The beta version of Microsoft's productivity service GigJam is now open to anyone. While you still have to go through a brief "application" type process, anyone can fill out a quick form to gain access.
In what could prove to be the most entertaining Slack integration since the /giphy command, teams can now hold meetings in virtual reality through a Slack partnership with AltspaceVR.
BlueJeans Network is targeting enterprises with its launch cloud-based video communications and collaboration offering. The BlueJeans Enterprise Video Cloud was designed for large-scale enterprises with a distributed workforce.
Threaded messaging would give users the ability to chat in "nestled clusters," The Verge said, eliminating confusion and offering a simple solution to discussing a single topic without interrupting the main conversation.
The most recent Slack update now includes a beta for Calls on mobile, The Next Web reported.
Friday Slack announced its latest round of financing. The $200 million cash infusion put Slack's current valuation at about $3.8 billion.
VictorOps has made significant changes to its incident management mobile application meant to improve response times when issues arise.
Surprise! Older mobile users like email and their younger counterparts prefer messaging applications, according to study results released Thursday by app analytics firm App Annie.
Looker launched Lookerbot, an analytics bot that retrieves information and data visualizations to conversations so participants don't have to search various applications to find the information they need during conversations in Slack. The idea is to easily pull up information to aid the conversation rather than stall the thoughts or require a followup call to answer questions.
Lifesize has updated its cloud videoconferencing service with group chat capabilities to further drive its software as a service offering into the enterprise.