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  • AppsFlyer secures investment from Salesforce Ventures in Series D extension November 27, 2020 12:13 pm SaaS mobile marketing analytics and attribution platform AppsFlyer has announced that Salesforce Ventures joined its roster of investors in a late stage extension of its USD 210 million series D round led by General Atlantic earlier in 2020. AppsFlyer has …
  • Software development outsourcing throughout the lifecycle November 27, 2020 1:28 am One of the biggest impacts of cloud computing is how it enables an organization to, in effect, outsource the data center. This has huge benefits for scaling in production, but it also transforms development. Instead of waiting for a turn on a test server, …
  • Weigh the pros and cons of outsourcing software development November 27, 2020 1:28 am The software development lifecycle, which encompasses everything from planning to development to testing and maintenance, is complicated to navigate. At each stage of the lifecycle, IT and business teams encounter difficulties. One step might take too long …
  • Dow Jones, Nasdaq Hit Highs Amid Coronavirus News As Tesla, Nio, Boeing Rally; Salesforce-Slack Deal Near? November 27, 2020 12:56 am The Dow Jones and Nasdaq composite both hit record highs, as coronavirus vaccine progress from Moderna (MRNA) and AstraZeneca (AZN) and soaring coronavirus cases dominated the headlines. But the stock market rally is broad-based, with both stay-at-home and …
  • Salesforce reportedly poised to scoop Slack for billions November 26, 2020 9:53 pm Salesforce is reportedly deep in talks to buy Slack, according to The Wall Street Journal, which says a deal could happen "in days". Slack shares spiked on the news, meaning Salesforce would likely need to bid $20bn or more to acquire the …
  • Uniting against a common enemy - the logic behind Salesforce's rumoured move for Slack November 26, 2020 8:04 pm Rumours of Salesforce considering the acquisition of Slack surprised many yesterday, sending Slack's valuation soaring past the $20bn mark. On the face of it Slack and Salesforce have little in common beyond serving the enterprise market. Related …
  • Salesforce considers Slack acquisition November 26, 2020 5:50 pm Salesforce.com Inc. is considering acquiring workplace chat tool Slack Technologies Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter. Slack shares surged as much as 34% while the news weighed on Salesforce, which fell as much as 5%. The companies have …
  • Let Salesforce Billionaire Benioff Land His Trendy Tech Whale November 26, 2020 4:38 pm Benioff ended up abandoning the approach for Twitter as ongoing discussions dragged the shares even lower. Slack looks like a more natural fit for his company than the social media firm, but the CEO is still, characteristically, asking for a lot of faith …
  • Why a Slack acquisition would make sense for Salesforce November 26, 2020 12:48 pm Salesforce is reportedly in “advanced talks” with Slack over a potential acquisition — a deal that would be a good fit for both organizations, according to analysts. The collaboration software vendor has been the subject of numerous acquisition rumors …
  • Microsoft Teams rival Slack may be bought by Salesforce November 26, 2020 12:35 pm Salesforce may buy Slack very soon as it wants to have a chat app for business users. As per a report by The Wall Street Journal, Salesforce.com is in “advanced talks” and may strike a deal to buy Slack within days. The report claimed that if the deal is …