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Salesforce's potential acquisition of Slack could pressure Google Cloud to make a big purchase of its own to keep up, an analyst says

Salesforce's potential acquisition of Slack could pressure Google Cloud to make a big purchase of its own to keep up, an analyst says

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement If Salesforce buys the hot workplace messaging firm Slack - as it has been in talks to do, according to a Wall Street Journal report Wednesday - it would...
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Meet the 16 Microsoft executives who report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and help guide the trillion-dollar firm's strategy for success

Meet the 16 Microsoft executives who report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and help guide the trillion-dollar firm's strategy for success

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Satya Nadella is often credited with leading a grand reinvention of Microsoft into one of the most valuable companies in the world. Microsoft's market...
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Cut-price Microsoft 365 seats mark Small Business Saturday - but only US firms need apply

2 days ago   |   The Register

Any opportunity to nudge customers cloudwards, but no word on whether generosity will extend to Europeans Microsoft is slicing a chunk off the cost of its subscription...
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The podcast market is booming. Here are 5 audio firms that could be acquired next and who might buy them

The podcast market is booming. Here are 5 audio firms that could be acquired next and who might buy them

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Media companies are chasing the podcasting market. Spotify has been snapping up podcasts while reports swirl about Apple and Sony eyeing podcast content...
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Satya Nadella overhauled Microsoft's hypercompetitive 'stack rankings' to reward collaboration between employees. Here's how performance reviews work now, according to the HR chief

Satya Nadella overhauled Microsoft's hypercompetitive 'stack rankings' to reward collaboration between employees. Here's how performance reviews work now, according to the HR chief

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Instead of comparing employees against each other, Microsoft managers evaluate how workers contribute to the team. This, Microsoft Chief People Officer...
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How to take vacation as a freelancer without losing out on new business

How to take vacation as a freelancer without losing out on new business

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Transitioning from the corporate world to freelance life comes with many changes, not the least of which is: How exactly does taking vacation work when...
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These 22 Microsoft power players are leading the turnaround of Xbox and the rest of the company's gaming business back into gamers' good graces

These 22 Microsoft power players are leading the turnaround of Xbox and the rest of the company's gaming business back into gamers' good graces

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement After a turbulent few years, Microsoft's Xbox division is back in the good graces of gamers everywhere. With the launch of the brand-new Xbox Series X...
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Seattle has become the battleground for tech giants Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. Here's how that's keeping real-estate deals going despite the pandemic

Seattle has become the battleground for tech giants Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. Here's how that's keeping real-estate deals going despite the pandemic

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In Seattle, not even a pandemic that has upended daily life, commerce, and the future of the workplace has gotten in the way of an increasingly heated...
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Amazon Web Services has lost two chief financial officers in the past year, including one who stepped down for a mysterious new role and then quietly left the company

Amazon Web Services has lost two chief financial officers in the past year, including one who stepped down for a mysterious new role and then quietly left the company

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Amazon's multibillion-dollar cloud business Amazon Web Services has lost at least two chief financial officers this year. An Amazon spokesperson on...
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What is Microsoft Teams? Here's what you need to know about the workplace communication tool

What is Microsoft Teams? Here's what you need to know about the workplace communication tool

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As companies acclimate to remote working, it's more important than ever to have functional, well-integrated software that can help co-workers connect...
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Boris Johnson appoints new chief of staff after losing two top advisers

Boris Johnson appoints new chief of staff after losing two top advisers

Boris Johnson is shaking up his senior leadership team The Prime Minister has appointed a new chief of staff after one of his closest aides turned down the job and... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs S20+: Which should you buy?

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs S20+: Which should you buy?

Samsung revealed the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra on 5 August 2020, alongside the Note 20, but it's the Ultra model that has the top specifications, just as the S20 Ultra does for the... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak budget will see six million poor households lose £1,000 next year

Rishi Sunak budget will see six million poor households lose £1,000 next year

Economic think tanks have warned the decision not to extend the £20 rise to Universal Credit will hit poor families as unemployment reaches a peak next March. Read more ...

Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak's spending review

Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak's spending review

Description Freezing public sector pay increases and cut to foreign aid dominate headlines Credits Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text Rishi Sunak carries a copy of his... Read more ...

Chelsea target says he wants to win trophies and explains his role

Chelsea target says he wants to win trophies and explains his role

Chelsea had an exceptional summer conducting business in the transfer market, but there was one player left who many thought would complete the puzzle. West Ham midfielder... Read more ...

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Use the best credit cards for Black Friday and Cyber Monday to earn the most rewards on your holiday spending, whether you prefer cash back or flexible points

Summary List Placement This page includes information about the Discover it® Cash Back, which is currently not available on Business Insider and may be out of date. The best... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak warns the cost of Covid-19 pandemic will 'scar' the economy

Rishi Sunak warns the cost of Covid-19 pandemic will 'scar' the economy

In a bleak set of forecasts, the UK Office for Budget Responsibility said national output will shrink by 11.3 per cent this year - the largest fall in three centuries. Read more ...

Coronavirus inflicts worst blow to economy in 300 years with GDP down 11.3%

Coronavirus inflicts worst blow to economy in 300 years with GDP down 11.3%

Chancellor Rishi Sunak warned that the 'economic emergency has only just begun' as he delivered the grim forecasts at the Spending Review Read more ...

Sony reassures anxious PlayStation fans: 'More PS5 inventory will be coming...

Sony reassures anxious PlayStation fans: 'More PS5 inventory will be coming to retailers before the end of the year'

Summary List Placement Sony's PlayStation 5 is finally available worldwide. Because of the pandemic, millions of people turned to digital storefronts to purchase the new... Read more ...

No-Deal Brexit Would Delay Covid Recovery By A Year, Watchdog Warns

No-Deal Brexit Would Delay Covid Recovery By A Year, Watchdog Warns

The recovery from coronavirus would be delayed by a year to summer 2023 if Boris Johnson fails to strike a Brexit trade deal with the EU, the UK's fiscal watchdog has warned... Read more ...