October 18, 2011

How Salesforce got Metallica to play for their “party”

Dreamforce Metallica

As many of you know, we at CultureSpike attended the annual Dreamforce developers convention a couple of weeks ago. During the week-long event, we were treated to a one night concert by one of my favorite bands, Metallica. Following the footsteps of Neil Young, the Foo Fighters, Black Crowes, and Stevie Wonder, Metallica rocked the night [...]

Apple scores a win against Samsung in German courts

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Overview: A German court upheld the decision to ban Samsung’s Galaxy tablets in Europe. The battle between Apple and Samsung that has raged since April has come to a conclusion. This will prevent Samsung from selling the Galaxy Tablet 10.1 in German as well as Europe. This is a big blow to Samsung as the inability [...]

Dreamforce 2011 – “Mobile, Local, Social”

Dreamforce 2011

Overview: Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce event for 2011 focuses on being “mobile, local, and social” Every year, Salesforce holds their user and developer conference in downtown San Francisco, California. This event is called Dreamforce and attracts thousands of IT professionals as well as business units alike. This year 45 k + attendees flocked to the Moscone [...]

Netflix changes their streaming policy, one stream at a time

Netflix Limits Streaming

Looks like Netflix users are now going to be restricted to watching one streaming movie at a time. While this may be part of their new pricing structure and policies, it does not help the Netflix image with the already irate customers. This will affect how families enjoy movies. No longer will family be able [...]

Seesmic releases CRM for Salesforce Beta

Seesmic CRM for Salesforce Beta

On Tuesday, August 30th Seesmic announced the release of Seesmic CRM for Salesforce Beta for the Android market. This is a well-timed release since this announcement coincides on the same day of the first day of Dreamforce 2011. For those of you that do not know, Dreamforce is the annual user and developer conference for [...]

Live Long and Prosper…. in my THEME PARK!

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Apparently King Abdullah of Jordan is a big fan because he’s fitting the bill for $1.5 billion to do this. All you Trekkers out there may already know that he appeared as a guest cameo on Star Trek: Voyager in the episode “Investigations“. (Lucky he wasn’t wearing a red shirt) We’ll have to wait awhile [...]