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.
Salesforce may already be one of the most powerful companies in San Francisco, but in the rest of world, it’s still working its way up to becoming a mainstream brand.And this week, it took another step forward by setting a new milestone in its 16-year history: it became part of the Fortune 500 list for the first time.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Early this year, Google unveiled renderings of several clear, tent-like buildings that would replace its current Silicon Valley headquarters, known as the “Googleplex.” Renderings may be about as far as the idea is likely to go.
Salesforce is expected to surpass $6 billion in revenue this year, making it the fastest enterprise software company to ever do so. Now it’s worth over $45 billion.He was saying: ‘You should write from my new tablet. It’s great.’ But it wasn’t really a two-way street," Harris said.
As this weekend's failed launch of the latest SpaceX mission demonstrates, space travel and exploration remains a difficult endeavor. It is perhaps fitting then that weekend also saw the opening of a new exhibition from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.
When I recently wrote about Slack, a corporate messaging app that has aspirations to replace email, investors valued the company at $1 billion. That was a month ago. Today, the start-up announced that it has raised $160 million from a half dozen investors, and that it is now worth $2.8 billion.
AppDirect, a San Francisco-based startup, has raised $140 million in a round led by a fund advised by JPMorgan Chase. That round values the company at $1 billion as it furthers its master plan to be the middleman of choice in the exploding cloud-software business. This big round comes only seven months after AppDirect raised $50 million in a deal led by Mithril Capital Partners.
Brimer says that when General Assembly was getting off the ground in 2009, New York City's startup scene was only just getting off the ground. Any founder he met was put on his email list, Brimer says, and he gave personal office tours before its first space was even ready just to make sure people were on board when General Assembly launched.
Peach, a growing lunch delivery service that operates in Seattle and San Diego, has secured $8 million from Madrona Venture Group and Vulcan Capital.The investment will allow Peach, which says it has delivered more than 400,000 lunches since it started in June 2014, to expand its operations to Boston and Washington.
For my home office I use an iMac, which normally sits at the wrong height for my posture since I place my keyboard directly on the same surface as where my iMac stands. It would be nice to raise it up a bit, and also add a small USB hub since I only have four usb ports built into my machine.
In our everyday lives as citizens, there's an app for that. When we're dealing with our government, there's a form for that,"said Salesforce executive vice president Vivek Kundra at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco, California.
Apple's yet-to-be-announced September iPhone 6S event could be way bigger than we originally thought. Usually, Apple holds its product launch events at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, a reasonably modest 755-seat theater that ensures the company is selective with its guest list.
Uber, the ride-hailing service, has become one of the tech industry’s newsmakers of the moment. This week is no exception.On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based company said it would soon bring its food delivery service, UberEats, to its hometown.
Starting May 27, those looking for a brand new smartphone (that isn't a fruit or a Samsung) may very well consider LG's new flagship, the G4 , as it will now be available on T-Mobile. The "un-carrier" will start selling the new smartphone on their network and start shipping it by June 3, making you (if you do decide to get one) one of the first to own the device, at least in North America.
From private rides to hamburgers to marijuana, there is perhaps no better time in history to get anything delivered with little more than a tap of a smartphone button.Shyp, a company that lets customers summon workers to quickly pick up, pack and ship parcels, said on Tuesday that it has raised $50 million in venture capital, the largest funding round in the start-up’s history.
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego announced Tuesday that they had developed a proof-of-concept wireless transmission system that is both more efficient and more secure than Bluetooth. It works by sending data signals through your body's natural magnetic field instead of over the air and could lead to a new class of ultra-low power wearables.