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How Zoom pulled off the scaling event of a lifetime

Self-managed data centers with excess capacity, an application built to adapt to bandwidth and key cloud alliances all helped Zoom weather the work-from-home storm.


Facebook bought Kustomer for a reported $1B

In a blog post, Facebook announced that it's acquiring the customer relationship management platform, highlighting how the company could help bolster its plans for Messenger and WhatsApp to become the future of customer service interactions.

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Bitcoin's price hit a new record

The cryptocurrency traded as high as $19,786.24 Monday, beating its 2017 high by about $3.

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GM will no longer build an electric truck with Nikola

GM backed out of a previously announced partnership with Nikola, saying that it would no longer build the electric carmaker's Badger pickup truck, or take an equity stake in it. Nikola said the Badger was now canceled, and that would it refund all deposits.

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Salesforce is reportedly in talks to buy Slack

The Wall Street Journal initially reported that the two companies were in "advanced talks," and CNBC and Reuters have since confirmed the news. Slack's stock soared on the reports, closing Wednesday up almost 38% with a market cap of $23 billion.

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AWS starts the holiday weekend with sustained outages

AWS encountered a series of problems at the US-East-1 data center region in Northern Virginia on Wednesday morning, leading to increased error rates for a variety of key services, including the services it uses to update its cloud status page.

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