Shadow wants to make game demos cool again with cloud computing
Shadow is introducing some new use cases for its cloud computing service at the Game Developers Conference. In particular, the company wants to partner with game publishers so that they can create vir
TechCrunch+ roundup: Big Data’s cloud backlash, CVC pitch tips, de-risking hardware startups
I started wearing sweaters after I got my last utility bill, but companies at scale can’t dial back their data usage as easily.
AWS takes a hit in latest round of Amazon layoffs
When Amazon announced it was laying off another 9,000 employees today, AWS employees were not exempt with Amazon CEO (and former AWS CEO) Andy Jassy announcing the cloud division would be included int
The cloud backlash has begun: Why big data is pulling compute back on premises
Cloud-first strategies may be hitting the limits of their efficacy, and in many cases, ROIs are diminishing, triggering a major cloud backlash.
Akamai reaches for the cloud
A year ago, Akamai acquired Linode for $900 million. At the time, Akamai said it wanted to combine Linode with its edge platform and security services. Unsurprisingly, that’s exactly what it is
China’s globalizing startups could be a boon to US cloud giants
After quarters of rapid growth fueled by remote work, the cloud market is cooling down as businesses look for ways to curb cloud spending in post-COVID times and an uncertain economy. AWS saw its grow
AWS says growth dropped to mid-teens to start new year as customer cost-cutting continues
Yesterday Amazon reported earnings, with AWS growing a modest 20% for the quarter over the prior year to $21 billion. But perhaps even more troubling, the company reported in the earnings call with an
5 cloud trends to track in 2023
From AI and ML to bespoke solutions, cloud technology is on track to expand into more areas than ever in 2023 as adoption increases.
While Amazon had a rocky year, AWS remains a reliable cash cow
Although Amazon as a whole has hit a bit of a post-peak pandemic rough patch, AWS keeps delivering.
Edtech Saasguru wants to fix the cloud talent shortage at scale
Cloud tech companies are facing a significant cloud skills shortage, making it hard to hire people and difficult to make sure their current workforce’s skills are up to date. Australia- and U.S.-bas
Shadow launches cloud storage service Shadow Drive
Shadow is now officially a tech company with two different products. In addition to its cloud computing service that works particularly well for games, the company is launching Shadow Drive, a cloud s
Akamai invests in Macrometa as the two strike partnership
Edge computing cloud and global data network Macrometa has struck a new partnership and product integrations with Akamai Technologies. Akamai also led a new funding round in Macrometa that included pa
TechCrunch+ roundup: Growth hacking real talk, RPA market slowdown, AI and IP
IMO, “growth hacking" is a sloppy way to describe the iterative work required to fine-tune marketing campaigns and systems.
The changing cloud landscape: From observability to optimization
Optimization is the next big thing in cloud management, because organizations will continue to look for ways to cut costs, and optimization tooling offers a clear solution.
Arcadia wants to bring carbon transparency to ESG claims with Salesforce partnership
Arcadia today announced a partnership with Salesforce to add carbon accounting to the cloud company’s Net Zero Cloud offering.
On cloud platforms and SME antitrust complaints
End-to-end encrypted email provider Tutanota finally got a fix last month from Microsoft for a registration issue that had affected users who were trying to sign up to the tech giant’s cloud-bas
Dope Security emerges from stealth to shake up the SWG market
San Francisco-based cybersecurity startup Dope Security has launched from stealth with $4 million in funding to modernize the secure web gateway market. A secure web gateway, or SWG, is a network secu
Dig scoops up $34M to tackle the fragmented world of cloud data security
In 2022, the amount of corporate data stored in the cloud (versus on-premise servers) reached 60%, a signal of how the world of enterprise IT is evolving. But lest you think that cloud=modern=more eff
Nyshex lands a fresh $25M to match shippers with ocean carriers
The New York Shipping Exchange (Nyshex), a platform that connects shippers with ocean carriers, today announced that it raised $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Collate Capital with parti
Cyrebro, a specialist in cloud-based security ops centers, locks down $40M
The cloud, and the growing number of assets that are held and used within cloud services, have become a major focus in cybersecurity over the years. Today, a startup that’s leveraging the cloud