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Times Internet hires former Twitter exec Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | More »

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Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of media group Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), said on Wednesday it has appointed former Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly as the chief executive officer of Times Global Partners. The move indicates Times Internet’s intention to scale up its investments and ...

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Twitter COO Adam Bain steps down; CFO takes over

The outflow of highly-placed executives from US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc., in the midst of media reports of a possible sell out, continues. The social media company announced on Wednesday that its chief operating officer (COO) Adam Bain is leaving the company. Bain’s post will be take...

10 November, 2016 | More »

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Twitter’s India, Southeast Asia MD Parminder Singh quits

Just two days after Twitter Inc.’s India head Rishi Jaitly resigned, the micro-blogging company’s managing director for India, South East Asia and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Parminder Singh has stepped down, amidst reports of a potential sale of the firm. In a series of tweets o...

3 November, 2016 | More »

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Freshdesk raises $55 mn from Sequoia, Accel Partners

Freshdesk Inc., which provides cloud-based customer engagement software, has raised $55 million (Rs 366 crore) in its Series F funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and existing investor Accel Partners. The company will use the money for launching new products and global expansion, it said in a...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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Twitter may cut more jobs as future remains uncertain

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...

25 October, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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