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How So Much Pandemic Aid Went to Just a Few Businesses

Just 1 percent of borrowers received a quarter of loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program.

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Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

The complaint, which targets the company’s hiring of immigrants on temporary visas, opens a new front in Washington’s battle against Big Tech.

Marc Benioff Sets His Sights on Microsoft

The Salesforce C.E.O.’s planned acquisition of Slack will have him competing directly with the Goliath that is Microsoft.

These Flasks are Not for VSCO Girls

A Prohibition-era accessory once again seems practical.

Biden's Economic Team Emphasizes Workers as Its Focus

The president-elect’s economic team says that it’s all about workers.

Nobody Is Going to Conventions. Convention Centers Are Growing Anyway.

The pandemic is intensifying the competition among cities, which are rushing to build bigger, more alluring event spaces.

Salesforce to Acquire Slack for $27.7 Billion

The move caps an acquisitive streak by Salesforce and ends Slack’s run as an independent publicly traded company.

Nasdaq Wants a New Requirement for Diversity in Corporate Boards

It will ask the S.E.C. to approve a new rule requiring more diverse corporate directors.

Group Seeking Equality for Women in Tech Raises $11 Million

The nonprofit organization, All Raise, is working on an expansion, as diversity in the tech industry remains elusive.

Facebook to Acquire Start-Up Kustomer as It Faces Antitrust Glare

The social network was said to be paying close to $1 billion for the maker of customer relationship management software.

Bitcoin Climbs to Record High

The crazy cousin of traditional currencies, which fell below $4,000 in March, passed $19,783. More investors now are buying it for the long term.

G.M. Scales Down Nikola Deal

A new agreement, supplying hydrogen fuel cell technology from General Motors, is narrower than the partnership outlined in September.

Salesforce's Talks to Buy Slack May Herald More Work-From-Home Deals

Salesforce’s approach for Slack is a sign of things to come.

Pushed by Pandemic, Amazon Goes on a Hiring Spree Without Equal

The company has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, bringing its global work force to more than 1.2 million.

James D. Wolfensohn, Who Led the World Bank for 10 Years, Dies at 86

He was a force on Wall Street before taking the reins of the bank in 1995, then proceeded to shake it up. He did the same at both Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.

The Pandemic Is Still Weighing on C.E.O.s' Minds

Harvard recently held a private meeting for executives to talk candidly about the pandemic.