Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people.
Facebook is soon planning to enter the healthcare field, following in the footsteps of Apple and Google by developing health tracking and monitoring platforms and apps.
Cloudera has acquired a data-visualization startup called DataPad in order to bring DataPad’s employees, rather than its technology, into its fold.
Credit Karma, a credit-monitoring service that matches lenders and creditors, raised $75m led by Google Capital, valuing the startup at more than $1bn.
Dyn, the Internet performance service, has acquired Renesys, a company that specializes in monitoring the Internet to provide data about cloud services.
LG has just launched itself into the wearable health gadget category with the release of its new Heart Rate Earphones.
Google acquired cloud monitoring service Stackdriver to help improve the Internet giant’s cloud computing services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
New Relic, maker of application monitoring tools for developers, raised $100m in funding at a rumored valuation of ~1bn valuation.
Actifio, a data visualization management company that is preparing for an IPO, has raised $100m led by Tiger Global Management at a $1.1bn valuation.
IBM is extending its analytics business with a fraud detection and mapping group, involving 500 experts, big data analysis and visualization technologies.