Enterprise Category

April 10, 2019

Google’s new AI tools scan documents, take phone calls, and search for products

At Google Cloud Next 2019, Google launched Document Understanding AI and Contact Center AI in beta, plus Vision Product Search in general availability.

April 10, 2019

Google debuts Cloud Data Fusion, connected sheets in BigQuery, and Data Catalog

Google today debuted a slew of new features aimed at analytics workloads, including Cloud Data Fusion, connected sheets in BigQuery, and Data Catalog.

April 10, 2019

Google announces Cloud SQL for Microsoft SQL Server

At Cloud Next 2019, Google announced Cloud SQL for Microsoft SQL Server, Cloud Bigtable, Cloud multi-region replication, and SQL for PostgreSQL version 11.

April 10, 2019

Google’s Cloud Code extends IntelliJ and Visual Studio Code to Kubernetes apps

Google’s Cloud Code extends two Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), IntelliJ and Visual Studio Code, to cloud-native Kubernetes applications.

April 10, 2019

Google debuts new Cloud Storage archive class for long-term data retention

Google introduced a new archive class designed for long-term data retention, as well as Cloud Firestore improvements and more.

April 10, 2019

Atlassian announces new features for OpsGenie, Confluence, AgileCraft, and more

Today at its Summit Las Vegas conference, Atlassian announced a host of new features heading to products across its portfolio.

April 10, 2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts

Android phones can now double as a Fast Identity Online (FIDO) security key for signing into personal and work Google accounts.

April 10, 2019

Google debuts Policy Intelligence, AI for cloud governance

Google today introduced Policy Intelligence, which uses machine learning to automate best practices for cloud governance related to identity management.

April 10, 2019

Google Cloud Platform beefs up with 30 security announcements

Google made over 30 security Google Cloud Platform announcements at Google Cloud Next 2019. Here are most, but not all, of them.

April 10, 2019

G Suite gets Google Assistant integration for calendars, native Microsoft Office editing

Google is integrating the Google Assistant with G Suite. It’s also rolling out discoverability-focused features like Drive metadata and Cloud Search.

April 10, 2019

RedSeal raises more than $60 million for its cybersecurity tools

Cybersecurity provider RedSeal has attracted a substantial equity investment from Symphony Technology Group (STG), it announced.

April 10, 2019

Why AI and edge computing is capturing so much attention

The opportunities for edge computing in every industry are taking thought leaders by storm. To compete, you need to understand the state of the industry.

April 8, 2019

Why computer vision is rocking the business world — and bottom lines

Computer vision’s potential is suddenly clear across a broad swath of industries, making it one of the fastest-growing trends.

April 8, 2019

Microsoft launches first Chromium Edge builds for Windows 10

Microsoft released the first Edge builds based on Google’s Chromium open source project: Canary (updated daily) and Developer builds (updated weekly).

April 8, 2019

Deep Lens raises $14 million to improve clinical trial recruitment with AI

Deep Lens, a Columbus, Ohio-based startup developing a precision medicine software suite, has raised $14 million in funding.

April 8, 2019

AMD debuts 2nd-gen AMD Ryzen Pro mobile processors

AMD has a new set of Ryzen Pro mobile procesors and Radeon Vega Graphics for the commercial market. It also has new AMD Athlon Pro mobile chips.

April 8, 2019

Bitglass raises $70 million to monitor and secure employee devices

Bitglass, a Campbell, California-based startup developing a cloud service that helps to protect corporate data, has raised $70 million in fresh capital.

April 8, 2019

Top 10 cloud security trends for 2019

Learn how organizations of ever size can evolve their data protection tactics to protect their sensitive data and their cloud investments.

April 5, 2019

On balance, the cloud has been a huge boon to startups

Today’s startups have a distinct advantage when it comes to launching a company because of the public cloud. You don’t have to build infrastructure or worry about what happens when you scale too quickly. The cloud vendors take care of all that for you. But last month when Pinterest announced its IPO, the company’s cloud […]

April 4, 2019

Microsoft brings Visual Studio Code to Linux as a Snap

Microsoft made Visual Studio Code available for Linux as a Snap, supporting the containerized software package and seamless auto-updates for Linux users.

April 4, 2019

Amazon launches HIPAA-eligible Alexa skills for health care

Amazon has created a HIPAA-eligible environment for health care-related Alexa skills to share sensitive patient data or schedule doctor appointments.

April 3, 2019

Intel is preparing for a data-centric tsunami

Navin Shenoy, executive vice president of the datacenter group at Intel, introduced more than 50 Intel products this week.

April 1, 2019

WordPress.com parent company launches work collaboration platform Happy Tools

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce and Jetpack, is launching a new suite of products focused on the future of work — Happy Tools. Automattic is a remote company with over 850 employees working from 68 countries. And the company has built a bunch of products over the years to communicate, collaborate and work. With […]

April 1, 2019

Mailgun changes hands again as Thoma Bravo buys majority stake

Mailgun, an email API delivery service, announced today that it was selling a majority stake in the company to private equity firm Thoma Bravo. The companies did not share terms, but this is the second owner in the company’s eight-year history. Mailgun provides API services for building email functionality into applications. It has more than […]

April 1, 2019

Automattic launches Happy Tools, distributed workforce products that cost $5 per user

Automattic, best known for WordPress.com, has launched a productivity suite called Happy Tools aimed at the distributed workforce.

April 1, 2019

German LinkedIn rival Xing is rebranding as ‘New Work,’ acquires recruitment platform Honeypot for up to $64M

Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech people, for up to €57 […]

April 1, 2019

Helios’ WIZT uses AR to locate household items and business inventory

Using augmented reality tags to locate real objects may seem obvious, but it could be useful to track business or home items — at the right price.

April 1, 2019

Productiv raises $8 million to help companies track SaaS app engagement

Productiv, a SaaS-tracking startup founded by former Google Analytics lead Jody Shapiro, today emerged from stealth with $8 million in funding.

April 1, 2019

Apple supplier Japan Display seeks funding as iPhone sales slow

Apple supplier Japan Display has said that it aims to raise as much as $990 million in new financing, sending the struggling manufacturer’s shares higher.

March 29, 2019

Restaurant management platform Toast raises $250 million at $2.7 billion valuation

Boston-based POS company Toast today announced a $250 million series E round of funding led by TCV and Tiger Global Management.

March 29, 2019

ServiceNow teams with Workplace by Facebook on service chatbot

One of the great things about enterprise chat applications, beyond giving employees a common channel to communicate, is the ability to integrate with other enterprise applications. Today, Workplace, Facebook’s enterprise collaboration and communication application, and ServiceNow announced a new chatbot to make it easier for employees to navigate a company’s help desks inside Workplace Chat. […]

March 29, 2019

ProBeat: Microsoft needs to make the case for Cortana — or leave her to Halo

Microsoft has no clear use case for its AI assistant Cortana. The company either needs to figure one out, or send her back to the Halo universe.

March 28, 2019

Outlook’s new AI features help you plan for meetings

Microsoft Outlook’s new AI-driven features recommend meeting times and places and collate content relevant to upcoming and past meetings in one place.

March 28, 2019

Amazon’s Alexa for Business Blueprints lets employees make custom voice apps

Amazon’s new Alexa for Business Blueprints feature lets employees submit organizational apps for approval by an IT manager.