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Emily Peck

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

"My job is to make sure that women are treated 100 percent equally at Salesforce in pay, opportunity and advancement."

Hoosier Hostility: Not the American Way

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Like the USW, the United States is a union. It is a collection of diverse states and diverse people. Standing together, they are stronger.

Gap, Levi's Join Other Big Companies Protesting Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

The companies' CEOs issued a joint statement against the measures in Indiana and Arkansas.

Here Are 17 Major Companies Protesting States' New Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

See who's taking a stand.

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest tech exec to take a stand against Indiana’s new anti-gay law. Cook took to Twitter Friday to criticize the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law on Thursday and will allow business owners to claim religious beliefs if they are sued for refusing to serve LGBT couples.

Salesforce CEO Cancels Company Events In Indiana After Passage of Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff canceled the company’s events in Indiana over a new law that could protect business owners who refuse to serve LGBT couples.

The End of SaaS

Alex Moazed | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology
Alex Moazed

Outside of the "on-demand" oriented services marketplaces, there is a burgeoning trend of startups that are focusing on industries just like commercial real estate, where they can use technology to cut out middlemen, reducing transaction costs for both parties.

Customer Community Is the New Marketing: Are You Ready?

Lisa Nirell | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Lisa Nirell

Today, branded customer communities take collaboration to an entirely new level. The best communities attract individuals who want to regularly gather online and interact freely based on their shared love for a brand.

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in t...

How Your CEO Is Part of Your Brand Marketing Whether You Like It or Not

Penny Herscher | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Penny Herscher

If the recent uproar over the Clippers' Donald Sterling, Mozilla's Brendan Eich and RadiumOne's Gurbaksh Chahal has taught us anything, it's that, in this age of social media, the world sees the CEO as a key element of the brand, with the associated advantage and liability.

The Data Dilemma: Finding Meaning in the Modern-Day Sales Industry

Ilana Greene | Posted 02.10.2014 | Business
Ilana Greene

The profession of sales has evolved greatly since the door-to-door days of Willy Loman. With the internet, email and Big Data, technology has facilitated communication and provided access to data in ways that were unimaginable 50 years prior.

Education Integration: How One Company Is Revolutionizing Ed-Tech

Zev Gotkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Zev Gotkin

In fact, many students who complete online degree programs using 2U often enthusiastically fly out for the in-person graduation ceremonies at their own expense.

Why A Lying Salesforce Should Scare Leaders To Death

Ted Harro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ted Harro

"Here's the truth: I lie." It was a moment of startling honesty from a salesperson I met a while back. Her job was to cold call mid-level and senior ...

Forexpros.com Buys Investing.com for Whopping $2.45 Million

Heather Huhman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

It's no surprise that companies will pay big money to snag a relevant domain name. Financial website Forexpros.com just bought the domain name Investing.com for $2.45 million. That price tag makes it the most expensive known domain purchase this year.

Internet Giant Reveals Plans For Brand-New Skyscraper

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.20.2012 | San Francisco

Salesforce may have halted its Mission Bay expansion plan earlier this year, but the company clearly still loves San Francisco. Mayor Lee announced...

TechScape: Turning On the Crowdsourcing Spigit

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm going to make a prediction, right here; right now: This crowdsourcing phenomenon is just getting started and Yammer is just the beginning of what is sure to be a clown-car chase for the best companies in this sector.

Are You a Bad Business? Meet WikiWorker!

Sally Duros | Posted 08.22.2012 | Chicago
Sally Duros

The front lines of an organization can lead the way and make visible to leadership what needs to change. The public, in turn, can work through the social web to let this vision be known.

What Is a Social Business App, Anyway? And Why Is the Market Booming?

Ryan Holmes | Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology
Ryan Holmes

While consumer social like Facebook and Twitter gets the headlines, perhaps the greatest untapped potential for social networking lies in business applications.

Aaron Sankin

Mayor's Proposed SF Tax Change Pits Silicon Valley Against Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.30.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has made no secret about the growth of San Francisco's booming technology sector being his administration'...

What Are The Best Apps For Your Business? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.17.2012 | Small Business

Ever wonder if you're using the right applications to run your business? With so many options, and a whole lot of overlap, choosing platforms for emai...

Is This Tech Titan Ditching Big Plans For The City?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.28.2012 | San Francisco

Just last year, San Francisco was ecstatic over news that software giant Salesforce would build a its 14-acre headquarters in the City's Mission Bay. ...

Aaron Sankin

Yelp May Not Benefit From San Francisco's Payroll Tax Break After All

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.21.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- On March 2, online review site Yelp will become the next major San Francisco-based tech firm to take advantage of a newly instituted ...

Aaron Sankin

Another Social Networking Giant To Set Up Shop In San Francisco

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.12.2012 | San Francisco

Following the lead of other Silicon Valley-based tech firms, social networking giant LinkedIn has taken out a lease on a large block of office space i...

PHOTOS: Tech Giant Plans Massive SF Expansion

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.10.2012 | San Francisco

On Friday, Mayor Ed Lee announced that Salesforce -- a global enterprise software company -- signed a lease with the city worth nearly $340,000 for 40...

Toyota Announces Social Network For Drivers

AP | By YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

TOKYO -- Toyota is setting up a social networking service with the help of a U.S. Internet company and Microsoft so drivers can interact with their ca...