Slack Rallies After Unveiling Connect DMs, Plans for Instagram Stories-Like Videos

Slack’s  (WORK) – Get Report stock rose 3.5% in Wednesday trading — leaving it back around where it was prior to a post-earnings tumble in September — after the company unveiled a host of new and planned features for its collaboration platform.

On Wednesday morning, as Slack kicked off its Frontiers conference for customers and developers, the company announced that its Connect platform, which currently lets workers from different organizations communicate with each other via shared channels, will support direct messaging between individuals starting in early 2021.

How Slack Connect Is Evolving

Provided that the companies in question have approved such activity, an employee at Company A will only need to click on a link shared by an employee at Company B to request a DM connection. Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield notes that (in addition to sharing links via Slack) users could do things such as put links

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TCS, Infosys, Wipro shares hit new 52-week high today; BSE IT index rallies 90% since March



a group of people sitting at a desk: From March lows of 10,937.37, BSE IT index has rallied over 90 per cent


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From March lows of 10,937.37, BSE IT index has rallied over 90 per cent

IT stocks were in focus today as TCS, Wipro, Infosys and Mindtree shares hit fresh 52-week highs on Monday. BSE Information Technology index rose 3.32 per cent to climb up to a new record high. During the second quarter of FY21, BSE IT index surged 31.7 per cent, significantly outperforming BSE Sensex, which managed to gain 9.2 per cent. Corporate earnings for the July-September quarter will kick start from Wednesday as TCS is scheduled to announce its second-quarter results. Analysts expect Q2 to be a strong quarter for Indian IT companies as all the companies successfully transitioned to ‘work from home’ (WFH) model leading to business continuity and significant cost savings.

From March lows of 10,937.37, BSE IT index has rallied over 90 per cent. In today’s session, TCS shares

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Texas rallies, wins overtime thriller against Texas Tech

Brian Davis, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman
Published 9:00 p.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020 | Updated 12:57 a.m. ET Sept. 27, 2020

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Saturday was one of those rollicking, back-and-forth humdingers totally on brand for the unpredictable Big 12.

No. 9 Texas found itself in a wild shootout against Texas Tech. There were incredible touchdown catches, a terrific onside kick, momentum-swinging interceptions, a muffed punt for a touchdown and a blocked punt for a score.

Set all that aside. The Longhorns’ Big 12 opener — a 63-56 overtime win — may end up being the moment this program realized it has championship mettle.

“As we were walking off,” Texas coach Tom Herman said, “Caden Sterns said that if 2020 was a football game, that was it.”

This game featured 119 points and 917 total yards.

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