An arbitration panel ruled against Salesforce.com, which was claiming rights for Forces.com.
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.
Bill Veghte has been promoted to chief operating officer of HP, in hopes of further accelerating the company's innovation and customer satisfaction strategies.
Better IT systems and processes are helping the daily-deals company get closer to break-even ahead of its IPO.
If Microsoft and Google are best positioned to take advantage of the integrated cloud for business opportunity (aka "one-stop" cloud), who are challengers most able to take a leadership position?
The acquisition is intended to expand BMC's lineup of automation and configuration tools. BMC also beefs up its ServiceDesk offering on Force.com software.
Redmond's latest customer relationship management program is being made available as a public beta, with the final version of CRM 2011 planned for around the end of the year.
As it gears up to start testing a new version of its product, Redmond says it's tired of letting Marc Benioff's Salesforce.com own the conversation.