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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Oracle's Larry Ellison: 'Do you just pretend we don't exist?' (CRM, ORCL)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff isn't too sure if Oracle's cofounder Larry Ellison keeps track of Salesforce's business. But he says he's afraid to ask because it might hurt Ellison's feelings. "He’s a very sensitive person," Benioff said during an analyst meeting held on Wednesday at his company's big annual conference, Dreamforce. Benioff's latest shot at Ellison, who also happens to be his mentor and good friend, came while discussing Salesforce's rationale behind buying a bunch of companies this year, which cost over $4 billion in total.
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