Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Technology Review: Google, Salesforce.com aim at Microsoft with possible alliance

Interesting times... 

Salesforce.com Inc.'s stock price climbed by more than 4 percent Monday in response to a report that the online software pioneer is poised to team up with Internet search leader Google Inc. in a double-barreled attack on Microsoft Corp.

Although details are still being negotiated, the alliance would most likely involve blending Google mass-market applications like instant messaging, word processing and spreadsheets with Salesforce.com's business programs for managing customer relationships, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Source: Technology Review: Google, Salesforce.com aim at Microsoft with possible alliance

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