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Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Mirantis today announced that it has acquired Docker’s Enterprise business and team. Docker Enterprise was very much the heart of Docker’s product lineup, so this sale leaves Docker as a shell of its former, high-flying unicorn self. Docker itself, which installed a new CEO earlier this year, says it will continue to focus on tools […]

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Freshworks, a company that makes a variety of business software tools, from CRM to help-desk software, announced a $150 million Series H investment today from Sequoia Capital, CapitalG (formerly Google Capital) and Accel on a hefty $3.5 billion valuation. The late-stage startup has raised almost $400 million, according to Crunchbase data. The company has been […]

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

In the world of enterprise software, there are often strange bedfellows. Just yesterday, Salesforce announced a significant partnership with AWS around the Cloud Information Model. This morning, it announced it was moving its Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure. That’s the way that enterprise partnerships shimmy and shake sometimes. The companies also announced they were partnering […]

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

The Linux Foundation today announced that ONNX, the open format that makes machine learning models more portable, is now a graduate-level project inside of the organization’s AI Foundation. ONNX was originally developed and open-sourced by Microsoft and Facebook in 2017 and has since become somewhat of a standard, with companies ranging from AWS to AMD, […]

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for venture investors, who feared the long development lead times and high technical risk required for new entrants in the semiconductor field, has now turned into one of the hottest investment areas for enterprise and data VCs. […]

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Libra code chugs along ignoring regulatory deadlock – TechCrunch

“5 months and growing strong” the Libra Association announced today in an post about its technical infrastructure that completely omits the fierce regulatory backlash to its cryptocurrency. 40 wallets, tools, and block explorers plus 1,700 Github commits have how now been built on its blockchain testnet that’s seen 51,000 mock transactions in the past two […]

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google have identified a solid use case for their smart speaker devices, powered by Alexa and Google Assistant, respectively: recipes. The companies this week have both announced new product features that aim to help users cook hands-free while guided by the voice assistant. Amazon this week rolled out a new feature integration in […]

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

Surely just about everyone was surprised when the Department of Defense last month named Microsoft as the winner of the decade-long, $10 billion JEDI cloud contract — none more so than Amazon, the company everyone assumed all along would be the winner. Today the company confirmed earlier reports that it was challenging the contract award […]

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