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Colin Lecher / The Verge:
About 200 Google employees sign a petition, saying they “refuse to be complicit” in potential cloud computing work for the US Customs & Border Protection agency   —  Workers are circulating a petition  —  Google employees are demanding that the company not bid …
Aug 14, 2019, 2:00 PMIn context
Charlie Osborne / ZDNet:
Microsoft debuts Azure Security Lab, to let researchers test Azure infrastructure in a contained environment, and expands Azure bug bounty rewards up to $40K   —  Researchers can earn up to $40,000 for reporting Azure vulnerabilities.  —  Microsoft is pushing for enhanced security …
Aug 5, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Application performance monitoring company Dynatrace closes up 49% on its first day of trading, after raising $570M in its IPO, and is now valued at ~$6.7B   —  - Cloud computing firm valued at $6.71 billion as shares rise  — Dynatrace raised $570 million after elevating IPO target range
Aug 1, 2019, 5:10 PMIn context
Jacqueline Feldscher / Politico:
Pentagon puts the decision of awarding the $10B JEDI cloud services contract on hold as Defense Secretary Mark Esper reviews accusations of unfair competition   —  The Pentagon is slamming the brakes on its mega-competition to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump suggested …
Aug 1, 2019, 4:50 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Trump is looking into the Pentagon's JEDI contract, which is set to be awarded to Amazon or Microsoft, to decide whether he should intervene   —  - Pentagon poised to give JEDI contract to Amazon or Microsoft  — President frustrated he was unaware of Republican concerns
Jul 17, 2019, 7:25 PMIn context
Joshua Franklin / Reuters:
Sources: Vista Equity Partners raises $850M for a second fund focused on early-stage enterprise software companies   —  (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has raised $850 million for a second fund dedicated to investing in early-stage enterprise software companies …
Jul 14, 2019, 8:05 PMIn context
Susan Adams / Forbes:
Cloud computing, AI, and low-cost sensors have given rise to a slew of weather forecasting startups that think incumbents are vulnerable to new business models   —  “Nasty.”  That is the professional opinion of Joel Myers, the CEO of AccuWeather, about the weather on Mother's Day in New York City …
Jun 29, 2019, 2:40 PMIn context
Erica Pandey / Axios:
Rakuten: around 48% of Amazon packages in the US are now delivered by Amazon itself, up from 15% two years ago, when the Postal Service delivered 60%+ packages   —  Less than a decade after Amazon broke into the logistics industry, it has become its own biggest shipper.
Jun 28, 2019, 10:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Druva, which provides a SaaS platform for data protection and management, raises $130M round led by Viking Global Investors at a $1B+ valuation   —  As businesses continue to move more of their computing and data to the cloud, one of the startups that has made a name for itself as a provider …
Jun 20, 2019, 8:05 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
SignalFX, which provides real-time cloud monitoring for infrastructure and apps, raises $75M Series E led by Tiger Global, following $45M Series D in May 2018   —  Cloud computing's growth shows no sign of plateauing, and that's particularly true of segments like ecommerce, retail, transportation …
Jun 12, 2019, 1:40 PMIn context

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