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Startups are building businesses out of DevOps tools for existing sales platforms

As tools like Salesforce grow in usage, a crop of new startups is emerging to make integrating the tools into existing processes easier.

Smaller Dreamforce still comes up big in first live meeting in three years

With the Salesforce event back live and in person this week, just in time for its 20th anniversary, everyone seemed to be happy to be together at a live event.

How Adobe and Salesforce are fine-tuning customer experience tools

It was a big week for the customer experience market, with two major players in the marketing tool space taking swings to bring the idea to the next level.

Salesforce Genie brings data sharing to Amazon SageMaker and Einstein

Salesforce is the most successful SaaS company in the world. AWS is the biggest infrastructure player, and the two giants have gotten together over the years whenever it makes sense. As a couple of ex

Arcadia wants to bring carbon transparency to ESG claims with Salesforce partnership

Arcadia today announced a partnership with Salesforce to add carbon accounting to the cloud company’s Net Zero Cloud offering. 

Slack adds persistent information layer to channels called Canvas

Slack has succeeded in large part in the enterprise by allowing people to communicate in a number of ways while integrating with many common enterprise applications. This lets you stay in Slack to get

Salesforce built a data lake to transform how customer data moves on the platform

The ultimate goal of pulling customer data together into a customer data platform (CDP) is building more meaningful customer experiences in real time. Up until now, that’s been more aspirational

Daily Crunch: Adobe snaps up Figma in proposed $20B deal that has some scratching their heads

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Salesforce, Snowflake partnership moves customer data in real time across systems

Salesforce is the best selling CRM in the world, and Snowflake is one of the top cloud data lakes. The latter lets customers store and manage massive amounts of unstructured data. When you mix the two

TechCrunch+ roundup: Dotcom crash history lessons, post-M&A strategies, climate tech heats up

Today at noon PT/3 pm ET, Anna Barber, partner at M13, will join us on a Twitter Space to talk about how today's startup operators can avoid many of the missteps founders made in past downturns.

Slack gains new automation features, including conditional logic for workflows

In a bid to remain competitive among the growing number of workplace chat apps out there, Slack today announced the launch of new automation features designed to make workflows more shareable and disc

Heroku announces plans to eliminate free plans, blaming ‘fraud and abuse’

After offering them for over a decade, Heroku today announced that it will eliminate all of its free services — pushing users to paid plans. Starting November 28, the Salesforce-owned cloud plat

Oracle’s ‘surveillance machine’ targeted in US privacy class action

Enterprise giant Oracle is facing a fresh privacy class action claim in the U.S. The suit, which was filed Friday as a 66-page complaint in the Northern District of California, alleges the tech giant&

DriveNets connects with $262M as demand booms for its cloud-based alternative to network routers

Internet usage continues to skyrocket, with 29.3 billion networked devices projected to be in use by 2023 and the growth rate currently at around 10%. Today, an enterprise startup called DriveNets tha

The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

Salesforce shutters Hong Kong office, leans on Alibaba in China

Salesforce is repositioning itself in China as it looks to expand the reach of its customer relationship management software in the country. The company is “accelerating” its strategic par

TextExpander, which lets users build shortcuts to speed up business communications, raises $41.4M, its first-ever funding

RPA, and companies like UiPath, swooped into on the world of work a few years ago as a catchy way for organizations to help teams automate and speed up repetitive business activities such as processin

Charles raises $20M to bring conversational commerce to WhatsApp in Europe

Conversational commerce isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, with countless companies using live chats, messaging apps, chatbots, voice assistants and more to encourage consumers to part with their c

Pivoting your startup in a bear market: Become undeniably fundable

Vanity metrics have taken the backseat in this new world. There will be few paths forward for you if you don't prove you're efficient.

After two years in development, Salesforce launches its web-based IDE in beta

Regular TechCrunch readers might recall that, roughly two years ago (in June 2020), Salesforce made waves with the announcement of Code Builder, a web-based integrated development environment (IDE) mo
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