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  • Box Shuttle helps ferry legacy file stores to cloud

    Box Shuttle helps ferry legacy file stores to cloud

    Box announced Box Shuttle today, a new service that combines software and consulting to help customers move large — as in millions or even hundreds of millions — of legacy files to the Box service. Previously, companies with files stored in network file shares or legacy content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint, EMC Documentum or OpenText were on their own when it came… Read More

  • You can’t kill email Crunch Network

    You can’t kill email

    New technology is emerging at ever-increasing speeds, transforming how we communicate, collaborate and manage our day-to-day responsibilities. As soon as we get a strong grasp on the latest workplace technology, an even newer solution surfaces. Read More

  • Ancera raises $8.9 million for tech to prevent food poisoning and recalls

    Ancera raises $8.9 million for tech to prevent food poisoning and recalls

    A startup based in Branford, Connecticut, Ancera Inc. has raised $8.9 million in Series A funding for technology that helps food producers detect contaminants faster than other methods will allow. The company’s mission is to prevent food waste, recalls or worse, the spread of food-borne illnesses, said Ancera CEO and founder Arjun Ganesan. Investors in the deal included: Glass… Read More

  • MongoDB launches Atlas, its new database-as-a-service offering

    MongoDB launches Atlas, its new database-as-a-service offering

    MongoDB, the company behind the eponymous open source database, is launching Atlas today, its third major revenue-generating service. Atlas is MongoDB’s database-as-a-service offering that provides users with a managed database service. The service will offer pay-as-you-go pricing and will initially allow users to deploy on Amazon Web Services (AWS), with support for Microsoft Azure… Read More

  • Todoist gets serious about business with new collaboration features

    Todoist gets serious about business with new collaboration features

    Todoist is already a useful service for your personal todo lists, but the company also lets you create shared projects so that you can share lists and assign tasks to your coworkers. Todoist now plans to completely overhaul its collaboration features so that Todoist Business becomes a full-fledged task management service for enterprise users. There will be five major updates to Todoist… Read More

  • Flexport CEO expresses some remorse in taking cash from Peter Thiel

    Flexport CEO expresses some remorse in taking cash from Peter Thiel

    Remember when we found out billionaire investor Peter Thiel is in support of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump? At TechCrunch Shanghai 2016, Flexport CEO Ryan Petersen, who has received significant funding from Thiel, candidly spoke about his discomfort around Thiel’s backing of Trump. “I don’t know what’s going on there,” Petersen told me on stage… Read More

  • Bee Partners closes $30 million fund to seed very early-stage startups

    Bee Partners closes $30 million fund to seed very early-stage startups

    Bee Partners in San Francisco has raised a $30 million fund, its second, to lead investments in very early stage startups based in the U.S. Founded in 2009, the firm is best-known as the first investor in TubeMogul, now a publicly traded adtech company. Bee was also an early backer of the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, drone tech startup Skycatch, the second-hand fashion marketplace Tradesy… Read More

  • A running tab of what tech people think about whether we’re living in a simulation

    A running tab of what tech people think about whether we’re living in a simulation

    Are we living in a simulation? For whatever reason, this is a hot topic in Silicon Valley these days. It all more or less started when Tesla Motors CEO (and soon to be SolarCity CEO — check one off for the simulation argument there) Elon Musk made a claim at the Code Conference that there’s such a high chance that we’re living in a simulation that it’s more likely we… Read More

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