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Salesforce closes $27.7 billion purchase of Slack
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Big bet on collaboration platforms 

Salesforce closed its $27.7 billion purchase of Slack Technologies which is its huge bet on the office collaboration trend. 

IBM buys Salesforce partner
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 14:26

IBM buys Salesforce partner


Cloud and AI in one company 

Biggish Blue has announced it has written a cheque for Waeg, a consulting partner for Salesforce in a deal that will extend its range of services and support its hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence strategy.

Working nine to five is dead
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Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:37

Working nine to five is dead


SalesForce kills Dolly Parton

Cloud computing company Salesforce is joining other Silicon Valley tech giants in announcing a substantial shift in how it allows its employees to work.

Salesforce said its AI can spot cancer
Published in AI
Friday, 11 December 2020 10:25

Salesforce said its AI can spot cancer


92 percent accuracy

Salesforce has been showing off its ReceptorNet, a machine learning system which it said can spot a critical biomarker for cancer 92 percent of the time.

Salesforces confirms it has sharked Slack
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Wednesday, 02 December 2020 11:19

Salesforces confirms it has sharked Slack


$27.7 billion megadeal

Salesforce has bought Slack in a $27.7 billion megadeal in a deal that might have Microsoft a little concerned.

Salesforce.com CEO quits
Published in News
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
Published in Cloud
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
Published in Cloud
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.