Yahoo is taking a "mobile first" approach to its product strategy, to the point where mobility could reinvent the company, according to CEO Marissa Mayer.
Much has been made about the "Internet of things," but behind every device is a customer, and companies that fail to recognize this do so at their own peril, according to Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.
Salesforce.com aims to establish its image as a full-blown CRM (customer relationship management) development platform built for the world of social media and mobile devices with the launch of Salesforce1, which will be unveiled this week at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.
Now that the extent of the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance programs has been exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, it's beholden on the public to fight back or else find themselves "complicit" in the activities, according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology linguistics professor and philosopher Noam Chomsky.
Salesforce.com's customers have become more loyal and committed to using products from the vendor and its partners over the past year, according to a new report from consulting firm Bluewolf in collaboration with the MIT Sloan School of Management.
In some respects, the Zoho update amounts to the company catching up to Salesforce.com and others rather than showcasing truly new innovations.
IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.
SugarCRM is hoping to gain inroads against its much larger rival Salesforce.com with a revamped user interface.
Red Hat's moves are part of an effort to gain a stronger foothold in one of the enterprise software industry's hottest segments.
In general, companies are flocking to public PaaS (platform as a service) because doing so can lower IT infrastructure spending while providing high availability and scale, the research firm said.
Third-party software support provider Rimini Street is moving ahead with its expected plans for an initial public offering, even as it awaits a showdown in court with Oracle.
Oracle will stop offering commercial support for new versions of the open-source GlassFish application server, leaving customers who want such support with the option of licensing the more expensive and proprietary WebLogic Server.
Microsoft is hoping to differentiate its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software from the likes of Salesforce.com with a new set of 18 industry templates that fit the application to verticals including sports management, health care and more specialized areas such as prison inmate data.
Okta's cloud identity management platform is way ahead of Salesforce.com, according to CEO Todd McKinnon.
Marin County, California, has spent at least $30 million on the SAP project, which dates to 2006, and had at one point pursued $35 million in damages.