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How a big U.K. bank uses Facebook at Work for collaboration

Facebook at Work, the company's social network for business, has been available as a limited pilot for about a year, but the support of Royal Bank of Scotland helps legitimize the soon-to-be-released product for security-conscious...

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Why email is a better virtual assistant

Google is inventing something better than Siri, Cortana, Alexa or even Google Now. It's email with a virtual assistant that uses artificial intelligence to help you out.

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After 10 years of profitability, Atlassian steps up for an IPO

It was late September when reports first suggested that Atlassian was planning a U.S. IPO, and on Monday, the Australian software maker followed through by filing its papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Microsoft tries social media again with Skype sharing and Sway blogging

Microsoft's social media track record is abysmal, but these subtler takes could ease users into using Skype and Sway as social tools.

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Dropbox woos large businesses with new Enterprise offering

Large enterprises have a new Dropbox product tailored for them that the company unveiled at its user conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.

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Dropbox touts enterprise growth at user conference

Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston announced at the company’s first conference for users Wednesday that there are now more than 150,000 companies paying for its Dropbox for Business product, up from the 130,000 business customers...

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Review: Office 365 fails at collaboration

Despite years of promises and gap-filling acquisitions, Microsoft's collaboration toolkit remains a woefully inadequate mishmash.

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5 low-cost tricks for keeping up with new technologies

Here are some ways to stay up to date and even get up-close and personal with emerging technologies.

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Need a ride home from work? Now you can call Lyft from Slack

Back in August Slack added a new "Add to Slack" feature with launch partners including Box, and on Tuesday, it introduced another update designed to make tying in outside apps even easier.

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Google Graveyard: What Google has killed off in 2015

Here’s a look back at what Google this year has offed or announced plans to off.

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Facebook getting down to business in the enterprise

Facebook is expanding the beta test of its social network for the enterprise and hopes to launch it in the next few months.

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Inside one fashion retailer's creative cloud collaboration

Retail brands and stores have challenges most other business never have to deal with, not least of which is a massively diverse customer base with fickle tastes and a penchant for ‘I want it now’ consumerism. Here’s how one company is...

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Messaging and niche social apps grow, market leaders plateau

As smartphone users flock to simple messaging apps such as WhatsApp and iMessage, growth of the larger, established social networks such as Facebook and Twitter has slowed, or in some cases, stalled out completely, according to a new...

Business booms for African sites dedicated to used goods

Rising Internet usage, plus a culture used to bargaining for used goods, provides fertile ground

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Collaboration now tops list of cloud computing drivers

With the market for cloud computing maturing, the value proposition of cloud adoption is shifting, according to a new report.

Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

A new tool in prebeta is designed to block browser tracking across sites

Fujitsu brainstorm room lets you write on the walls

Digital sticky notes are one part of this elaborate projection system aimed at going beyond whiteboards

Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Since January, Apple said nearly half of its U.S. hires were women, black, Hispanic or Native American

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