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Disney working with bankers ​for a​ possible Twitter acquisition

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Walt Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of micro-blogging site Twitter and is working with bankers to evaluate a possible bid for the social media company, according to a report by the financial news agency Bloomberg. Some media reports have suggested that Twitter could fetch $30 bil...


PremjiInvest joins others in $115M Series C funding of US-based SaaS firm Zuora

PremjiInvest, the family office managing the private investments of Wipro promoter Azim Premji, has struck its second publicly known cross-border venture investment by participating in a Series C round of funding of California-based Zuora Inc. Zuora, which runs a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based s...

12 March, 2015 | More »


Meditate for More Profitable Decisions

Meditation has become an increasingly popular practice amongst the C-suite elite. And, with CEOs such as Rupert Murdoch (News Corp); Bill Ford (Ford Motor Company); Rick Goings (Tupperware); and Marc Benioff (Salesforce.com) all touting its benefits, executive coaches are picking up on the trend int...

29 October, 2013 | More »


Amazon most satisfying website to shop, says survey

Amazon.com Inc remained the best website for shopping online while JC Penney Co Inc suffered the largest drop in customer satisfaction of any major online retailer this holiday season, according to a survey released on Thursday. Flash sale sites Gilt.com and RueLaLa.com were among the worst performe...

27 December, 2012 | More »


Big data startup BloomReach raises $25M Series C from NEA, existing investors

Big data marketing applications provider BloomReach , founded by two entrepreneurs of Indian descent, has raised $25 million in Series C funding from a consortium of investors led by US-based New Enterprise Associates (NEA).  Its existing investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Bain Ca...

18 October, 2012 | More »

Google Plus in new push to lure companies

Google is expanding its social networking service further into the corporate world to take on the likes of Microsoft’s Yammer and Salesforce.com’s Chatter. The Mountain View-based company launched Google Plus in June last year but did not originally allow business customers of its Google Apps pr...

30 August, 2012 | More »

Oracle continues to add social media muscle with Involver deal

Oracle Corp said Tuesday it had acquired social marketing firm Involver, notching the third deal in as many months in a red-hot area for enterprise software makers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. San Francisco-based Involver, founded in 2007, provides tools for developers to create advertisi...

10 July, 2012 | More »


Capillary Aims To Become The Salesforce.com Of Retail CRM; Will It Succeed?

The Techcircle Fastrack 20 jury did not have to rack their brains to pick Cloud-based CRM startup Capillary Technologies Pvt Ltd this year (See who else is there in the list). The Bangalore-based company, which offers CRM solutions to retail companies, made it to the list because of the significant ...

8 May, 2012 | More »

Salesforce.com Ropes In Former Obama Aide Vivek Kundra As EVP For Emerging Markets

Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.com has brought on board Vivek Kundra as executive vice president for emerging markets. Kundra is best known for being the first chief information officer of the United States and for promoting cloud computing technology extensively in that capacity...

18 January, 2012 | More »