By Cara Lombardo, Liz Hoffman and Dana Cimilluca
Salesforce.com Inc. has recently been in talks to buy Slack Technologies Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a deal that would mark a big move by the corporate-software maker into office communications.
Any deal would likely value Slack at more than its current market capitalization of $17 billion and represent Salesforce's largest acquisition ever. There is no guarantee the talks will lead to a deal and Salesforce could ultimately settle on another target, some of the people said.
(More to come)
--Maureen Farrell contributed to this article.
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