Salesforce kicked off its annual conference with a product aimed at developers who want to build visualization tools for sales and marketing people.
Cloudera has acquired a data-visualization startup called DataPad in order to bring DataPad’s employees, rather than its technology, into its fold.
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.
Vizify, a startup that lets users create visualizations of social-media data, has been acquired by Yahoo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
EBay acquired PhiSix, a company that develops 3-D visualization and simulation technologies for clothing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The cloud-based visualization software provider Chartio announced raised $2.2m in new funding from previous investor Avalon Ventures, bringing its total funding to date to $6.6m.
Voice recognition technology is worked directly into Intel’s processor business. This acquisition is part of Intel’s larger moves into 3D visualization and ‘perceptual computing’.
SF-based data visualization startup Visual.ly released The Startup Universe, an interactive guide that shows the network of startups, founders, and VCs found in CrunchBase.
The company does what its name describes, providing the ability to zoom into a company’s data, be it internal, from a Hadoop cluster or the Cloud.