Salesforce unveiled Thursday its Service for Apps, new tools powered by Service Cloud that embed multi-channel customer service, including live video chat with a customer service agent, directly into mobile apps.
Salesforce launched Thursday its mobile app Sales Wave Analytics that can access and analyze data from Salesforce as well as third-party data.
Wearables software company APX Labs added $10 million to its pockets in a funding round last week that brought new support from Salesforce Ventures, the venture funding arm of enterprise app giant Salesforce, and SineWave Ventures, according to a report from the Washington Business Journal.
Salesforce acquired smart calendar app startup Tempo in a move to potentially bolster its context-aware functionalities, according to a blog post on Tempo's website last week.
Salesforce is rolling out some integrations with a few additional data sources in hopes of making its Wave analytics offering more appealing to users. Cloudera, Hortonworks, Google and New Relic are among the companies with new integrations.
Adam Seligman, senior vice president of developer relations at Salesforce, wants the number of developers in the world to increase by at least five times. And he wants everyone to be involved in the software development process.
Startup Speakeasy released Tuesday its flagship mobile app for an improved conference calling experience. While the conference calling space has been filled recently with dial-in services and digital call centers, the Speakeasy Conference Calling app looks to cut itself a slice of market share with straightforward features and workflow integration.
Citrix unveiled a number of new features to its XenMobile enterprise mobility management platform at the Citrix Synergy conference, which kicks off Tuesday in Orlando, Florida.
The Apple Watch has made its grand debut today, with many folks in the enterprise slipping the new wearable on. While fashion may keep commuters oohing and ahhing as they stare at peoples' wrists, there are apps and accessories already on their way to pushing this watch from fun gadget into a daily work companion.
Salesforce is placing the emphasis of its new Salesforce for HR app squarely on mobile and social connections.