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A $250,000 donation from Salesforce was rejected by a non-profit group that’s demanding the company cancel its border-protection contract

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff pledged to give $1 million help immigrants affected by US government's immigration policies, but a legal-aid group tells him to keep his money until he stops working with customers and border patrol.
Crave co-founders Michael Topolovac (left) and Ti Chang listed their first product on crowdfunding site Kickstarter in 2012 and eventually was booted from the platform after being told the vibrator was "too offensive."

This San Francisco startup got kicked off Kickstarter for trying to crowdfund a vibrator — now the company makes luxury sex toys and is de-stigm...

San Francisco-based Crave submitted a campaign in 2012 before Kickstarter told them the product was "too offensive." The company has gone on to produce a sleek line of luxury sex products that are quiet, discreet and USB rechargeable, working to de-stigmatize female sexual pleasure in the process.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff chats with San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, a venture capitalist on sabbatical, before the grand opening ceremony at Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.

It’s election day in California: Meet the 9 tech millionaires and billionaires who are quietly steering San Francisco city politics

San Francisco is, for better or worse, a tech city. As startups blossom, attracting a wave of entrepreneurs and investment dollars, the tech industry has achieved significant clout in local politics. These are the tech moguls who emerged as political power players in San Francisco.

Hawaii enthusiast and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spent $7 million to return a war god carving back to the islands

Benioff gave the piece of rare art back to Hawaii — a state and culture which has had a huge impact on his life and the culture at Salesforce.
Salesforce Tower is open for business.

Salesforce moved into a new $1 billion skyscraper in San Francisco, and the offices are unlike anything we’ve seen

Salesforce Tower is open for business. The building, the tallest office tower west of the Mississippi River, took decades of planning and building and cost an estimated $1.1 billion. We went inside Salesforce's new global headquarters. Take a look.
Marc Benioff wore an American flag pin on Tuesday at the opening ceremony for Salesforce Tower.

Marc Benioff has taken to wearing an American flag pin — what could it mean?

On Tuesday, one of San Francisco's most visible tech leaders Marc Benioff donned an American flag pin — an accessory far more common in Washington D.C. than Silicon Valley.
Lynne and Marc Benioff will donate $1.5 million to  Hamilton Families’ Heading Home Initiative in San Francisco.

Salesforce donates $1.5 million to fight the San Francisco homelessness problem — and CEO Marc Benioff is matching it

There are 1,800 homeless children in the San Francisco school system, and Hamilton Families’ Heading Home Initiative wants to find their families long-term housing. Salesforce made a $1.5 million donation to the program, and CEO Marc Benioff matched it.
Tech billionaires and the Hollywood elite gathered on a rooftop bar in Austin for SXSW 2018.

Ashton Kutcher’s venture fund held one of the most exclusive and bonkers parties at SXSW, the world’s wildest tech conference — take...

Tech billionaires and Hollywood's elite gathered for Sound Ventures' "The Party" at SXSW 2018.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff's shares are going up.

Salesforce revenues are up 24% and company shares just briefly hit an all-time high

Salesforce upped its 2019 revenue forecast to $12.6 billion to $12.65 billion.
Salesforce COO Keith Block

Marc Benioff’s right-hand man could make another $200,000 after Salesforce finally lets its top execs get raises again

Top executives are being rewarded again after the board froze made changes to appease shareholder concerns.