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Daily Crunch: $8.5B Amazon-MGM merger will bring thousands of titles to Prime Video

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Ardoq, the enterprise architecture startup, raises $125M to help organizations make sense of their networks

As organizations continue to build out their digital architecture, a new category of enterprise software has emerged to help them manage that process. Now, Ardoq — which makes enterprise archite

OpsLevel raises $15M to help developers manage their microservices

OpsLevel, a startup that helps development teams organize and track their microservices in a centralized developer portal, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round. The

Jeffrey Katzenberg backs the $10M seed round for HUBUC’s embedded finance API

I recently wrote about the so-called “Embedded finance” trend, citing the example of Intergiro’s recent fundraising in the space. There’s now yet another example of this trend in the shape of

Early-stage Euro VC Backed brings in another €150M, puts a heavy focus on founder events

London-based early-stage European VC fund Backed is bolstering its position by adding €75 million to its seed fund, while adding another €75 million via a new follow-on fund vehicle. The Backed Co

AWS brings its Local Zones mini data centers to 32 new cities

Latency is critical for a lot of workloads, yet the large cloud providers typically build their major data centers where the electricity is cheap and the local tax incentives high. In recent years, th

Akamai acquires Linode for $900M

Akamai, the company you probably mostly think of as a content delivery network but that also offers security and edge computing services, today announced that it has acquired Linode. The price of the

Public sector bodies’ use of cloud services probed in joint EU data protection enforcement

A coordinated enforcement action focused on public sector bodies’ use of cloud services is kicking off across the European Union. More than 80 public bodies in a wide range of sectors, including

MoneyHash gets $3M to build a super-API for payment operations in Africa, Mideast

Large merchants, particularly those that operate in more than one geography, have to support an array of payments methods. Each payment integration requires in-house technical work and the remodeling

To cope with stricter data regulation, enterprises should look to fully open APIs

No matter where you go outside the U.S., you’ll have to comply with different regulations that could ultimately prevent you from deploying your applications successfully.

TechCrunch+ roundup: After the exit, starting up in stealth, Wag’s SPAC plans

Startups do not have a great survival rate. Nine out of ten will fail, and those that persist will likely need at least three to four years to become profitable.

From movies to shipping, AWS is driving Amazon’s revenue diversification

Put simply: Most of Amazon’s operating income came not from selling stuff, but instead from selling compute and storage.

What does the new era of location intelligence hold for businesses?

Throughout the COVID-19 recovery era, location data is set to be a core ingredient for driving business intelligence and building sustainable consumer loyalty.

With a $22B run rate, does it matter if Google Cloud still loses money?

In today's expanding cloud market, Google Cloud has room to reach new heights regardless of its current market share challenges.

Berlin’s Tilo raises seed round to tackle unstructured data sets with a serverless platform

As is commonly the case, data sets used inside companies almost always come from diverse sources and in different, unstructured formats. Connecting them up can lead to a very large headache. But if it

Daily Crunch: 4 years after launch, fintech platform Esusu saddles unicorn with $130M Series B

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Israeli fintech Personetics raises $85M for tools to help incumbents personalize banking services to compete with neobanks

Big banks are under a lot of pressure to modernize their services to meet demands of consumers who now view as table stakes things like mobile apps that identify who and where you are; or instant, on-

Amazon expands its Sidewalk IoT network with an enterprise-grade bridge

Back in 2019, Amazon first announced its Sidewalk network, a new low-bandwidth, long-distance wireless protocol and network for connecting smart devices — and keeping them online when your own W

Constant compliance is security theater

If the problem you're trying to solve is trust via certification, does a technical integration accelerate compliance?

AWS will buy a SaaS company, and other 2022 enterprise predictions

It's always a sticky business predicting what's going to happen in tech, because who knows what's going on behind the scenes or what's coming next.
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