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  • Symantec Sells Veritas Division To Private Equity Group For $8B

    Symantec Sells Veritas Division To Private Equity Group For $8B

    Symantec announced today that it had sold its Veritas division to The Carlyle Group, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm for $8 billion in cash. The move comes after Symantec, mostly known as a computer security company, announced it was splitting into two separate publicly traded companies last fall. The first was going to be Symantec, which as you might expect focused on security… Read More

  • In The Age of Disruption, Customer Love Is More Important Than Ever

    In The Age of Disruption, Customer Love Is More Important Than Ever

    Think about how frustrated you were the last time you waited for your cable guy to show up, or how annoyed you got when you settled into the back of a cab, only to have the driver tell you he wouldn’t take a credit a card. What about the time you had to pay a hefty fee for the right to text and use data on your smartphone outside of the country? These scenarios are probably all too… Read More

  • DataGravity Focuses On Security In Latest Release

    DataGravity Focuses On Security In Latest Release

    DataGravity announced version 2.0 of its storage appliance today, which focuses on data security, particularly knowing what files you have and who’s been accessing them. When DataGravity emerged last summer with a new concept of data aware storage, it announced a number of key features, but it found that “customers were gravitating most around security at the point of… Read More

  • Adobe Is The Latest Tech Company To Increase Parental Leave

    Adobe Is The Latest Tech Company To Increase Parental Leave

    Software company Adobe will be expanding its maternity and paternity leave programs for employees. Starting November 1, birth mothers will be able to take up to six months of paid leave. Primary caregivers, who include new parents through birth, surrogacy, adoption and foster care, will get up to 16 weeks of paid leave. Read More

  • Google Shares Spike 6% After ‘Alphabet’ Restructuring

    Google Shares Spike 6% After ‘Alphabet’ Restructuring

    Google just announced a big restructuring of the company, sending shares up about 6 percent in extended trading. After the announcement, shares of Google rose 5 percent, but have since risen even further. As part of the restructuring, Larry page is now the new CEO of a parent company called Alphabet, while Sundar Pichai will be CEO of Google. According to a regulatory filing… Read More

  • Windows RT’s Last Hurrah

    Windows RT’s Last Hurrah

    While the market has known for long seconds that Windows RT is over, it has not been clear where users of operating system would end up in the Windows 10 era. Microsoft’s Gabriel Aul noted about a month ago that RT users would get something, but until recently it wasn’t clear what that something would be. Read More

  • Visa Selected Three Black-Founded Startups To Help Solve Its Marketing Challenges

    Visa Selected Three Black-Founded Startups To Help Solve Its Marketing Challenges

    On the heels of U.S. President Barack Obama hosting the first-ever White House demo day, which placed an emphasis on diversity, Visa has announced the winners of its The Everywhere Initiative. And, wait for it, all of the winning startup founders are black. The Everywhere Initiative sought out to source innovative solutions from startups for Visa’s marketing… Read More

  • IBM Buying Merge Healthcare For $1B To Bring Medical Image Analysis To Watson Health

    IBM Buying Merge Healthcare For $1B To Bring Medical Image Analysis To Watson Health

    IBM announced a huge deal today, agreeing to pay a billion dollars for Merge Healthcare, a medical imaging company it plans to fold into the Watson Health unit. Merge’s technology is in use in 7500 healthcare facilities in the US, according to information supplied by IBM. The firm processes billions of images such as x-rays, MRIs and CT scans with 30 billion images processed to-date… Read More

  • Box Metadata Update Part Of Broader Strategy To Attract Large Customers

    Box Metadata Update Part Of Broader Strategy To Attract Large Customers

    Box announced a major update to its metadata feature today, a move that is part of a broader strategy to attract and keep larger customers. The update includes three major pieces: first of all it provides the ability for administrators to create and distribute metadata templates via the Box Admin console. Next, it provides APIs for attaching metadata information to applications built using Box. Read More

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