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Ford names Lynn Vojvodich to board

U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Friday it had elected former Inc executive Lynn Vojvodich to its board of directors. Vojvodich, who has also held roles at Microsoft Corp and tech venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, will begin her new role in April. Vojvodich’s expertise in the software industry will help Ford advance • Read More » Relaunches and Rolls out Same-Day Delivery Built on #Salesforce Commerce Cloud

The new site was built using Salesforce’s new e-commerce platform and utilizes responsive design so that it adapts to the size of the screen it’s being viewed on. Salesforce Commerce Cloud is the new name for recently acquired  Demandware. The new initiatives are designed to better tie together PetSmart’s online and offline stores. Read the source • Read More »

Salesforce CEO Speaks of Failed Efforts to Buy Twitter and LinkedIn

Salesforce’s CEO, Marc Benioff, spoke at WSJLive about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn was different from Microsoft’s and that he would have pursued Twitter if shareholders had not learned of his plans.  Read the source article at

Fascinating Reading: Leaked #Salesforce Document Hints at Acquisition Targets

It’s sad how this information came to light but it’s interesting! Months before Salesforce considered buying Twitter, the company was looking at more than a dozen acquisition targets that didn’t include the social-media giant, according to an internal presentation for its board members. Read the source article at NASDAQ Stock Market

Twitter Stock Plunges as Salesforce Walks Away From Bidding has ditched Twitter at the altar, and the jilted company’s shares are plunging — again. The cloud software company decided not to go forward with a takeover bid. “In this case, we’ve walked away. It wasn’t the right fit for us,” said Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce. Read the source article at

Twitter Sale Nears and Salesforce and Benioff Are Going For It

Twitter is expected to field bids this week, and Marc Benioff has been building a case to Salesforce investors and others that his company should be the buyer. Mr. Benioff is looking to make a splashy acquisition that would secure for Salesforce a treasure trove of data as well as a prized consumer brand, according • Read More »