Atlassian

MoviePass, Finally; Value Chains and Unit Costs; Atlassian and Slack

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MoviePass

Dropbox Stock Falls Despite Quarterly Earnings Beat

Dropbox stock fell in after-hours trading, following its second-quarter results reported after the market close Thursday that beat on the top and …

Stock Markets

Slack Is Looking to Raise $400 Million or More

Slack Technologies Inc., which sells workplace chat services, is seeking new funding of about $400 million or more, according to a person familiar …

Venture Capital

Atlassian to Slack: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em

In this segment of the <i>Motley Fool Money</i> podcast, host Chris Hill and Fool senior analysts Matt Argersinger, David Kretzmann, and Aaron Bush weigh the latest double shot of news from enterprise software company <b>Atlassian</b> (NASDAQ: TEAM): strong fiscal Q4 results and a deal with Slack.<p>The two companies …

Investing

Report: Slack raising $400M from General Atlantic on a $7B valuation

Team messaging application provider Slack Technologies Inc. is raising a new round of around $400 million on a valuation of $7 billion according to …

Microsoft Teams

5 Best Practices for Companies with a Virtual Team | Inc.com

Virtual teams have become more and more prevalent. Yet while 50% of the US workforce has jobs that are compatible with partial telecommuting, only 2.8% are actually working from home. Which means companies need to get up to speed with the remote revolution. Virtual teams are more productive, …

Project Management

Why Macquarie Park is not the Premier's idea of 'cool'

Young nerds with big ideas want to work somewhere "cool", according to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, and in announcing the State's first designated …

Australian News

Atlassian to be part of NSW Gov tech and innovation precinct

Aussie success story and software development company @Atlassian will be part of a major new tech and innovation precinct, as part of a new …

Emerging Technology

Inner Sydney housing badlands slated for massive new tech precinct

Sydney’s long-running saga of where a state government-backed technology hub and innovation precinct will be developed has taken yet another turn, …

Technology (Australia)

Disruptor Alert: These 3 Companies Are Changing the Way We Communicate

The world is going mobile, altering the way we interact with our environment and with each other.<p>The world economy is rapidly changing as mobility …

Investing

Black Girls Code says yes to Microsoft, plus Slack and Lantern

Black Girls Code, an Oakland organization that works to bring computer science education to African American girls through workshops and camps, said …

Women of Color

IBD Stock Of The Day: Will SendGrid Shares Succumb To Overhangs?

Sometimes stocks trade in low volume for months flatlining. Other times they're in a trading range for months, moving up and down like a …

Business

Tableau Software +2.6% after Deutsche Bank upgrade

Deutsche Bank upgrades Tableau Software (NYSE:DATA) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $120, a 16% upside to yesterday's close.<p>Analyst Karl …

Deutsche Bank

Slack–Atlassian Deal Marks a Turning Point in Team Collaboration Market

Slack and Atlassian announced a deal on July 26 that sees the latter's collaboration products discontinued in favor of Slack's offering.<p>The …

Project Management

Why Atlassian Corporation PLC Stock Jumped 16% Last Month

Shares of <b>Atlassian Corporation PLC</b> (NASDAQ: TEAM) were moving higher last month as the cloud-based team collaboration specialist posted a strong fourth-quarter earnings report and announced a new partnership with Slack. As a result, the stock finished up 16% for the month of July, according to data …

Investing

Software maker Atlassian will cut 100 jobs at downtown Austin hub

Atlassian, which is one of Austin’s largest software employers, is eliminating 101 jobs at its downtown hub following the sale of two products to a …

Project Management

Flock Moves Quickly to Woo HipChat Users Away From Slack

Following the surprising news on July 26 that Slack had acquired chat and messaging service HipChat, competitor Flock is moving quickly to try to …

Messaging

Top 6 Wireframe Tools You Need to Know in 2018

Whether you’re building a PWA (Progressive Web App), an SPA (Single Page Application), or a native mobile app, wireframing plays a pivotal role in …

Wireframing

Workplaces Increasingly Seeking Freelancers With Xcode and UIKit Expertise

Upwork, the largest global freelancing website, today shared a list of the top 20 fastest growing skills in the U.S. freelance job market, providing a closer look at trends in the industry.<p>Apple's design framework for iOS and tvOS apps, UIKit, and its development tool, Xcode, both made the list in …

Google App Engine

Software maker Freshworks raises $100 million; valuation at $1.5 billion

(Reuters) - U.S. business software provider Freshworks on Tuesday said it raised $100 million from investors led by Sequoia and Accel Partners, giving it a valuation of $1.5 billion and unicorn status.<p>The latest funding round took the startup's total capital raised to date to $250 million, Girish …

Venture Capital

Billion-Dollar Unicorns: Atlassian Teams Up With Slack To Go Lean

Collaboration and productivity software maker Atlassian (NASDAQ:TEAM) recently reported an impressive fourth quarter. But what has impressed analysts …

Business

Appfolio Inc Cl A Stock Quote: APPF Stock News, Quotes, Analysis | Investors.com

Shares of IBD 50 name Illumina soared Tuesday on strong earnings, and major stock indexes were near session highs. Positive ...<p>RealPage (RP) isn't …

Enterprise Software

Customer messaging unicorn Intercom debuts its app store with 100+ apps from partners including Google, Stripe, Salesforce, Atlassian, and Marketo

Apps

DevOps Talks Conference 2018, 27-28 August, Sydney, Australia

DevOps Talks Conference (DOTC) aims to attract leaders and engineers who are practising DevOps in startups and leading-edge enterprise companies. …

Australia

Slack won the first Group Messaging war

With the Slack-Atlassian partnership, round one is won and done. To the victor went the spoils. Now on to the next front, with Microsoft and others …

Messaging

Atlassian Is Priced For Perfection

Atlassian (TEAM) is a business platform for team collaboration and productivity software solutions including project tracking, content creation and …

Project Management

Mimecast acquires Solebit

Mimecast (NASDAQ:MIME) acquires Solebit, a developer of security software for $88M.<p>Solebit’s threat detection capabilities are integrated into …

Business

Despite the Hype, the Work Chat Wars are not over

<b>Klint Finley</b> comes to the wrong conclusions about the acquisition of <b>Atlassian’</b>s work chat products — <b>HipChat</b> and <b>Stride</b> — by <b>Slack</b>. Finley writes at</b> …

Microsoft Office

What is the strategic importance of Slack and Atlassian’s partnership?

My strong guess is that <b>it drives much better alignment</b> in and at the two leading independent SaaS companies for developers.Slack’s #1 competitor …

SaaS

8@eight: ASX pullback on the cards ahead of busy week

AUD +0.3% to 74.00 US cents<p>On Wall St: Dow -0.3% S&P 500 -0.7% Nasdaq -1.5%<p>In New York, BHP +1.4% Rio -0.1% Atlassian +10.5%<p>Techs: Facebook -0.8% …

Stock Markets