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Container storage startup Portworx puts away $8.5M

A startup called Portworx is bringing the concept of software-defined storage to the increasingly popular Linux container technology for packaging up application code. Today, in conjunction with the 2015 DockerCon conference, Portworx announced that it has raised $8.5 million in initial funding.

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees bats against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday June 28, 2007

Derek Jeter invests in cyberbullying app StopIt

Former Yankees player Derek Jeter announced today that his venture arm is investing in StopIt, an app that fights cyberbullying. Jeter’s youth organization, Turn 2 Foundation, also announced it is partnering with StopIt with the goal of helping elementary and high school students report cyber abuse.