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Communication platform Layer raises $15M and acquires interactive messaging startup Cola

Layer, the messaging platform that won TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield back in 2013, is making two big announcement today: It’s raised $15 million in Series B funding, and it’s acquiring another startup, Cola. Layer makes it easy for...Show More Summary

FOSSA scores $2.2 M to help developers manage open source licenses

FOSSA wants to help developers manage the tricky terrain of open source license management, and today it announced a $2.2 million seed round. The company also announced that its license management product by the same name was available in open Beta. Show More Summary

MobileIron adding IoT management to its arsenal

MobileIron, which went public in 2014, has been known mostly for helping large companies manage mobile devices, especially in a time when people tend to bring their own. Today it announced it was expanding that mission to the Internet...Show More Summary

IBM wants to bring machine learning to the mainframe

IBM wants to bring machine learning to its traditional mainframe customers, and eventually to any technology with large data stores hidden behind a company firewall in what IBM calls a “private cloud.” Yes mainframes, those ginormous...Show More Summary

Gamalon leverages the work of an 18th century reverend to organize unstructured enterprise data

It’s hard to fathom that the work of Reverend Thomas Bayes is still coming back to drive cutting edge advancements in AI, but that’s exactly what’s happening. DARPA-backed Gamalon is the latest carrier of the Bayesian baton, launching...Show More Summary

Samanage raises $20M and makes enterprise play with new Salesforce integration

Samanage, makers of customer service software in the cloud, had a couple of major announcements today. For starters, they got a $20 million investment, and they also announced a major step: the launch of their enterprise product on the Salesforce platform. Show More Summary

Amazon launches Chime, a video conferencing and communications service for business

Amazon has taken the wraps off of its own Skype competitor. Chime is a new video conferencing and communications from AWS that’s focused on business users. Beyond VoIP calling and video messaging, Chime includes virtual meetings, allowing users to host or join a remote meeting through the service. Show More Summary

Why AWS has such a big lead in the cloud

When you look at the size of the cloud market, it’s astonishing that AWS is the undisputed leader, and probably will be for the foreseeable future. Considering the competition is the likes of Google, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle; AWS’s big lead is even more surprising. Show More Summary

Researchers simulate a ransomware attack on industrial controls

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a form of ransomware that can hit us where it really counts: the water supply. Their program installed itself in a model water plant and allowed the researchers to change...Show More Summary

Playment gives companies on-demand workers to analyze data using mobile devices

Pretty much every company, to some extent, has to power their algorithms with data and machine learning if they’re going to be competitive with anyone else in their space. The challenge there, though, is that not everyone can have the massive computational power and data of a company like Google — especially not startups. Show More Summary

Salesforce adds some artificial intelligence to customer service products

Last Fall when Salesforce introduced Einstein, its artificial intelligence initiative, it debuted with some intelligence built into the core CRM tool, but with a promise that it would expand into other products over time. Today it announced it was adding Einstein AI to its Service Cloud customer service platform. Show More Summary

Docker makes secrets management a built-in feature of its enterprise product

A few years ago, using containers to run your applications came with a number of security tradeoffs compared to using virtual machines. As enterprises started adopting various container technologies faster than anybody expected, that became an issue and companies like Docker started making security a priority. Show More Summary

SAP adds AI and integrated analytics in latest cloud release

SAP is about as traditional a legacy vendor as you are likely to find, delivering complex on-prem ERP solutions for the largest organizations on the planet. But like everyone else, SAP sees a future in which companies rely less on software installed in private data centers and more on public cloud products to handle the heavy lifting for them. Show More Summary

Kelvin Kwong leaves Jawbone for product VP role at Big Health

As Jawbone continues to work towards a pivot, the Up device maker also continues to talent that may not be core to its future. In the latest departure, Kelvin Kwong, who had been the Jawbone’s director of product management, has joined Big Health, maker of the Sleepio sleep improvement program, as VP of product management. Show More Summary

Egnyte Connect lets business users access files wherever they live

The cloud was supposed to solve the file access problem. The trouble is that when you work for a big company, some of your files may live in the cloud and others on-prem. How do you access all of those files regardless of where they live? Egnyte hopes to settle all of that with the launch of Egnyte Connect for the desktop today. Show More Summary

Box unveils new set of developer tools

Box decided early on it wanted to be a platform on top of which which developers can build applications using Box services. Today, it introduced several new tools designed to make it easier for developers to get up and running on the Box platform. Today’s announcement starts with a newly designed Box Developer Console. Show More Summary

HackerOne scores $40 million investment as bug bounty platform growth continues

For the past several years, HackerOne has been helping customers build bug bounty programs to find vulnerabilities in their software, and today it hauled in a big bounty of its own — a $40 million Series C investment led by Dragoneer Investment Group. Show More Summary

Google debuts Cloud Search, a smart search engine for G Suite customers

Google today launched a new tool for its business customers called Google Cloud Search, which will allow users to search across G Suite products, including Drive, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Docs, Contacts, and more. The service was previously...Show More Summary

Druva’s latest feature helps protect data stored on its service from ransomware

Over the years, Druva has developed services for protecting and managing data and tools for governance and compliance. Today, it took that idea one step further when it added ransomware and anomaly detection. The company decided to develop...Show More Summary

AWS still owns the cloud

When Amazon announced its earnings for its Amazon Web Services cloud division on Thursday, the results were hardly surprising. While AWS might not have the eye-popping growth percentages of its rivals, it still grew at a decent 47 percent with earnings of $3.53 billion on an astonishing $14.2 billion run rate. Show More Summary

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