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My preferred schedule application, Pace, simply revealed that it has been obtained by Salesforce.com.

The business was nurtured by SRI International, the native home of the voice-powered (and Apple-acquired) aide Siri. When Pace launched 2 years earlier, creator as well as CEO Raj Singh pitched it as another sort of aide that immediately brings up relevant details for your meetings.

For example, when I search for today’s meetings in the Pace app, I could see a map of the place (plus seek out neighboring parking area or call an Uber), raise social networks articles from everyone welcomed as well as reviewed associated e-mails and also papers. If it’s a conference phone call, I could additionally sign up with the telephone call with one tap (a small touch, but one that makes calling long conference pass codes far more manageable).

In an announcement on the Pace internet site, the startup business states:

We started Tempo to construct an assistant for the mobile business specialist. The schedule was the excellent interface, considering that it’s the beat of our professional lives. With Tempo, we developed a clever calendar, utilizing expert system to allow the future generation of mobile productivity. We brought context to your occasions and also automaticed many of your jobs, similar to a real-world aide, conserving our users countless minutes.

Tempo goes on to say that joining Salesforce allows it to “proceed our objective at a significantly larger scale.” Makings sense– it’s very easy to imagine Salesforce customers desiring this type of clever schedule. Some of the earliest additions to the app appeared tailored for sales and also business users.

Whether that indicates Salesforce will use Pace’s technology or is generally merely hiring the Tempo group isn’t really clear. Regardless, it misbehaves news for individuals of the existing Tempo app, which is not approving brand-new users. The business intends to completely discontinue the app on June 30. (Tempo states that if you spent for the app, you could request a refund via Apple’s App Shop.)

Tempo has increased $12.5 million in funding from financiers, including Relay Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Horizon Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, SingTel Innov8, Miramar Venture Partner, Golden Endeavor Partners, Seavest Funding Allies as well as ENIAC Ventures.

Update: A Salesforce speaker verified the acquisition yet declined to comment further.