Oracle buys NetSuite

Oracle gobbles up NetSuite for $9.3billion

The big news of the week is that Oracle has bought NetSuite for $9.3 billion. Oracle is offering $109 per share a 19% uplift on Wednesday's closing price of $91.57. This...
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Rapidminer boosted by $16M of equity finance

Rapidminer has completed its Series C funding round, raising $16 million from several investors both new and existing. NGP (Nokia Growth Partners) is the lead investor while others include existing investors...
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Now you can collaborate more in your Workday

Both Slack and Workday have announced a new partnership. It will see a deeper integration between the collaboration platform and Workday applications. The announcement came in a blog by Joe KornGiebel,...
BenevolentAI get more funding

 BenevolentAI raises $115 million

Cambridge-based BenevolentAI has raised $115 million from new and existing investors. The funding values the company at around $2 billion. It takes the money raised by the company to over $200...
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Oracle powers up Oracle NetSuite

Oracle is making good on its promise to invest in NetSuite. We caught up with David Turner, UK Marketing Director for Oracle NetSuite at the Oracle Modern Business experience to discuss...
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Ackman promises to unveils ADP problems

Correction below : Please see comment at bottom of article The battle to influence ADP by the billionaire Bill Ackman continues with Pershing Square naming and nominating three directors to the ADP...
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Stephen Kelly steps down at Sage Group plc

Stephen Kelly has stepped down from Sage Group plc after “reaching an agreement” with the board. The news comes after Kelly has come under increasing pressure as results have failed to match...
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ADP gets its gig worker solution

ADP has announced the acquisition of WorkMarket. No terms were disclosed. WorkMarket provides a cloud based platform that provides an online marketplace for contractors and freelancers. Companies are able to build a portfolio...
Rackspace and Equinix collaborate to provide private access to Equinix IBX

Rackspace gets private link to Equinix IBX

Equinix and Rackspace have announced that they are to collaborate to offer private access to Rackspace cloud services from Equinix IBX (International Business Exchange). According to the today's announcement the deal between...
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IOT startup Blue Sense Networks is Dell Winner

Every year Dell runs a competition for start ups in the UK. The competition is aimed at giving one Start-up a boost to its chances of success. This year the winner...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
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BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
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CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...