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WICASTR brings data to the edge

Content distribution is hard. You want to keep enough of it close enough to favorite customers so they don’t have to wait and reduce latency for new data. That’s why WICASTR created the SM

Is it exit season yet?

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges Who gains from Facebook’s missteps? Startup funding and exiting activity has been sl

Cisco acquires conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million

This morning Cisco announced that it is buying MindMeld for $125 million. Founded in 2011, MindMeld helps businesses to build conversational interfaces with cloud-based services. MindMeld, originall

Tech workers demonstrate in downtown San Francisco against Trump’s immigration plans

There was a palpable energy in downtown San Francisco today as hundreds of tech workers from LinkedIn, Cisco, Apple and other tech companies came together to talk about the plight of the American immi

Verizon is launching virtual network services

Called "Virtual Network Solutions" and announced in a press release filled with so much corporate jargon it's barely understandable, the idea is that spinning up, monitoring, managing, protecting, and

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?

Hands On With eero, Or A Noob’s Guide To Building An At-Home Wireless Mesh Network

eero was supposed to go out late last year to those who bought the system during pre-launch but a manufacturing hiccup pushed the ship date to the here and now. But the startup has toiled away for w

The Italian Tech Sector Is Getting A Boost From Big U.S. Partners

With a little help from some big American companies, the Italian technology sector is taking off in the early part of 2016.

Padmasree Warrior On Why She Chose To Take On Her New Role As NextEv CEO

NextEv, a Chinese electric car company potentially taking on Tesla and Faraday Future, has tapped Padmasree Warrior for the U.S. CEO position. Warrior will also head up software development and the u

The State Of Hardware For 2015

Startups are re-imagining daily objects and inventing new devices. Supported by maker spaces incubators and accelerators, a fraction of this explosion of startups moves on to later stage financing. In

AngelPad Shows Off 13 New Startups At SF Demo Day

Today, AngelPad — a five-year-old seed-stage incubator that twice a year chooses roughly a dozen startups to coach over a three-month period — held its ninth “demo day” in S

Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

Apple playing nicely with enterprise companies is a sight for sore eyes. The edict that Microsoft has enterprise on lockdown is dissipating. Huge enterprise player Cisco and Apple announced a “F

Cisco Teams Up With Instructure To Move The World’s Largest IT Classroom To The Cloud

<a target="_blank" href="">The Cisco Networking Academy</a> is the largest education program in the world you've probably never heard of. The Academ

Cisco Acquires Collaboration Software Maker Versly

<a href="">Cisco</a> this morning <a href="">announced</a> that it has acquir

Cisco To Buy Comptel’s Axioss Software Assets For $31 Million In Cash

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Yawn: How Did Big Tech Companies Turn into Big Boring Banks?

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Cisco Buys Cloud Automation And Management Software Company newScale

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Cisco Completes Acquisition Of Pari Networks (Started By Former Cisco Execs)

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Cisco To Acquire Network Management Software Company LineSider

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Cisco To Acquire ExtendMedia In Bid To Ramp Up Its IP Video Services

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Cisco</a> this morning announced its intent to purchase privately-held an
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