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  • Deloitte acquires Kiwi Salesforce specialists CloudinIT

    This is the latest in a series of moves in the digital space over recent years that, taken together, make Deloitte one of the largest digital advisory firms in New Zealand, says Deloitte CEO Thomas Pippos

    Written by Divina Paredes19 Nov. 18 08:00
  • IBM-Salesforce deal will bring Watson data into applications

    Watson and Einstein are teaming up, and IBM and Salesforce hope the pairing proves as smart as it sounds. The two companies are working together to bring information from IBM systems into Salesforce’s products through a series of integrations announced Monday.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 March 17 11:55
  • Microsoft's reported LinkedIn concessions don't amount to much

    Microsoft has faced a tough battle getting its US$26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn approved in Europe. Now, it's reportedly suggesting a set of concessions to European regulators, but they're not exactly huge giveaways.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank24 Nov. 16 06:36
  • Salesforce takes another swing at Microsoft with chatbot building tools

    Companies have another set of tools at their disposal to build chatbots. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff announced a new LiveMessage service that's aimed at connecting his company's Service Cloud with messaging services like Facebook Messenger and SMS. e

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 Oct. 16 09:18
  • Salesforce tries to block Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition

    Microsoft made a splash earlier this year when it announced the largest acquisition in its history, signing an agreement to buy LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion. But now, Salesforce is trying to convince the European Union to block the deal.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank30 Sept. 16 09:14
  • Statistics NZ turns to Salesforce for data collection

    ANZ software and services company, Fronde, has revealed that it has been working with Statistics New Zealand for the past 18 months to implement a system based on Salesforce.com for the collection a wide range of statistical data.

    Written by Stuart Corner01 Aug. 16 11:40
  • Lightning strikes Outlook in latest Salesforce-Microsoft integration

    Microsoft's Outlook.com is used by some 400 million users around the world, so it's only natural that Salesforce wants its own software to play nicely with it. On Tuesday, the CRM giant announced a big step in that direction.

    Written by Katherine Noyes28 June 16 22:00
  • Salesforce steps up its push to make everyone an app developer

    Salesforce has already rolled out several tools that aim to let business users create their own mobile apps, and on Tuesday it unified them into a suite and added some new services on the back end.

    Written by Katherine Noyes22 June 16 05:13