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  • Taser Adds Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor To Its Board

    Taser Adds Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor To Its Board

    Taser, the public safety company probably best known for its eponymous electric stun-guns used by law enforcement people to immobilise suspects, is announcing a new board appointment that points to its ambitions to expand the other side of its business in connected wearables and cloud-based services to manage the data collected through them. Bret Taylor, the ex-CTO of Facebook and now… Read More

  • Mesosphere Grabs $10M In Series A Funding To Transform Server Management

    Mesosphere Grabs $10M In Series A Funding To Transform Server Management

    Mesosphere, a Silicon Valley startup based on the open source Apache Mesos project, announced $10.5M in Series A funding today. The funding round is led by Andreessen Horowitz with help from Data Collective and Fuel Capital. This follows seed funding a year ago of $2.25M  from Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and SV Angel. The company wants to change how companies… Read More

  • Dropbox Looks To Shed “Dropbox Problem” Image

    Dropbox Looks To Shed “Dropbox Problem” Image

    With 300M users, there is no denying Dropbox’s popularity, but driven by BYOD and easy procurement, the product has become emblematic of employees bringing their own services into companies to such an extent, the term “Dropbox problem” has entered the lexicon. Ilya Fushman, head of product, business and mobile at Dropbox, says the company is working hard to change… Read More

  • Clouds Rise As Arista Networks Shares Pop 28% As It Raises $226M In IPO

    Clouds Rise As Arista Networks Shares Pop 28% As It Raises $226M In IPO

    Box may have delayed its IPO but not all enterprise tech companies based around cloud business models are seeing rainy days. Arista Networks today made its debut on the NYSE, and its shares popped 28% at the opening as it raised $226 million in its IPO. The company — a leader in cloud networking solutions for large data center and computer environments and products to run them… Read More

  • ElasticSearch Scores $70M In Series C To Fund Growth Spurt

    ElasticSearch Scores $70M In Series C To Fund Growth Spurt

    ElasticSearch announced $70M in Series C funding today just 18 months after forming the company. Company executives say they will use the money to continue to drive their phenomenal growth. This round is being led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Additional funders include Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures. It brings total funding to date to $104M. It’s said when a child… Read More

  • Slidebean Launches To Give Prezi A Run For Its Money

    Slidebean Launches To Give Prezi A Run For Its Money

    If you’re looking for an easier way to turn the content in your head into a beautiful presentation, Slidebean has launched to give users presentation tools right on the web. Of course, such tools have been around for years and years, but Slidebean is different in that it’s one of the only presentation builders that separates the content from the format. Read More

  • WWDC Keynote Shows Apple Means Business

    WWDC Keynote Shows Apple Means Business

    Apple’s WWDC keynote had a message for cloud service providers. Apple knows it has the devices inside the enterprise, whether iPhone, iPad and even Macs, and it wants more than just the hardware business. It wants everything. And it’s coming for you. Read More

  • FoKo Expands “Enterprise Instagram” Product To Desktop

    FoKo Expands “Enterprise Instagram” Product To Desktop

    FoKo, the enterprise photo sharing applications that gives companies a private Instagram-like experience, has announced a new desktop version to share items such as CAD drawings, which might not be available from a smartphone. Up until now, FoKo has been strictly a smartphone app, but co-founder Eric Sauve said customers were demanding the ability to share pictures that might not be available… Read More

  • Popular Task-Management Software ToDoist Releases Its First Enterprise Product

    Popular Task-Management Software ToDoist Releases Its First Enterprise Product

    As it promised earlier this year, ToDoist has launched a version of its popular cross-platform task-management software for enterprise users. ToDoist For Business includes the support for collaboration and real-time sync it added back in January, as well as a host of other features. Read More

  • DataTorrent, A Big Data Platform Built On Hadoop, Can Process A Billion Events Per Second

    DataTorrent, A Big Data Platform Built On Hadoop, Can Process A Billion Events Per Second

    DataTorrent made its primary product, DataTorrent RTS, generally available today. The product is built on top of Hadoop 2.0 and allows companies to process massive amounts of big data in real time. According to Phu Hoang, co-founder of the company, who was one of the first engineers at Yahoo! hired in 1996, the product can process more than a billion data events per second. Prior to a… Read More