Communication App Wars

Zoom to Target Microsoft Teams with Email and Calendar Services

Zoom wants to delve more deeply into collaboration, where Microsoft Teams resides, with email tools coming in 2021.

Salesforce Snaps Up Slack In $27.7 Bn Deal To Rival Microsoft Teams

Salesforce has confirmed rumors of its interest in Slack by purchasing the Microsoft Teams rival for over $27 billion.

Salesforce Could Be Preparing $20bn Slack Acquisition to Rival Microsoft Teams

According to reports, Salesforce could be preparing a purchase of Microsoft Teams rival Slack and could wrap up the deal…

Microsoft Teams Power Apps and Dataverse Integrations Leave Preview

All Microsoft Teams users can now build their low code own Power Apps and Power Virtual Agents within the platform.

Skype Meet Now Windows 10 Integration Reaches More Users

Microsoft says its Zoom competitor Skype Meet Now is now reaching all Windows 10 users on versions 20H2 and older.

Microsoft Offering Bonuses to Microsoft Teams Employees Helping to Beat Zoom

Microsoft wants Microsoft Teams to compete directly against Zoom and is offering bonuses to employees who achieve “core priorities.”

Microsoft Teams Chats Get Offline Mode

Microsoft Teams now allows desktop users to compose messages offline to be automatically sent upon connection to the internet.

Microsoft Targets Zoom, Brings Skype Meet Now to Windows 10

Meet Now allows Windows 10 users to access Skype meetings directly within the operating system by clicking an icon link.

Microsoft Details Microsoft Teams Features from August

August was another busy month for Microsoft Teams, with the service gaining new tools such as a Spotlight mode coming…

Microsoft Teams Gets 20,000 Meeting Participants and Cloud Calling Service

In another major update for Microsoft Teams, users can host more viewers, add company branding to meetings, and tap into…

Microsoft Teams Will Soon Support Call Merging

As part of an interoperability push with Skype, Microsoft Teams will next month receive an ability allowing users to merge…

Microsoft Teams Meetings 49 Visible Participants Feature Rolling Out Now

Microsoft says a new meetings update for Microsoft Teams allows 49 visible members in a meeting, rolling out to users…

Microsoft Teams Gets Third-Party App Support in Meetings

Microsoft has brought a major change to meetings in Microsoft Teams, allowing third-party app integrations for the first time.

Zoom Hardware as a Service Arrives in the United States

Zoom Phone Hardware as a Service is a new service that aims to provide Zoom with growth potential through a…

Microsoft Teams Receives Support for 300 Meeting Participants

Microsoft Teams has moved in line with Zoom by allowing 300 people to participate in a meeting. 49 participants for…

Google Meet to Get Custom Backgrounds to Match Microsoft Teams and Zoom

Google has revealed Google Meet will get custom backgrounds in an upcoming update that will equal Microsoft and Zoom’s feature.

Google Meet Receives Game Changing Noise Cancellation Feature

In its Communication Wars battle against Microsoft and Zoom, Google Meet has gained a powerful new noise cancellation tool.