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Premium Enterprise 2020-11-24T13:00:00Z
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Salesforce's VC arm just made a 'small' investment in marketing analytics startup AppsFlyer, bumping its valuation to $2 billion

Salesforce's investment in AppsFlyer is an extension to its $210 million Series D round earlier this year and deepens their partnership.
Healthcare 2020-11-23T23:01:00Z
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HEALTH TECH'S ROLE IN THE NEW OFFICE NORMAL: How digital health firms are helping US employers facilitate return-to-work programs amid the coronavirus pandemic

Here's how tech giants and digital health companies are using their tech and clinical expertise to help US businesses with their reopening plans.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-23T18:24:00Z
Microsoft gaming power players

The power players of Microsoft's revitalized $11.6 billion gaming division, which is taking on Sony's PlayStation 5 with new Xbox consoles and cloud services

Microsoft's gaming business is in the spotlight after Xbox Series X and Series S releases. Here are the power players who make it all happen.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-23T16:00:00Z

Startup EdgeQ used this pitch deck to raise $51 million to build more powerful processors for AI and edge computing

EdgeQ has raised $51 million to develop more powerful processors suited for artificial intelligence and edge computing.
Premium Tech 2020-11-23T13:47:15Z
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-23T10:00:00Z

Autonomous delivery startup Gatik just raised a $25 million Series A and will now work with Canadian retail giant Loblaw, in addition to Walmart

Loblaw, which operates over 2,000 stores in Canada, will initially deploy five Gatik vans which will drive roughly 186 miles per week each.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-22T14:55:00Z

How Intuit slashed costs and saved time by moving its TurboTax software to Kubernetes, a popular open source project started at Google

Here's why Intuit switched from running TurboTax on Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud to the Google-created open source project Kubernetes.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-22T14:35:00Z

Cybercriminals are increasingly trying to attack the ultra-rich at 合约数字币和虚拟币home — here's how concierge security firms are protecting them

Boutique concierge cybersecurity firms are now protecting the private lives — and fortunes — of the ultra-wealthy from hackers.
Enterprise 2020-11-21T15:00:00Z

An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway couldn't find a job when he left the military until he learned coding. Now, he's helping other veterans do the same.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-21T14:30:00Z

A former AWS engineer just raised a third round of funding for her startup in 18 months because of an 'overwhelming need' for easier-to-use artificial intelligence

Former Google and Amazon engineer Bindu Reddy wants to make AI more accessible and has raised $40.3 million in funding so far.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-21T14:15:00Z

Nvidia, AMD and Intel are leading an unprecedented $100 billion wave of acquisitions as the cloud and AI change the chip market: 'The biggest year for consolidation ever'

Big mergers, once rare in the chip industry, are accelerating as Intel, AMD and Nvidia go on a buying spree in a changing market.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-21T13:45:00Z

Semiconductor salaries revealed: Here's how much Nvidia, Intel, AMD, and Micron pay engineers, data scientists, directors, and more

Semiconductor giants Nvidia, Intel, AMD, and Micron are recruiting talent from overseas as the industry adapts to demand for more powerful chips.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-20T14:25:50Z

Seattle has become the battleground for tech giants Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. Here's how that's keeping real-estate deals going despite the pandemic.

The companies laying plans for gleaming new offices in the future that they believe will remain a key part of their efforts to lure top talent.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-19T23:04:59Z

Amazon Web Services has lost two chief financial officers in the past year, including one who stepped down for a mysterious new role and then quietly left the company

Amazon in January said its CFO "moved on to another role" to be announced "imminently." Instead, he left the company. And so did his successor.
Premium Tech 2020-11-19T22:26:59Z

Roblox, the hit gaming platform for tweens, files for its IPO as usage skyrockets amid the pandemic

The gaming platform has skyrocketed in popularity since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, it plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange.
Premium Tech 2020-11-19T20:26:27Z

A woman who sued Twitter over gender discrimination explains how she's made sure her own startup avoids the 'toxic' trap many tech firms fall into

Tina Huang leads an engineering team that's 42% women, a ratio achieved through a deliberate hiring process. Here's what she focuses on.
Enterprise 2020-11-19T17:43:33Z

From fake contact tracing apps to attacks on vaccine makers, COVID-19 will define cyberattacks in 2021, experts say. Here's how businesses can prepare.

Kaspersky researchers told Business Insider that they predict that attackers will likely continue to use the pandemic to sow chaos for profit in 2021.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-19T11:00:00Z

AI21 Labs just closed a $25 million Series A funding round. Here's why one of its cofounders say the startup's AI writing assistant Wordtune surpasses existing tools.

"Systems such as a Grammarly are focused, but not deep. Whereas GPT-3 is deep, but not focused," said co-CEO Yoav Shoham.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-18T20:53:41Z

Meet the new CEO of Corel, charged with taking the 35-year-old company that was once Microsoft Office's biggest rival and making it a major player in the cloud computing era

New CEO and former OpenTable and Nextdoor exec Christa Quarles says the shift to remote work makes Corel's products more valuable than ever.
Enterprise 2020-11-18T18:42:00Z

4 COVID-era trends impacting the business process outsourcing industry

CEO of Everise, Sudhir Agarwal discusses how COVID-19 has affected business process outsourcing and some trends that the work-from-合约数字币和虚拟币home movement has prompted.
2020-11-18T16:15:00Z

Benefitfocus set up a virtual contact center in one weekend. Here's how it's helping customers navigate a crisis.

At the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, companies were overwhelmed with employees' questions. Benefitfocus used AI-enabled chatbots to help customers.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-18T14:00:00Z

Data grid startup Hazelcast is beginning a 'new wave' as it shakes up its leadership team and aims for aggressive growth

Hazelcast has hired a new CFO and CMO, and promoted a new CPO, CTO, and CMO. All its cofounders have left, but one still serves on the advisory board.
Premium Premium 2020-11-18T13:30:00Z

Why it was a 'no brainer' for ag giant Bayer to launch the industry's first blockchain initiative to track crops from seed-to-sale with startup partner BlockApps

The partnership with BlockApps allows Bayer to use blockchain technology to track speciality crops from seed-to-sale
2020-11-18T10:10:00Z

Smart machine translation gives brands cost-effective ways to create, manage, and deliver a better global customer experience. Here's how.

AI-powered machine translation just might be the answer for companies looking to create a better content experience for global consumers.

Inside CISA before the ax fell: Employees working on election cybersecurity say Krebs protected them from White House for months

Chris Krebs' team members at CISA say they expected retaliation from President Donald Trump for months as they worked to safeguard the US election.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T19:16:23Z
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T17:46:00Z

Airbnb just revealed plans to spend over $1 billion on cloud services. Here's how much it and other companies like Slack, Zoom, Netflix, Snap, and Pinterest are spending with cloud providers like AWS, Google, and Oracle.

Here's a list of companies that have minimum obligations to cloud providers, according to recent earnings statements and other securities filings.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T16:52:00Z

This former Facebook engineer cofounded an open source project that helps power Uber, Netflix, and Amazon. Now he's taking the tech to the next level as CTO of a $351 million startup

The startup Starburst Data launched in 2017 to focus on offering services for Presto, the popular open source big data engine born out of Facebook.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T16:20:49Z

Salesforce's chief equality officer no longer reports directly to CEO Marc Benioff after an organizational shake-up

Tony Prophet's role expanded to take over Salesforce's recruiting function in May after the departure of the company's previous recruiting head.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T14:00:00Z

Microsoft announces a new 'once-in-a-generation' security chip called Pluton it says will make laptops much more secure as some workers never return to an office

Microsoft introduces Pluton, a new cybersecurity-focused processor that will make laptops much safer in the hybrid workforce era, the company says.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T14:00:00Z

Cisco is tapping celebrities RuPaul and Amal Clooney to make WebEx look cooler as it takes on Zoom

RuPaul, who appeared in a Webex commercial 20 years ago is back with Amal Clooney to help Cisco raise the video platform's profile.
Premium Tech 2020-11-17T13:00:00Z

Startup Celona just launched new products and a partnership with an HPE subsidiary to help companies create their own 5G networks, tapping into a $1.32 billion market

According to the CEO, the suite of products were built similar to WiFi to make the transition between WiFi and private networks easier.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-17T01:39:00Z

The CEO of $9 billion Tanium says the cybersecurity startup is on track to book $600 million in revenue this year

CEO Orion Hindawi said at Tanium's Converge conference the startup will devote 300 employees to its partnerships with Google, IBM, and Salesforce.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-16T23:11:32Z

Microsoft Teams is adding new integrations to its video calls as it competes with Slack and Zoom and positions itself as a 'hub for collaborative work'

Rolling out a third-party app marketplace for video is a key move for Microsoft Teams in its ongoing competition with Slack and Zoom, an analyst says.
Healthcare 2020-11-16T23:00:00Z

HEALTH TECH'S ROLE IN THE NEW OFFICE NORMAL: How digital health firms are helping US employers facilitate return-to-work programs amid the coronavirus pandemic

Here's how tech giants and digital health companies are using their tech and clinical expertise to help US businesses with their reopening plans.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-16T22:53:47Z

Airbnb's IPO filing suggests it could spend at least $1.2 billion with Amazon Web Services by 2027

The filing also suggests that Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky may have been successful in making the company more "efficient" with its cloud usage.
Premium Tech 2020-11-16T21:17:08Z

Amazon is doubling down on its international expansion with a reported $300 million investment in South Korea

Amazon's move into South Korea shows the company's continued commitment to international expansion in one of its most untapped markets.
Premium Tech 2020-11-16T17:42:00Z

How to nail an interview at Stack Overflow, as the popular developer site hires for dozens of positions

How to get hired at Stack Overflow according to an exec, especially as the company hires for a new product it recently raised $85 million for.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-15T14:00:00Z

Developer security is booming as hack-prevention starts earlier than ever: Here are the 25 startups you need to know in this red-hot space

Meet the hot DevSecOps startups — including Snyk, Auth0, Apiiro, and StackHawk — bringing cybersecurity to developers early as they build apps.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-14T15:45:00Z

The $134.6 billion cybersecurity market is going to see explosive growth in 2021, according to PitchBook. Here are the 10 blockbuster startups with the most funding and unicorn valuations

Here's a look at the 10 cybersecurity startups that have raised the most venture capital, including Netskope, Snyk, Auth0, and Cybereason.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-14T15:30:00Z

Twilio and Stripe are seeing explosive growth in 2020, highlighting a major software industry trend that's getting gobs of VC investment

Firms that offer application programming interfaces, or APIs, to allow apps to "talk" to each other and share info are receiving investment and buzz.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-14T15:00:00Z

Financial intelligence firm OneStream used a version of this pitch deck to raise $500 million from KKR — and now it's wooing clients and investors for an upcoming IPO

OneStream's software platform gives clients quick, usable insights into their finances. Boosted by the pandemic, the company is eyeing an IPO in 2022.
Enterprise 2020-11-14T14:00:00Z

Salesforce was supposed to become a diversity role model. Here's why its Office of Equality has struggled to move the needle.

Salesforce is seen as a leader on social change, but four years after setting out to fix workplace diversity, insiders say it's seen little progress.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-14T14:00:00Z

Four years ago, Salesforce hired a rock star executive to show the world how to fix workplace diversity. Insiders are disappointed with the slow progress.

Tony Prophet has brought attention to Salesforce's diversity and inclusion efforts. But the company's progress has still been very slow, like much of the tech industry.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-14T01:46:31Z

Microsoft gave its new top dealmaker stock awards worth more than $22 million

Microsoft this week hired former McAfee CEO Christopher Young as its new head of business development.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-13T23:41:57Z

C3.ai, the AI company founded by tech billionaire Tom Siebel, has filed to go public — showing annual revenue of $156.7 million and widening losses

Revenues at the AI startup grew 71% to $156 million for the fiscal year that ended in April. In the same period, losses grew to $69 million.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-13T21:29:26Z

Google just bought a car dealership and 5 acres of land in a Seattle suburb, property records show

It's unclear what Google plans to do with the property, but what is clear is the company isn't slowing down its office expansion despite the pandemic.
Premium Enterprise 2020-11-13T19:36:26Z

Salesforce could have growth issues ahead, Wall Street analysts say, citing slower expected sales and a 'lack of innovation'

Salesforce may see slowing growth next year, Morgan Stanley and UBS analysts wrote in recent notes.
Premium Tech 2020-11-13T17:52:24Z

In a leaked recording, Amazon's HR boss told employees why the company hasn't rushed into permanent remote working: 'We are learning as we go'

The messaging shows Amazon is taking more measured steps than some of its peers that have made working remotely a permanent part of their workplaces.
Premium Opinion 2020-11-13T16:50:58Z

Larry Ellison's wacky TikTok plan exposes Oracle's glaring problem

The old-school business-to-business software maker is in the middle of geopolitical brouhaha, and there's a very good reason for that.
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