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East Coast Hit
With Internet Trouble
Jan 26, 2021 1:41 PM CST
East Coast Hit With Internet Trouble
Slowdown affects broad swath of users from DC to Boston
- Balky internet service prevented users on the East Coast from loading the software they use to learn and work on Tuesday morning. Google, Zoom, YouTube, and Slack were among the services affected, the
reports. The source of the problem was unclear, but clues pointed to Verizon, which said...
A Big Player in Online
Messaging Has a SNAFU
Jan 4, 2021 11:12 AM CST
A Big Player in Online Messaging Has a SNAFU
Slack suffers global outage
- Slack, the messaging services used by millions of people for work and school, suffered a global outage on Monday, the first day back for most people returning from the New Year's holiday, per the AP . “Our team is currently investigating and we’re sorry for any troubles this...
Salesforce Says $27.7B Deal
Is a 'Match Made in Heaven'
Dec 1, 2020 7:07 PM CST
Salesforce Says $27.7B Deal Is a 'Match Made in Heaven'
Company hopes to take on Microsoft with Slack acquisition
- Business software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft. The acquisition announced Tuesday is by far the largest in the 21-year history of Salesforce. The San...
Did Her In
in case you missed it
Dec 14, 2019 3:00 PM CST
Startup CEO's Slack Messages Did Her In
Steph Korey stepping down from luggage company Away after 'Slack bullying' revealed in Verge report
- Last week, an explosive expose by the Verge focused on Away, a luggage startup that ex-employees claimed hid a "toxic work culture," despite a cheerful public-facing message of travel and inclusion. In this "cutthroat culture," workers were said to work "exceedingly long hours" and pressured...
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