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Salesforce.com's service is a good solution for coordinating any business's sales efforts. The hosted model also keeps the cost low.
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The deal means Salesforce's customer-management apps will be available for Windows and Windows Phone.
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.
The San Francisco-headquartered company acknowledges that it got a big revenue boost this quarter thanks to its acquisition of ExactTarget.
In a nine-year deal, the Salesforce.com and Oracle clouds -- including applications, platform, and infrastructure -- will be integrated.
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.
The two companies have signed a deal that gives Salesforce.com access to more than 40,000 patents.
The Web content clipping and sharing service will shut down on June 30, 2013.
Social.com can manage social ad campaigns on Facebook and Twitter using real-time customer and social conversation data.