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Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter acquires Slack-like company Quill to improve messaging tools

Twitter Inc has announced that it has acquired Slack competitor Quill to help the social networking company improve its own messaging tools.

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce forecasts lower revenue as cloud competition heats up

Salesforce.com has forecast first-quarter revenue below Wall Street’s estimates, casting a shadow on an upbeat performance in the third quarter, and sending its shares down 6...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom, Five9 to terminate nearly $15 billion all-stock deal after shareholder vote

Five9 Inc shareholders voted down the call center software firm’s $14.7 billion sale to Zoom Video Communications Inc, a major blow to Zoom’s plan to expand its offerin...

Platform Industry: Zoom meetings

Zoom shares record worst day in 9 months as searing growth tapers off

Zoom shares tumbled nearly 17% yesterday, after the video conferencing company signalled a faster-than-expected drop in demand and analysts questioned its future plans as people re...

SalesForce CRM

Hybrid work demand fuels Salesforce earnings forecast

Salesforce.com Inc has signalled the shift to hybrid work would keep demand for its cloud-based software strong in the third quarter, after trumping market expectations for earning...

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce raises annual revenue, profit outlook

Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year forecast for revenue as well as profit, and reported quarterly revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, following increased demand for i...

Platform News: SolarWinds

Software vendors would have to disclose breaches under new order

A planned executive order by President Joe Biden will require many software vendors to notify their federal government customers when the companies have a cybersecurity breach, acc...

Slack

Slack to fix error in direct messaging feature over harassment concerns

Workplace messaging app Slack Technologies said it was working to fix an error in the direct-messaging feature it introduced earlier on Wednesday, which could have lead to online h...

Slack

Salesforce in talks to acquire workplace app Slack

Cloud-based software company Salesforce.com is currently in discussions to acquire workplace messaging app Slack Technologies since it seeks to expand its own offerings to business...

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce.com adapts its software for pandemic vaccine distribution

Salesforce.com has said it has adapted a number of its business applications to help healthcare organizations and government entities distribute vaccines for the novel coronavirus ...

Siemens

Siemens to launch flexible working app for 100,000 staff

German tech giant Siemens is rolling out its Comfy mobile phone app to hundreds of its offices around the world to help staff safely return to the office after the coronavirus shut...

Platform News: President Trump speaking at the White House

Big Tech takes aim at Trump’s H1B visa decision

US President, Donald J Trump has suspended the entry of some foreign workers in a bid to boost domestic hiring, sparking opposition from corporate America and tech sector executive...

Platform News: President Donald J Trump in talks with Apple CEO Tim Cook

White House panel: Build new tech infrastructure for future jobs

A White House advisory panel will call for the government and private industry to work together to build new technological infrastructure to support future jobs and provide the und...

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce beats analysts estimates

Salesforce.com Inc has beaten Wall Street analysts estimates for quarterly revenue as more companies opted for its SaaS CRM platform. Total revenue for the San Francisco-based comp...

SalesForce CRM

Salesforce to use Amazon AI technology to improve call center services

Reuters – Business software provider Salesforce.com Inc said on Tuesday it would use artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing unit ...