Google’s New Cloud Search Tool Can Find Data Stored With Salesforce, SAP, and SharePoint

Google enterprise customers can now use one tool to search through all of their data, regardless of where it’s stored. The company announced on Wednesday that it’s extending its Cloud Search tool to work with third-party services like Salesforce, SAP, and SharePoint. Previously the search tool, which debuted in February 2017, only crawled data that […]

50 Women Accuse Salesforce of ‘Facilitating’ Their Sex Trafficking on Backpage.com

Fifty women have filed a lawsuit against Salesforce in a San Francisco court, claiming that the company facilitated “sex trafficking, negligence, and conspiracy” by providing tools to support the growth of Backpage.com. The suit claims that Salesforce provided a customized database “tailored for Backpage’s operations, both locally and internationally,” which allowed the site to “market […]

Atlassian to Pay $165 Million for AgileCraft in Workplace Software Push

Enterprise software maker Atlassian is paying $165 million for AgileCraft, a startup that sells software to manage business projects. The acquisition, announced Monday, is part of Atlassian’s expansion from selling software development tools to more general workplace software. Atlassian is known for products like Jira, a tool for tracking software development tasks, and Bitbucket, which […]

Data Sheet—Why Oracle’s Latest Results Depressed Investors

Imagine you’re running a venerable industrial company that’s been around for decades, is entrenched with its customers, and has a reputation for operational excellence. You’ve just made $2.7 billion in one quarter on sales of $9.6 billion. Your company is barely growing–sales were up 1% year-over-year and operating income was just a smidge better, up […]