Tag: Data

Panoramic raises $35 million to unify and model marketing data

Several years ago, a trio of entrepreneurs, Peter Muzzonigro, Johnny Wong, and Bryan Baum — the last of whom sold his first two companies (Blue Vision Labs and Represent.com) for over $100 million each — set out to tackle an enduring dilemma: how best to unify disparate marketing toolsets and analytics data without disrupting existing […]

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Intel, Google, Microsoft, and others launch Confidential Computing Consortium for data security

Major tech companies including Alibaba, Arm, Baidu, IBM, Intel, Google Cloud, Microsoft, and Red Hat today announced intent to form the Confidential Computing Consortium to improve security for data in use. Established by the Linux Foundation, the organization plans to bring together hardware vendors, developers, open source experts, and others to promote the use of […]

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ICE Just Renewed Its Contract With Palantir

Immigration and Customs Enforcement just renewed its contract with Palantir, a data aggregation company, despite protests from organizers demanding that the agency ends its relationship with the company, according to a document published to a government contract database Monday. Since 2014, Palantir has provided the software that powers ICE’s Investigative Case Management System, which has […]

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Microsoft acquires BlueTalon to bolster data governance offerings

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired BlueTalon, a cross-platform data access control solutions provider headquartered in Redwood City, California, for an undisclosed amount. In a blog post, corporate vice president of Azure Data Rohan Kumar said the deal will “enhance” Microsoft’s ability to “empower enterprises across industries to digitally transform” while “ensuring right use […]

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Toyota’s Doing Mobility Stuff – Some a Little Creepy, Rest Kind of Fun

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Ascend exits stealth with $19 million to create automated, intelligent dataflows

Data may be king, but it is only valuable if you can do something useful with it. Ascend emerged from stealth today with $19 million in capital in its pocket and the goal of simplifying a key part of data handling with its Autonomous Dataflow Service. The primary pain point Ascend is addressing is the […]

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Listen Up: Amazon Putting Alexa Into More Automobiles

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OwnBackup raises $23.25 million for data backup and restore services

OwnBackup, a cloud-to-cloud backup and restore vendor with offices in the U.K., New Jersey, and Tel Aviv, today announced that it’s secured $23.25 million in series C financing co-led by Insight Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures, with participation from existing investors Innovation Endeavors, Oryzn Capital, and Salesforce Ventures. The fresh capital comes after a year […]

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AWS managed services provider Mission raises $15 million

Los Angeles-based Mission, a managed AWS services firm formed in 2018 from the merger of three consulting companies (Reliam, Stratalux, and G2 Tech Group), today announced that it’s raised $15 million in equity financing from Great Hill Partners and other limited partners, with undisclosed additional capital to fund acquisitions should they arise. CFO Stewart Armstrong […]

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Highway monitoring system tracks vehicles using camera data

Keeping tabs on freeway traffic flow is desirable for a whole host of reasons, chiefly because it can shed light on the underlying causes of congestion, road rule violations, and accidents. Unfortunately, traditional techniques rely on a pricey combination of radar, laser, and lidar sensors. That’s why researchers at the University of Swabi in Pakistan, […]

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Finland’s Elisa says 5G pricing will vary with data speed and latency

Finnish carrier Elisa has been working to establish its 5G bona fides for over a year, promising 5G networks in two Finnish cities by May 2018 and later proclaiming itself the world’s first to launch a 5G network, notably without actual 5G hardware. Having previously debuted 5G broadband services this April, the carrier today announced that it […]

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