Salesforce.com just purchased 400,000 square feet of office space in San Francisco for $340 million, the San Francisco Gate reports.
The deal is the largest of its kind in a decade, and will effectively double Salesforce's footprint in San Francisco.
Microsoft and Salesforce announced today that they are teaming up to bring Salesforce's CRM apps and platform to Microsoft's cloud, called Azure. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Microsoft announced a similar deal with Oracle last year and with SAP just a few weeks ago .
The reports of the new office space come just weeks after it was announced thein its latest round of funding.Dropbox is making plans to expand in a big way. According to a report from the San Francisco Business Times , the cloud storage company has preleased all six stories of 333 Brannan Street, a highly anticipated new development in San Francisco's South Park neighborhood.
figure does not include what Uber actually paid just to lease the space.It then filtered the permits by offices, nature of work, and price.Multi-billion-dollar startup Uber has an office space that it spent millions on in the heart of San Francisco.
LinkedIn has plans for some massive expansions. The social network teamed up with a developer to submit proposals to Mountain View, California, city officials for multiple office buildings that could house at least 10,000 employees, San Jose Mercury News reports .
When Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff asks tech CEOs to donate to his new anti-poverty effort, SF Gives, two-thirds say yes. One-third? Not so much. This is one of his many efforts to give back to the city. It's one reason why Google, and not Salesforce.com, has become the symbol of the tech unrest in San Francisco. After all, Salesforce.
As the result of an SEC investigation, Salesforce last week disclosed something strange for a $4 billion enterprise tech company : it doesn't really know how much money it generates from any of its individual products, it says. It said it didn't have the "financial controls" in place to figure that out. Can a company that has grown from $2.
Drawing on numbers from last month, the report is much more current than that of Google, which used data that was months old. Salesforce didn't try to defend its stats, instead opting to promise to update the information in the future.Joining the likes of Google Yahoo , and Facebook , enterprise tech giant Salesforce.com released diversity stats about its employee makeup on its website. Unsurprisingly, Salesforce's numbers look overwhelmingly similar to stats from the other Silicon Valley companies.
Efficient internal motors eject each compartment from a central module, making it easy to convert your apartment to suit your needs.Space comes at a premium in big cities like New York and San Francisco. Tiny-apartment dwellers could get some relief with CityHome , a new project from MIT Media Lab's Changing Places group that would help to make the most of a small space.
Today San Francisco's Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors finalized Apple 's Union Square store plans, giving it a thumbs up on its plan to construct a new store set to trump New York's notable glass cube Apple Store. Word on when construction will kick off has it pegged for summer.
industry standard is to take almost every client over budget," Santos said to Business Insider. "The whole idea is that when you're not working on commission, your incentive is to get the best deal for your client."Initial consultations with senior Homepolish designers cost $80, or $50 to consult with junior designers. After that initial meeting, hourly rates run at $130 and $100, respectively.
"It's the proverbial, 'We're gonna need a bigger boat.'WhatsApp is about to get a whole lot bigger. According to the Silicon Valley Business Journal , the instant messaging app just leased 250 Bryant Street in Mountain View, a 78,000-square-foot building currently under construction. That's almost eight times as big as the company's current home, the 11,000-square-foot office at 303 Bryant.
SAN FRANCISCO — For some time, people have been saying that San Francisco is transforming into another, different kind of big city.First, San Francisco was the new Hollywood — given that people like Mark Zuckerberg are now household names and they are sort of in the entertainment business, too.
Apple's concern for it's California community and a dip in retail sales are in this morning's Apple news.
Apple has donated US$500,000 to an anti-poverty initiative in San Francisco . The organization SF Gives was formed by Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Tipping Point CEO Daniel Lurie.
The space that Google is eyeing for its first-ever retail store in New York is about 8,000 square feet, sources say. Realtors familiar with Google's search say the store could go far beyond a typical retail outlet, reports Forbe's Courtney Subramanian. It could be more like a tourist destination tech museum, filled with ever-changing tech exhibits.
Google, which has been at the center of a controversy in San Francisco over tech company shuttles using public infrastructure, is giving $6.8 million to fund a city transit program.The program, whose city funding runs out in June, provides monthly bus and streetcar passes to 31,000 low-income San Francisco youths ages 5 to 17.
For such a well-trafficked site, Reddit keeps its number of employees relatively low and uses an unapologetically retro site design, yet it's a near-bottomless source of news and humor for the Internet-at-large every single day. The company doesn't have its own dedicated space, but instead operates out of a San Francisco co-working space that seems to mirror the positive, low-key vibe of the site.
If space is at a premium in your house, it may be tough to carve out room for a desk for your home office. With the PodPad from Ruphus , you can hang your workspace in only a few square feet of wall space. Closed up, the PodPad looks almost like modern wall art made from walnut with bamboo or white doors. There’s room for your iPhone’s dock in the center, and there’s room to store a laptop, files, and other things inside. One door drops down to serve as your laptop desk, too.