Microsoft to separate Teams and Office globally amid antitrust scrutiny

 Microsoft (MSFT.O), opens new tab will sell its chat and video app Teams separately from its Office product globally, the U.S. tech giant said on Monday, six months after it unbundled the two products in Europe in a bid to avert a possible EU antitrust fine.
The European Commission has been investigating Microsoft’s tying of Office and Teams since a 2020 complaint by Salesforce-owned (CRM.N), opens new tab competing workspace messaging app Slack.