Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people.
Groupe BPCE, one of France’s largest banks, is teaming up with social network Twitter to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.
Groupon unveiled Snap, a free app that pays people cash to shop. The new app comes from the acquisition of SnapSaves, a Canadian startup that works much like Snap.
Rocket Internet completed Germany’s biggest IPO since 2007, pricing the €1.6bn sale at the top end of its range and turning founders Samwer brothers into billionaires.
A split of EBay may make either half of the company a target as industry acquirers from Alibaba to Google seek ways to further their dominance of the internet.
EBay said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015, marking an about-face for the company.
Credit Karma, a credit-monitoring service that matches lenders and creditors, raised $75m led by Google Capital, valuing the startup at more than $1bn.
DHL said it would use a drone to deliver medication to a German island in the North Sea, marking the first routine drone delivery to customers.
Looking to boost its carpool feature, Lyft has acquired the ride-sharing platform Hitch. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Alibaba surpassed Facebook by market cap on its first day as a public company right from the minute it started trading and closed with a valuation of more than $231bn.