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Twitter sues Elon Musk to force him to seal the deal

Twitter followed through on its promise to force Elon Musk to buy the company on Tuesday, suing the SpaceX and Tesla CEO in a Delaware court. The...

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Twitter is really not having Elon Musk’s attempt to back out of buying it

Twitter is not on the same page as Elon Musk when it comes to his newly official attempt to back out of his proposed $44 billion acquisition of the...

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Salesforce takes crypto plunge with new NFT cloud

Who knows whether it’s FOMO or actual customer demand for such a thing, but Salesforce announced today that it’s launching a pilot of NFT Cloud,...

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In leaked All-Hands meeting, Twitter CEO fields questions about Elon Musk’s takeover

Project Veritas leaked the audio from Twitter's company-wide call about Elon Musk's pending acquisition of the platform.

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Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44B acquisition offer

Elon Musk and Twitter's board have reached an agreement and the billionaire plans to take the social network private.

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Salesforce and Twitter are both lucky their purported $20B deal failed in 2016

What if history gone a bit differently and Salesforce had bought Twitter in 2016? We spoke to some analysts who cover the CRM industry to get their...

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Spectrum Labs raises $32M for AI-based content moderation that monitors billions of conversations daily for toxicity

Two years into the pandemic, online conversations are for many of us still the primary interactions that we are having every day, and we are...

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AWS will buy a SaaS company, and other 2022 enterprise predictions

It's always a sticky business predicting what's going to happen in tech, because who knows what's going on behind the scenes or...

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Five stories that shook up the enterprise in 2021

There is often a mistaken impression that covering the enterprise is kind of dull when compared to the consumer side of the house, but having...

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Square’s Better.com name Block is Butter-y smooth

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. It’s...

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4 analysts break down Bret Taylor’s pretty sweet week

Bret Taylor finds himself in a unique position in Silicon Valley: in just one week at age 42, he's accepted substantial positions at two tech...

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Bret Taylor has been promoted to Salesforce co-CEO

There has been speculation for some time that Marc Benioff was ready to step back, perhaps take the same path as Jeff Bezos and move to chairman of...

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Jack steps down from Twitter CEO role

CNBC reported this morning that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is expected to step down from his role at the social media company. Shortly after, Dorsey...

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Microsoft now more focused on ‘killing Zoom’ than Slack, says Stewart Butterfield

"I do feel like that preoccupation has shifted. I think Microsoft believes that in order to kill Slack, they're going to have to kill Zoom...

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Salesforce reaches Net Zero energy usage, announces updates to Sustainability Cloud

Salesforce has often preached about responsible capitalism, and today at Dreamforce, the company’s annual customer extravaganza, it announced a...

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Slack releases Clips video tool, announces 16 Salesforce integrations

Slack has been talking about expanding beyond text-based messaging for some time. Today at Dreamforce, the Salesforce customer conference taking...

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Could Marc Benioff be the next CEO to move to executive chairman?

Last month Jeff Bezos announced he would step down as CEO of Amazon later this year, moving into the executive chairman role, while passing the baton...

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Stewart Butterfield and Bret Taylor are coming to Disrupt

When Salesforce acquired Slack at the end of last year for almost $28 billion, the deal seemed on its face to make sense, given that the...

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