IBM acquires Ustream and announces Cloud Video Services unit

IBM launches cloud video unit

IBM has acquired Ustream as it sets out its stall to take on both Amazon and Netflix for cloud video market. The acquisition will be merged with three other IBM acquisitions,...
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Salesforce – clean and green

  This week Salesforce has made two announcements that sees it leading the way on a clean agenda. The first was when Marc Benioff announced: "the ethical and humane use of technology,...
Developers to benefit from integration of Jasper and Microsoft IoT solutions

Jasper integrated into Azure IoT Suite

Jasper and Microsoft have announced a joint development to integrate Jasper's Internet of Things (IoT) platform with Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite. The deal will provide developers to access both sets of tools...
BuddyGuard starts FLARE pre-sale campaign on IndieGoGo

AI-based home security FLARE takes on Nest

Berlin-based start-up BuddyGuard is taking orders for FLARE. This is the Artificial Intelligence (AI) home security solution it first showed in 2014. In February this year the company announced that it...
ANZ signs AU$450 deal with IBM

IBM banks AU$450m with ANZ 

IBM has signed a five year AU$450 million deal with banking giant ANZ. The deal will see ANZ increase its use of IBM software and hardware, build out its private cloud, develop...
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Salesforce tide of 13 Analytics Wave Apps

Salesforce has announced a wave of Analytics apps from ISV’s that will help their customers discover actionable insights from their data. A tide of 13 Analytics wave Apps Having announced their Analytics platform...
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Three future technology insights from IFS for 2016

With IFS about to enter into a new phase of its history we sat down with Antony Bourne Global Industry Sales Director at IFS World Operations AB. With the celebrations still on...
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ServiceNow acquires NLQ tech to make chatbots smarter

ServiceNow has acquired FriendlyData in order to get access to its natural language query (NLQ) technology. No price was given for the deal but FriendlyData had previously raised $280,000 in four...
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Salesforce Accelerate launches in Europe

At Salesforce World Tour in London earlier this year Simon Mulcahy, Global Chief Marketing Officer announced that Salesforce Accelerate was coming to Europe. Just over three months later the selection process is...
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Kinetic mesh network adds BT

BT has announced a global framework agreement with Rajant. This is an interesting deal that will open up new opportunities for the BT data network and enable it to start working...

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At the Panda Security user conference, PASS2019, held in Madrid, attendees were told "Malware is totally under control." As statements go its about as...
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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...
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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...