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Twitter may cut more jobs as future remains uncertain

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | More »

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Microblogging platform Twitter Inc. may cut about 300 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t name. The San Francisco-based company could announce the layoffs as early as this week, Bloomberg said. The number of planned job cuts could chan...


Facebook unveils Workplace to take on Slack

After dominating the personal lives of more than a billion users, Facebook now wants to enter the workspace too. The social networking giant has launched its enterprise messaging service Workplace which will compete with Slack, Google Hangouts, Microsoft’s Yammer, Salesforce’s Quip and Evernote....

12 October, 2016 | More »


Facebook selects startup JobSenz for FbStart programme

Singapore-based job search and educational content platform JobSenz has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The startup, which counts India as a key target market, has received access to $40,000 worth of c...

10 October, 2016 | More »


Twitter starts talks to explore sale; Google, Salesforce potential suitors

Struggling microblogging platform Twitter Inc. seems to have inched closer to getting acquired. The San Francisco-based company has held preliminary talks with several technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, and could soon receive a formal buyout bid, international media reports said....

24 September, 2016 | More »


CRM solutions giant Salesforce to acquire digital marketing software maker ExactTarget for $2.5B

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com, the world’s largest provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software, has offered to acquire NYSE-listed digital marketing software provider ExactTarget for approximately $2.5 billion, as per a company statement. As per the terms of the agreement, Sa...

4 June, 2013 | More »


Salesforce to raise $1B in debt to fund acquisitions

Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.com Inc has announced a plan to offer $1 billion in convertible senior notes due in 2018. The California-headquartered company said that it would use the proceeds for investments in complementary businesses, services or technologies, working capital an...

12 March, 2013 | More »


VCCircle to bring world’s biggest product demonstration platform DEMO to India

VCCircle is pleased to announce its partnership with DEMO, the world’s leading launch platform for emerging technology products, in India. The first ever DEMO India, to be produced by VCCircle, will be held in Bangalore on March 20-21, 2013. Owned by IDG Enterprise, DEMO is the world’s leadi...

2 November, 2012 | More »


LinkedIn lists 100 most sought-after cos; Accenture tops Indian employers

Technology companies seem to be the red hot favourites among the professionals globally, if LinkedIn’s list of ‘100 most in-demand employers’ is to be believed. According to the professional network’s official blog, Google tops the list globally while Accenture is the top employer among the ...

12 October, 2012 | More »

Oracle moves to the Cloud, takes aim at Salesforce

Oracle Corp launched a new suite of cloud-based products on Wednesday to try to catch up with smaller but nimbler vendors, such as Salesforce.com Inc, in the business of hosting and distributing software via the Internet. The business software corporation, which gets most of its revenue by selling s...

7 June, 2012 | More »

Dimdim Service To End; Non-core Employees Laid Off

Salesforce's recent buyout of US and India based Dimdim for $31 million will mean the end of the cloud-based web conferencing service that registered 6000 paying customers over 3 years. Dimdim's underlying technology will be integrated into Chatter, the company's collaboration platform for enterpris...

10 January, 2011 | More »