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Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion
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Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion

The Slack acquisition announced on Tuesday is by far the largest in the 21-year history of Salesforce.com.

Former SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya resigns from Piramal Enterprises board
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Former SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya resigns from Piramal Enterprises board

Piramal Enterprises on Thursday said its board has accepted the resignation of SBI''s former chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya as an independent director of the company from 16 April, 2020

Arundhati Bhattacharya resigns from CRISIL board; former SBI banker to become Salesforce's India operations CEO
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Arundhati Bhattacharya resigns from CRISIL board; former SBI banker to become Salesforce's India operations CEO

CRISIL on Thursday said Arundhati Bhattacharya, the past chairman of State Bank of India, has submitted her resignation as an independent director of the company effective 15 April

Salesforce buys out big data analytics firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 bn
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Salesforce buys out big data analytics firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 bn

Salesforce’s biggest deal ever comes days after Google bought big-data analytics company Looker for $2.6 billion.

Employees ask Microsoft not to bid for $10 bn US military Cloud project JEDI
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Employees ask Microsoft not to bid for $10 bn US military Cloud project JEDI

JEDI is a Cloud computing contract aimed to bring the entire military under a single Cloud provider.

Apple, Salesforce enter into a partnership to bring Siri to more business apps
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Apple, Salesforce enter into a partnership to bring Siri to more business apps

This will bring Siri deeper into Salesforce’s own mobile apps, widely used in sales, marketing.

IBM's Bluewolf announces a new Salesforce practice in India to help clients connect customer experience to value
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IBM's Bluewolf announces a new Salesforce practice in India to help clients connect customer experience to value

The Bluewolf India Salesforce practice brings specialised Salesforce "Einstein" and IBM "Watson" resources, data scientists, business process and integration leaders

WEF 2018: TCS, Infosys join global tech re-skilling drive for 1 million workers in maiden initiative
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WEF 2018: TCS, Infosys join global tech re-skilling drive for 1 million workers in maiden initiative

The initiative will be targeting 1 million people for training and resource opportunities on the World Economic Forum SkillSET portal by January 2021.

Cloud computing firm Salesforce to invest $50 million in startups employing artificial intelligence
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Cloud computing firm Salesforce to invest $50 million in startups employing artificial intelligence

The venture wing of Salesforce.com is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence, the cloud computing firm said.

Workplace collaboration platform Slack showcases new tools for developers to build applications
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Workplace collaboration platform Slack showcases new tools for developers to build applications

Slack's developer conference was part of a major push to lure software developers into building special purpose applications that plug into its system.

IBM and Salesforce announce strategic AI partnership that will seamlessly connect Watson and Einstein
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IBM and Salesforce announce strategic AI partnership that will seamlessly connect Watson and Einstein

The combined AI will provide customer engagement for sales, marketing, services and commerce operations.

Tech giants join hands to prevent Donald Trump from building data registry on ethnic grounds
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Tech giants join hands to prevent Donald Trump from building data registry on ethnic grounds

More than 200 employees of technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Salesforce pledged on Tuesday to not help Donald Trump build a data registry to track people based on their religion

Top tech company employees pledge to not help Trump in data registry or deportations
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Top tech company employees pledge to not help Trump in data registry or deportations

More than 200 employees of technology companies including Alphabet Inc's Google, Twitter Inc and Salesforce pledged on Tuesday to not help U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's administration build a data registry to track people based on their religion or assist in mass deportations.

European Commission gives its approval for Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn
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European Commission gives its approval for Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn

The European Commission has approved the Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn, subject to conditions.

Microsoft is on the verge of EU approval for LinkedIn acquisition
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Microsoft is on the verge of EU approval for LinkedIn acquisition

The deal, Microsoft's largest ever acquisition, will allow the company to add a suite of sales, marketing and recruiting services to its core products.

Microsoft offers concession to antitrust regulators over $26 billion deal with LinkedIn
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Microsoft offers concession to antitrust regulators over $26 billion deal with LinkedIn

Microsoft has offered concessions to EU antitrust regulators over its $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn, the European Commission said on Wednesday, as the U.S. software company seeks to allay concerns over its largest ever deal.

Salesforce CEO says he would have pursued Twitter, if shareholders hadn't learnt of his plans
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Salesforce CEO says he would have pursued Twitter, if shareholders hadn't learnt of his plans

Salesforce.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff spoke on Wednesday about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn Corp was different from Microsoft Corp's and that he would have pursued Twitter Inc if shareholders had not learned of his plans.

Twitter may lay off 8 percent of its workforce this week
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Twitter may lay off 8 percent of its workforce this week

Twitter Inc may cut 8 percent of its workforce or about 300 people, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.

Wipro acquires Appirio, cloud services firm from US for $500 million
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Wipro acquires Appirio, cloud services firm from US for $500 million

Software major Wipro Ltd on Thursday announced that it had acquired Appirio, a US-based cloud services firm, for $500 million (Rs 3,340 crore).

Twitter charts solo path as Salesforce rules out takeover
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Twitter charts solo path as Salesforce rules out takeover

Twitter faces an uncertain future after Saleforce.com, the last of the companies believed to be interested in buying the troubled social network, said on Friday that it would not make a bid.