Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people.
In a research note, BGC Capital analyst Colin Gillis predicted that investments in robotics and self-driving cars would raise Google’s market cap to $1 trillion by 2020.
GoodData, a cloud-based big data analytics firm, is announcing a $25.7m Series E round led by Intel Capital, and is eyeing up an IPO in 2016.
Despite its cash hoard after Alibaba IPO, Yahoo cannot compete with many others in a bidding war for the acquisitions that could really change the game.
Yahoo has acquired Bookpad, a year-old company based in India which specializes in providing cloud-based document hosting and editing capabilities for developers.
IBM launched Watson Analytics, a cloud-based natural language service that aims to simplify and streamline predictive data analytics for businesses.
The Russian internet giant Mail.ru has bought the remaining 48% stake in the country’s most popular social network VKontakte for $1.47bn in cash.
Qualcomm has acquired Euvision, a specialist in image recognition applications powered by artificial intelligence, originally spun out of the University of Amsterdam.
BranchOut is in discussions with several acquirers in the recruiting space. Right now, it’s in late-stage talks with the Hearst Corporation to sell its mobile team.
Google driverless future vision is putting itself at odds with an auto industry that shares its desire for safer, less-congested roads – yet won’t abide the “driverless” part.