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Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year.


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Q&A: Zipcar founder Robin Chase on open source and the collaboration economy

Sharing is the "path of greatest value creation," says Chase.

Slack rides high on early valuations

The team messaging site now boasts 1.1 million daily active users

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15 screen-sharing apps for easy collaboration

Need to hold a virtual meeting complete with screen sharing? Or maybe you just need to remotely access a colleague’s computer to help him with a quick fix. Here are 15 ways to get the job done -- for free.

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Top 4 revelations about SharePoint

The unveiling of SharePoint Server 2016 at the Microsoft Ignite Conference put an end to speculation about the future of the on-premises version of the collaboration product, and pointed the way toward the future.

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Slack in the wild: Is the collaboration app a hit or a myth?

It’s one thing to be proclaimed Silicon Valley’s latest unicorn, but after the buzz inevitably dies down, it can be more instructive to see how – or if – the mythical creature can become a workhorse in the real world.

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Skype for web beta lets you ditch the desktop client

Microsoft has opened up the web version of Skype to anyone in the United States and United Kingdom, though full Chromebook support is still lacking.

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12 Evernote hacks and apps for power users

Save time, find files faster, track travel, transcribe voice notes to text and much more

Dropbox adds new features to woo enterprise users

A connector for Active Directory integration is now in beta

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Immersive video collaboration is around the corner

Next-generation video conferencing collaboration promises to revolutionize remote working—again.

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As collaboration tools multiply, here’s how to avoid overload

New collaboration tools invite more internal innovation and knowledge sharing, and better connections with customers. But will too many choices make us less productive? Here's how organization can prevent their employees from...

Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling

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Cloud document storage gets chat

New chat functionality on the Dropbox and Google Drive cloud platforms promises to focus collaboration on the files being discussed.

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Hands on: Office 2016 preview focuses on data-gathering and collaboration in the cloud

Office 2016 could still learn a few things from Google Docs, but its business-intelligence features show a lot of promise.

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Open source Kolab ready to take on Office 365, Google Apps

What's next for Kolab, the privacy-minded open source unified communication and collaboration system that you can install on your own server.

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'Up-voting' and 'Likes' will change group e-mail if MIT researchers have their way

Social network-like tools could replace the limited and archaic opt-in and opt-out group e-mail management, say MIT researchers.

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IT execs on Facebook at Work strengths and weaknesses

A handful of senior IT executives agree that Facebook needs to overcome some significant challenges before organizations can seriously consider its Facebook at Work enterprise collaboration platform.

Jive stakes its messaging claim with new Chime app

The real-time communication tool for teams will now have to vie with Slack

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