Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people.
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.
Cloudera has acquired a data-visualization startup called DataPad in order to bring DataPad’s employees, rather than its technology, into its fold.
Google confirmed the next version of its Android OS will encrypt user data by default, making it difficult for police to read data on a phone without user cooperation.
IBM launched Watson Analytics, a cloud-based natural language service that aims to simplify and streamline predictive data analytics for businesses.
Court documents shed light on Yahoo’s unsuccessful challenge of federal requests for warrantless surveillance of its foreign users.
Gracenote has acquired Baseline, another provider of information about movies and TV shows, in a deal worth $50m.
VMware is boosting its push into the $440bn data-center market long-dominated by the likes of Microsoft, Cisco and IBM.
Box, Dropbox and Hightail are rethinking their core business models, focusing on specific industries or bolstering customer service.
Apple has been in discussions with a wide range of health care providers regarding HealthKit, the app that will let consumers track health-related data.