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David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Even as many companies adopt work from home policies during the pandemic, history shows that such initiatives have consistently failed and were abandoned   —  As the coronavirus keeps spreading, employers are convinced remote work has a bright future.  Decades of setbacks suggest otherwise.
Jun 29, 2020, 9:10 AMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Customer support software startup Ujet raises $55M Series C led by Sapphire Ventures, bringing its total raised to $101M   —  Cloud-based customer support platform Ujet has raised $55 million in a series C round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from other notable investors including Alphabet's GV.
Jun 24, 2020, 10:15 AMIn context
David Pierce / Protocol:
Basecamp debuts Hey, an email service for $99/year that tries to reimagine email, blocks tracking pixels, but needs its own client and can't import old email   —  David Heinemeier Hansson, the co-founder and CTO of Basecamp, is trying very hard to not say “I told you so.”
Jun 16, 2020, 2:55 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
DocuSign reports Q2 revenue of $297M, up 39% YoY, adds 29K enterprise and commercial customers, up 49% YoY   —  “We added more than 10,000 net new direct customers and almost 58,000 self-service customers, bringing our global total of paying customers to nearly 661,000," says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer.
Jun 4, 2020, 5:40 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Box beats expectations with Q1 revenue of $183.6M, up 13% YoY, and billings of $128.1M, up 8% YoY, expects “softness” in revenue from small businesses   —  While the company expects enterprise customers to continue increasing their adoption of Box services, it does anticipate some softness from small business customers.
May 27, 2020, 4:55 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Q&A with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on competing with Microsoft, navigating the current surge in demand, and sticking with Electron for Slack's desktop app   —  It's hard to remember what remote work was like before Slack.  The company was founded in 2009, exploded in popularity in 2014 …
May 27, 2020, 12:00 PMIn context
Hugh Son / CNBC:
Deel, a payroll service for remote workers, raises $14M Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz   —  - Deel, a payroll platform for remote workers, has secured a $14 million series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz, sources told CNBC exclusively.  As part of the investment …
May 21, 2020, 10:50 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Zuckerberg says employees working remotely who move to different locations may have their compensation adjusted based on their new locations   —  - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said he predicts that 50% of the company's employees could be working remotely within the next five to 10 years.
May 21, 2020, 2:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Zuckerberg: Facebook could get to about half of staff working remotely permanently in 5-10 years and will be the “most forward-leaning company on remote work”   —  In January, as reports about the spread of a novel coronavirus emerged from China, Mark Zuckerberg began to prepare for a potential pandemic.
May 21, 2020, 1:32 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Facebook says it will permanently shift tens of thousands of jobs to remote work … In a move that illustrates how swiftly the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping the global economy, Facebook said today that it would begin allowing most of its employees to request a permanent change in their jobs to let them work remotely.
May 21, 2020, 1:21 PMIn context

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