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Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Slack debuts shared channels in beta, helping firms communicate with external partners, adds support for French, German, and Spanish, and says it has 6M DAUs   —  Slack, the company behind the workplace messaging software of the same name, is making it easier for groups across different companies …
Sep 12, 2017, 1:08 PMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
John Deere announces it has agreed to buy Silicon Valley startup Blue River, which develops agriculture tech that relies on machine learning, for $305M   —  John Deere has long been known for its iconic green tractors, combines, balers, and other farming equipment.
Sep 6, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
David Meyer / Fortune:
Facebook says ad reach estimates from Adverts Manager are based on how many could see the ad, not an area's population, explaining discrepancy with census data   —  Facebook's advertising metrics have again been called into question, after Pivotal Research Group senior analyst Brian Wieser pointed …
Sep 6, 2017, 7:40 AMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
HPE plans to acquire Boston-based Cloud Technology Partners, which helps clients deploy cloud computing on multiple vendors, to be HPE's 5th acquisition in 2017   —  Hewlett-Packard Enterprise said Monday that it will acquire Cloud Technology Partners, a Boston-based company …
Sep 5, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Fortune:
Sequoia's Ascent program, which pairs technical women with mentors from other portfolio companies, is increasing number of participants from 50 to 200 this year   —  Silicon Valley venture capital firms haven't exactly been models for gender equality—especially in light of the recent spate …
Aug 30, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
IBM announces collaboration with Walmart, Unilever, Nestlé, and other food giants, to apply blockchain tech to food supply chains and improve food safety   —  Walmart and a group of food giants are teaming up with IBM to explore how to apply blockchain technology …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain and exchange Bitstamp add support for Ethereum   —  Ethereum, a cryptocurrency network and rival to Bitcoin, continues to gain steam in the virtual money world.  —  Two of the longest-operating cryptocurrency businesses said Thursday they will customers to start buying …
Aug 17, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
Marketing tech startup Appboy, which is challenging Salesforce's Marketing Cloud, raises $50M Series D led by Iconiq, bringing the total raised to $93.6M   —  Appboy, a New York-based startup that's challenging Salesforce and other business software giants, now has $50 million in new Series D money.
Aug 14, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Susan Wojcicki / Fortune:
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki defends firing of memo writer, says she's faced gender-based slights throughout her career   —  Yesterday, after reading the news, my daughter asked me a question.  “Mom, is it true that there are biological reasons why there are fewer women in tech and leadership?”
Aug 9, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Barb Darrow / Fortune:
IBM touts improvement in scaling deep learning performance across servers, says its tech reached 95% efficiency across 64 servers housing 256 processors   —  The race to make computers smarter and more human-like continued this week with IBM IBM claiming it has developed technology …
Aug 8, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context

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