Wall Street thinks Zoom, Slack and these 2 other companies could see their stock prices soar as the coronavirus means more people work remotely
As more people work remotely due to concerns over coronavirus, companies like Zoom, Slack, and Dropbox could see increased usage, analysts say.
The pope has joined forces with Microsoft and IBM to create a doctrine for ethical AI and facial recognition. Here's how the Vatican wants to shape AI.
The Vatican announced its plan for an ethical approach to AI development, arguing for things like transparency, inclusion, impartiality, and privacy.
GDC and San Francisco's tourism industry association gave gaming conference attendees incomplete and outdated virus updates as big companies pulled out
San Francisco tourism association and GDC gaming conference giving attendees incomplete information on current virus situation.
The Google employee had been in the Zurich office days before displaying symptoms, the company told employees by email on Friday.
The remarkable lawsuit pitting Oracle against its own board members now suggests Larry Ellison should give back $1.6 billion for the 2016 NetSuite acquisition
An unprecedented lawsuit is still in the works, in which a shareholder was authorized by Oracle's board to sue its Oracle's board members, including Larry Ellison.
Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more
Larry Ellison owns more homes than he could possibly ever live in. We've rounded up the most notable pieces of his real estate portfolio.
Avaya once filed for bankruptcy. Now it's making a comeback by investing in cloud and partnering with Google and Microsoft.
Avaya is making a turnaround with a four step strategy and partnerships with giants like Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and RingCentral.
A partner at Silicon Valley's most important startup mentorship program explains how founders can impress investors and nail their Series A pitch
YC partner Aaron Harris spoke about the institute's new 70-page guide, its biggest takeaways, and the most common mistakes that founders make.
Microsoft analysts refuse to flinch after the company's surprise coronavirus sales miss, but investors don't seem so brave
The consensus among Wall Street analysts: All is well as long as the company's cloud business is performing.
Private equity firms have spent nearly $21 billion over the last 3 years buying startups. Here are the 10 biggest deals.
Private equity firms have been spending more and more money by increasing numbers of startups. Here are the 10 biggest PE startup buys since 2017.
Video-conferencing company Zoom lifts the limit on its free version in China because so many people are using it amid the coronavirus outbreak
Zoom tries to cater to callers in China as they grow more dependant on the digital meet-up technology during the coronavirus outbreak.
The CEO of Micron came to the US after his dad fought for his student visa — and taught him the tenacity to lead two major tech companies
Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said a wild Cal-Stanford football game and his dad taught him the importance of tenacity and speed in his tech career.
$1.5 billion productivity software startup Asana is moving into helping salespeople do their jobs, ahead of a planned direct listing
Asana, which was founded by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, is preparing to go public via direct listing, like Spotify and Slack.
Ransomware is crippling cities and that threatens the 2020 elections. New IBM research suggests state and local governments are not getting the training to address it.
Election hacking is on everybody's mind, but new research from IBM shows that government workers don't feel super-prepared to keep up.
THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships
Business Insider Intelligence unpacks the enterprise telecommunications ecosystem at the cusp of the 5G era.
A Wall Street analyst predicts that former Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block could end up at Workday, Amazon Web Services, or Oracle
Analysts at RBC Capital Markets think that Block might take some time off, but his next stop might be one of the other cloud giants.
Keith Block may have been the co-CEO of Salesforce, but he never got paid as much as fellow CEO Marc Benioff
Marc Benioff described his rich bench of executive talent that can run the company even without a second CEO.
Marc Benioff says that coronavirus won't have a major impact on Salesforce's business because the company was built to withstand recessions and downturns
Benioff said while Salesforce is watching the situation, he and his cofounder built a company able to withstand these kind of crises.
Salesforce made its upcoming Australian conference, which usually attracts tens of thousands, an online-only event due to coronavirus fears
Salesforce announced last week that it is making its upcoming conference in Australia an all virtual event, due to concerns over the coronavirus.
In this week's Trending newsletter we take a look at the changing of the guard at Salesforce and Disney, as well as at Microsoft's shopping list.
Workday canceled its internal sales conference, slated to have over 3,000 attendees, over coronavirus concerns
The event, called Workday Sales Kickoff, or SKO, was expected to have over 3,000 attendees, and is now being turned into a virtual event.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says that its $1 billion acquisition of startup Vlocity will help it pursue a sales strategy championed by outgoing co-CEO Keith Block
The acquisition of Vlocity will help Salesforce continue a strategy focused on selling to specific industries— a strategy that Block first spearheaded.
Microsoft says it won't meet its sales forecast for its third quarter because of the impacts of the coronavirus
The "uncertainty related to the public health situation in China" has affected Microsoft's Windows and Surface businesses, Microsoft said.
Microsoft's big Windows reorg just went into effect — here are the 22 power players now running its Windows and cloud software businesses
Microsoft 365 bundles together Office, Windows, and other key products — and it's a key part of Microsoft's strategy in the cloud wars.
Tim Cook said he'd answer questions about the 'fairly dynamic situation' of coronavirus at Apple's shareholder meeting, then closed the meeting without addressing it
Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on his company's business during its annual shareholders meeting.
The head of Salesforce's international business is joining hot AI startup Celonis, amid a bigger shakeup at the cloud software giant
The president of Salesforce International, Miguel Milano, is leaving the cloud giant to become chief revenue officer of hot AI startup Celonis.
A former Microsoft engineer stole more than $10 million from the company and used it to buy a $1.6 million lakefront home and a Tesla
He stole $10 million worth of "currency stored value," like online gift cards, and resold them online in exchange for bitcoin, a court ruled.
This Indian startup just raised $20 million to create new opportunities for human workers to do the tedious but important work that makes AI possible
iMerit has a small, vital niche in the AI supply chain, training algorithms to interpret data for industries like self-driving and medical technology.
A former Amazon Web Services GM has a plan to help customers manage out-of-control costs when using Amazon's cloud
One of the biggest challenges for companies moving to the cloud is making sure they don't buy more computing capacity than they use.
The sudden departure of Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block could show how Marc Benioff is preparing a new generation of talent to take the reins at the cloud giant
Salesforce has always done things a little differently — the departure of Keith Block might just show high.
Chris Lattner, the creator of Apple’s Swift, thinks that the smash-hit programming language is going to be a major force in AI development
Since he built Swift at Apple, Lattner has worked at Tesla, Google, and now SiFive. Here's what he says about where Swift's growth is headed.
Block's bio was deleted even as he was speaking his good-byes on the company's quarterly conference call.
The rise of Marc Benioff, the bombastic owner of Time Magazine who just became Salesforce's sole CEO, has an $8 billion fortune, and owns a 5-acre compound in Hawaii
Marc Benioff came up with the idea for Salesforce while swimming with dolphins in Hawaii. Now, the CEO has a net worth of $7.85 billion.
Departing Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block first came to the cloud software giant after a sudden departure at Oracle
Keith Block is known as a "strong operator" who led Salesforce against his old company, Oracle, where he also made a sudden and unexpected exit.
Salesforce saw a big CEO shake-up as one of its co-CEOs — who took the job in 2018 — stepped down.
DHS is worried about ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks on voter registration databases ahead of the election, says top official
The DHS sees voter registration databases as a key concern, Christopher Krebs, of the DHS's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says.
The CEO of Automation Anywhere says the $7 billion AI startup can now 'automatically discover' new tasks to automate
Automation Anywhere says its new product features "a bot creating a bot" which can automatically discover tasks that can be automated.
This ex-con hacker just made over $100,000 in a single day helping companies plug up their cybersecurity
In talent-hungry cybersecurity, hackers have become an important – and well-paid – part of the workforce.
Google Cloud is amassing a squad of loyal partners to push its product. Here's how one partner says it will drive $500 million in revenue to Google Cloud in 3 years.
As Google Cloud works to win more enterprise customers, this year it started providing more programs and resources for partners like SADA Systems.
$4 billion startup TripActions is taking on $500 million in debt to launch a new product that helps customers finance their business trips
TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen explains why travel services startup is offering clients a way to finance business trips.
The CEO of Intuit explains how buying Credit Karma for $7 billion will help it put 'a financial assistant in the pockets of consumers'
Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi and Credit Karma CEO Kenneth Lin say the deal is key to helping both companies grow and give customers more choice.
A leaked video shows the head of Microsoft's competitor to Amazon's Twitch telling employees to stay positive, not 'complain and nag'
It sounds as if some employees at Microsoft's Mixer aren't too happy — even after it signed exclusive deals with Ninja and Shroud.
Intuit is officially buying credit-score company Credit Karma for $7.1 billion, and the stock is spiking
Intuit is buying Credit Karma, and it could mean big things for the accounting company's AI strategy.
Declassified: From Snowden to WikiLeaks to Crypto AG, these are the biggest leaks of the past decade and what we've learned from them
Global corruption, torture, mass surveillance programs, and political drama are just some of the secrets exposed in leaks over the past ten years.
Intuit is reportedly about to buy Credit Karma for $7 billion, and a Wall Street analyst says it could give Intuit's AI a much-needed boost
AI has been a focus for Intuit under its new CEO Sasan Goodarzi — and Credit Karma's data is essential to creating AI.
The CEO of Google Cloud told his former employees at Oracle that its cloud software was 'considered atrocious' and 'a disgrace,' according to an investor lawsuit
Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian berated execs who reported to him when he led Oracle's cloud, calling their work "awful," according to a lawsuit.
Hackers are getting better at tricking people into handing over passwords — here's what to look out for, according to experts
Phishing scams are on the rise, and costing over $57 million from more than 114,000 victims in the US last year, according to the FBI.
The CTO of a 120-year-old company explains how yanking out most of its Oracle technology after a surprise $1 million bill is helping it move faster with Amazon's cloud
The cloud has allowed Thomas to unplug data centers and ditch legacy software. Plus its helped Thomas launch new digital products, the CTO says.
Tech startups have a new 'exit' strategy. Why private equity firms have started plowing billions into acquiring startups.
Private equity firms have gone from being bit players and bottom feeders in the startup world to being a major source of exits.
Finnish startup Aiven used these slides to raise $50 million for a cloud platform that helps businesses manage open source projects
Aiven is a Finnish cloud startup that helps businesses manage their open source projects. Here are the slides it used to raise $50 million.