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Slack adds audio ‘huddles’ for quick meetings as offices stay closed

Stewart Butterfield, chief executive officer of Slack Technologies, Inc., speaks during an interview outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial

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Lumber prices dive more than 40% in June, biggest monthly drop on record

A customer wearing a protective mask loads lumber at a Home Depot store in Pleasanton, California, Feb. 22, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg |

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Private payrolls rise 692,000 in June, easily topping expectations

People seeking employment wait to speak to a recruiter at the 25th annual Central Florida Employment Council Job Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. More

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Tim Berners Lee World Wide Web NFT being sold by Sotheby’s

Tim Berners-Lee, a native of London, is a recipient of the 1998 MacArthur Fellowship carrying a stipend of $270,000 for his work in pioneering the

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Hopes dim for scores still missing nearly week after Florida condo collapse

Search and rescue teams look for possible survivors in the rubble of the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South building can be seen on June

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The delta variant is spreading in Europe and can’t be stopped

French police walk on street during the French midsummer Festival of Music on June 21, 2021 in Paris, France. Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Getty Images Entertainment

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Asia faces ‘bumpy road’ ahead as Covid cases remain high

A woman receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during mass vaccination at Tanah Abang Textile Market in Jakarta, Indonesia on June 19, 2021. Agung Kuncahya

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Chinese online grocery firms Dingdong, Missfresh have a tough IPO

A driver packs delivery orders into the back of an electric motorcycle outside a Missfresh warehouse. Gilles Sabrie | Bloomberg | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China

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Chinese grocery delivery company clings to gains after slashing IPO

Workers at grocery delivery company Dingdong pack up vegetables for orders the company claims customers can receive in about 30 minutes. Dingdong BEIJING — Chinese

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Test ballots lead to ‘discrepancy’ in ranked-choice results

People vote during the Primary Election Day at P.S. 249 The Caton School on June 22, 2021 in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn in New