Tide Foundation gives consumers full control of personal data on blockchain

Tide Foundation gives consumers full control of personal data on blockchain

It seems that on a regular basis, we hear about massive data breaches or companies sharing highly personal information with third parties without a consumer’s permission or knowledge. The Tide Foundation wants to change that by giving consumers complete control over their personal data on the blockchain by allowing them to manage their own encryption Read more about Tide Foundation gives consumers full control of personal data on blockchain[…]

Xage brings role-based single sign-on to industrial devices

Xage brings role-based single sign-on to industrial devices

Traditional industries like oil and gas and manufacturing often use equipment that was created in a time when remote access wasn’t a gleam in an engineer’s eye, and hackers had no way of connecting to them. Today, these devices require remote access and some don’t have even rudimentary authentication. Xage, the startup that wants to Read more about Xage brings role-based single sign-on to industrial devices[…]

Movable Ink adds augmented reality to email marketing arsenal

Movable Ink adds augmented reality to email marketing arsenal

Movable Ink has always helped marketers create highly customizable, visually interesting emails. Today, the company announced a new capability for marketers who want to introduce light-weight augmented reality (AR) to their campaigns. Moveable Ink co-founder and CTO Michael Nutt says the company was looking for a way to provide customers with AR experiences with less Read more about Movable Ink adds augmented reality to email marketing arsenal[…]

Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior

Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior

It’s well understood that many network breaches begin with phishing emails designed to trick users into giving hackers their credentials. They don’t even have to work to find a vulnerability, they can just waltz in the front door. Elevate Security, a San Francisco startup, wants to change that by helping employees understand phishing attacks better Read more about Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior[…]

PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

We know by now that modern website attacks are typically automated, as armies of bots knock on doors until they inevitably find vulnerabilities and take advantage. PerimeterX, a San Francisco startup wants to protect sites from these automated assaults. Today, it announced a $43 million Series C. The round was led by Scale Venture Partners Read more about PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks[…]

Chicago RPA startup Catalytic hauls in $30M Series B

Chicago RPA startup Catalytic hauls in $30M Series B

Robotics Process Automation (RPA) is as hot as any enterprise technology at the moment, as companies look for ways to marry their legacy systems with a more modern flavor of automation. Catalytic, a startup from the midwest is putting its own flavor on RPA, aiming at more unstructured data. Today it was rewarded with a Read more about Chicago RPA startup Catalytic hauls in $30M Series B[…]

Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain

Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain

Citizens Reserve, a Bay Area startup, has a broad goal of digitizing the supply chain. Last fall, the company launched the Alpha version of Suku, a Supply Chain as a Service platform built on the blockchain. Today, it announced a partnership with Smartrac, an RFID tag manufacturer, based in Amsterdam, as a key identity piece for Read more about Citizens Reserve is building a supply chain platform on the blockchain[…]

How Trulia began paying down its technical debt

How Trulia began paying down its technical debt

As every software company knows, over time as code ages and workarounds build on work-arounds, the code base becomes bloated. It becomes ever more difficult to get around the technical debt that you’ve built up over time. It’s really impossible to avoid this phenomenon, but at some point, companies realize that the debt is so Read more about How Trulia began paying down its technical debt[…]

Cisco to acquire silicon photonics chip maker Luxtera for $660 million

Cisco to acquire silicon photonics chip maker Luxtera for $660 million

As networks get put under increasing pressure from ever-growing amounts of data, network equipment manufacturers are facing huge challenges to increase data transmissions speeds over further distances. As a premiere networking equipment company, Cisco wants to be prepared to meet that demand. Today, it opened up its checkbook and announced its intent to acquire Luxtera Read more about Cisco to acquire silicon photonics chip maker Luxtera for $660 million[…]

AtScale lands $50 million investment led by Morgan Stanley

AtScale lands $50 million investment led by Morgan Stanley

AtScale, the startup that helps companies move massive amounts of data into business intelligence and analytics tools, announced a $50 million Series D round today. Morgan Stanley led the round with previous investors Storm Ventures and Atlantic Bridge joining in. New investor Wells Fargo also participated. The funding comes almost exactly a year after the Read more about AtScale lands $50 million investment led by Morgan Stanley[…]