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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

By August 21, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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Marc Benioff's teenage affair with the Macintosh

guest post Six months after watching Apple's 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the 19-year-old future Salesforce.com CEO was a summer intern at Apple writing a sample game, "Raid on Armonk."

By January 24, 2014

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Benioff sets up SF philanthropic program for tech firms

The Salesforce CEO is urging technology firms to give more charitably to programs in the Bay Area.

By March 7, 2014

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Marc Benioff explains Steve Jobs' spirituality and chides Apple

The Salesforce.com CEO admonishes Apple, as well as the movies and books about Steve Jobs' life, for failing to understand and honor the spiritual aspect of Jobs' personality.

By September 10, 2013

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Apple's App Store turns five: You're great, now change

Apple's App Store redefined how we all downloaded programs on our smartphones. But with Google Play outstripping its number of apps, the challenge of the next five years isn't volume -- it's getting the right app in the right hands.

By July 10, 2013

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Mobile payments startup Clinkle nabs $25M in early investments

The two-year-old company says it's created a shopping experience that won't include cash or credit cards. It won't say how it does it, yet, but Silicon Valley's top investors believe it.

By June 27, 2013

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Salesforce.com, Oracle merge clouds in nine-year deal

In a nine-year deal, the Salesforce.com and Oracle clouds -- including applications, platform, and infrastructure -- will be integrated.

By June 25, 2013

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Salesforce aims $2.5B deal at ExactTarget

In its largest acquisition to date, the cloud software company will buy all outstanding shares in ExactTarget for $2.5 billion, paying a stock premium of more than 50 percent.

By June 4, 2013

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SEC fines Nasdaq $10M over Facebook IPO

Maybe Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff was right in saying that Facebook should have gone public on the New York Stock Exchange.

By May 29, 2013