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  • Oracle grabs Zenedge as it continues to beef up its cloud security play

    Oracle grabs Zenedge as it continues to beef up its cloud security play

    Oracle announced yesterday that it intends to acquire Zenedge, a 4-year old hybrid security startup. They didn’t reveal a purchase price. With Zenedge, Oracle gets a security service to add it to its growing cloud play. In this case, the company has products to protect customers whether in the cloud, on-prem or across hybrid environments. The company offers a range of services from… Read More

  • Bynder acquires digital asset management service Webdam from Shutterstock for $49.1M

    Bynder acquires digital asset management service Webdam from Shutterstock for $49.1M

    Bynder, one of the leading companies in the digital asset management space, today announced that it has acquired Shutterstock‘s Webdam. The Amsterdam-based company tells us that it paid $49.1 million for Webdam, which Shutterstock itself acquired back in 2014. Like Bynder, Webdam’s focus is on helping enterprises and agencies manage their digital assets. Currently Webdam… Read More

  • Slack adds Edith Cooper to board of directors

    Slack adds Edith Cooper to board of directors

    Slack had added Edith Cooper, who most recently served as the global head of human capital management at Goldman Sachs, to its board of directors. As Slack prepares “for accelerated growth at scale,” Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield wrote in a blog post today, Cooper marks Slack’s second independent board member. “She has an unrivaled depth of experience in the hardest… Read More

  • MongoDB gets support for multi-document ACID transactions

    MongoDB gets support for multi-document ACID transactions

    MongoDB is finally getting support for multi-document ACID (atomicity, consistency, isolation, durability) transactions. That’s something the MongoDB community has been asking for for years and MongoDB Inc, the company behind the project, is now about to make this a reality. As the company will announce at an event later today, support for ACID transactions will launch when it ships… Read More

  • Stealth Security reels in $8 million investment from Shasta Ventures to root out bad bots

    Stealth Security reels in $8 million investment from Shasta Ventures to root out bad bots

    We live in world where bots are operating all over the internet. Like Glinda in the Wizard of Oz asking Dorothy if she is a good witch or a bad witch, network admins simply want to determine if a bot is there to help or harm. It’s not always easy to know. That’s where Stealth Security comes in. The 4-year old startup wants to help you defend against automated bot attacks. Today… Read More

  • Pulse Q&A wants to transform the way we gather data from CIOs

    Pulse Q&A wants to transform the way we gather data from CIOs

    Lots of companies need to understand what CIOs are thinking, but it’s hard to get a group of busy people to give meaningful answers about the products they use or their budget priorities in public forums for obvious reasons. Pulse Q&A is a new company in the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class that wants to change how we gather and share this valuable information. “Imagine you had… Read More

  • Traction Tech Council launches to help IT execs spend money on the right startups

    Traction Tech Council launches to help IT execs spend money on the right startups

    Sourcing the right technology for a company has always been challenging, but today it is an entirely different beast. There are tens of thousands of startups out there hawking their technology services, and the pace of innovation has increased dramatically. Hundreds of startups claim to use artificial intelligence or blockchain technology in their software, but do they actually solve the… Read More

  • InfluxData scores $35 million Series C to expand time series database business

    InfluxData scores $35 million Series C to expand time series database business

    In a world where sensors are capturing ever-increasing amounts of data, being able to collect that high volume and measure it over time becomes increasingly important. InfluxData, the startup built on top of the open source time series database platform, announced it has received a $35 million Series C investment today led by Sapphire Ventures, the investment firm closely associated with… Read More

  • Amazon may be developing AI chips for Alexa

    Amazon may be developing AI chips for Alexa

    The Information has a report this morning that Amazon is working on building AI chips for the Echo, which would allow Alexa to more quickly parse information and get those answers. Read More

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