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Microsoft Teams just hit 20 million daily active users, beating its rival Slack once again

Slack announced it October that it has 12 million daily active users. Microsoft gives Teams to Office 365 customers, helping it grow quickly.
Zoom CEO Eric Yuan.

Zoom makes its first major product updates since its blockbuster IPO as it takes on competitors like Microsoft

Zoom introduced Zoom Rooms Appliances and more. Zoom's head of product Oded Gal explains how Zoom stands out from competitors like Microsoft.

Slack says that while its user numbers still lag Microsoft’s, what really matters is that users love its app a lot

Although Slack's daily active user count is short of Microsoft's, Slack says Microsoft Office customers still choose Slack, despite having Teams.

Software stocks got whacked in September. Here’s why RBC says they could tumble another 25% before bottoming out.

The 21 software companies covered by RBC Capital Markets posted an average return of -5.9% during September.
Ali Rayl, vice president of customer experience at Slack

Slack, the chat app competing with Microsoft, is launching ‘Slack 101,’ an online classroom to teach newcomers how to use its app

From pinning messages to creating reminders, Slack 101 is an online course for users who are new to Slack. Here's why Slack is launching it.
Catalyst co-founders Edward Chiu and Kevin Chiu, brothers

These brothers, formerly from DigitalOcean, just got $15 million from Accel to build a company they hope will represent the NYC tech scene

Catalyst CEO and co-founder Edward Chiu explains how he test drove his software at DigitalOcean and how he learned to hire better at his company.
Gentry Underwood, co-founder of Mailbox

A founder who sold his startup for $100 million within weeks of launching is back with a startup to make meetings suck less

Gentry Underwood, who sold his startup Mailbox to Dropbox 37 days after launching, has launched Navigator. Here are what his plans for Navigator are.
Robert L. Dixon, Jr., former Global Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of PepsiCo, joined Okta's board of directors on Monday.

$14 billion Okta adds a former PepsiCo exec to its board so its leadership can hear the ‘voice of the customer’

Okta added former PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble executive Robert L. Dixon, Jr. to its board of directors. Here's why Dixon looks forward to the gig.
Dropbox CEO and co-founder Drew Houston

$9 billion Dropbox explains why it’s blowing up its product for its biggest redesign in 12 years

Dropbox partnered with Slack, Zoom, and Atlassian to completely revamp its product from a file storage service to a collaborative workspace.
Salesforce co-founder and CTO Parker Harris

Salesforce co-founder Parker Harris explained how Salesforce created the App Store URL and gave it away to Steve Jobs

Salesforce's Parker Harris shares how Salesforce gave the App Store URL to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Jobs helped inspire Salesforce's AppExchange.