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Salesforce Buys Data Mining Start-Up

Little is known about BlueTail. It used to be called Mined Analytics

Salesforce.com bought a shadowy three-year-old Israeli data mining start-up called BlueTail in July according to All Things Digital, and made co-founder and CTO Alon Talmor chief data scientist at its Data.com unit.

The joint's other co-founder Koby Ben-Zvi is now VP, product strategy at Data.com. Other personnel have also been picked up.

Little is known about BlueTail. It used to be called Mined Analytics.

Talmor used to consult for Check Point Software.

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