“Software won’t eliminate lawyers, but it frees up our time to focus on what matters, which is winning,” Geof Vance, a partner at law firm McDermott Will & Emery told VentureBeat.
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Freescale hopes to create a secure home gateway to deal with the flood of data from internet of things devices.
Analytics experts are in high demand at Wargaming. This shows the need for a new skill in the free-to-play games market.
Cloud company BenefitFocus quietly experienced a highly successful initial public offering this week, with shares nearly doubling in the first day of trading.
Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
NewVoiceMedia powers an online network that delivers calls through your existing telephone infrastructure.
Guest Post What makes StrongLoop’s offering unique is that it’s the first of the mBaaS crop to offer both as-Software and as-a-Service. In other words, it supports both public cloud and on-premise deployment right out of the gate.
Social optimization service Buffer, which optimizes the time of your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ postings for maximum impact, just passed one million users and over $2 million in annualized revenue.
The release of Madonna’s new SecretProjectRevolution film exclusively via BitTorrent Bundle is a major endorsement of BitTorrent’s new file format.
“Instead of putting the content in the store, let’s put the store inside the product,” BitTorrent VP of Marketing Matt Mason told me last week. “We can bake interactions into the file itself, so that if something gets shared, it’s not a problem, but a driver of value for the artist and publisher.”
“You cannot rest on your laurels, you need to continue to innovate,” Ramakrishnan told me in a Blue Jeans videoconference. “We want to build a platform for one billion annual minutes, so we need to scale.”
It figures that a music distribution company for modern Africa would skip old-school architecture and go straight to mobile.
IBM announced today that it will invest $1 billion in new Linux and open-source technologies for its Power Systems servers.
Nirvanix, a cloud-based storage service for enterprise-level customers, reportedly told customers that it would be shutting down effective Sept. 30, according to Information Age.
At a cloud computing conference in San Francisco, two of our country’s youngest-ever elected statesmen discussed the convergence of politics and tech.
Sponsored Post Wearable is the next iteration in Mobile. It will consume our lives, and our mobile ecosystem. The purpose of GLAZEDcon is to keep your business from following the same fate.
Facebook has published a detailed, technical white paper explaining how it solved many of the challenges it faced as it grew to serve 1.1 billion people.
Editor’s Pick More established giants should be threatened by Box, but not because the company made a minor product announcement. The strategy, not one small product, is the real threat.
SAN FRANCISCO — A few things we’ve come to expect from Box chief executive Aaron Levie: Red sneakers, SharePoint jokes, and some dead-on insights about the future of cloud computing, delivered at breakneck speed.
At Boxworks, Box made four product announcements, making it clear that the company intends to compete with giants like Microsoft.
Convo is competing against giants in a space that includes Microsoft’s Yammer and Salesforce’s Chatter. But chief executive Faizan Buzdar said Convo’s key differentiator is its focus on employee engagement.
Editor’s Pick Nebula has chosen Gordon Stitt as its new chief executive. Stitt brings hardware-selling experience to the burgeoning private-cloud company.
Wearables and the “internet of things” are the new battleground for chip makers.
“The cloud is now your computer, and we want to … allow people to work together using any device they want to use, to work on all the content they have,” said CMO Chris Boorman.
Layer is an “open communications layer for the Internet.” The technology makes it easier to build messaging, voice, and video into applications in minutes.
A group of CEOs from some of the hottest and most disruptive enterprise companies discussed at TechCrunch Disrupt today what it will take to topple the incumbents.
Box security head Justin Somaini says the enterprise-focused file-storage company will never give the government backdoor access to your data.
Holding true to its promise to save us from email hell, the startup MxHero is launching an upgraded version of its Gmail extension today, which includes several more ways to manage your inbox.
Nebula distinguishes itself in the OpenStack world with hardware for efficiently running on-premise clouds. Chief Executive Chris Kemp touts the Nebula product’s security and economic benefits.
Freemium cloud software has special needs when it comes to turning users into customers. Totango has a solution to the problem, which helped the company win CloudBeat’s Innovation Showdown.
Changing over from a legacy system can be hard. It can be harder when you’re in a traditionally brick and mortar industry and have only a few months to do it in.
Netflix takes resiliency so seriously that it uses virtual “monkeys” to cause unpredictable failures throughout its production system — just to make sure its fail-safe systems are working.
These five companies were the finalists among more than 200 entrants.
If you’re not familiar yet, Numecent offers a new software it calls “cloud paging.” Cloud paging instantly puts anything the cloud, even an entire operating system like Windows.
SAN FRANCISCO — VentureBeat today announced a partnership with Spoke Software to deliver a competitive intelligence service called VB Profiles.
Collaboration software providers have popped up all over the place. Here are a few tips for succeeding amid such a crowded market.
Do competitors have a shot against Amazon? Or should they simply give up and give in to the might of AWS? Executives at CloudBeat say that Amazon has more than one Achilles’ heel.
LED Source, a LED lighting seller, found that one cloud application didn’t work for the head offices and franchises. A vendor helped the company integrate data from all involved programs.
Disney Interactive took a bit from OpenStack and a bit from Cloudstack to build a cloud optimized for its needs, an executive said at CloudBeat today.