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  1. Quinn: Silicon Valley becomes epicenter of social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Monterey County Herald

    ... the troops to fight for certain causes, mostly of a progressive nature. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Marc Benioff of and other tech leaders chimed in over the past week about both Arkansas' and Indiana's legislation, which supporters say ...


  2. Sprinklr Calls Its $1.17 Billion Valuation 'Conservative'Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... competitors include Hootsuite Media Inc. and Brandwatch, as well as offerings from bigger companies such as Inc. For the latest news and analysis, follow @wsjd Get breaking news ...


  3. Big Business Is Leading The Charge On Gay Rights NowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... since 2012, when no Fortune 500 companies opposed North Carolina's proposed law banning same-sex marriage. CEO Marc Benioff was among the first to denounce the law on Friday. His cloud computing company followed up by halting company ...


  4. 'Business of Pride' to showcase Bay Area's LGBT business leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... on gay marriage is expected in June. This month saw some of the Bay Area's most successful CEOs, including's Marc Benioff , Yelp's Jeremy Stoppelman and Apple's Tim Cook , voicing their outrage over Indiana's new "religious freedom" ...


  5. Apple economy is G20-sizedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... gay, has begun to use his newly-higher public profile to support civil rights and -- more lately, along with CEO Marc Benioff and other tech execs -- denounce state laws they view as discriminatory. When Apple reports first-quarter ...


  6. Business backlash prompts Indiana governor to call for 'religious freedom' law rewriteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... the end of the week. The governor's statement came under intense pressure from business leaders, especially chief Marc Benioff, whose company is Indiana's largest tech employer. Mike Pence, governor of Indiana, has called on his ...


  7. This is the guy that is REALLY forcing Indiana to fix its scary lawRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... all events being held in Indiana, and he said employees would not be asked to travel there. Last year, one conference alone brought in between $8 and $9 million to the city of Indianapolis, MSNBC reported. He also said Salesforce ...


  8. Techcrunch Disrupt Returns to London for Second Year RunningRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    London, 31st March 2014 TechCrunch announced today that the third TechCrunch Disrupt Europe conference will take place from 5th-8th December at the Copper Box Arena in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London. TechCrunch Disrupt brings world-renowned speakers, who have included Soundcloud founder and CEO, Alex Ljung, chairman and CEO of, Marc Benioff, CEO of Twitter, Dick Costolo, CEO and Founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, as well as hundreds of outstanding start-ups to audiences globally, making it one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year.


  9. DroneDeploy snaps up $9 mln Series ARead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PE Hub

    ... who are building the most important business applications. The firm's investments include companies such as (CRM), SuccessFactors (SFSF), acquired by (SAP), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Yammer (acquired by Microsoft), and Box (BOX). More ...


  10. Apple CEO Tim Cook is forging an unusual path as a social activistRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... be his nature - it wouldn't mean that Steve wouldn't have similar beliefs." Even before Cook's weekend op-ed, founder Marc Benioff blasted the state of Indiana for signing into law a controversial bill that allows business owners to ...


  11. 'Probably the fastest transaction we've done'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... -- It took Kilroy Realty Corp. three days to nail down the major points of an almost two-decade lease for Inc. at the property company's new San Francisco tower. A final agreement was signed within five weeks. "That's probably the ...


  12. Indiana: Law OK, will add clarityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... wrote, but he did not elaborate on what form that opposition might take. Marc Benioff, the chief executive of, said last week that his company would halt all corporate travel to Indiana. On Saturday, Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle ...


  13. Can't I Support Gays and Religious Freedom?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago |

    ... that socially responsible companies withdraw their business, conferences and support" from Indiana. CEO Marc Benioff blocked any corporate travel to Indiana by his employees and, on Twitter, encouraged other CEOs to do the same. One ...


  14. Spanning Continents, PlayVox Picks Up $1.5M to Gamify Call CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    ... software offers more tools, said Felipe Zarate, general manager at FCP Innovacion and a PlayVox director. Inc. and Avaya Inc. also have call center tools. Mr. Zarate said PlayVox's software is cheaper and easier to install and can run ...


  15. Backlash Grows Against Indiana 'Religious Freedom' ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Re/code

    ... burdens the exercise of religion. Prominent tech leaders, including Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, CEO Marc Benioff and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman , have publicly slammed the law. Twitter joined in the condemnation on Monday. We're ...


  16. Indiana legislators say theya ll clarify beliefs lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Fresno Bee

    ... wrote, but he did not elaborate on what form that opposition might take. Marc Benioff, the chief executive of, said last week that his company would halt all corporate travel to Indiana. On Saturday, Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle ...


  17. Indiana Big Data Event Under PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DM Review

    IndyBigData , a big data conference set for May 7, has lost sponsors over the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- which allows businesses to decline to serve people based on sexuality and other traits. Cloudera , EMC and have all pulled out of the event, according to Tweets from company representatives.


  18. Rokita: 'Cooler heads will prevail' on RFRARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Journal and Courier

    ... backlash from business leaders, including statements from the CEOs of Apple Inc., Angie's List Inc. and Inc. "I'm focused on the federal level. The federal law that was very similar - Bill Clinton signed into law in the 1990s - didn't ...


  19. Indiana Republicans Seek to Answer Bias Question Pence DodgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bloomberg

    ... leaders including Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and Marc Benioff, CEO of San Francisco-based Inc., have criticized the law. "We, and our employees, are significant contributors to the state's economy, and tax base, by ...


  20. Read Tim Cook's Op-Ed Blasting Indiana's Religious Freedom ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMDH-AM New Castle

    ... of the country where a 21st-century economy was once welcomed with open arms." According to Wired, Cook joins CEO Marc Benioff (who announced his company was canceling events scheduled in Indiana in protest of the law) and Yelp CEO ...