Salesforce.com Buys a Crowdsourcing Company

Salesforce.com Buys a Crowdsourcing Company

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Salesforce.com is acquiring Jigsaw for $142 million in a deal that exemplifies how crowdsourcing has entered the the business world. Sugar CRM also uses Jigsaw for business directory information. The deal should cast a shadow on that relationship. Sugar CRM and Salesfore.com compete in the social CRM market. Salesforce.coms says...
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