Feb 01, 2013 14:46 EST
Social network app Path agreed Friday to pay $800,000 to settle charges it violated privacy of young users by uploading address book information without seeking permission, officials said.
Dec 20, 2012 16:34 EST
US tech leaders and celebrities have joined a call for an "Internet moment of silence" Friday to remember the victims of last week's massacre of 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school.
Nov 01, 2012 13:49 EDT
Silicon Valley may be a haven for liberal hipsters at hot Internet firms -- classic Barack Obama voters -- but this year the tech community is of two minds over who should run the White House.
Nov 01, 2012 11:11 EDT
Silicon Valley is of two minds regarding who should be the next president of the United States.
Oct 19, 2012 12:25 EDT
Luminaries from the tech sector launched the first in a series of online videos supporting President Barack Obama on Friday, in the latest effort of the "Tech for Obama" group.
Feb 09, 2012 08:24 EST
(Reuters) - Oracle Corp plans to buy Taleo Corp, a maker of Web-based software for recruiting employees, for about $1.9 billion as a war heats up for control over the fast-growing cloud computing market.
Feb 09, 2012 08:24 EST
(Reuters) - Oracle Corp agreed to buy Taleo Corp, a maker of Web-based software for recruiting employees, for about $1.9 billion, as technology giants battle for the top spot in the fast-growing cloud computing market.
Dec 15, 2011 19:58 EST
BOSTON (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc is entering the business of selling human resources software in a move that raises the stakes in its battle to woo customers away from bigger rivals SAP AG and Oracle Corp..
Dec 05, 2011 20:53 EST
(Reuters) - SAP AG's purchase of Web-based software company SuccessFactors Inc could be the catalyst the old-school German technology giant needs to try to catch up to rivals in the fast-growing cloud computing market.
Nov 17, 2011 18:39 EST
(Reuters) - Web-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc forecast current-quarter earnings broadly in line with Wall Street estimates and posted a quarterly net loss as its marketing and sales costs increased sharply.
Oct 05, 2011 16:34 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc scored a coup by publicizing a dispute with rival Oracle Corp over something seemingly as mundane as the timing of a speech.
Oct 05, 2011 14:39 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) - The increasingly bitter rivalry between technology giant Oracle Corp and faster-growing challenger Salesforce.com Inc erupted at Oracle's annual user's conference as the two companies feuded over the timing of a speech.
Oct 05, 2011 10:17 EDT
(Reuters) - A source at Oracle Corp <ORCL.O> denied the company had canceled the keynote speech of Salesforce.com Inc <CRM.N> Chief Executive Marc Benioff at Oracle OpenWorld and said Oracle had instead changed the time of the speech.
Aug 31, 2011 15:05 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Web-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc's Chief Executive Marc Benioff unveiled a slew of social networking tools and said he was inspired by recent revolutions in Egypt and Libya.
Aug 18, 2011 19:31 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - Web-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year revenue outlook, fueling hopes that cloud computing companies can avoid getting caught up in a possible slowdown in tech spending.
May 23, 2011 03:52 EDT
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp and cloud computing company Salesforce.com Inc will build a social network service that will enable owners to become "friends" with their cars and get friendly, tweet-like reminders for maintenance checks and other notices.
Apr 25, 2011 14:39 EDT
BANGALORE (Reuters) - In May 2008, a blog post caught computer maker Dell Inc by surprise: popular tech blog Gizmodo had broken news about Dell's Inspiron 910 mini-notebook -- months ahead of its launch -- after seeing CEO Michael Dell toting the notebook at an industry conference.
Mar 30, 2011 11:25 EDT
BANGALORE (Reuters) - Salesforce.com's $326 million purchase of privately held Radian6 will allow the cloud-based software maker help its clients track customer trends on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
Jan 14, 2011 17:45 EST
BOSTON (Reuters) - Jeffrey Saut simply looks up to remind himself which tech stocks will be hot in 2011.
Dec 07, 2010 09:58 EST
BOSTON (Reuters) - Cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc is entering the business of selling database programs that manage vast arrays of corporate data, challenging leader Oracle Corp in the $21 billion a year market.