Salesforce Bows to Investor Pressure, Appoints New Board Members

Salesforce is bowing to investor pressure, appointing new board members shortly after activist investor Elliott Management invested in the company.

Walmart Teams Up With Salesforce to Sell Its Retail Software

Walmart is making a major move into retail software and services, teaming up with Salesforce to sell its solutions to other retailers.

Tableau Bears the Brunt of Salesforce Layoffs & Reorganization

Salesforce may have spent $15.7 billion to acquire Tableau, but the division is bearing the brunt of Saleforce’s recent issues.

Salesforce Is Laying Off 10% of Its Workforce

Salesforce has become one of the first major companies to announce layoffs in the new year, with plans to cut 10% of its workforce.

Marc Benioff Wants to Re-Recruit Departed Executives

Marc Benioff has made clear he wants to re-recruit top executives that have departed Salesforce in recent weeks.

Stewart Butterfield, Slack Founder and CEO, Leaving Salesforce

Slack founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield has announced his departure from Salesforce, effective January 2023.

Bret Taylor Stepping Down as Salesforce Co-CEO

For the second time in three years, a co-CEO is leaving Salesforce as Bret Taylor announces his departure from the role and the company.

Salesforce and AWS Deepen Partnership With Salesforce Genie

Salesforce and AWS are deepening their partnership with the release of Salesforce Genie.

Salesforce and WhatsApp Are Joining Forces

Salesforce and WhatsApp are partnering to integrate WhatsApp messaging with Salesforce’s CRM platform.

Salesforce-Owned Heroku Eliminates Free Plans

Salesforce-owned Heroku announced it will eliminate all free plans, citing the cost involved in combating “fraud and abuse.”

Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce With Viva Sales

Microsoft has unveiled its latest attempt to take on Salesforce, launching Viva Sales, “a new seller experience application.”

Salesforce Has New COO Amid Executive Shakeup

Salesforce has a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and its Chief Revenue Officer has been moved to a strategic role within the company.

Helium Called Out for Being Dishonest About Its Clients and Partners

Helium has been lauded as a Web3 success story, but the company has egg on its face after being dishonest about who its customers are.

Marc Benioff: ‘Office Mandates Are Never Going to Work’

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has weighed in on return-to-office mandates, proclaiming they “are never going to work.”

Bill Gates: Crypto and NFTs ‘100% Based on Greater Fool Theory’

Don’t count Bill Gates as a fan of cryptocurrency or NFTs, with the tech icon calling them “100% based on greater fool theory.”

Salesforce Launches Its NFT Platform

Salesforce has launched its anticipated NFT platform as a pilot program, providing a way for customers to mint and sell NFTs.

Box for Salesforce Updated to Provide Box Sign Digital Transaction Processes

Box has announced an update to its Box for Salesforce on the Salesforce AppExchange, bringing Box Sign functionality.

Salesforce Faces Employee Revolt Over NRA Ties

Salesforce has a problem on its hands, with a growing number of employees expressing their disapproval of the company’s ties to the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Salesforce Focused On ‘Driving Success From Anywhere’

On the heels of a “phenomenal quarter,” Salesforce is doubling down on its hybrid work model and “driving success from anywhere.”

Microsoft Takes Page From Rivals, Targeting ‘Holdout’ Businesses For Cloud Services

Microsoft is taking a page from rivals in a bid to expand its cloud business, targeting “holdout” businesses that have yet to migrate to the cloud.