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Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform

October 02, 2019 at 06:43PM Cloud services and the adoption of apps that rely on them are continue to grow in popularity, but a persistent theme in enterprise technology has been that a lot of organizations still continue to use legacy software and architectures, for reasons of cost, migration headaches and simply because sometimes, if… Continue reading Snaplogic raises $72M more for its enterprise data integration platform

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A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M super{set}

October 02, 2019 at 05:43PM Think Jack Dorsey’s jobs are tough? Well, Tom Chavez is running six startups. He thinks building businesses can be boiled down to science, so today he’s unveiling his laboratory for founding, funding and operating companies. He and his team have already proven they can do it themselves after selling their… Continue reading A startup factory? $1.2B-exit team launches $65M super{set}

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Salesforce is building an office tower in Sydney, pledging 1000 new jobs in next five years

October 01, 2019 at 07:06PM Salesforce announced this week that it’s building another shiny tower. This one will be in Sydney with views of the harbor and the iconic Sydney Opera House. The company has also committed to adding 1000 new jobs in the next five years and to building the tower in a sustainable… Continue reading Salesforce is building an office tower in Sydney, pledging 1000 new jobs in next five years

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Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

September 25, 2019 at 09:15PM Workplace collaboration software business Slack (NYSE: WORK) has added Sheila Jordan, a senior vice president and chief information officer of Symantec, as an independent member of its board of directors. The hiring comes three months after the business completed a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Jordan, responsible… Continue reading Symantec’s Sheila Jordan named to Slack’s board of directors

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Chef CEO does an about face, says company will not renew ICE contract

September 23, 2019 at 05:09PM After stating clearly on Friday that he would honor a $95,000 contract with ICE, CEO Barry Crist must have had a change of heart over the weekend. In a blog post, this morning he wrote that the company would not be renewing the contract with ICE after all. “After deep… Continue reading Chef CEO does an about face, says company will not renew ICE contract

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TechCrunch Disrupt offers plenty of options for attendees with an eye on the enterprise

September 22, 2019 at 08:00PM We might have just completed a full-day program devoted completely to enterprise at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise last week, but it doesn’t mean we plan to sell that subject short at TechCrunch Disrupt next month in San Francisco. In fact, we have something for everyone from startups to established public companies… Continue reading TechCrunch Disrupt offers plenty of options for attendees with an eye on the enterprise

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New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

September 19, 2019 at 02:00PM When Salesforce launched Force.com in 2007 as a place for developers to build applications on top of Salesforce, it was a pivotal moment for the concept of SaaS platforms. Since then, it’s been said that every enterprise SaaS company wants to be a platform play. Today, New Relic achieved that… Continue reading New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps

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Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

September 18, 2019 at 03:26PM Tableau was acquired by Salesforce earlier this year for $15.7 billion, but long before that, the company had been working on its Fall update, and today it announced several new tools including a new feature called ‘Explain Data’ that uses AI to get to insight quickly. “What Explain Data does… Continue reading Tableau update uses AI to increase speed to insight

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Salesforce brings AI power to its search tool

September 18, 2019 at 02:18PM Enterprise search tools have always suffered from the success of Google. Users wanted to find the content they needed internally in the same way they found it on the web. Enterprise search has never been able to meet those lofty expectations, but today Salesforce announced Einstein Search, an AI-powered search… Continue reading Salesforce brings AI power to its search tool

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Salesforce is developing an app to help build a sustainable company

September 18, 2019 at 01:03PM Salesforce has always tried to be a socially responsible company, encouraging employees to work in the community, giving 1% of its profits to different causes and building and productizing the 1-1-1 philanthropic model. The company now wants to help other organizations be more sustainable to reduce their carbon footprint, and… Continue reading Salesforce is developing an app to help build a sustainable company

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Daily Crunch: Salesforce launches vertical clouds

September 16, 2019 at 05:19PM The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Salesforce doubles down on verticals, launches Manufacturing and Consumer Goods Clouds Salesforce unveiled two new business… Continue reading Daily Crunch: Salesforce launches vertical clouds

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Salesforce doubles down on verticals, launches Manufacturing and Consumer Goods Clouds

September 16, 2019 at 01:39PM As legacy industries make the migration to cloud-based, digital solutions to run and grow their businesses, Salesforce is hoping that it will get a cut of the action when it comes to their IT investments. The CRM giant has been doubling down on building specialised solutions for individual industry verticals, and… Continue reading Salesforce doubles down on verticals, launches Manufacturing and Consumer Goods Clouds

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Hear how to build a billion-dollar SaaS company at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 14, 2019 at 05:00PM There was a time when brick-and-mortar mom and pops framed their first $1 on the wall, but in the SaaS startup the equivalent milestone is $1 billion revenue run-rate. Salesforce is the SaaS revenue king reporting $4 billion in revenue for its most recent quarterly report, and there are many… Continue reading Hear how to build a billion-dollar SaaS company at TechCrunch Disrupt

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Snyk grabs $70M more to detect security vulnerabilities in open source code and containers

September 10, 2019 at 02:11PM A growing number of IT breaches has led to security becoming a critical and central aspect of how computing systems are run and maintained. Today, a startup that focuses on one specific area — developing security tools aimed at developers and the work they do — has closed a major… Continue reading Snyk grabs $70M more to detect security vulnerabilities in open source code and containers

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Shared inbox startup Front adds WhatsApp support

September 05, 2019 at 07:01PM Front, the company that lets you manage your inboxes as a team, is adding one more channel, WhatsApp. Starting today, you can read and reply to people contacting you through WhatsApp. This feature is specifically targeted at users of WhatsApp Business. You can get a business phone number through Twilio… Continue reading Shared inbox startup Front adds WhatsApp support

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Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

September 05, 2019 at 05:32PM TechCrunch is live from San Francisco’s YBCA’s Blue Shield of California Theater, where we’re hosting our first event dedicated to the enterprise. Throughout the day, attendees and viewers can expect to hear from industry experts and partake in discussions about the potential of new technologies like quantum computing and AI,… Continue reading Watch TC Session: Enterprise live stream right here

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BigID announces $50M Series C investment as privacy takes center stage

September 05, 2019 at 05:00PM It turns out GDPR was just the tip of the privacy iceberg. With California’s privacy law coming on line January 1st and dozens more in various stages of development, it’s clear that governments are taking privacy seriously, which means companies have to as well. New York-startup BigID, which has been… Continue reading BigID announces $50M Series C investment as privacy takes center stage

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Kabbage acquires Radius Intelligence, the marketing tech firm with a database of 20M small businesses

September 03, 2019 at 01:15PM Data is the new oil, as the saying goes, and today Kabbage — a fintech startup backed by SoftBank that has built a business around lending up to $250,000 to small and medium enterprises, using AI-based algorithms to help determine the terms of the loan — is picking up an… Continue reading Kabbage acquires Radius Intelligence, the marketing tech firm with a database of 20M small businesses

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Marc Benioff will discuss building a socially responsible and successful startup at TechCrunch Disrupt

August 29, 2019 at 08:08PM Salesforce chairman, co-founder and CEO, Marc Benioff, took a lot of big chances when he launched the company 20 years ago. For starters, his was one of the earliest enterprise SaaS companies, but he wasn’t just developing a company on top of new platform, he was building one from scratch… Continue reading Marc Benioff will discuss building a socially responsible and successful startup at TechCrunch Disrupt

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Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz

August 22, 2019 at 09:58PM Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire Netsuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According Reuters’ Alison Frankel, three board… Continue reading Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz

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The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

August 19, 2019 at 04:36PM The vast enterprise tech category is Silicon Valley’s richest, and today it’s poised to change faster than ever before. That’s probably the biggest reason to come to TechCrunch’s first-ever show focused entirely on enterprise. But here are five more reasons to commit to joining TechCrunch’s editors on September 5 at… Continue reading The five great reasons to attend TechCrunch’s Enterprise show Sept. 5 in SF

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How Facebook does IT

August 15, 2019 at 05:24PM If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though. If you’re working for a modern tech company, though, chances are your expectations are a… Continue reading How Facebook does IT

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Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B

August 07, 2019 at 10:37PM Another day, another Salesforce acquisition. Just days after closing the hefty $15.7 billion Tableau deal, the company opened its wallet again, this time announcing it has bought field service software company ClickSoftware for a tidy $1.35 billion. This one is designed to beef up the company’s field service offering under… Continue reading Salesforce is acquiring ClickSoftware for $1.35B