Interiors marketplace eporta raises $8M, led by Canvas Ventures

In this day and age of higher expectation in offices, sourcing your furniture from Ikea no longer cuts the proverbial mustard. But the furniture industry is notoriously old fashioned, forcing buyers t

UiPath raising at least $100M at $1B+ valuation for its ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other AI tech to help consumers ask and answer qu

Okta has a great earnings day on the back of strong international growth

Okta kept its beat-streak alive today with a healthy earnings report. On the back of international growth and a healthy services business, Okta beat revenue expectations by nine percent and managed to

Apple and Accenture teaming up to help enterprises build advanced mobility tools

There is a general misconception that Apple is strictly about consumer tools, but the fact is that the company has a big presence in the enterprise just by the sheer number of iPhones and iPads in the

Accenture, can I ask you a few questions?

Hey Accenture, are you aware that your PR firm is pitching your latest corporate beta for a creepy face and emotion-monitoring algorithm as a party trick?

Relax, artificial intelligence isn’t coming for your job

There is a pervasive underlying fear from generations raised on dystopian science fiction that artificial intelligence and robotics will be the undoing of humankind. Eventually, the conventional think

William Hurley on Honest Dollar’s sale to Goldman Sachs

Jordan French Contributor Jordan French is the founder of the marketing firm Notability Partners and the chief marketing officer of BeeHex. More posts by this contributor Don Katz dishes on

How government can unlock three trillion dollars of value in the digital economy

The traditional Silicon Valley view is that innovation happens in spite rather than because of government. But according to Accenture Senior Director of Strategy, Anand Shah, government does have an i

Digital Transformation Requires Total Organizational Commitment

Wherever you turn, businesses are facing tremendous disruptive pressure. What’s interesting is that the theory about how firms should be dealing with this massive change is itself in flux, tra

Accenture Acquires Cloud Sherpas To Enhance Cloud Consulting Chops, Especially Around

Accenture, the worldwide consulting company, announced today it was buying Cloud Sherpas, a firm that specializes in helping companies incorporate cloud services like, Google and Servi

How Businesses Are Leveraging Public Data To Reach Target Audiences

It’s no secret that the growth of publicly available data, or open data, is more prevalent than ever. From government databases, such as those aggregated by, to data made available via tool

Chaotic Moon Sells To Accenture

Consulting and technology services company Accenture snatched up creative studio Chaotic Moon today. The Austin-based studio known for coming up with crazy fire shooting drones and other design techn

With $1.2M In Funding, MightySignal Brings Some Technology To B2B Sales Teams

If you’re an enterprise SaaS salesperson, a new company called MightySignal wants to help you find better leads based on information they can find by crawling the web. It was founded by Jason Lew an

Crittercism Raises $30M More, Inks Mobile App Performance Deal With New Backer Accenture

Some big news today from <a target="_blank" href="">Crittercism</a>, a startup that operates a platform for companies to monitor their mobile app performance with customers inclu

Global Fintech Investment Boom Is Benefitting London Most, Says Accenture Study

London is benefitting most from a global boom in fintech investment, according to research by consultancy firm Accenture . The firm said the growth of a London fintech cluster is being fueled by the

As Demand For Tablets, Smartphones And Connected Screens Soars, Pure Play Devices Under Threat, Says Accenture

Attention dumbphones, point-and-shoot cameras and music players: sorry to tell you this, but it looks like your days may be numbered. According to a <a target="_blank" href="

Cost Of U.S. Consumer Electronics Returns Estimated To Reach $16.7 Billion In 2011

While consumer electronics (CE) merchandise returns are often an overlooked scenario for consumers they are undoubtedly top of mind for manufacturers and retailers because of their billion dollar pric

Big Data Storage Startup Basho Nabs $7.5M (And Accenture CTO Don Rippert)

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Basho Technologies</a>, a data storage and management software startup se

Nokia Integrates NAVTEQ With New 'Location & Commerce' Business, Closes Accenture Outsourcing Deal

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Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs worldwide, transfers 3,000 Symbian jobs to Accenture

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