Friday, July 10, 2020

Databricks makes bringing data into its ‘lakehouse’ easier – TechCrunch

Databricks today announced the launch of its new Data Ingestion Network of partners and the launch of its Databricks Ingest service. The idea here is to make it easier...

Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate – TechCrunch

Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and the Chinese eCommerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62 percent to $1.5 billion U.S., crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for...

German football league Bundesliga teams with AWS to improve fan experience – TechCrunch

Germany’s top soccer (football) league, Bundesliga, announced today it is partnering with AWS to use artificial intelligence to enhance the fan experience during games. Andreas Heyden, executive vice president for...

As SaaS stocks set new records, Atlassian’s earnings show there’s still room to grow...

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. SaaS stocks had a good run in late 2019. TechCrunch covered...

DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected – TechCrunch

After appointing a new CEO and CFO last summer, cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean is embarking on a wider reorganisation: the startup has announced a round of layoffs, with potentially between...

Google brings IBM Power Systems to its cloud – TechCrunch

As Google Cloud looks to convince more enterprises to move to its platform, it needs to be able to give businesses an onramp for their existing legacy infrastructure and...

VMware completes Pivotal acquisition – TechCrunch

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Atlassian launches new serverless cloud development platform – TechCrunch

Atlassian has a portfolio of developer tools like Bitbucket, Jira and Confluence. It also has a marketplace with thousands of add-ons. But what it lacked was a development platform to...

The IPO window is open – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. This morning we’re digging into the current IPO market, asking ourselves how...

Acquia nabs CDP startup AgilOne, which raised $41M – TechCrunch

Acquia announced it has acquired customer data platform (CDP) startup AgilOne today. The companies did not disclose the purchase price. CDPs are all the rage among customer experience vendors, as they...

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