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Microsoft is allegedly creating a Slack competitor

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If you can’t buy them, compete with them.

That seems to be Microsoft’s motto, since recent reports from MSPowerUser speculate that the company is working on creating a Slack competitor — with the help of Skype, of course.

Microsoft planned to buy the messaging app for $8 billion back in March, but backed out after opposition from founder Bill Gates and current CEO, Satya Nadell.

Now, rather than purchase Slack, Microsoft is teaming up with Skype for a face-off.

According to MSPowerUser, the direct Slack competitor — called Skype Teams — will resemble and include a lot of familiar and beloved group messaging features that people are used to in Slack. Read more…

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