Apple WWDC 2016 in pictures – Day One

For those of us who were not at the Apple WWDC16 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Monday.. here's a look at Day One in pictures.

Datorama Raises $15M

Marketing intelligence company Datorama has closed a $15 million financing round. The investment was led by Marker and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors. Existing investor Cedar Fund also joined the round. The company says it will use the funds primarily to amp up its sales and marketing team as it continues to expand into new markets.

The Last Of The Navajo Code Talkers Dies

Chester Nez, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was the last living member of the 29 Navajo 'Code Talkers', a group of Marines who developed an unbreakable code, during World War II. Mr. Nez passed away...

GuardiCore Raises $11M

GuardiCore, a startup developing security solutions for data centers, has closed an $11 million round of funding led by Battery Ventures, with participation from Greylock and undisclosed investors. Battery general partner Scott Tobin will join GuardiCore’s board.

Understanding: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a way of using a network to access hardware/software based in a remote location, on demand. It is basically computing over a network, and similar to a lot...

SAP To Acquire Fieldglass

SAP is acquiring Fieldglass, a technology provider for procuring and managing contingent labor and services, for an undisclosed sum. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with approximately 350 employees, Fieldglass' cloud-based solution is...

Accenture Gets $162M Veteran Affairs IT Contract

ASM Research, an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a three-year, $162 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to support the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology...

SAP Launches ‘Cloud For Planning’ EPM Solution

SAP has launched the Cloud for Planning enterprise performance management (EPM) solution. Cloud for Planning helps customers plan a consumer app-like user experience with in-context collaboration and analytics, says the company. The Cloud for Planning...

72.1M Wearable Devices To Be Shipped In 2015, Estimates IDC

The wearables market maintained its upward trajectory in the first quarter of 2015 as new vendors, including Apple, prepared to enter the market. A new forecast from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device...

Remember That Computer You Saw On Mad Men?

Turns out Harvard Business Review had written about the computer on this season of Mad Men way back in 1969. Read all about it here.

AVG Buys Location Labs In Deal Worth Up To $220M

AVG has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held mobile security company Location Labs. Under the terms of the deal, AVG will pay approximately $140 million initially, plus up to an additional...

IBM Researchers Fit 85.9 Billion Bits Of Data Per Square Inch

IBM researchers have demonstrated a record of 85.9 billion bits of data per square inch in areal data density on low-cost linear magnetic particulate tape, made by Fujifilm.  At this areal...

GE Launches Computing Platform For Military, Commercial Aviation

GE Aviation, in collaboration with GE Intelligent Platforms, has launched a family of 'versatile' computing platforms for military and commercial aviation customers. The platform is “application ready” with open architecture components and provides...

Rockchip To Design, Sell Chips Based On Intel Atom

Chinese fabless semiconductor company Rockchip will design and sell 3G chips based on Intel's Atom processor core. The two companies have inked an agreement, under the terms of which Intel and Rockchip will...

Quantopian Raises $15M

Quantopian, an algorithmic trading platform that lets users create trade based on algorithms they have generated, has raised $15 million in a Series B round of investment. The funding was led...