Zoom wants to partner with, not defeat, Slack and Microsoft

Business / Corporate Oct 15, 2020

Zoom wants to partner with, not defeat, Slack and Microsoft

Zoom Video Communications Inc. Chief Executive Officer Eric Yuan said the company will do a better job integrating office chatroom products from Slack Technologies Inc. and Microsoft Corp., betting that cooperation is better than competition for the software-maker’s growth. "Chat is a very important functionality ...

Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently, report says

Business Oct 10, 2020

Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently, report says

Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, U.S. media reported Friday, becoming the latest employer to expand work-from-home provisions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.S. tech news website The Verge said most Microsoft employees are still at home ...

Russian and Chinese hackers targeting U.S. vote, Microsoft warns

World Sep 11, 2020

Russian and Chinese hackers targeting U.S. vote, Microsoft warns

Microsoft said Thursday it thwarted recent cyberattacks from China, Russia and Iran targeting both Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns, as technology giants scrambled to protect election security less than two months ahead of the U.S. vote. The announcement came as Twitter said it would implement ...