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Has Slack Really Won the Office Chat War? Hell, No!

Big news in the office chat arena: Atlassian threw in the towel. After scoring big with HipChat and then trying to score even bigger with the more modern Stride, Atlassian couldn’t meet its internally projected numbers with either product, so it sold them both to what even I, a recovering Microsoftee since 2012, realize is (currently, at least) the best-known name in office chat: Slack.

While the exact financial terms of the deal remain undisclosed, both companies seem to be getting what they want. But while that’s great for Slack, it still can’t call itself the winner of the office chat

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