Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is launching a new initiative to raise $10 billion to fight Bay Area poverty, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.» Read More
Microsoft said it would buy cloud-based software maker Parature, which helps businesses manage help desks and provide other customer support services.
Jan 7- Microsoft Corp said it would buy cloud-based software maker Parature Inc, which helps businesses manage help desks and provide other customer support services. Microsoft did not disclose the terms of the deal.
For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year. But the gains haven't been anxiety-free,thanks to memories of the 1999 bubble and bust.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Dec 29- For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year: shares of many companies doubled as revenue climbed and on forecasts for rip-roaring growth in earnings. Most importantly, this year's stars, such as Facebook and Netflix, actually make money.
Dec 20- Oracle Corp, the world's No. 2 business software maker, said it would buy web-based marketing software maker Responsys Inc for about $1.39 billion to bolster its cloud computing offerings.
Dec 20- Oracle Corp, the world's No. 2 business software maker, said it would buy cloud-based marketing software maker Responsys Inc in a deal valued at $1.5 billion.
Vidyard- which says it could list its shares within the next two years- analyzed how many people InContact's videos reached and how long they were watched, enabling its customer to better target its audience.
It’s nearly Thanksgiving, and ahead of the holiday Cramer plans to kick back and watch TiVo???!
BARCELONA, Nov 22- German business software group SAP may speed up a shift towards providing its products over the internet in order to tap demand for so-called cloud services and take advantage of Germany's reputation for data privacy, it said on Friday.
The "C" class has been teaching the rest of the market a lesson this year, leading the way with oversized gains.
Digging into Evernote's jump into physical goods, and a potential IPO, with its CEO Phil Libin.
Some new companies are so cutting edge, they have the potential to change the competitive landscape, permanently.
The website Poets & Quants has compiled its first list of the leading 100 companies started by MBAs in the last five years.
The "Squawk on the Street" discuss the Salesforce.com offer by president Marc Benioff to fix the technical problems of Healthcare.gov for free.
A top insider told Cramer this interesting tidbit about the GE chief.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 18- Salesforce.com Inc on Monday said quarterly revenue rose 36 percent to $1.08 billion, narrowly beating Wall Street expectations, as its June acquisition of email marketing firm ExactTarget boosted sales.
Companies making headlines after the bell Monday:
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 18- Salesforce.com Inc on Monday reported quarterly revenue of $1.08 billion, slightly topping analyst expectations of $1.06 billion. Excluding certain items, the cloud-computing company earned 9 cents per share, in line with expectations of analysts, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Some traders are convinced the stock market is poised to move higher into the year end, and the week ahead may provide more proof of that.
What's the game plan? Watch these earnings! They should reveal volumes about the health of the economy.