Window Snyder’s new startup Thistle Technologies raises $2.5M seed to secure IoT devices

The Internet of Things has a security problem. The past decade has seen wave after wave of new internet-connected devices, from sensors through to webcams and smart home tech, often manufactured in bu

New investment firm wants to change the way we fund early stage companies — from New Hampshire

The three founders of York IE have a vision about how to change the way early stage startups get funding. They have experience shattering norms, having built a successful startup, Dyn, in Manchester,

Thousands of vulnerable TP-Link routers at risk of remote hijack

Thousands of TP-Link routers are vulnerable to a bug that can be used to remotely take control of the device, but it took more than a year for the company to publish the patches on its website. The vu

Crunch Report | Oracle Acquires Dyn “Thanksgiving Special”

The Thanksgiving edition of Crunch Report: What I'm thankful for... disappearing live video and messages in Instagram, Nutonomy hits the streets in Boston, Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn and Ed Zitr

Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn, subject of a massive DDoS attack in October

A timely, if a little surprising, piece of M&A this morning from Oracle: the enterprise services company announced that it has acquired Dyn, the popular DNS provider that was the subject of a m

Logz.io raises $16 million so folks can better understand and monitor their networks

It may not be the most compelling technology for consumers, but for businesses, it’s important to know what’s going on in a network. That’s why Logz.io has managed to raise $16 milli

Dyn DNS DDoS likely the work of script kiddies, says Flashpoint

Business risk intelligence firm FlashPoint has put out a preliminary analysis of last week's massive denial of service attack against Dyn DNS, and its conclusion is it was likely the work of amateur h

Webcams involved in Dyn DDoS attack recalled

Dyn said last week it identified “10s of millions” of unique IP addresses involved in the massive botnet DDoS attack on its managed DNS services, which knocked out Twitter, Amazon and othe

How massive DDoS attacks are undermining the Internet

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CrunchBase sees some slowing for early-stage venture in the second quarter

As in past quarters, a high portion of the largest early-stage fundings went to life science companies developing breakthrough therapeutics platforms. Internet and technology companies also closed som

Not all startups need the bright lights of the big city

In an office park overlooking a lake in Southern New Hampshire, Rajesh Mishra is working to change how cell networks are created. Rajesh and his company, Parallel Wireless, along with a dozen or so ot

Jeremy Hitchcock steps down as CEO of Dyn

Just a day after announcing a $50 million round of funding, Internet performance management company Dyn is revealing there’s been a change in leadership — co-founder Jeremy Hitchcock is stepp

Dyn raises $50M more to help your favorite websites stay fast and secure

Internet performance management company Dyn has raised $50 million in Series B funding. Dyn was founded back in 2001, with its first product being a DNS service called DynDNS. Over time, it’s e

Dyn Acquires Internet Intelligence Service Renesys

Dyn, the Internet performance service best known for its DynDNS service, today announced that it has acquired Renesys, a company that specializes in monitoring the Internet to provide data about cloud

Dyn Raises $38M Series A Round Led by North Bridge, Adds Jason Calacanis To Its Board

<a target="_blank" href="http://dyn.com/">Dyn</a>, the Infrastructure-as-a-Service company that's probably best known for <a target="_blank" href="http://dyn.com/dns/dyndns-pro/">DynDNS</a>, just <a t