to entry and expands integration of apps like Cisco's Webex and Skype