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On the Street: Chelsea
During the pandemic, Chelsea was hit particularly hard. Local community organizations are trying to help their community as many struggle with food insecurity. (Video by Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Photo by David L Ryan/Globe Staff)

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Larry Edelman

The state owes us an explanation of jobless claims fraud

Unfortunately, a surge in bogus claims here and in other states is making it hard to know exactly how many people are really losing their jobs and seeking benefits.

Salesforce is said to explore acquisition of Slack

Salesforce.com Inc. is considering acquiring workplace chat tool Slack Technologies Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter.

Amazon Web Services outage hits businesses, sites

Amazon's widely used cloud computing service suffered a major outage in its eastern US operations Wednesday.

Baker’s $50 million effort to help small businesses is wildly oversubscribed

More than 10,000 businesses have applied for grants through the new programs in the past month. Generally speaking, the industries most affected by the pandemic were most represented: restaurants, beauty and personal care, and educational and personal services.

US jobless claims increase to 778,000 ahead of Thanksgiving as the pandemic worsens

Claims for unemployment benefits remain elevated as a rise in coronavirus cases continues to take a toll on the economy’s recovery from the pandemic.

YouTube suspends OAN for COVID-19 misinformation

YouTube suspended One America News Network, one of the right-wing channels aggressively pushing false claims about widespread election fraud, for violating its policies on misinformation.

Democratic senators urge YouTube to remove election misinformation videos

A group of Democratic senators urged YouTube to reverse its policy of allowing videos containing election outcome misinformation and pushed the company to adopt more aggressive steps to curb the spread of false content and manipulated media before critical runoff elections for Georgia’s two Senate seats in January.

Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

RadioShack is the most prized name in the basket of brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up since the coronavirus pandemic bowled over the US retail sector