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Microsoft CRM Releases Give Sales, Marketing Veto Power

Microsoft says coming Dynamics CRM and Marketing apps will let salespeople influence marketing and vice versa. Catching up with Salesforce.com? Microsoft on Tuesday said it will release Dynamics CRM 2015 and Dynamics Marketing 2015 in the fourth quarter, and it's promising that these integrated apps will help close all-too-common gaps between sales and marketing.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Salesforce, Sales, Application Service Providers

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

LogMeIn to Address IoT Opportunities, Showcase Real-World Implementations at Connected Cloud Summit

Attendees can hear Gaska discuss the role IoT plays in driving business transformation, during the panel, "Today's IoT Realities & Tomorrow's Opportunities" at booth #11 to see Xively in action. Several use cases, including IoT-controlled water tanks and vending machine revenue recognition, will show how Xively can be used to accelerate IoT business initiatives and easily control and monitor sensor-enabled devices.

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Related Topix: LogMeIn, Software

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | Enterprise 'Internet of Things' Patterns and Opportunities

Whether you're a startup or a 100 year old enterprise, the Internet of Things offers a variety of new capabilities for your business. IoT style solutions can help you get closer your customers, launch new product lines and take over an industry.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Assistly, Startups, Jigsaw, Focus

Silicon Alley Insider

After Just Two Years, Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff Is Leaving Cisco's Board

That was fast. After only two years, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff has decided to leave Cisco's board of directors, according to documents filed with the SEC .

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Forbes.com

This Is How Customer Service Should Be

Salesforce.com began with a vision to reinvent CRM in the cloud and a commitment to donating 1% of our equity, 1% of our employees' time, and 1% of our product. These two key decisions have fueled our incredible growth, made us the global leader in CRM, defined the era of cloud computing, and inspired a new philanthropic model.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

CBS Local

San Francisco Business Management Positions Among The Nation's Top Salaries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , business managers have an average annual salary of $110,000. And with several high-profile companies like Bechtel, Salesforce.com and Wells Fargo all based in San Francisco - amid a strong local economy - management positions command an even higher wage compensation.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly

Fri Sep 12, 2014

SFGate

Salesforce.com workers help meet volunteering goal at S.F. schools

Renee Huang, a sixth-grader at Francisco Middle School, takes a selfie with Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle Francisco Middle School students Evan Lum , Timothy Dare, and Benjamin Nhan check out one of the booths during the volunteer fair at the Rincon Center in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim, Education Etc.

Seeking Alpha

Is Salesforce.com A Long-Term Investment?

Salesforce.com is one of those high-flying SaaS companies that trades at a high valuation - 86x forward earnings. It reported 2Q earnings that had investors spirits heightened.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Startups, Salesforce.com, Assistly, Dimdim, ExactTarget

GlobeNewswire

Former Box Head of Enterprise Product and Industry Marketing, Robin...

Robin is an industry veteran with more than 15 years of experience in high tech product marketing leadership and has played major roles with companies like Box , Salesforce , and Veritas Software . "This is one of the most exciting times in the history of enterprise technology," said Daniels.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Salesforce, Clearwell Systems, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

SFGate

Salesforce.com's Benioff gives S.F. schools new $5 million gift

About a year ago, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff made a $2.7 million donation to San Francisco middle schools and promised there was more where that came from. A new $5 million donation from Benioff takes into account the lessons learned from his first round of largesse, which included money for 1,500 iPads for the city's 12 public middle schools as well as $100,000 for each middle school principal - an "innovation grant" to pay for whatever is needed most at each school, Salesforce.com officials told The Chronicle .

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Radian6, Dimdim

Thu Sep 11, 2014

CNet News

Salesforce Warns Customers of Dyre Malware Attack

Trojans like Dyre, originally designed to steal data from online banking service users, are being repurposed to grab user credentials from other online services. Enterprise software-as-a-service vendor Salesforce.com is warning its customers about potential attacks from Dyre, a banking Trojan that steals user information and access credentials.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Computers, IBM, Trusteer

CRN

Salesforce.com $100M Venture Fund To Jump-Start Mobile App Innovation

Salesforce.com formalized its investment approach in what it calls the Internet of Customers technologies with the launch of a $100 million fund. The San Francisco-based company is looking to invest in companies creating mobile apps that can be used with its platform, Salesforce1, which shares the same name as the actual fund.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Startups, Salesforce.com, Assistly, Dimdim, CPU, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Full Circle Fund asks startups to pledge 1 percent of equity, employees' time to philanthropy

Tim Smith is executive director of San Francisco-based non-profit Full Circle Fund, which is asking start-ups' founders to pledge a long-term commitment to philanthropy. Full Circle Fund , a San Francisco-based nonprofit, is asking local startups to pledge a percent of equity and a similar amount of employees' time to philanthropy and social causes, taking a page from the approach Salesforce.com and its CEO Marc Benioff pioneered.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Non-Profit, Salesforce, Startups, Salesforce.com

GigaOM

Cloudbees, the Java PaaS company, dumps its PaaS

Cloudbees wants to be known as "the Enterprise Jenkins company" as it transitions its PaaS customers to AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Heroku, Google App Engine, or elsewhere. Cloudbees, a company formed by JBoss veterans to build and promote a Java-focused PaaS, is getting out of the PaaS business.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Java, Science / Technology, Salesforce, Assistly

Wed Sep 10, 2014

CRN

11 Enterprise-Savvy Google Execs Who Used To Work For Rival Vendors

Over the past few years, Google has put together a strong lineup of enterprise-savvy executives from vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, SAP and Salesforce.com, to name a few. Collectively, these executives bring a ton of enterprise business expertise -- as well as cloud computing knowledge -- to the search giant.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

SFGate

Foreign entrepreneurs wowed by SF's startup excess

A dozen or so startup founders stood in the lobby of Heroku, the cloud computing company, snapping away with their iPhones. Some posed in front of a Heroku sign.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Twitter, Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, us Travel

Silicon Alley Insider

9 Things You Didn't Know About Salesforce.com Billionaire Marc Benioff

Salesforce.com co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff has lived a charmed life and he's currently on a roll. His company turned 15 years old this year, and is on pace to have record breaking sales of about $5.5 billion, the first cloud computing company to hit the $5 billion mark.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Sys-Con Media

Salesforce.com Signs Agreement to Establish New European Data Centre...

The new data centre in and will support the company's growing base of customers across the region. Salesforce.com's European Data Centre in ," said Fabrice Coquio, Managing Director of Interxion France.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Radian6, Activa Live

Wed Sep 03, 2014

ComputerWorld

Salesforce.com says wearables push is catching on with customers, partners

A few months after launching a developer toolkit for writing apps that run on wearable devices, Salesforce.com says the concept is gaining traction with customers and partners. The initiative, which is called Wear, launched with a number of hardware partners, including Google, Philips, Samsung and Fitbit.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim

CIO

Salesforce.com says wearables push is catching on with customers, partners

A few months after launching a developer toolkit for writing apps that run on wearable devices, Salesforce.com says the concept is gaining traction with customers and partners. The initiative, which is called Wear, launched with a number of hardware partners, including Google, Philips, Samsung and Fitbit.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, Assistly, Dimdim

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