back to article Microsoft puts arm round Salesforce, pair skip gaily into the cloud

Microsoft and Salesforce are extending their strategic partnership with a further integration of their software and CRM clouds. Salesforce is to be pushed together with Microsoft’s Skype for Business, OneNote, Delve and Windows 10, the companies said late on Wednesday. Skype for Business and OneNote are being integrated with …

  1. Ben Rose
    Megaphone

    "Lightning"

    Why can nobody spell lightning any more? A quick twitter search during a storm shows how English language standards have dropped.

    Lightening is what Michael Jackson did.

    Even less excusable when you're copying a press release.

    1. Inventor of the Marmite Laser Silver badge

      Re: "Lightning"

      You haven't allowed for contrived words from salesman Twatspeak

    2. Alan Bourke

      Re: "Lightning"

      I came in here to post this exact thing. It's actually a fascinating example of crowd unintelligence. Even people you'd expect to get it right now get it wrong.

      1. Ben Rose
        Megaphone

        Re: "Lightning"

        I tried to blame Apple, but even it spells it right on its connector.

    3. king of foo

      Re: "Lightning"

      Michael Jackson? Um, can you be a little more specific please? The first thing that springs to mind doesn't involve skin pigments. I'm channelling a horrific blend of Bill Cosby, a PG tips advert and sesame street. shudder

  2. Steve Gill

    There are no English language standards any more, it's just a random collection of 'close enough'.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      There never were. This isn't France.

  3. CAPS LOCK Silver badge

    Partnership with Microsoft?

    That'll go well, for Microsoft. <Dumps Salesforce shares>

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Partnership with Microsoft?

      Its OK for you, you bastards. I have to suffer Salesforce software.

  4. FozzyBear Silver badge

    Microsoft puts arm round Salesforce, pair skip gaily into the cloud

    Why couldn't they have merrily skipped off a cliff onto large jagged rocks.

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