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Startup CEO Arrested for Child Abuse, Assault, and Attempted Murder

News broke on Friday that Zain Jaffer, ex-CEO of mobile ads startup Vungle, was arrested for child abuse (including a charge of oral copulation of a person under 14), assault, and attempted murder.  The company replaced Jaffer as CEO a day … Continue reading

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Exclusive: This Startup Just Nabbed $5 Million to Solve a Thorny Software Problem

Deploying business software has gotten very complex. Backplane, a startup that says it can help companies manage the complex software deployments of the cloud computing era, has emerged from stealth with $ 5 million in seed funding—and a service it … Continue reading

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Trading Technologies acquires Chicago AI startup Neurensic

(Reuters) – Trading software provider Trading Technologies International Inc said on Tuesday it has acquired Neurensic LLC, a startup that uses artificial intelligence for market surveillance and compliance, for an undisclosed amount. Neurensic’s team and technology, which allows market participants, … Continue reading

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI, and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a “new startup organization” inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality. The Solution Engineering organization the company … Continue reading

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SAP buys startup Plat.One, part of $2B IoT investment

SAP has bought IoT software developer Plat.One, marking the start of a plan to invest $ 2 billion in the internet of things over the next five years. Some of those billions will be spent on the creation of IoT … Continue reading

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Google Acquires Anvato, A Video Software Startup

Google is looking to bolster its footing in the OTT video market with the purchase of Silicon Valley startup Anvato. The deal will help Google compete with similar services from Microsoft’s Azure cloud. InformationWeek: Cloud

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This big-data startup wants to manage your data lake in the cloud

Big data may offer companies a world of untold potential, but realizing the benefits is typically no walk in the park. That’s why “big data as a service” platforms have begun to emerge, and it’s also why Bigstep is taking … Continue reading

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SDN startup PLUMgrid opens up on OpenStack

SDN start-up PLUMgrid this week unveiled the latest version of its software for building OpenStack clouds. Version 4.0 of PLUMgrid’s Open Networking Suite (ONS) for OpenStack supports multiple OpenStack distributions, Load Balancing as a Service (LBaaS) plugins, high availability and … Continue reading

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iomart Property Melbourne Server Hosting Sponsors Startup Event in

iomart Property Melbourne Server Hosting Sponsors Startup Event in … Melbourne Server Hosting, a Manchester, England-based web hosting provider, and the colocation, dedicated and cloud server property owned by major UK web hosting company iomart Group, announced this week that … Continue reading

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