MashableFor all of its productivity superpowers, one feature Slack's communication platform lacks is voice and video calling features. Now Microsoft is using Slack to help change that. Microsoft introduced a new integration between Skype and Slack Thursday. The update allows Slack teams to initiate voice and video calls through Skype from within Slack threads.
The Next WebSkype may have its own chat platform for businesses, but that doesn't mean Microsoft is ignoring the option to integrate its service onto other platforms. Today the company announced a preview of Skype integration for Slack to let teams quickly start a video of voice chat.
TechCrunchIt's been a big week for Skype . The company announced group calling on mobile, integration with Outlook mobile, and today it's rolling out to Slack, too. Available now in preview mode (meaning a beta release), the new Slack integration allows team members using Slack's real-time communication software a way to quickly start either a voice or video call from… See more