Salesforce.com CEO quits
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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:47

Salesforce.com CEO quits


Marc Benioff is now Supreme Dalek

Salesforce.com CEO Keith Block has stepped down as co-chief executive officer, making Marc Benioff the supreme leader of the business software company.

Salesforce does better than expected
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Friday, 23 August 2019 11:41

Salesforce does better than expected


Cloud services doing well

Salesforce forecast third-quarter and full-year revenue above what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected.

Salesforce sharks ClickSoftware
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Thursday, 08 August 2019 12:05

Salesforce sharks ClickSoftware

It has spent $16.35 billion in the last two weeks on acquisitions 

Salesforce has written a cheque to buy acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash, shares and possibly a box of chocolates.

Salesforce buys Tableau
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Tuesday, 11 June 2019 12:26

Salesforce buys Tableau


All the big data you can eat

Salesforce has written a $15.3 billion cheque to buy big data firm Tableau Software.

US IT headed towards Canada
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Friday, 09 February 2018 10:37

US IT headed towards Canada


IT industry lured over the border

The US is facing a concerted drive from Canada to poach its IT industry, and there are signs that it is paying off, thanks mostly to the current stance on immigration.

Social media is injurious to your health
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 16:51

Social media is injurious to your health


Tax Twitter and Facebook?

The CEO of Salesforce thinks that social media  should be treated as severely as some countries treat smoking tobacco, he said today at the World Economic Forum in exclusive Swiss resort Davos.

Microsoft tries to please EU
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:05

Microsoft tries to please EU


But will it be enough?

The European Commission was approached by Microsoft in an attempt to appease antitrsut regulators investigating its proposed takeover of Linkedin.

Twitter will have sorted out who will own it by October 27
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Lightning negotiations

Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.

Google and Salesforce place interest in bids to acquire Twitter
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Acquisition possible before end of year

In a recent turn of events on Friday, Google and Salesforce have made offers to acquire San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter to an estimated sum of $30 billion.