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Dig emerges from stealth to help organizations secure their data in public clouds

Dig, a Tel Aviv-based cloud data security startup, has emerged from stealth with an $11 million investment to help organizations protect data stored in public cloud environments. It’s no secret that

New Relic enters the security market with its new vulnerability management service

New Relic, which has long been known for its observability platform, is entering the security market today with the launch of a new vulnerability management service. Aptly named New Relic Vulnerabilit

Daily Crunch: Musk pauses Twitter buy until platform proves less than 5% of users are spambots

It’s Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and we are currently in the midst of an existential crisis; aren’t we all, when we are being very honest with ourselves, a little bit spambot at heart?  Tomorrow, TC S

Pulse, the maker of an automatic Slack status updater, acquires team communication startup Lounge

Lounge, a team communication startup that was looking to reimagine the future of work with features designed for remote and distributed workforces, has now found an exit after Slack entered its same m

Google Cloud launches new software supply chain and zero trust security services

Google Cloud is holding its annual Security Summit this week and unsurprisingly, the company used the event to launch a few new security features. This year, the announcements focus on software supply

Bill Gates is coming to TC Sessions: Climate

Last year, Bill Gates released “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” It’s a surprisingly breezy read about an extremely heavy topic. The book is a manifesto of sorts, exploring existing tec

Microsoft joins Salesforce, Google and IBM in offering sustainability tracking products

As environmental issues take center stage with increasingly severe weather incidents, wildfires, droughts and floods across the globe, companies that generate pollution up and down the supply chain ar

Microsoft is turning Ally.io acquisition into Viva Goals module

Every company needs to track goals, often referred to as objectives and key results, or OKRs for short. Traditionally, those have been tracked manually in a spreadsheet, but over recent years many sta

Tech giants pledge $30M to boost open source software security

Tech giants including Amazon, Google and Microsoft have pledged millions of dollars to bolster the security of open source software. The pledge was made during a meeting in Washington, DC last week, w

Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’

New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system’s use of web users’ info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), suggests Google an

Hulu partners with Xbox to bring PC Gamers free games in a bundle deal

Hulu and Xbox have announced a partnership deal that gives existing U.S. Hulu subscribers three free months of PC Game Pass as part of the Hulu “Friends with Benefits” initiative. The move

Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

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Google, Microsoft and Yahoo back New York ban on controversial search warrants

A coalition of tech giants, including Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, have pledged support for a New York bill that would ban the use of controversial search warrants that can identify people based on th

Daily Crunch: Larry Ellison leads investor group chipping in $7.1B toward Musk’s Twitter buyout

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Apple, Google and Microsoft team up on passwordless logins

In a rare show of alliance, Apple, Google and Microsoft have joined forces to expand support for passwordless logins across mobile, desktop and browsers. Passwords are notoriously insecure, with weak

Xbox mobile app rolls out new stories feature for sharing game clips, screenshots and more

Microsoft is updating its Xbox app to allow players to create, share and view Snapchat-like stories, the company announced this week. Players can share their favorite gaming moments including game cli

Google Cloud and SAP launch a native integration between Workspace and S/4HANA Cloud

Google and SAP have partnered around a number of different projects over the years and Google Cloud, just like its competitors, is a strategic cloud partner for RISE with SAP, the German enterprise so

GitHub will require all users who contribute code to enable two-factor authentication by the end of 2023

Here is some news that is both straightforward and still a long time out but nevertheless important: by the end of 2023, GitHub will require all users who contribute code on the platform to enable one

A diminished Firefox turns 100

Mozilla launched version 100 of its Firefox browser today, but more so than a day for celebration, it feels like a day for nostalgia. That’s a nostalgia for a time when Firefox was truly revolut

Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Climate

From the minds behind TechCrunch comes a brand-new TC Sessions event dedicated to the climate crisis. Leading scientists, entrepreneurs, VCs and more will gather on June 14 at UC Berkeley to examine t
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