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Salesforce Integrates AI-Powered Image Recognition for Twitter

Salesforce Integrates AI-Powered Image Recognition for Twitter

Eleven months ago the tech world was abuzz with rumors flying that Salesforce might buy Twitter. Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff had called the still struggling social media company an “unpolished jewel,” a “great brand” and the proposition of acquiring it “a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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SAP Leonardo’s New IoT Solutions, Accenture’s Latest Buy, More News

SAP Leonardo's New IoT Solutions, Accenture's Latest Buy, More News

SAP unveiled new solutions built on its SAP Leonardo IoT platform at its SAP Leonardo Live conference this week in Frankfurt, Germany.  The solutions build off releases unveiled during the Walldorf, Germany-based company's SAPPHIRE NOW  conference in May.

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Twitter Stockholders Want Board to Consider Sale to Users

Twitter Stockholders Want Board to Consider Sale to Users

Activist shareholders made a proposal to Twitter's board of directors last Friday: consider selling the platform to its users.  A Securities and Exchange Commission proxy statement published last Friday, and signed by Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey, revealed shareholders fear the platform's future is at stake.

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Twitter Sells Fabric to Google, Plus Top Tech Acquisitions, Funding, More News

Twitter Sells Fabric to Google, Plus Top Tech Acquisitions, Funding, More News

Twitter this week abandoned all plans of becoming an ecosystem with the sale of its suite of developer products, including its developer suite Fabric. That's the conclusion from Richard Windsor, an analyst at Edison Investment Research, who said the sale makes Twitter solely dependent on engagement around media consumption.

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Twitter Cuts Staff, Oracle vs. Google, More News

Twitter Cuts Staff, Oracle vs. Google, More News

Twitter is cutting 9 percent of its staff and its video app, Vine. The San Francisco social media company released its third-quarter earnings yesterday.  In a letter to shareholders (PDF), Twitter said it will cut 9 percent of its global workforce — about 350 positions.

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Salesforce Investors Question Marc Benioff’s Twitter Infatuation

Salesforce Investors Question Marc Benioff's Twitter Infatuation

SAN FRANCISCO — Two weeks ago CMSWire asked the obvious: Why the hell would Salesforce want to buy Twitter? Now the company's investors are asking the same thing.  In a meeting with investors yesterday following his Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff was forced to defend his

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