Imagine for a second that you could roll up the entire cloud market, everything from SaaS to infrastructure to platform, CDNs (content delivery networks), managed private clouds, data center rentals &
Google is going to start paying for its use of Wikipedia information to help power its knowledge panels in Google Search. The search giant, along with the digital library the Internet Archive, are the
Helios, a Tel Aviv–based startup that wants to make it easier for developers to understand, troubleshoot and test their distributed systems during the development phase, today announced its general
Most Americans dread doing their taxes. Surveys show as much. But as many as 40% rely on money from tax refunds to satisfy some financial obligation. Ben Borodach, a former Deloitte fintech strategist
Since its launch a few years ago, GraphQL platform Hasura has made it easier for developers to use GraphQL by simplifying the process of connecting their data sources to their applications and then ac
Data centers with servers attached to solid-state drives (SSDs) can suffer from an imbalance of storage and compute. Either there’s not enough processing power to go around, or physical storage limi
At its Data + AI Summit, Databricks today made the requisite number of announcements one would expect from a company’s flagship developer event. Among those are the launch of Delta Lake 2.0, the
Gloat, an internal marketplace for corporate talent, today announced that it raised $90 million in a Series D round led by Generation Investment Management, bringing the startup’s total raised t
Startups face many challenges, but one outsized one is having to navigate regulatory requirements that differ in each jurisdiction. Particularly when it comes to financial compliance, implementing sol
Ever spend much too long trying — and failing — to rediscover articles you’ve partially read? This reporter’s been there, and it seems I’m not the only one. According to
Sharebite, a startup that partners with restaurants to deliver food to corporate clients, today announced that it raised $39 million in a Series B round led by Prosus with participation from Fiserv, C
Opaque Systems, a startup developing what it describes as “AI for confidential computing,” today announced that it closed a $22 million Series A funding round led by Walden Catalyst Partne
If you ask most executives if they want to do the right thing by the planet, chances are they are going to say yes, even if they don’t know exactly what that involves. Some companies could exaggerat
It’s tempting to over-invest in best-in-class technologies to drive efficiencies and stand out, but that technological desire to keep up with the Joneses can come at a significant cost.
Maybe now, as Zendesk goes private, it can take a deep breath and get back to work outside of the white-hot public investing spotlight where activist investors can lurk, sometimes wreaking havoc.
Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that drastically speeds up (and reduces the cost of) the shipment
The Red Sox are no different than most businesses when it comes to a tech stack.
As a veteran startup worker who has been laid off during economic downturns, it's dissonant to hear investors say this is a good time to launch a software startup. They're not wrong, however.
Zendesk selling for a mid-single-digit multiple with positive free cash flow, 30% revenue growth and a recent re-acceleration of top-line expansion should be downright terrifying for unicorns.
Zendesk has had a difficult time over the last several months. It has been hounded by activist investors, Jana Partners. It turned down a $17 billion acquisition in February believing it was worth mor