Microsoft Teams refreshes design of Channels
Microsoft recently gave the Channels functionality in Teams a new look and more functionalities. This is to help Channels users better navigate the various options the feature has to offer.
The Channels option in Microsoft Teams allows teams to collaborate in a dedicated virtual environment bas... Read more
DarkGate malware targets Skype and Microsoft Teams
The so-called DarkGate malware not only attacks Skype accounts but also spreads through affected Microsoft Teams accounts.
Between July and September of this year, Skype accounts have been the target of attacks with the DarkGate malware, Trend Micro discovered. This malware enables the spread o... Read more
Microsoft rolls out fast and new Teams client for Windows and Mac
Microsoft has begun rolling out the new Teams client to all Windows and Mac users. The new Teams client, already named Teams 2.0, is much faster and more efficient than its predecessor. In addition, the design has also been revamped.
Users have already had the opportunity to try out the new Team... Read more
Microsoft Teams replaces Live Events for Town Halls
Microsoft Teams is introducing the Town Halls feature for holding virtual events. This feature replaces the existing Live Events option for holding large live events via the video conferencing platform.
The new Town Halls functionality, which will be available starting Oct. 5, 2023, should make ... Read more
EU is going to denounce Teams’ market dominance after all
The EU will continue to sue Microsoft for possible unfair competition from its video conferencing platform Teams. This is despite the tech giant's proposal not to bundle the application with other software, such as Microsoft 365.
According to Bloomberg, Microsoft's proposal did not prove enough ... Read more
Microsoft announces price for Teams APIs to record and transcribe meetings
Microsoft announces pricing for APIs to record and transcribe Teams meetings. The price adds up per minute the meeting runs.
The Graph API was developed by Microsoft and allows Teams meetings to be recorded and transcribed. 600 minutes of online meetings per app per tenant, which is a group of ... Read more
Google wants to compete with Teams and Slack with new way to collaborate
At Google, they believe in separated and perfected applications that come together within a platform where you can collaborate well. As opposed to one big integrated application. Application speed, features and user experience is key. Any delay in it is one too many. However, that vision creates an... Read more
Microsoft streamlines Teams experience for multi-tenant enterprises
Microsoft is releasing new features for multi-tenant enterprises. These companies feature multiple access management solutions in the form of Azure Active Directory.
New features for multi-tenant organizations (MTOs) on Teams should make it easier to collaborate and access files and folders fro... Read more
Microsoft Teams-Free is the new name for Windows 11’s Chat app
Microsoft has renamed Chat, an app with minimal Teams functionality, in the latest Windows 11 Preview Build 25921: Microsoft Teams-Free. The app is a standard feature in the Windows 11 taskbar.
Microsoft is busy implementing the new version of its Teams app across its entire portfolio. This mean... Read more
Russian state hackers attack European companies via Teams
Microsoft has identified Midnight Blizzard, a Russian government-affiliated hacker group, as the driving force behind a series of recent phishing attacks via Teams. The state hackers allegedly targeted European and U.S. organizations in particular.
According to Microsoft, the Midnight Blizzard h... Read more