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Google faces controversy, Adobe may make acquisition, Tesla loses another exec

Here’s a look at some of the companies the Yahoo Finance team will be watching for you today.

Google is defending a leaked video that shows some executives and employees upset in the wake of the 2016 election. Google says people were expressing their opinions, and they don’t let political bias influence their products.

Adobe may be in the market for a big acquisition. Reuters says the software firm is looking to buy Marketo, which makes cloud based marketing software. The price tag could top $2B. A deal could help Adobe boost its cloud-based offerings as it goes head-to-head with Microsoft and Oracle.

Another high-ranking executive at Tesla is heading for the exit. This time it’s the electric car maker’s VP of finance, Justin McAnear. He says he was offered an opportunity elsewhere he couldn’t pass up. This as Elon Musk is pledging to fix the slow response to some customer requests. Musk said in a tweet, “resolving that is a top priority.”

Chipmaker Nvidia is pushing deeper into artificial intelligence. The company just revealed it’s putting the latest high-speed chips into a new platform, for data centers. The goal is to expand into autonomous cars, robots and health-care operations, that need to crunch a lot of data.