IBM launches a cloud-based security command center to monitor global hacking

Maria Deutscher | April 17th

In the latest expansion of its burgeoning cloud arsenal, IBM has launched a new service that provides detailed information on malicious activity from around the world  for free with the goal of fostering more effective coordination...»

Microsoft bites at the heels of Google with a deal to bundle apps on Cyanogen OS

James Farrell | April 17th

In yet another move in which Microsoft is attempting to bundle its apps on more Android devices, including yesterday's news (albeit a setback) concerning Redomond’s apps being pre-installed on Samsung’s S6 phones, a new deal...»

Co-creator of iOS now an advisor for Snapchat, received 0.11% in stock

Collen Kriel | April 17th

Former Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software, Scott Forstall (pictured right) was forced to leave the iPhone maker in 2012 as a result of failed Apple Maps launch. Forstall never officially signed on...»

Microsoft loses desktop search ad exclusivity with new Yahoo search partnership

Duncan Riley | April 17th

Yahoo Inc. and Microsoft Corp have agreed to a new search partnership deal that will see Yahoo being able to display and sell its own ads on desktop search results, but only 49 percent of them. Under the previous deal...»

Navdy, the head-up display system for every car, raises $20M

Collen Kriel | April 16th

Navdy Inc., the San Francisco-based creator of the tiny head-up display for cars, has closed a $20 million Series A round of funding. The round was led by Upfront Ventures...»

Slack Series E round of $160m confirmed as CEO defends Unicorn status

Duncan Riley | April 16th

Enterprise messaging platform provider Slack Technologies Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer has taken to defending the firms valuation after a rumor of a Series E round in March was confirmed. The Series E round was confirmed at $160 million although...»

Bubble time: Etsy closes first day of trading up 86% with a $3.5b+ valuation

Duncan Riley | April 16th

Etsy Inc. successfully floated on the NASDAQ Thursday with an opening price of $31 a share, a 91 percent premium on its listing price of $16 a share. Trade was heavy given the company only released 16,666,666 shares in...»

AWS and F5 are a perfect match in the cloud | #AWSSummit

Elizabeth Kays | April 16th

F5 Networks, Inc., founded in 1996, has become an industry leader in Application Delivery Networking. Nathan Pearce, senior technical marketing manager at F5, has a lot of big ideas about how to leverage their position into the...»

Engaging MIT Alumni through the Digital Economy Initiative | #MITIDE

Filicia Morrison | April 16th

As far back as 2007, David Schmittllein, Dean of MIT Sloan School, saw the need to develop an alumni board, but it took several years for him to organize alumni across the world. Chair of the Alumni...»

Managing the Big Data ecosystem is easy with Informatica | #AWSSummit

Elizabeth Kays | April 16th

  As Big Data keeps getting bigger, companies are looking for better ways to cleanse, manage and integrate their data streams to prepare them for meaningful analysis. It may be necessary (and exciting) to hand-code and keep servers...»