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  • Lies, Damn Lies And The Myth Of Following The Data

    Lies, Damn Lies And The Myth Of Following The Data

    We are told to follow the data and the truth will be revealed, but data tells many tales and it depends on the data and how you interpret it. It makes me wonder if anything is definitive if you can present two similar sets of data and draw wildly different conclusions, depending on your emphasis. That’s because data is a tool in the hands of humans and we can interpret it as we choose. Read More

  • Ektron President Fesses Up To Selling The Company To Accel-KKR

    Ektron President Fesses Up To Selling The Company To Accel-KKR

    After denying to TechCrunch that Ektron had been sold, company president Tim McKinnon admitted in a later phone conversation that a sale had in fact happened, after a document confirming the deal began circulating online. Earlier this week we published a story about the rumor that Ektron had been sold to an unnamed private equity firm. The firm was presumably Accel-KKR, which had invested in… Read More

  • To Get Off Russia’s Blacklist, GitHub Has Blocked Access To Pages That Highlight Suicide

    To Get Off Russia’s Blacklist, GitHub Has Blocked Access To Pages That Highlight Suicide

    GitHub is slowly navigating the tricky waters of Internet censorship in Russia, using its own platform to track how it’s doing it in an effort to remain transparent, but also agreeing to block pages that the regulator says offend content regulations. “We have since blocked access within the Russian Federation to the specific content which was flagged as prohibited by law… Read More

  • Microsoft’s Plan To Become More Diverse

    Microsoft’s Plan To Become More Diverse

    At its annual shareholder’s meeting this week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Chairman John Thompson fielded a series of questions from the Reverend Jesse Jackson concerning diversity inside the technology company. The set of queries gave Microsoft a chance to address how it approaches the issue. Read More

  • Citus Data Update Gives True Real-Time Analytics

    Citus Data Update Gives True Real-Time Analytics

    Sometimes necessity truly is the mother of invention, and such was the case recently with Citus Data, the company that helps you extend Postgres SQL and run analytics across massive amounts of data in near real-time. The “near” part was the problem, because while Postgres SQL had the real-time capability, CitusDB, the Citus Data product, did not. This was gap they wanted to… Read More

  • ThreatStream Grabs $22M To Help Fight Cybersecurity Threats

    ThreatStream Grabs $22M To Help Fight Cybersecurity Threats

    ThreatStream, a cybersecurity firm based in Redwood City, CA, announced $22M in Series B funding today to continue their efforts to help organizations fight cybersecurity threats. Today’s funding brings the company’s total raised to-date to $26.3M. The current round is led by General Catalyst Partners with help from new investors Institutional Venture Partners and previous… Read More

  • Rumor: Web Content Management Firm Ektron Sold To Private Equity Company [Updated]

    Rumor: Web Content Management Firm Ektron Sold To Private Equity Company [Updated]

    A source told TechCrunch this week that Ektron, a web content management firm based in Nashua, NH has been sold to an unnamed private equity firm for around $48M plus taking on $50M in debt. The source said the actual cash exchanged in the deal would only be in the $30M range, which is pretty low for an established enterprise software company. It’s worth noting that the company has… Read More

  • Nestio Hunts Down $1.6M In Funding From Freestyle Capital To Ramp Up Growth

    Nestio Hunts Down $1.6M In Funding From Freestyle Capital To Ramp Up Growth

    Nestio, the NYC-based real estate startup focused on changing the way brokers and landlords go about their daily business, has raised a $1.6 million funding round to accelerate growth. The round was led by Freestyle Capital with participation from RiverPark Ventures, and existing Nestio investors such as Joanne Wilson, David Cohen, Mike Lazerow, Jerry Colonna, and Scout Ventures. The round… Read More

  • Weaveworks Raises $5M To Help Bring Containers To The Enterprise

    Weaveworks Raises $5M To Help Bring Containers To The Enterprise

    Weaveworks (formerly known as Zettio), is one of the many companies in the quickly growing ecosystem of Docker-related companies. The service was founded by  Alexis Richardson and Matthias Radestock, the team that also built the RabbitMQ message broker. Weaveworks wants to help developers build and migrate their applications to run on container technology. The company today announced that it… Read More

  • Kaminario Scores $53M To Take On Flash Storage Market

    Kaminario Scores $53M To Take On Flash Storage Market

    Kaminario, a company based in Newton, Mass., landed $53 million in funding today as it continues its battle in the growing flash storage array market. The latest influx brings the total raised to an impressive $128 million, making the storage startup the best funded company you probably never heard of. The round includes current investors Sequoia Capital, Pitango, Globespan, Tenaya and… Read More

  • Windows 10 Build 9888 Leaks, Install At Your Own Risk

    Windows 10 Build 9888 Leaks, Install At Your Own Risk

    If you were disappointed when the Windows 10 crew announced that it would not release another official build this year, take heart, there is new code that you can play with. It’s not an official release, so you’ll have to find the software yourself (it’s easy), and install it at your own risk. But if you just can’t wait, then Windows 10 build 9888 might be just the… Read More

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