Bay Area cloud software giant Salesforce says it has finalized its $27 billion dollar acquisition of Slack.
San Francisco-based Salesforce has finalized it's acquisition of Slack, a deal valued at $27 billion.
While Apple's mega software showcase of the year, the World Wide Developer Conference remained virtual for a second year, many more tech conventions are poised to be in-person, after California moves away from the color-coded tier blueprint on June 15.
Fortune Magazine this week released its annual list of 100 best companies to work for, and during an unprecedented year of shutdowns and major workplace adjustments due to the pandemic, two Bay Area companies rose to the top as the number one and two best firms based on employee input.
Salesforce, the largest private employer in San Francisco, announced that it will reopen its global headquarters in May.
Two San Francisco tech giants headquartered about a block away from each other are joining forces. Cloud software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in the biggest acquisition of Salesforce's 21-year history.
March Benioff said he will pay all of its hourly service providers and interns if they need to stay home sick.
Christien Kafton reports from San Francisco
The story of the San Francisco skyline is turning a new page. Unchanged for decades there is a new look, a new building on the block -- the Salesforce Tower.