Salesforce.com buying Buddy Media in $689M deal

BusinessWeek

I know the thrill of angel investing and being an entrepreneur. I know the thrill of having your company purchased. I have a hard time visualizing businesses (like Buddy Media) getting this big so fast, the outsized valuations of Technology AP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Salesforce.com Inc. is buying the marketing company Buddy Media for […]

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Salesforce.com buying Buddy Media in $689M deal

BusinessWeek

By Drew FitzGerald and Kristin Jones Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) agreed to acquire marketing platform Buddy Media in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $689 million, broadening the business-software provider's fast-growing social-media footprint. By Drew FitzGerald and Kristin Jones Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) agreed to acquire marketing platform Buddy Media in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $689 million, […]

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United Community Bancorp Reports Third Quarter Results

MarketWatch

ONSITE AUCTION WITH ONLINE BIDDING AVAILABLE 76 Bank Owned Assets, Many Selling at Absolute Auction. Properties are located in Banks, Chattooga Fannin, Gilmer, Gordon, Habersham, Jackson, Rabun, Stephens, Union, White By Staff “This is a great honor for United Community Bank and Red Clay Interactive,” Red Clay Interactive CEO Lance Compton said. “There were four […]

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Richard Dawson dies from complications related to esophageal cancer

Kingsport Ti

A study of the FDA adverse event reporting system disclosed more cases of esophageal cancer in association with bisphosphonate use than previously described. Note that alendronate was especially implicated, although cases also occurred with other Esophageal Cancer – Risk Factors – Cool Things is the go-to authority for gadget news, Indonesia Tourism, Business, Law and […]

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Friday TV Picks: 'Best Friends Forever' on NBC

The Seattle

Before we get to see Snooki and JWOWW let loose in Jersey City in their upcoming spin-off, MTV is treating us to a special hour of Snooki & JWOWW: Best Friends Forever tonight (May 31). The girls will review some of their most infamous and intimate NBC's "Best Friends Forever" made a lot of friends […]

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Chains offer free treats on National Donut Day

Fox News

National Doughnut Day is here! Celebrate one of the sweetest days of the year by commemorating National Doughnut Day with a one-of-a-kind complimentary treat from Krispy Kreme. On Friday, stop in at any Krispy Kreme US and Canada location for a free Happy National Donut Day! In recognition of the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park, […]

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Happy National Donut Day! Dunkin' Donuts Offers Free Donut With Any Beverage …

MarketWatch

Earlier in the day, I left a comment over at Tam's place, in regards to King Bloomberg's latest anti-soda proclamation, that started like this: The real irony. It's the 75th anniversary of National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 1! Pop in to one of these Seattle area doughnut shops for specials, free treats and more! […]

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Chagas Disease: A New Global Pandemic?

Fox News

A parasitic infection called Chagas Disease is being called "the new AIDS of the Americas," according to the New York Daily News. Experts say that, like AIDS, Chagas is hard to detect and has a long incubation period before symptoms emerge. Cooties, for Real: This New York Times report is kind of scary, about a […]

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KAMERA OBSCURA: Simply Marvel-ous

Ball State D

I am not sure what it is about round frames that compel but I seem to be drawn to belong to the school of circular vision. If the shades like this Diane von Furstenberg pair have a reflective finish, then I am a goner for sure. Paulo Pereira at 20M2SEA Studio (Portugal), and mixed and […]

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KAMERA OBSCURA: Simply Marvel-ous

Ball State D

I am not sure what it is about round frames that compel but I seem to be drawn to belong to the school of circular vision. If the shades like this Diane von Furstenberg pair have a reflective finish, then I am a goner for sure. Visitors to the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions […]

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