BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-29T14:25:00Z
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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.
Tech 2020-02-29T00:32:30Z
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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.
Tech 2020-02-28T19:35:52Z
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GDC and San Francisco's tourism industry association gave gaming conference attendees incomplete and outdated virus updates as big companies pulled out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.
Tech 2020-02-28T18:32:07Z

Google employee tests positive for the coronavirus as the company further restricts employee travel

The Google employee had been in the Zurich office days before displaying symptoms, the company told employees by email on Friday.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-28T18:29:52Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-28T17:56:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-28T13:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-28T12:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-27T20:01:03Z

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.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-27T18:44:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-27T17:06:58Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-27T15:00:00Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-27T14:00:00Z

$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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-27T14:00:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-27T04:01:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-27T01:48:37Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T23:58:17Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T23:25:00Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-26T23:08:04Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-26T22:25:52Z

From Salesforce to Disney, it's hard for some CEOs to say goodbye

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-26T22:11:29Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T21:43:35Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-26T21:35:31Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T21:15:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-26T19:15:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T18:48:17Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-26T17:55:14Z

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.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-26T17:29:14Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T13:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-26T02:18:04Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T23:09:00Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-25T22:54:07Z

Salesforce has already deleted outgoing co-CEO Keith Block from its leadership web page

Block's bio was deleted even as he was speaking his good-byes on the company's quarterly conference call.
Tech 2020-02-25T22:46:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T22:34:21Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-25T21:10:52Z

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block steps down, with cofounder Marc Benioff returning to sole CEO role

Salesforce saw a big CEO shake-up as one of its co-CEOs — who took the job in 2018 — stepped down.
Enterprise 2020-02-25T19:49:28Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T19:28:58Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T14:30:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T14:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T11:00:00Z

$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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T02:02:25Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-25T01:53:00Z

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.
Enterprise 2020-02-24T21:07:17Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-24T20:02:44Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-24T19:20:19Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-24T18:08:56Z

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.
Tech 2020-02-24T15:02:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-24T13:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-23T18:52:00Z

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.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-23T15:10:00Z

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.
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