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Slack tweaks desktop app to be faster, more efficient

The popular team collaboration tool is getting something of on overhaul designed to cut memory utilization in half, speed up launch times and make connecting with colleagues faster.

Microsoft tells enterprises to be on Edge

The company has begun telling companies about a variety of corporate features that have been baked into the browser, which is built on underpinnings from Google's Chromium.

Facebook plans Workplace price hike, adds new Enterprise option

In addition to adding a more expensive Enterprise tier to provide faster support response and early access to new features, Facebook hopes to push more frontline worker deployments.

Microsoft previews 'chromified' Edge's group policies to win enterprise approval

Hoping to catch the interest of IT admins, Microsoft is offering a sneak peek of group policies they could use to manage the still-under-development "full-Chromium" Edge.

How Teams is helping frontline workers at Ferguson

As the plumbing supply firm looks to transform and improve business, it’s turning to the team chat app to help its showroom workers and wholesale sales staffers do more in less time.

Cisco goes deeper into photonic, optical technology with USD 2.6bn Acacia buy

Cisco: Optical-interconnect technologies are becoming increasingly strategic for data centers, service providers

Aviva launches algorithmic decision agent ADA to hyper-personalise marketing

Personalisation has become a core component of digital marketing and the guiding principle behind a range of new products. At insurance giant Aviva, it provided the conceptual foundations of ADA, an algorithmic decision agent that powers omni-channel, hyper-personalised marketing by predicting a customer's "next best action" – the most effective way that a company can meet their individual needs in a specific moment.

Voice assistant offers remedy for physician burnout

Saykara's digital assistant is aimed at freeing doctors from time-consuming EHR data entry and improving their interactions with patients.

The major hybrid cloud options compared: AWS Outposts vs Azure Stack vs Google Anthos

We compare the hybrid cloud solutions from the big three public cloud providers and beyond

The rise and rise of robotic process automation

Because robots don’t require breaks, don’t get tired, don’t get distracted and work around the clock, a robot can significantly increase the amount of processed data, which can be good or bad, depending on the quality of that data