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Atlassian buys team-management software vendor Trello for $425 million

Atlassian, the company behind HipChat and the JIRA software development tool, plans to acquire Trello, a vendor of the eponymous team-building software.

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Zinc launches new tools for putting workers on blast

Zinc, a messaging platform for businesses, announced Friday that it is launching a set of new features aimed at helping desk-less workers get the most out of enterprise instant messaging.

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Evernote CEO: 'We let our users down' with privacy policy change

Evernote is going back to the drawing board and reversing course on a proposed privacy policy change that drew the ire of its users.

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Evernote backs off from controversial privacy policy changes, says it 'messed up'

Evernote has reversed proposed changes to its privacy policy that would allow employees to read user notes to help train machine learning algorithms.

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Bye, privacy: Evernote will let its employees read your notes

Evernote is changing its privacy policy to let employees read its customers' notes, and they can't opt out.

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Google and Slack deepen partnership in the face of Microsoft Teams

Slack and Google have vastly deepened their partnership roughly a month after Microsoft announced its competitor to the popular enterprise chat service.

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Here’s how the Windows 10 Creators Update helps businesses

Microsoft revealed features that will help IT professionals in the major Windows 10 Creators Update due in early 2017.

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with offline folder support

Dropbox announced Tuesday that users of its mobile apps will soon be able to save files locally for use offline.

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Google gets into the low-code enterprise app development biz

Google is the latest enterprise software provider to throw its hat in the ring of low-code app development with a new service called App Maker.

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4 great apps for tackling your to-do lists

With scheduling, reminders, and other features, these apps make crossing tasks off a list even more satisfying.

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Asana takes a swing at Trello with support for project boards

Asana is making it easier to manage tasks through a long, multi-stage pipeline with a new Boards feature introduced Tuesday.

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Small businesses now get CRM tool with their Office subscription

Microsoft launched Monday its Outlook Customer Manager, a lightweight CRM system. It allows users to track their customers, manage deals in progress, track tasks and more, all from their Outlook email client.

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4 ways to get things done faster with Cortana

You can have Cortana compose and send emails, capture your notes, and more with these tips.

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4 Windows 10 tools that will kickstart your productivity

Maximize screen real estate, segregate tasks, set reminders, and more with these tips.

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Google's massive, cloud-connected Jamboard aims to reinvent the whiteboard

What's big, red, and supposed to be the next big thing in workplace collaboration? Google's new Jamboard, a massive touch display and accompanying cloud service that's supposed to help business users brainstorm together.