Telecoms open shop on Madison Avenue, but will brands buy?

Many companies have transformed and realigned their focus with great success. Avon transitioned from peddling books door-to-door to marketing beauty products. Wrigley started as a soap and baking soda

Multi-cloud security startup vArmour raises $41M more, led in part by Telstra

Cybercrime is a rising problem — expected to cost organizations between $500 billion and $2 trillion by 2019. Now a startup that has built what it markets as an economical tool to fight cyberc

Instart Logic Raises $45M Series D Round For Its Application Delivery Platform

Application delivery platform Instart Logic today announced that it has raised a $45 million Series D round. The round was led by a new investor, the late-stage fund Geodesic Capital. Other participan

Xamarin Hires Its First CFO As It Eyes International Expansion, IPO

The cross-platform developer tools service Xamarin today announced that it has hired Bryan Morris, the former VP of Finance at Ooyala and CFO of LiveRamp, as the first CFO in the company's history. Un

Bigcommerce Raises $50M Series D From SoftBank, Telstra, And American Express

E-commerce platform Bigcommerce announced today that it has raised $50 million in Series D funding, led by SoftBank Capital, with participation from Telstra Ventures, American Express, and returning i

Web Video Startup Ooyala Raises $43 Million From Telstra

Video distribution startup Ooyala raised another $43 million today, in a round of funding led by Australian telecom service provider Telstra. The funding brings the total amount raised to more than $1

Video Services Provider Ooyala Lands $35M From Australian Telco Giant Telstra To Go Big Overseas

Back in 2007, Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp left Google with aspirations to revolutionize in-video advertising. <a target="_blank" href="">Ooyala</a> didn't quite rev

Australian telco to offer free laptops with data service

Hopefully this is a sign of things to come, as Australian mobile company Telstra will be giving laptops away to business users who sign up for a three-year contract for mobile data service. According

3G BlackBerry Heading to Australia

Traveling in a fried-out combie On a hippie trail, head full of zombie I met a strange lady, she made me nervous She took me in and gave me a 3.6Mbps mobile e-mail device running on Australia’s