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Cloud wars heat up as Salesforce zeros in on Slack

The battle for control of the cloud-based communication, increasingly critical as more Americans work remotely, is heating up amid reports Salesforce.com is in advanced talks to buy workspace messaging platform Slack Technologies.

Oil prices mixed Friday, day after US Thanksgiving holiday

Oil prices were mixed on Friday in quiet trade due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) dropping more than 1% amid concerns about oversupply and doubts about a vaccine to end the coronavirus pandemic.

DOJ was investigating Georgia Sen. Perdue's stock trades: Report

Stock trades made by wealthy Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., raised the eyebrows of the Justice Department this spring, after they came across an email that suggested he was made aware of “upcoming changes” within a company two days prior to a major stock sale.