New website to help women deal with various types of violence, Singapore News & Top Stories

Women who need help dealing with sexual assault, family violence, workplace harassment or other types of violence can now turn to a new website.

The portal, dubbed Awareness, Connect, Take Precaution, or A.C.T. Against Violence, has details about who victims can contact and where they can get help.

Launched by the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO) on Monday it also has information for women and concerned citizens about the types and cycle of violence.

At the launch event at the SCWO headquarters in Waterloo Street, Minister of State for Social and Family Development and for Education Sun Xueling said: “The Government is determined to tackle the issue of family violence.

“This is why the Taskforce on Family Violence, comprising public agencies, the courts and community partners such as hospitals, family violence specialist centres, crisis shelters and family service centres, was set up earlier this year to create awareness of

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Salesforce buys Slack for $27.7 billion in cloud company’s largest deal

Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.

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Salesforce is making the biggest acquisition in its 21-year history. The company announced on Tuesday that it’s buying chat software developer Slack for over $27 billion.

Through a combination of cash and stock, Salesforce is purchasing Slack for $26.79 a share and .0776 shares of Salesforce, according to a statement. That comes to about $45.86 a share. Prior to initial reports of a deal last week, which led to a 38% pop in Slack’s shares, the stock was trading at under $30.

The purchase marks one of the largest ever for the software industry. The biggest was IBM’s $34 billion purchase of Red Hat in 2018, followed by Microsoft’s $27 billion acquisition of LinkedIn in 2016. Last year, the London Stock Exchange agreed to buy data provider Refinitiv for $27

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Salesforce acquires Slack for over $27 billion, marking cloud software vendor’s largest deal ever

  • Salesforce is buying Slack using a combination of stock and cash.
  • Prior to Slack, Salesforce’s biggest deals were the $15.3 billion purchase of Tableau last year and the $6.5 billion acquisition of MuleSoft in 2018.
  • The deal pits Salesforce against Microsoft in yet another market, with the companies already going head-to-head in sales software, data visualization and productivity tools.



Marc Benioff wearing a suit and tie: Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.


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Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.

Salesforce is making the biggest acquisition in its 21-year history. The company announced on Tuesday that it’s buying chat software developer Slack for over $27 billion.

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Through a combination of cash and stock, Salesforce is purchasing Slack for $26.79 a share and .0776 shares of Salesforce, according to a statement. That comes to about $45.86 a share. Prior to initial reports of a deal last week, which led to a 38% pop in

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BlackBerry spikes record 65% after finalizing deal with Amazon for automotive data software

John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, gives an interview following the opening of his company’s stock at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 16, 2017.


  • BlackBerry surged as much as 65% on Tuesday after the company inked a multi-year deal with Amazon to develop and market its “Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform.”
  • The cloud software, called IVY, allows automakers to read vehicle sensor data and improve systems and performance, according to a press release.
  • The stock’s leap is its biggest one-day gain on record and placed shares at their highest level since April 2019.
  • Watch BlackBerry trade live here.

BlackBerry rocketed as much as 61% higher on Tuesday after inking a multi-year deal with Amazon to develop and market BlackBerry’s “Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform”.

The platform, named IVY, includes cloud-connected software that allows automakers to read vehicle sensor data and “create actionable insights from

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Cyber Monday PC deal: This cheap AMD Ryzen desktop is the best value computer under $380

If you are after a great computer deal on Cyber Monday, then check the deal that Banggood has on the Minisforum DeskMini DMAF5, currently at $378.25 when you use the code BGDMAF5 at checkout. That’s a near $315 discount or almost 46% off.

It is home to a powerful quad-core AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor which comes with a Radeon Vega 8 graphics unit which is fast enough to power up nearly 25 million pixels split across three 4K monitors (one HDMI, one DisplayPort and one USB Type-C, all at 60Hz).

PS: A better version of this PC with 16GB and 512GB SSD is also available for $459.99

Best value PC under $380

Minisforum DMAF5 Ryzen 5 mini PC: $689 $374.25 at Banggood
Save $314 by using the exclusive code BGDMAF5 at checkout for the CN warehouse. It expires on December 15. This is a powerful Ryzen 5 PC

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Desktop Computer Cyber Monday Deals 2020: Best Apple Mac, Dell, HP & More PC Deals Rated by Deal Stripe

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Salesforce-Slack would be first big deal in boom year for software

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff speaks at the grand opening of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco in May 2018.

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The tech industry has seen some hefty deals announced during the 2020 pandemic, including several in the tens of billions of dollars. But not in software.

That could change soon. Salesforce, which has been one of tech’s biggest acquirers in recent years, has been in talks to buy Slack, CNBC and other media outlets reported on Wednesday. Slack shares surged almost 38% after the initial report, lifting its market cap to $23 billion.

It would be one of the biggest software acquisitions ever, and potentially the largest since IBM bought Red Hat for $34 billion, a purchase announced in 2018.

The dearth of big software deals this year reflects the outsized growth much of the industry has experienced during the past eight months

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The Best Cyber Monday Squarespace & Wix Deals 2020: Website Builder Savings Rounded Up by Deal Tomato

Here’s a comparison of the best Squarespace and Wix deals for Cyber Monday 2020, featuring savings on more website builders and hosting plans

Here’s our round-up of the best Wix and Squarespace deals for Cyber Monday 2020, together with the top sales on more site builders and web hosting subscriptions. Check out the best deals listed below.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Desk Deals 2020: Standing Desk, Office Desk, Computer Desk & More Deals Compared by Deal Tomato

Black Friday desk deals for 2020 are underway, find all the latest Black Friday & Cyber Monday Varidesk & more deals on this page

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Dell Black Friday Deals (2020): Monitor, Laptop & Desktop Computer Deals Compiled by Deal Stripe

Black Friday researchers at Deal Stripe highlight the latest Dell deals for Black Friday, including savings on XPS laptops, Alienware computers and more

Black Friday Dell deals for 2020 are underway. Review the latest savings on XPS 13, XPS 15 and more. Links to the top deals are listed below.

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