Google senior vice president Amit Singhal says he’s been dreaming of building a Star Trek-like computer since he was a child. And in May, Google rolled out an update to the Chrome browser that brings the search engine one step closer to becoming a know-it-all supercomputer, just like the one on the USS Enterprise.
With Salesforce’s latest acquisition of Indianapolis digital marketing company ExactTarget, the signals are clear: we’re in a digital arms race, where the heavies get heavier even as they continue to have their heads in the clouds. The race is on, and the weapon of the age is clear: data. Sign of the times The breaking [...]
As a student of Internet marketing, I find myself reading marketing blogs and online media constantly. Over the years my preferred source of media has evolved from feed readers to Twitter and then finally LinkedIn Today. Over the last 18 months it’s essentially served as my daily industry newspaper. On May 8th, the world was [...]
Reuters is reporting that Oracle Corp has agreed to buy Eloqua Inc, which recently went public, for about $871 million. Joe Payne, CEO of Eloqua, has released a statement on their website – which is also posted on the Oracle homepage – stating that the agreement is expected to close in the first half of 2013.