SAP covers hot topics at gpgmail’s Sept. 5 Enterprise show in SF – gpgmail

You can’t talk enterprise software without talking SAP, one of the giants in a $500 billion industry. And not only will SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott share insights at TC Sessions: Enterprise 2019 on September 5, but the company will also sponsor two breakout sessions. The editors will sit down with McDermott and talk about SAP’s […]

Google Ends Dessert Names, Android Q Is Just ‘Android 10’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Google has given every major Android update a dessert codename, but that tradition is coming to an end. Android Q won’t get a name upon release like past versions of the platform. It will be version 10, and that’s the […]

DeepMind Co-Founder Mustafa Suleyman Placed on Leave

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming the technology industry, which is why Google dropped $650 million on UK-based DeepMind in 2014. DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman has been at the heart of the company’s research and industry outreach efforts, but […]

How Facebook does IT – gpgmail

If you have ever worked at any sizable company, the word “IT” probably doesn’t conjure up many warm feelings. If you’re working for an old, traditional enterprise company, you probably don’t expect anything else, though. If you’re working for a modern tech company, though, chances are your expectations are a bit higher. And once you’re […]

Verizon Sells Tumblr to WordPress Owner for Paltry $3 Million

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Companies exist to make money for the owners and shareholders, and they’ll often do it at the expense of basic morality and common sense. That’s why the rise and fall of Tumblr is so perplexing. Verizon has announced that it’s […]

Learn how enterprise startups win big deals at gpgmail’s Enterprise show on Sept. 5 – gpgmail

Big companies today may want to look and feel like startups, but when it comes to the way they approach buying new enterprise solutions, especially from new entrants, they still often act like traditional enterprise behemoths. But from the standpoint of a true startup, closing deals with just a few big customers is critical to success. […]

MaC Ventures, the brainchild of Adrian Fenty and Marlon Nichols, is quietly making its first investments – gpgmail

MaC Ventures, the new Los Angeles-based investment firm formed from the merger of Cross Culture Ventures and M Ventures, has quietly started deploying capital from its fund. One of the firm’s first disclosed investments is Edge Delta, which announced a $3 million seed round earlier this week. The Seattle-based company, which has a tool to […]

Save with group discounts and bring your team to gpgmail’s first ever Enterprise event Sept. 5 in SF – gpgmail

Get ready to dive into the fiercely competitive waters of enterprise software. Join more than 1,000 attendees for TC Sessions Enterprise 2019 on September 5 to navigate this rapidly evolving category with the industry’s brightest minds, biggest names and exciting startups. Our $249 early-bird ticket price remains in play, which saves you $100. But one […]

SoftBank pumps $2B into Indonesia through Grab investment, putting it head to head with Gojek – gpgmail

Grab — the on-demand transportation app worth $14 billion that is the Uber of Southeast Asia — today announced how it would be using some of the $7 billion or so that it has raised to date: $2 billion provided by SoftBank is being earmarked Grab’s operations in Indonesia — the biggest economy in Southeast […]

Microsoft and the second SoftBank Vision Fund as another play for corporate cloud dominance – gpgmail

It looks like the return of SoftBank’s Vision Fund may be less reliant on murder money and more reliant on Microsoft’s money-making machine for its backing. The rumored involvement of Microsoft in financing SoftBank Vision Fund II (electric boogaloo?) is interesting for what it may indicate about how the relationship between venture investors, startups and […]