Force.com for Google App Engine enables developers to integrate data on Salesforce.com data with their App Engine for Java applications.
CEO Sridhar Vembu accuses Salesforce of freezing out Zoho as possible payback for rejection of earlier buyout bid.
Salesforce.com looks to make its developer platform a "peer with .Net and Java" with new user interface tools.
Force.com for Google App Engine is designed to enable developers to create applications in the cloud.
An arbitration panel ruled against Salesforce.com, which was claiming rights for Forces.com.
The company announces Force.com Sites, an extension to their existing service that lets businesses build external-facing Web sites.
A supercharged Salesforce CEO came out on stage at the company's annual conference seeking to maintain his crown as the Pied Piper of cloud-based software.
The toolkit is designed to let developers using the Force.com platform, a cloud computing service for building hosted Web software, connect to data in Google Apps.
The company boasts of becoming the first company to make $1 billion in revenue in a year from cloud computing--but lowered its forecast.
Bill Veghte has been promoted to chief operating officer of HP, in hopes of further accelerating the company's innovation and customer satisfaction strategies.