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Slack gains new automation features, including conditional logic for workflows

Salesforce announced new automation features heading to Slack in the coming months, including workflows with support for conditional logic.

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

Enterprise giant Oracle is facing a fresh privacy class action claim in the US. The suit, which was filed Friday as a 66-page complaint in the...

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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...

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

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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

Two years after announcing it, Salesforce has launched Code Builder, a web-based IDE optimized for developing on top of the company's software...

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Syrup Tech bags $6.3M to develop some sweet inventory-planning software

With supply chain woes affecting commerce, Syrup Tech provides real-time inventory recommendations so retailers know if they should quickly reorder...

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Front’s Mathilde Collin and Mural’s Adriana Roche will discuss how to manage a distributed workforce at Disrupt

What does the future of work look like in a (quasi) post-pandemic world? That’s a question all companies — from startups to major corporations...

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With Benioff backing, Sustainable Ocean Alliance aims to be the rising tide that lifts all ‘ecopreneurs’

For a few years now the Sustainable Ocean Alliance has been a stalwart advocate for the “blue economy,” and an incubator for...

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AI Squared raises $6M to help companies integrate AI into existing applications

AI Squared integrates AI it into existing applications in a timely and straightforward manner.

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Red Sox CTO: Baseball teams need modern tech stack as much as any other biz

The Red Sox are no different than most businesses when it comes to a tech stack.

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Software DevOps platform Gearset raises $55M

Gearset, a company creating a DevOps platform for Salesforce software, today announced that it raised $55 million in its first-ever growth round.

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How to implement an effective chatbot program

Today’s chatbots are compelling. They use AI and ML algorithms to learn, speak like people, offer solutions and basic customer support, route...

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Microsoft is elevating Viva from pure employee portal to job support platform starting with sales

Microsoft announced the first of what could be multiple jobs supported inside Viva, starting with sales.

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During a downturn, sales teams should think like product managers

Getting back to consumers means understanding data on them, experimenting with solutions, and iterating. Sound familiar? That’s exactly what...

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How startups should handle the downturn

Each company is unique and faces diverse circumstances during a downturn. The best advice for handling the downturn should be based on the length of...

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Why it’s so hard to market enterprise AI/ML products and what to do about it

Healthy pipeline generation is the bugbear of the AI/ML industry, yet there is very little content on how to address it.

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GitLab proves it’s possible to get a better valuation for your software company

GitLab just showed that it's possible to make investors so very happy that they reprice you by more than 25% in a single day. Let's find...

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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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AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s...

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You may be having a problem with the economy, but Salesforce sure isn’t

If you’re a regular reader of the tech and business press, it’s been painting a pretty gloomy economic picture recently with a tendency to...

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Slack now supports pronunciation guides in profiles

As part of an update to the way profiles work in Slack, Slack added support for both phonetic and audio-recorded name pronunciation guides.

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Bonfire Ventures secures $230M for two new funds targeting B2B software startups

Bonfire Ventures aims to help B2B software startups make it to Series A.

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Microsoft joins Salesforce, Google and IBM in offering sustainability tracking products

As environmental issues take center stage with increasingly severe weather incidents, wildfires, droughts and floods across the globe, companies who...

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Tableau enhances links to Salesforce AI as it works to blend more into ecosystem

When Salesforce spent almost $16 billion to buy Tableau in 2019, it was getting a company with a goal of bringing data to the masses. As a cloud...

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