Workday shares up 73% in IPO


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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) – Shares Workday Inc.  soared Friday as the enterprise software company began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock was trading up 73 % to $48.50 after pricing at $28 a share, above its proposed range of $24 to $26.

The Pleasanton, Calif.-based company’s initial public offering initially set a price range of $21-$24. Workday provides cloud-based software used by businesses to manage employee data and processes.

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Salesforce.com Kicks Off Dreamforce 2012: Business is Social


Salesforce.com announces new social and mobile cloudinnovations that connect companies with customers, partners, employees and products in entirely new ways
Enterprise cloud computing leader salesforce.com demonstrates how companies can transform the way they sell, service, market, collaborate, work and innovate
More than 90,000 registered attendees to experience the power of social at the 10th annual Dreamforce, the world’s largest vendor technology conference ever
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Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced new social and mobile cloud computing innovations that connect companies with their customers, partners, employees and next-generation products in entirely new ways. These breakthrough technologies will enable companies to transform how they sell, service, market, collaborate, work and innovate for the social revolution. The announcements were made at Dreamforce 2012, the world’s largest vendor technology conference ever with more than 90,000 registered attendees. Continue reading “Salesforce.com Kicks Off Dreamforce 2012: Business is Social”