‘Elliott Management wants to appoint board members at Salesforce’
Activist investor Elliott Management wants to appoint board members at Salesforce, according to a Wall Street Journal report based on insider sources. The investor is said to be keen on more influence over the ins and outs of the CRM giant.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Elliott Manageme... Read more
Visma announces yearly revenue increase of 19 percent
Visma's turnover totalled €2.06 billion in 2022, up 19 percent from 2021. The firm cited its fast-paced acquisition strategy as the driving force behind growth.
42 companies were acquired in Visma's target markets of Europe and Latin America. By the end of the year, the total transaction value... Read more
Nvidia Eye Contact automatically maintains eye contact in videocalls
Nvidia released a beta version of Eye Contact, an AI-powered feature that automatically keeps your eyes in the centre of the frame when you look away from the camera in real life.
The feature ships with Nvidia's Broadcast app, and the company is eager to hear feedback on improving it. Some user... Read more
Microsoft makes multi-billion euro investment in ChatGPT’s OpenAI
The figure wasn't disclosed, but an insider speaks of $10 billion. In return for the investment, Microsoft gets to integrate OpenAI's technology into various services.
The announcement doesn't come as a surprise. Microsoft backed OpenAI with more than $1 billion in 2019 and 2021. Earlier this y... Read more
Apple files appeal against UK antitrust authority
The US tech giant seeks to squash an investigation by the UK's competition watchdog.
This week Reuters reported that Apple has filed an appeal against an investigation launched by Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the dominance of its mobile browsers in the cloud gaming mark... Read more
Activist investor Elliott Management acquires stake in Salesforce
Elliott Management acquired a significant stake in Salesforce, the Wall Street Journal reports. The activist investor may influence the company considerably.
Elliott Management reportedly took a 3.3 percent stake, representing a multi-billion dollar investment. The exact figure was not disclosed... Read more
Netherlands-based Netpresenter integrates ChatGPT
Netpresenter is one of the first companies to integrate ChatGPT. Customers can now use the AI tool to generate texts and send them to multiple communication channels.
ChatGPT has the world's attention. A free web version of the tool was made available near the end of 2022. Users visit the webs... Read more
Rapid & IATA Open API Hub takes off
Software has a speedy cadence. A lot of it moves extremely fast with some of it in continuous integration loops, while much of it is now also processed in real-time. This reality is further fuelled by the rise of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and the interlocking neural network of relat... Read more
Twitter: ‘Apps shut down for API violations’
Twitter has released a statement on its decision to cut off API access for several third-party applications. According to Twitter, the providers had violated API rules.
In a tweet, the social media firm indicates that it's enforcing "long-standing" API rules. As a result, some apps were cut off.... Read more
Can Workday HCM and Finance stay ahead of the big platforms?
Workday is the next major software company to offer a complete suite through a cloud platform. Customers can customize the cloud platform through low-code. At Workday, the suite consists of two core products; Human Capital Management and Financial Management. In our conversation with Jens Löhmar, ... Read more