Happy Friday, Austin! Here are the top tech stories we're keeping an eye on heading into the weekend:
Microsoft's Teams work
Microsoft on Thursday unveiled Teams, its answer to the popular chat/collaboration app Slack, in a presentation showing how it will be integrated to its Office 365 platform. Slack itself may have tipped its hand that it's a little worried with a full-page ad in the New York Times. You can read Slack's full letter on their blog.
GoPro's no-go earnings
Trading was halted on GoPro's stock Thursday when the company's Q3 earnings proved "Horrific," as reported by TechCrunch. The company's earnings were below already lowered expectations, to the tune of 23 percent or $75 million below guidance. The company has a new flagship camera and drone its releasing, but too late for this earnings quarter.
Intel's VR efforts
And in case you're wondering if anyone else is going to get into the VR headset business, Intel is showing details of its Project Alloy, being developed out of a lab in Santa Clara, California.
Google Home reviews come in
Recode's Ina Fried and Meghann Farnsworth did a Facebook Q&A about Google's Home device, one of several good-to-lukewarm reviews of the new smart home speaker/personal assistant. You can check it out below:
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