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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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Salesforce crowns second hackathon king after criticism

After allegations circulated that Salesforce paid $1 million to a team of developers in a rigged competition, the software company declares a second million-dollar winner.

By December 2, 2013

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Salesforce.com beats estimates with $957M in Q2 revenue

The San Francisco-headquartered company acknowledges that it got a big revenue boost this quarter thanks to its acquisition of ExactTarget.

By August 29, 2013

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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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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft will 'reinvent productivity'

Microsoft's CEO gives employees new marching orders: the focus is productivity and platforms, not devices and services.

By July 10, 2014

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Microsoft, Salesforce CEOs reveal tighter ties between sometime rivals

The deal means Salesforce's customer-management apps will be available for Windows and Windows Phone.

By May 29, 2014

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A one-percenter from Facebook: Status quo needs to change (Q&A)

Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya grew up on welfare but caught a lucky break. He has an idea how the tech industry can help people -- and profit everyone concerned.

By June 15, 2014

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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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Salesforce, Intellectual Ventures ink patent deal

The two companies have signed a deal that gives Salesforce.com access to more than 40,000 patents.

By May 24, 2013