Microsoft launches messaging system for businesses, takes on Slack

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(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched a messaging system for businesses, Microsoft Teams, on Wednesday, putting it in direct competition with fast-growing startup Slack and Facebook Inc's Workplace product.
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