Tylr Mobile, a startup in stealth mode that is building a better way for business users to work on a smartphone or tablet device, has been selected by two accelerators, and has received investment from private individuals at companies like SAP, Salesforce.com and Oracle.
Editor’s Pick Today Grokr is releasing a Google Now for iOS. Except … not exactly. Actually, it’s much better than Google Now, and it is likely to stay that way for a long time.
Sponsored Post Have you tried Windows 8 yet? Have you tried finding Windows Explorer? How about Apple Keynote?
Silicon Valley-based CloudVelocity has emerged from stealth mode with $5 million in investment, and a technology that aims to remove the barriers of adoption to public clouds.
Guest Post Enterprises are looking favorably at the public cloud. It’s no wonder with Amazon’s immense success in helping savvy web companies build their infrastructure natively on the cloud, as well as the relative ease made by highly visible enterprise developers who have on-boarded and scaled their public cloud footprint when frustrated with slow on premise provisioning.
Storied investor Greg Sands has struck out on his own and successfully raised a first fund for his Silicon Valley-based venture firm Costanoa Venture Capital.
Guest Post About a year ago, I authored a post predicting ten hot trends in cloud data for 2012. Here’s how my predictions fared.
I guess it’s only appropriate that a company started by a Navy Seal and a marine is now run by an astronaut.
Intel announced today that it is shipping its first low-power Atom microprocessor designed specifically for a new breed of servers dubbed ”microservers.”
Due to conflict over its App Store policy, Apple has stopped letting Microsoft issue new updates to its SkyDrive iOS app.
Google reveals that bugs with its sync software were behind the Chrome crashes that hit users yesterday.
Farmigo sets up an online farmers market with its database of farms, software platform, local food evangelists, and $8 million.
Intel is chasing AMD in the microserver chip market. AMD says Intel is late, but Intel says the party is just starting.
Launching today, Cerego is a memory management company that spun out of a privately-funded think tank.
Whether you’re a baby boomer in your fourth decade of IT work, or a Gen-Y newbie know-it all, the cloud is either impacting your career now … or soon will be.
“Big data” startups are experiencing fast-growth and are getting funded on an international scale, a sure sign that it’s more than just a fleeting Silicon Valley trend.
It’s not just you: Google has confirmed that Gmail has indeed experienced some service disruptions.
Editor’s Pick Crowdoptic, a two-year-old Silicon Valley startup, says it can now determine the most popular objects of photos taken during mass-interest events, such as Hurricane Sandy and the London Olympics.
Google Now, the search engine giant’s handy Android smartphone feature that helps automate your life by giving you an easy peek at things like traffic conditions, weather reports, trip departure reminders, and restaurant dish recommendations, is apparently now coming to the Chrome browser.
SmartThings CEO Jeff Hagins turned on the Christmas lights in Paris, but the Christmas tree was in Minnesota. And when one of his developers back in the U.S. hit the liquor cabinet, Hagins got an SMS.
Google said today that only the premium version of its Apps for Business would be available from now on, for $50 per user per year.
Forget about consumer IPOs: The vast majority of companies expected to go to the public markets in 2013 will be business-focused.
Cloudera has pulled in $65 million in its fifth round of venture capital funding, bringing the company’s total funds to $140 million.
Despite concerns about data security and loss of control, cloud-based service providers are highly-confident about the growth of the industry in the next few years.
Naya Ventures announces a new $50 million for early-stage mobile and cloud companies.
Microsoft said it will soon drop prices by as much as 28 percent on its Windows Azure cloud storage, a move to help it compete with cloud offerings from Amazon, Google, and other competitors.
Guest Post It’s incredible what a $1.26 billion acquisition can do. Suddenly a host of startups are calling themselves “software-defined something.” Is there any substance to the term?
Software giant Hewlett-Packard has announced the general availability of its Open Stack-powered public cloud service.
If someone is trying to break into your enterprise, it’s likely because they want your data. Companies are calling for cloud encryption, and Andreessen-Horowitz is joining the chorus by investing $30 million into cloud encryption company CipherCloud.
Modernizing Medicine, the South Florida-based company known for its electronic medical record (EMR) application for the iPad, has raised $12 in funding.
iPad point-of-sale provider ShopKeep POS has closed an important sale of its own. The New York-based startup has banked $10 million in funding from Canaan Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, and TTV Capital.
Cloud-based payroll management business CloudPay has raised $16 million in its second round of funding, a move will help it grow and further refine its software-as-a-service for small and large business payrolls.
Sponsored Post Combining social, mobile, analytics, and cloud into a single, integrated stack of technology gives companies a powerful tool to drive understanding and action.
Business accelerator DreamIt Ventures is showing off its latest class in Philadelphia at a Demo Day today.
Vint Cerf, one of the cofounders of the Internet, is worried about an intergovernmental panel meeting this week that — if his fears are confirmed — might try to limit the net’s “free and open” nature.
Six months ago, Google says, it started working on a new Gmail app for iPhone and iPad. That’s a long time, but Gmail fans who can’t part with their gorgeous Apple hardware will probably think it’s worth the wait.
Guest Post High-profile IPOs continue to lose money, month after month — but they still seem somehow “sexier” than cloud companies that actually make a profit. What’s up with that?
Playstation has trailed Microsoft’s Xbox 360 in the gaming console market for a long time. But not in everything.
After rumors floated earlier this week, VMware and parent company EMC have officially announced the spinoff of a new cloud and big data unit called The Pivotal Initiative, led by former VMware CEO Paul Maritz.
Popular note-taking service Evernote has launched a new product called Evernote Business that will connect small and medium-sized companies with slick note-taking and sharing tools.