Slack Technologies, Inc. operates Slack, a business technology software platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform brings together people, applications, and data, as well as sells its offering under a software-as-a-service model. The company was formerly known as Tiny Speck, Inc. and changed its name to Slack Technologies, Inc. in 2014. Slack Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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Slack goes down as employees return to work after holidays
Slack has gone down on the first working day of 2021, leaving workers and employees for many companies scrabbling for temporary alternative communications systems.On the first Monday after Friday's New Year celebrations and the subsequent weekend, millions of people are heading back to work, with many continuing to work from home. However, many will find their first day back at work after the holiday period tricky, as Slack is suffering issues.Problems started to surface in the productivity app from 10:10 a.m. Eastern Time, with messages failing to publish correctly in channels, and not being received by a worker's colleagues. Issues are being endured on both macOS and iOS clients, indicating it is probably a server-side issue and not one with the apps. Read more...
Cloud service company Salesforce on Tuesday announced that it will acquire popular workplace messaging app Slack in a deal valued at $27.7 billion.Credit: SlackThe acquisition, announced on Tuesday, prices Slack beyond its current $25 billion market capitalization. Under the terms of the agreement, Slack shareholders will get $26.79 in cash and a 0.0776 share of Salesforce stock for each Slack share they currently hold. Read more...