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New Red Hat CEO looks to keep things steady while putting own mark on company

Red Hat promoted 16-year veteran Matt Hicks, who says he will for the most part continue on the path of former CEO Paul Cormier.

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Getting acquired is a legitimate strategy for building your business

While the IPO is characterized as the pinnacle for venture-backed startups, far more companies see successful exits via an M&A process than by...

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What downturn? Investors remain bullish on HR tech as the Great Resignation slows

HR tech platforms are still getting a lot of investor attention, despite headwinds at the macroeconomic level that have the potential to affect their...

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IBM hopes a new error mitigation technique will help it get to quantum advantage

It felt like for a long time, the quantum computing industry avoided talking about ‘quantum advantage’ or ‘quantum...

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Real estate crowdfunding giant Fundrise breaks into venture capital

Fundrise will allow individual retail investors to access its growth equity fund with as little as $10 invested

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SingleStore raises additional $36M to grow its database business

SingleStore, a startup developing database technologies that can run in the cloud or on-premises, has raised $36 million in an extension of its...

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IBM acquires Databand to bolster its data observability stack

IBM has acquired Databand, a provider of data observability products, to build on its existing product offerings in the category.

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UK’s Oxford Quantum Circuits snaps up $47M for quantum-computing-as-a-service

Quantum computing has been making quantum leaps of progress in the last several years — going from theoretical concept to multiple testing...

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Tesla veterans’ Industrial Next picks up $12M to automate EV production

Elon Musk is unabashed about his obsession with manufacturing. Over the years, Tesla has gradually gained recognition in the manufacturing world...

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Echobot and Leadfeeder merge, raise $190M in Euro sales tech consolidation play

Sales and marketing has seen a huge boom in the last several years, fueled by developments in user experience and design, innovations around how...

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Khazenly, an Egyptian on-demand warehousing and fulfiLlment platform, raises $2.5M seed funding

The e-commerce market in Egypt is expected to grow 30% to $7.5 billion this year, spurred by a growing number of younger shoppers and rising incomes....

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Finally, Apple’s iPad has a default weather app

Hell hath frozen over, apparently. Today, Apple addressed a longtime user complaint about the iPad with news that the device will finally get its own...

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AppOmni raises $70M to find and secure vulnerabilities in SaaS app stacks

As more enterprises migrate apps and workloads into the cloud, so grows the need for more sophisticated tech to secure that activity. That’s...

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IBM acquires offensive security startup Randori to bolster its cybersecurity toolkit

IBM has announced that it’s acquiring Randori, a Boston-based offensive security startup that combines attack surface management (ASM) with...

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New York-based Digital Asset to help Japan’s financial giant SBI develop ‘smart yen’

SBI Holdings, a Japanese securities and banking giant that launched a crypto-asset fund for retail investors last year, has been actively investing...

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Should Oracle or Alphabet buy VMWare instead of Broadcom?

The fact that we did not foresee Broadcom as a potential suitor underscores our view that we don’t fully grok if it’s the correct buyer for...

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Microsoft joins Salesforce, Google and IBM in offering sustainability tracking products

As environmental issues take center stage with increasingly severe weather incidents, wildfires, droughts and floods across the globe, companies who...

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Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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IBM’s CEO wants to chart quantum-fueled, AI-powered path to the future

When Arvind Krishna took over as CEO at IBM in April 2020, the world was immersed in the initial throes of the Covid pandemic and his company was...

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How Red Hat became the tip of the spear for IBM’s rejuvenation strategy

When IBM paid $34 billion to acquire Red Hat in 2018, it was a big bet on a hybrid cloud future. Over the last couple of quarters, IBM has produced...

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How to get into Y Combinator, according to YC’s Dalton Caldwell

At TechCrunch Early Stage, Y Combinator's Dalton Caldwell shared insights on the application process — what works on an application, what...

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Enveil, a provider of encrypted, privacy-focused search and analytics tools, raises $25M

Collectively, as we mature as a digital society, many of us are getting more aware, and more wary, of how our profiles and information exist and are...

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Google donates the Istio service mesh to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Google announced that it is submitting its Istio service mesh project for consideration as a project within the Cloud Native Computing Foundation...

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Daily Crunch: ‘For a limited time,’ Coinbase’s new NFT marketplace will waive transaction fees

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IBM’s rebound continues with faster growth in Q1

There were a lot of lean years for IBM when it posted 22 straight quarters of declining revenues from 2012 to 2017. But for the second straight...

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Austin’s Will Hurley on the city’s incredible tech rise

Laura Lorek Contributor Share on Twitter Laura Lorek has lived in the Austin area since 2000, where she's been writing about established...

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The venerable mainframe rolls on at IBM with the release of the z16

IBM unveiled the latest mainframe in its storied history, the z16.

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8 open source companies from YC Demo Day Winter ’22

Y Combinator’s Winter 2022 open source founders have interesting ideas up their sleeves, and some of them will let you join in on the fun of...

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