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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Salesforce, Slack, Box and more

Finance
People wear protective face masks outside Salesforce Tower as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of coronavirus on September 22, 2020 in New York City.Noam Galai | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines after the bell:Salesforce — Shares of the software company dropped more than 3% in after hours trading on Tuesday after Salesforce announced it will acquire messaging platform Slack for $ 27.7 billion. Elsewhere, Salesforce beat on the top and bottom lines of its quarterly results. The company reported earnings of $ 1.74 per share on revenue of $ 5.42 billion. Analysts forecast earnings of 75 cents per share on revenue of $ 5.25 billion, according to Refinitiv.Slack — Shares of Slack rose slightly in extended trading
‘VAR is making football rotten and I don’t understand the game’ says Tony Cascarino, who rants that technology is destroying football’s ‘soul’

‘VAR is making football rotten and I don’t understand the game’ says Tony Cascarino, who rants that technology is destroying football’s ‘soul’

Sports
Tony Cascarino believes VAR is making football ‘rotten’, with many fans – including himself – being turned away from the beautiful game due to technology.There was controversy once again in the Premier League on Saturday, as Casc’s beloved Liverpool were denied a win at Brighton by an injury time penalty equaliser. Pascal Gross stepped up to fire the spot kick past Alisson, cancelling out Diogo Jota’s 60th minute opener and securing the Seagulls a share of the spoils. Getty Images - Getty Gross’ strike from the spot secured Brighton a point at the Amex Neal Maupay had earlier missed another penalty which would have fired Brighton into the lead, while Mohamed Salah also had a possible opening goal ruled out for offside after a VAR review. And then, after Jo

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Zoom, Nikola, FireEye, Intuit & more

Finance
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Zoom Video — Shares of the video-conferencing company jumped 6.1% amid a rise in Covid-19 cases. Zoom has been one of the key "stay-at-home" trades, and shares are up 550% this year.Nikola — The electric vehicle maker gained 0.6% after Loop Capital initiated coverage on the stock with a buy rating. "Nikola possesses intellectual property that is attractive to a number of partners, and ... its vehicles will begin to hit the road with these partners over the next two years," the firm said. Loop Capital's $ 35 target represents a 33% upside from Thursday's closing price.Workday — Shares of Workday dropped 9.3% after the software company sounded the alarm on continued pressure from the pandemic. "While we have seen some recent s
Ursula von der Leyen: EU, Britain making progress in Brexit talks

Ursula von der Leyen: EU, Britain making progress in Brexit talks

World
Nov. 20 (UPI) -- With a Dec. 31 deadline looming, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Friday the bloc and Britain are making "better progress" in negotiating final Brexit issues that will lead to a trade deal. Little progress had been made between Britain and the European Union up to the recent round of negotiations that started after Britain agreed to a withdrawal agreement with the bloc. Many details still had to be worked out, from quotas and tariffs to their relationship in various sectors, including energy, transportation and security. Advertisement "After difficult weeks with very, very slow progress, now we've seen in the last days better progress, more movement on important files," von der Leyen said. "This is good. We still have of course the three main diffic...
Making sure your child is not burned out by online learning

Making sure your child is not burned out by online learning

Finance
Making_Sure_Your_Child_is_Not_Burnt_out_With_Online_Learning_-_An_Unique_PerspectiveMaking Sure Your Child is Not Burnt out With Online Learning - An Unique PerspectiveThe recent coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world to its very core. From several changes on the work front to learning how to deal with the constantly changing dynamics of life, the challenges are endless. The hours spent at home without contact with the social world has been stressful. The conversations around being physically and mentally healthy are frequent. The constant state of stress can lead to eventual burnout, not only in adults but children as well. Children too, have experienced sudden changes in their lives that they are not mature enough to experience. Changes like online schooling are something new that th...