Techies Strut Their High Tech #Pride At #SFPride ParadeTech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.
Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission BaySan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood.
Oracle Emerges As Favorite For Estimated $50B Salesforce TakeoverInvestors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold, with Oracle Corp. emerging as the early favorite to pull off a deal that could cost about $50 billion.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At CompanyMany of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.
Salesforce Posts 'Thank You Indiana' Video Following Change To Religious Freedom LawLess than two weeks after the CEO of Salesforce implored business leaders to pull out of Indiana in protest of a new religious freedom law, the company is thanking state lawmakers for changing the legislation.
Jeb Bush Changes View On Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law After Meeting With Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff In San FranciscoBush had previously said he was a staunch supporter of the law, and that Indiana Governor Mike Pence was right to sign it.
Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city's high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.
Apple's Openly Gay Tim Cook Denounces Indiana's Religious Freedom LawApple CEO tweeted his disappointment Friday about Indiana's new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.
Salesforce CEO Says Company Is 'Canceling All Programs' In Indiana Over LGBT Discrimination FearsSalesforce CEO Marc Benioff says he doesn't want his employees subjected to discrimination as part of their work for the San Francisco-Based company, and he is cancelling all required travel to the state of Indiana following the signing of a religious freedom law that some say allows business to exclude gay customers.
Performer will.i.am Unveils Smartwatch At San Francisco Dreamforce ConferencePerformer will.i.am unveiled a wearable device that can make calls, email, text, and stream music at the Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco Wednesday.
Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.
$10 Million Raised In Two Months As Part of Salesforce CEO’s Anti-Poverty Campaign Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s SF Gives initiative raised $10 million in two months as part of an anti-poverty campaign with the help of 20 local companies.