Salesforce starts redirecting $2.6MM domain social.com to its Salesforce Marketing Cloud site [UPDATED]

After acquiring the domain name social.com nearly two years ago, Salesforce.com is finally putting it to use. Earlier today, the cloud computing company began redirecting the name to its Salesforce Marketing Cloud website, located at www.salesforcemarketingcloud.com. The purchase of … [Read more...]

Panel denies Salesforce the name Forces.com in domain dispute

After filing a complaint (Case No. 1416951) with the National Arbitration Forum last month against Internet Venture Holdings (IVH) over Forces.com, Salesforce.com has been denied the domain name. Not surprisingly, the panel found that <forces.com> was not identical or confusingly similar to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #5 Salesforce revealed as $2.6MM social.com buyer

The biggest domain sale of 2011, with a price tag of $2.6 million, was social.com.  The domain sold in June and was co-brokered by Marksmen's Cyntia King and Moniker.com's John Mauriello. As to who purchased the domain name remained a mystery, that is until I broke the story that the buyer was … [Read more...]

SalesForce.com attempts to hijack Forces.com by filing domain dispute

Earlier this month, SalesForce.com filed a complaint (Case No. 1416951) with the National Arbitration Forum against Internet Venture Holdings (IVH) over the domain Forces.com. While complainants in disputes filed with the National Arbitration Forum aren't revealed until a panel delivers a … [Read more...]

Salesforce’s Do.com moves into Private Beta, app almost ready for prime time

Salesforce's latest product Do.com, a business productivity application whose slogan is "Do and it's Done", has come out of alpha and moved into private beta.  According to the Beta sign up page, which popped up online this week, Do.com is near release and invitations are being sent out as fast as … [Read more...]

Salesforce.com is the mystery buyer of $2.6 million Social.com [UPDATED]

Salesforce.com appears to be the buyer who paid $2.6 million in late June 2011 for social.com, this year's top selling domain to date, that has been publicly reported. The buyer in the social.com sale, which was co-brokered by Marksmen's Cyntia King and Moniker.com's John Mauriello, was never … [Read more...]

Salesforce to launch yet to be revealed Do.com, get things done with anyone

Salesforce.com has been announcing a number of new products recently, but one product that it hasn't publicly announced as of yet, is a productivity app called "do" which can be found on the website Do.com. The slogan on the homepage reads: "The app to get things done with anyone" The Coming … [Read more...]

Buyers passed on the domain at TRAFFIC NYC 2009, now Salesforce.com unveils Database.com

TechCrunch is reporting that Salesforce.com, the cloud computing company that runs the world’s #1 sales application, has launched Database.com, its enterprise cloud database.   Last year, if you recall, the domain name database.com went up for sale at the TRAFFIC 2009 New York Domain Conference - … [Read more...]