Seattle has long been known for inciting the country’s coffee culture, but now that we’re all sufficiently caffeinated, these days it’s the technology scene that’s causing a buzz. Situated well north of the traditional tech enclave known as Silicon Valley, Seattle has come into its own as a magnet for innovative companies and a supportive […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 alone saw 40 AI-related acquisitions and our own research found that 62% […]
As soaring health budgets continue to cause pain for governments and medical care providers, relief may be in sight thanks to big data. A new study by Lux Research found that advanced big data and analytics technologies are poised to help rein in runaway healthcare costs. The report “Industrial Big Data and Analytics in Digital […]
A new report shows healthy revenues for 21 benchmarked Internet of Things (IoT) companies in the last quarter of 2015, with revenue growing by almost 15% to levels approaching $7 billion. Cloud computing and IT infrastructure are especially potent drivers of IoT revenues, as vendors help companies cope with ever increasing rivers of data. In […]
AWS is taking on stodgy old business tech with the cloud.
A go-to for more than just startups.
They seek advice, inspiration, jobs with hammocks.
Salesforce’s new tools for app builders are a sign of things to come.
The longtime enemies say that businesses can be more productive on Windows products thanks to their new détente.
Microsoft is holding its annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C. in July, but it’s gone out of its way to uninvite four of its main competitors. According to the conference website: The following companies and their employees and representatives are excluded from pre-purchasing passes for attending and / or participating in WPC 2014 and […]
Apps built with different tools can connect with less coding or extensive rebuilding.
The online-storage company’s IPO filing mentions developers 50 times. Is that enough?
There are significant innovation, hiring and ecosystem benefits to buying from a market leader.
The CRM titans better look in their rear view mirrors—a handful of startups look to challenge the sales technology industry.
As LinkedIn enters the CRM business, it must contend with Salesforce, another great company run by another heady entrepreneur.
You only win twice.
Losers won’t get anything, but the winners can get rich.
Salesforce.com may have used Postgres as a pawn in its negotiations with Oracle, but may itself get pwned.
Oracle name drops to distract from poor quarter. Stocks reel, have investors had enough of all talk and little do?
The benefits of social business may be dramatic and undeniable. But am I the only one totally creeped out at what seems to be an obvious invasion of privacy?