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TechNewsWorld.com
Salesforce Gets a Grip on QuipSalesforce has agreed to acquire Quip, Quip CEO Bret Taylor and Head of Product
Salesforce Gets a Grip on Quip
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 3 days ago
Salesforce has agreed to acquire Quip, Quip CEO Bret Taylor and Head of Product Kevin Gibbs announced Monday. Quip lets users manage live documents throughout the collaboration process. The deal is worth about US$582 million, according to a... Read more
21d
Fortune
When Selling Is a Startup's Best Optioncompany was still small but seemingly a quietly rising star. It’s not clear why
When Selling Is a Startup's Best Option
Fortune / Posted 21 days ago
company was still small but seemingly a quietly rising star. It’s not clear why it chose to sell but co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor is no stranger to acquisitions. Facebook bought his previous startup, FriendFeed, in 2009 and made him CTO until... Read more
23d
The Economic Times
Another top communications head quits Twitterher all the best," the company said. In a bid to regain footing in the social
Another top communications head quits Twitter
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
her all the best," the company said. In a bid to regain footing in the social media landscape, Twitter recently appointed Bret Taylor -- former chief technology officer at Facebook and an ex-Google employee who helped build Google Maps -- to its... Read more
23d
New Kerala
Another top communications head quits Twitter - newkerala.com #100590her all the best," the company said. In a bid to regain footing in the social
Another top communications head quits Twitter - newkerala.com #100590
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
her all the best," the company said. In a bid to regain footing in the social media landscape, Twitter recently appointed Bret Taylor -- former chief technology officer at Facebook and an ex-Google employee who helped build Google Maps -- to its... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Salesforce Gets a Grip on QuipSalesforce has agreed to acquire Quip, Quip CEO Bret Taylor and Head of Product
Salesforce Gets a Grip on Quip
E-Commerce Times / Posted 25 days ago
Salesforce has agreed to acquire Quip, Quip CEO Bret Taylor and Head of Product Kevin Gibbs announced Monday. Quip lets users manage live documents throughout the collaboration process. The deal is worth about US$582 million, according to a... Read more
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26d
USA Today
Tech Five: EA, Etsy to report earningsit will acquire collaborative word processing service Quip for $750 million, re
Tech Five: EA, Etsy to report earnings
USA Today / Posted 26 days ago
it will acquire collaborative word processing service Quip for $750 million, reports TechCrunch. Quip was founded by Bret Taylor, who once served as Facebook's chief technology officer. Apple. Union shuttle drivers reached a deal with the... Read more
26d
Computer Business Review
Salesforce buys Quip for $582 millionused to enhance existing offerings. For Quip the deal will see it be able to s
Salesforce buys Quip for $582 million
Computer Business Review / Posted 26 days ago
used to enhance existing offerings. For Quip the deal will see it be able to significantly expand its reach in the market. Bret Taylor, Quip founder, said: “As part of Salesforce, we will be able to expand our service more quickly and reach... Read more
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26d
eWeek
Salesforce Challenges Office 365 With Acquisition of Quipgiant revealed Aug. 1 that it has acquired Quip, a cloud-based word processing
Salesforce Challenges Office 365 With Acquisition of Quip
eWeek / Posted 26 days ago
giant revealed Aug. 1 that it has acquired Quip, a cloud-based word processing app co-founded by former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor. While the official transaction details were not released, TechCrunch cited two sources close to the deal who... Read more
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26d
The Register
Salesforce's US$582m giggle: buys cloud collaboration co. 'Quip'to find a profitable niche for a Microsoft Office competitor. Quip was founded
Salesforce's US$582m giggle: buys cloud collaboration co. 'Quip'
The Register / Posted 26 days ago
to find a profitable niche for a Microsoft Office competitor. Quip was founded by ex-Facebooker and once Google Mapper Bret Taylor; and Kevin Gibbs, formerly behind Google's App Engine. As well as document sharing, Quip adds the now-obligatory... Read more
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26d
SiliconANGLE
Salesforce moves quick to snap up productivity app Quipvia a highlighted update feed. This mobile focus is not really a surprise when
Salesforce moves quick to snap up productivity app Quip
SiliconANGLE / Posted 26 days ago
via a highlighted update feed. This mobile focus is not really a surprise when one considers that Quip co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor helped to create Google Maps, founded the social networking site FriendFeed (which was acquired by Facebook in... Read more
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26d
Stamford Advocate
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the product
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the productivity app founded by Facebook's former CTO, Bret Taylor, for a reported $750 million. In forms filed with the SEC, Salesforce reports that it is buying Quip with $582... Read more
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26d
Mashable
Ex-Facebook CTO sells word processor Quip for $582 million to Salesforcevisualize through a highlighted feed of updates. The mobile focus is not surpr
Ex-Facebook CTO sells word processor Quip for $582 million to Salesforce
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
visualize through a highlighted feed of updates. The mobile focus is not surprising given the founder's history. Quip CEO Bret Taylor was the co-creator of Google Maps, founder of social network FriendFeed (which was acquired by Facebook in 2009)... Read more
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26d
Connecticut Post
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the product
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the productivity app founded by Facebook's former CTO, Bret Taylor, for a reported $750 million. In forms filed with the SEC, Salesforce reports that it is buying Quip with $582... Read more
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26d
San Francisco Chronicle
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the product
Salesforce just spent $750 million to thumb its nose at Microsoft (CRM, MSFT)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
Salesforce surprised the tech industry on Monday by acquiring Quip, the productivity app founded by Facebook's former CTO, Bret Taylor, for a reported $750 million. In forms filed with the SEC, Salesforce reports that it is buying Quip with $582... Read more
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26d
Business Insider
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says a tech world 'rising star' convinced him to pay $750 million for a small startupfind out what exactly prompted him to spend so much money on Quip, a startup wi
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says a tech world 'rising star' convinced him to pay $750 million for a small startup
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
find out what exactly prompted him to spend so much money on Quip, a startup with only 45 employees. His answer: Quip CEO Bret Taylor. "He's one of the absolute rising stars of our industry," Benioff told Business Insider. "It's been my dream to... Read more
26d
Market Watch
Salesforce buys collaboration-software maker Quip for $582 millionas well as apps from a variety of smaller companies. “As part of Salesforce, w
Salesforce buys collaboration-software maker Quip for $582 million
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
as well as apps from a variety of smaller companies. “As part of Salesforce, we will be able to expand our service more quickly and reach millions of people all over the world,” wrote Quip founder Bret Taylor in a blog post. More from Marke... Read more
27d
Reuters
Salesforce to buy document-editing startup Quip for about $582 millionwearables and desktops. Quip will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Salesforce o
Salesforce to buy document-editing startup Quip for about $582 million
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
wearables and desktops. Quip will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Salesforce once the deal closes. Quip Chief Executive Bret Taylor, former chief technology officer of Facebook Inc (FB.O), was appointed to Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) board last... Read more
27d
Fortune
Salesforce Just Acquired This Microsoft Word-Killer For $582 Millionit venture fund, Salesforce Ventures. Quip, the brainchild of former Facebook
Salesforce Just Acquired This Microsoft Word-Killer For $582 Million
Fortune / Posted 27 days ago
it venture fund, Salesforce Ventures. Quip, the brainchild of former Facebook chief technology officer and Google engineer Bret Taylor, is a built for mobile, which people are using increasingly for a wide range of work formally done on desktop... Read more
27d
CNBC
Salesforce.com buys Quip for $582 millionshares were mostly flat in light trading volume after hours. Venture-backed so
Salesforce.com buys Quip for $582 million
CNBC / Posted 27 days ago
shares were mostly flat in light trading volume after hours. Venture-backed software company Quip was founded by Bret Taylor and Kevin Gibbs, well known in the technology community for their work at companies like Facebook and Google.... Read more
27d
Business Insider
Salesforce is buying a startup by Facebook's former CTO for $750 millionSalesforce is buying Quip, the productivity app founded by Facebook's former CT
Salesforce is buying a startup by Facebook's former CTO for $750 million
Business Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Salesforce is buying Quip, the productivity app founded by Facebook's former CTO, Bret Taylor. In the four years since founding Quip, Taylor had raised $45 million. The app allows users to create and edit documents online with a real-time commenting... Read more
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27d
WA Today
18 apps you should use daily to be more productiveto Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook'
18 apps you should use daily to be more productive
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
to Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook's former chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. Quip infuses a messaging element into the app to make collaboration a breeze. You can use the app to create... Read more
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27d
The Age
18 apps you should use daily to be more productiveto Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook'
18 apps you should use daily to be more productive
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
to Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook's former chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. Quip infuses a messaging element into the app to make collaboration a breeze. You can use the app to create... Read more
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27d
Sydney Morning Herald
18 apps you should use daily to be more productiveto Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook'
18 apps you should use daily to be more productive
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
to Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook's former chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. Quip infuses a messaging element into the app to make collaboration a breeze. You can use the app to create... Read more
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Canberra Times
18 apps you should use daily to be more productiveto Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook'
18 apps you should use daily to be more productive
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
to Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook's former chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. Quip infuses a messaging element into the app to make collaboration a breeze. You can use the app to create... Read more
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Brisbane Times
18 apps you should use daily to be more productiveto Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook'
18 apps you should use daily to be more productive
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
to Microsoft Office. Quip is a mobile word-processing app created by Facebook's former chief technology officer, Bret Taylor. Quip infuses a messaging element into the app to make collaboration a breeze. You can use the app to create... Read more
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