Why Dropbox decided to drop AWS and build its own infrastructure and network

There is always a tension inside companies about whether to build or to buy, whatever the need. A few years ago Dropbox decided it was...

Facebook is the latest tech giant to hunt for AI talent in Canada

Facebook is turning its attention to Canada with a new AI research office in Montreal. Google and Microsoft already have outposts in the city and...

Apttus scores $55M as it closes in on an IPO

Apttus, the unicorn quote-to-cash vendor built on the Salesforce platform, announced a $55 million round, which is likely its final private investment on the way...

Heptio raises $25M Series B to help bring cloud-native computing to the enterprise

Heptio, the startup founded by Kubernetes co-founders Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda (who started the open-source project together with Brendan Burns who is now at...

The director of Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab has departed

Adam Coates, director of Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab, has left the company, according to a recent LinkedIn update from Coates. Coates joined the Chinese search...

Alteryx Promote puts data science to work across the company

When Alteryx acquired Yhat in June, it was only a matter of time before the startup’s data-science management software began showing up in Alteryx. Just today,...

A perfect storm of corporate idiocy

At this point in the game there should be a single page on every corporate website, preferably accessible from its front page, that includes the...

Cloudera acquires AI research firm Fast Forward Labs

Cloudera said today as part of its second-quarter earnings report that it is acquiring Fast Forward Labs, a startup that gives companies the latest information...

IBM and MIT pen 10-year, $240M AI research partnership

IBM and MIT came together today to sign a 10-year, $240 million partnership agreement that establishes the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab at the prestigious Cambridge,...

Mesosphere adds Kubernetes support to its data center operating system

There can be no doubt that Kubernetes is where it’s at for container orchestration services these days. Mesosphere, which was one of the early companies to...

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Nokia 8 launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor & 13MP Zeiss...

After months of rumours and anticipation, Nokia 8 is finally official. HMD Global, the company behind Nokia's comeback into the smartphone game, unveiled...

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