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Alphabet-owned Google sent a message to Slack on Wednesday, saying that its workplace messaging platformHangouts Chathas officially launched.

Hangouts Chat functions in similar fashion to Slack and other workplace messaging platforms, but also provides a slew of other Google products such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar and Cloud Search. Google also says it will use AI to speed up workflow when teams are booking hotel rooms or searching for a file.

Companies including Salesforce, Zenefits, Xero and Trello have developed programs for the new offering, Google says.

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