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Microsoft, Salesforce Held Serious Talks, but Split Over Price

We now know who it was who contemplated the massive acquisition of cloud software company Salesforce.com in the last few weeks, and the answer likely won’t surprise you: Microsoft. 205 more words


Salesforce Shares Rise as Q1 Results Beat Street View

Shares of Salesforce.com rose by nearly 7 percent in after-hours trading as the company reported first-quarter results that beat Wall Street forecasts.

Salesforce reported non-GAAP earnings of 16 cents a share on revenue of $1.51 billion. 400 more words


Twilio Launches $50 Million Development Fund

Twilio, the cloud software platform that gives developers the ability to add phone calls, text messaging and other communications features to their applications, launched a $50 million investment fund to back companies using its technology. 201 more words


Salesforce Reports Q1 as Deal Rumors Die Down

Salesforce.com will report the results of its first fiscal quarter today just as chatterĀ that it was theĀ target of a takeover attempt have subsided. 335 more words


MuleSoft Lands $128 Million Investment Round Led by Salesforce

MuleSoft, a software company that helps connect cloud applications so they can work together, has secured a $128 million investment round led by Salesforce Ventures, the investment arm of cloud software company Salesforce.com. 149 more words


Zendesk's new nonprofit aims to do more than just customer service

Technology companies want to show the world that there’s more to them than just profits, power, and killing the competition. Some also care about philanthropy… 593 more words


New Relic and Hortonworks Rise as Results Beat Estimates

New Relic and Hortonworks, two companies that share a key investor — venture capitalist Peter Fenton — and which both debuted in IPOs on the same day late last year, today both beat the Street estimates in their quarterly results. 304 more words