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UiPath names former Google Cloud exec co-CEO to steer its future
UiPath, the RPA company that went public a year ago, was once hotter than hot in a space that was sizzling. Consider that it raised $750 million in February, 2021 at an astonishing $35 billion valuati
Google launches Media CDN to compete on content delivery
This week at the 2022 NAB Show Streaming Summit, Google launched in general availability Media CDN, a platform for delivering content using the same infrastructure that powers YouTube. With a presence
MLB forays into the future with new tech for the old ball game
Major League Baseball may have started in the 19th century and come of age in the 20th, but it has definitely embraced technology today.
Google Cloud launches its new data loss prevention tool for BigQuery
Inevitably, large businesses will collect all kinds of sensitive data. Often, that’s personal identifiable data (PII) of their customers and employees, or other information that only a select nu
Google Cloud survey finds most execs support sustainability efforts, but few follow the data
A new survey by Google Cloud found that a majority of executives see sustainability as a key goal for their business. It also found that a majority are not actually measuring their progress over time.
Google Cloud launches BigLake, a new cross-platform data storage engine
At its Cloud Data Summit, Google today announced the preview launch of BigLake, a new data lake storage engine that makes it easier for enterprises to analyze the data in their data warehouses and dat
Google Cloud gets more expensive
Renting cloud infrastructure typically gets cheaper over time, but Google Cloud is bucking this trend today with significant price increases across a number of core services. These increases, which Go
Google is acquiring security intelligence firm Mandiant for $5.4B
At a time when cybersecurity is top of mind for many firms, Google announced it was paying $5.4 billion to acquire security intelligence company Mandiant, giving it access to security data gathering c
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.
Why Sabre is betting against multi-cloud
In January, Sabre, the travel technology company that probably managed at least some aspects of your last flight and hotel bookings, announced a 10-year partnership with Google Cloud that would see it
Google Cloud teams up with NLP startup Cohere on multiyear partnership around TPUs
Google Cloud announced a multiyear partnership with Cohere, an early-stage startup that is building a natural language processing platform to make it easier for developers to build natural language pr
Google invests $1B in CME Group as part of long-term Google Cloud deal
Google Cloud announced a major deal today with The CME Group to move CME’s futures and options markets to the cloud over a 10-year period. The deal has several components, including a $1 billion
PubNub raises $65M to build and run data streams for messaging, presence and other real-time aspects of ‘virtual spaces’
Data streams with continual, real-time updates of information are a critical building block of how apps and sites function today, and now a startup that has built a platform to power those data stream
Microsoft and Alphabet trounce investor growth expectations
The two companies put up solid growth numbers, made a zillion dollars between them and spent a collected $23.5 million on shareholder-friendly activities. It's a good time to be a tech giant.
Google brings AppSheet automations to Gmail, Jira support to Chat and Spaces
Google today announced a new feature for its AppSheet automation service that will allow developers on its no-code platform to create custom apps and automation that can interact directly with Gmail.
Google’s Looker partners with Tableau
In 2019, Google acquired the business intelligence service Looker for $2.6 billion and Salesforce picked up Tableau for $15.7 billion. But today, the two competitors are growing closer together thanks
Stairwell secures $20M Series A to help organizations outsmart attackers
Back when Stairwell emerged from stealth in 2020, the startup was shrouded in secrecy. Now with $20 million in Series A funding, its founder and CEO Mike Wiacek — who previously served as chief secu
Planet Labs and Google Cloud join forces in data analysis agreement
Satellite operator Planet Labs is beefing up its existing partnership with Google Cloud. Under a new agreement, Planet customers can use Google Cloud to store and process data, and access Google’s o
Google announces EPYC-based Tau virtual machines for Cloud
Google this morning announced the launch of Tau, a new family of virtual machines built on AMD’s third-gen EPYC processor. According to the company, the new x86-compatible system offers a 42% price-