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Workplace messaging startup Slack to go public

Business Feb 5, 2019

Workplace messaging startup Slack to go public

Workplace messaging startup Slack says it has filed a confidential registration for an initial public offering, becoming the latest of a group of richly valued tech enterprises to look to Wall Street. California-based Slack's filing comes under a special provision of securities laws enabling startups ...

U.K. launches app to allow EU citizens to apply to stay after Brexit

World Jan 22, 2019

U.K. launches app to allow EU citizens to apply to stay after Brexit

The British government launched a phone app Monday to allow some 3.5 million EU nationals to apply to stay after Brexit — immediately receiving a mixed reception from immigrants increasingly concerned about their fate. Most European citizens currently living in the U.K. will need to ...

New app gives throat cancer patients their voices back

World Jan 15, 2019

New app gives throat cancer patients their voices back

Vlastimil Gular's life took an unwelcome turn a year ago: minor surgery on his vocal cords revealed throat cancer, which led to the loss of his larynx — and with it, his voice. But the 51-year-old father of four is still chatting away using his ...