Salesforce.com has raised concerns with Europe’s antitrust authorities about the potential takeover, focusing on whether Microsoft’s proposed deal would hinder access by people and companies to the vast collection of data held by LinkedIn.
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New business-sales chief guides effort to change traditional “Do you want fries with that?” approach to selling the company’s business products.