With Slack, Salesforce Would Put Heat on Microsoft

Salesforce.com Inc. has thrived for years as a niche business-software vendor with a chief executive, Marc Benioff, who has positioned

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German Prosecutors Examine Ernst & Young’s Role in Wirecard Collapse

German prosecutors are examining Ernst & Young’s role in the collapse of disgraced payments operator Wirecard AG, ratcheting up pressure

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U.K.’s Centrica Seeks to Sell Liquefied Natural Gas Portfolio

Centrica PLC, a major U.K.-based energy supplier, is trying to sell its portfolio of liquefied natural gas supply contracts and

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Midwestern Governors Seek More Federal Covid-19 Aid for Businesses

A growing number of governors are calling for another round of coronavirus-relief legislation from Washington, saying they are unable to

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Justice Department Clears Intuit to Buy Credit Karma

The Justice Department cleared Credit Karma Inc.’s pending $7.1 billion sale to TurboTax maker Intuit Inc. after the two companies

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U.S. Puts Tariffs on Chinese Twist-Ties

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has imposed a small but groundbreaking set of tariffs, penalizing Chinese twist-ties on grounds that Beijing undervalued

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Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Felonies Over OxyContin Sales

Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to three federal felonies related to the marketing and distribution of its powerful opioid painkiller

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Penguin Random House Parent Near Deal to Buy Simon & Schuster From ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS Inc. is close to a deal to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster to German media giant Bertelsmann SE

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Merck to Buy OncoImmune Amid Covid-19 Vaccine Development

The drugmaker is buying biopharmaceutical company OncoImmune, which has reported positive results from a late-stage study of a coronavirus vaccine

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