Keith Wright Contributor Share on Twitter Keith Wright is a Villanova School of Business instructor of Accounting and Information Systems, founder of Simplicity On-Demand LLC and former Senior Vice President for Global Sales Operations for SAP. There is no question that the arrival of a fragmented and divided internet is now upon us. The “splinternet,” […]View More The “splinternet” is already here
Amazon has become so ubiquitous that Amazon Prime might as well be at the bottom of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. But you might not be aware that the e-commerce site is not the most profitable arm of the conglomerate. Their biggest chunk of income act…View More Master Amazon’s cloud development platform with these online classes —and kickstart a six-figure career
Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t going away anytime soon, the company today announced that it has successfully moved its on-premises big data platform to Microsoft’s Azure cloud. This new platform, which the […]View More Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud
Illumio has raised $65 million in its latest round of funding led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the security startup has confirmed. The news comes just weeks after the company was expected to announce a $50 million Series E round, but was delayed after a late addition pushed the figure up. The datacenter monitoring and […]View More Segmented security startup Illumio raises $65M in Series E round
Six months after an episode of “Homeland” showed hackers exploiting security vulnerabilities in the (fictional) Vice President’s pacemaker, Mike Kijewski, the founder of a new startup security company called Medcrypt, was approached by his (then) employers at Varian Medical Systems with a unique problem. “A hospital came to the company and said we are treating […]View More As threats proliferate, so do new tools for protecting medical devices and hospitals
Every millennial with a working knowledge of technology is typically known in their family as a tech genius. Wi-Fi acting funny? All you have to do is reset the router, and everyone thinks you’re the next Steve Jobs. Helped your parents video chat with Aunt Susan? No doubt about it, they’ll automatically assume you’re a prodigy.
Being a pseudo tech whiz feels great when you’re at home, but why not get paid for it? Why not take the time to learn IT and work your way to a heftier paycheck?
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March Capital Partners, the Los Angeles-based venture capital firm, has raised $300 million for its latest fund. It’s another indicator that the Los Angeles technology ecosystem is coming of age, but also a sign that March’s core investment strategies — to invest in companies applying artificial intelligence to business use cases and investing in the […]View More Going long on LA, India, AI, and tech infrastructure March Capital raises $300 million
Humio, a startup that provides a real-time log analysis service for on-premises and cloud infrastructures, today announced that it has raised a $9 million Series A round led by Accel. It previously raised its seed round from WestHill and Trifork. The company, which has offices in San Francisco, the U.K. and Denmark, tells me that […]View More Humio raises $9M Series A for its real-time log analysis service
Coinbase is continuing its push to suck up talent after the $8 billion-valued crypto business snapped up Blockspring, a San Francisco-based startup that enables developers to collect and process data from APIs. The undisclosed deal was announced by Blockspring on its blog, and confirmed to TechCrunch by a Coinbase representative. Coinbase declined to comment further. […]View More Coinbase acquihires San Francisco startup Blockspring
Avery Haskell says he first knew he wanted to be an astronaut ever since he was a boy growing up in Houston near NASA’s Johnson Space Center. The 24 year-old Stanford graduate who counts Stephen Hawking and Carl Sagan as his heroes, grew up in an entrepreneurial family. In the early days of the Internet […]View More Meet Shuttle, the company that’s building a booking agent for spaceflight
Docker, the company that did more to create today’s modern containerized computing environment than any other independent company, has raised $92 million of a targeted $192 million funding round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The new funding is a signal that while Docker may have lost its race with Google’s […]View More Docker has raised $92 million in new funding
KZen, a company run by former TC editor Ouriel Ohayon, has raised $4 million in seed to build a “better wallet,” obviously the elusive Holy Grail in the crypto world. Benson Oak Ventures, Samsung Next, Elron Ventures invested. Ohayon, who has worked at Internet Lab and founded TechCrunch France and Appsfire, wanted to create an […]View More KZen raises $4 million to bring sanity to crypto wallets