A little over a year since big data startup Trifacta came out of stealth with funding, it’s announcing another capital raise of $12m.
05 December 2013
Intuit acquired Docstoc, the electronic document service aimed at the sale and storage of a wide variety of documents for businesses. Price could hit $50m.
Yetu, that creates a simple smart home platform for end users, raised $8m in Series A round from Bilfinger Venture Capital and KfW.
04 December 2013
Data backup and protection firm Acronis is launching an official R&D wing, Acronis Labs, to develop Acronis’ cloud, data, and mobility technologies.
As Salesfroce focus has widened, startups have popped up to provide add-ons that enhance the company’s cloud application for tracking sales leads.
Trufa, an SAP HANA startup using predictive analytics for opex efficiency, raised $4.5m in Series A led by Accel Partners.
IDC forecasts a 44-fold increase in data volumes between 2009 and 2020. Mobile, social, wearables, and IoT are playing a large part in driving this explosion in data.
Apple’s 2013 acquisition spree shows a focus on maps (4 acquisitions), chips (3 acquisitions) and making data useful (3 acquisitions).
03 December 2013
After an 18-month preview period, Google announced “general availability” for its cloud compute offering.
Akamai acquired Prolexic for $370m to ramp up its security offerings by adding cloud-based security solutions for protecting data centers and enterprise applications.