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How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware – TechCrunch

How Pivotal got bailed out by fellow Dell family member, VMware – TechCrunch

When Dell acquired EMC in 2016 for $67 billion, it created a complicated consortium of interconnected organizations. Some, like VMware and Pivotal, operate as completely separate companies. They have their own boards of directors, can acquire companies and are publicly traded on the stock market. Yet they work closely within the Dell, partnering where it […]

Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz – TechCrunch

Oracle directors give blessing to shareholder lawsuit against Larry Ellison and Safra Catz – TechCrunch

Three years after closing a $9.3 billion deal to acquire Netsuite, several Oracle board members have written an extraordinary letter to the Delaware Court, approving a shareholder lawsuit against company executives Larry Ellison and Safra Catz over the 2016 deal. Reuters broke this story. According Reuters’ Alison Frankel, three board members including former U.S. Defense […]

Enterprise software is hot — who would have thought? – TechCrunch

Enterprise software is hot — who would have thought? – TechCrunch

Alex Williams Contributor Alex Williams is the founder and publisher of The New Stack, which publishes explanations and analysis of at-scale, distributed technologies for developers, DevOps and other IT professionals. More posts by this contributor Neo4j, A Graph Database For Building Recommendation Engines, Gets A Visual Overhaul Billionaire Jewelry King Launches TaskWorld, A Management Tool […]

Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security – TechCrunch

Remediant lands $15M Series A to disrupt privileged access security – TechCrunch

Remediant, a startup that helps companies secure privileged access in a modern context, announced a $15 million Series A today led by Dell Technologies Capital and ForgePoint Capital. Remediant’s co-founders, Paul Lanzi and Tim Keeler, worked in biotech for years and saw a problem first-hand with the way companies secured privileged access. It was granted […]

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B – TechCrunch

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B – TechCrunch

Splunk, the publicly traded data processing and analytics company, today announced that it has acquired SignalFx for a total price of about $1.05 billion. Approximately 60 percent of this will be in cash and 40 percent in Splunk common stock. SignalFx, which emerged from stealth in 2015, provides real-time cloud monitoring solutions, predictive analytics and […]

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch still lacks the line’s best feature – TechCrunch

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch still lacks the line’s best feature – TechCrunch

I didn’t hide my disappointment very well when I saw that Samsung had killed the mechanical spinning bezel for the original Watch Active. Samsung’s watches have been pretty solid in recent years, providing one of the stronger Apple Watch alternatives, especially in the days before Fitbit launched the Versa. And while I’ve preferred their more […]

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