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Intel Lowers Q1 Revenue Forecast By $900M To $12.8B Amid PC Sales Slump

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intel-earnings The shift away from desktop PCs to smartphones and other smaller computing devices is having a big impact on a major player in the PC market. Chipmaker Intel today lowered its revenue expectations by $900 million for its Q1 earnings that will come out on April 14.

Three 20-Somethings Sell College Project To Docker

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Kitematic Home screen. It’s been quite a whirlwind journey for the three founders of Kitematic, a tool that helps dramatically speed up Docker installs.

SignalFX Emerges From Stealth To Modernize Cloud Application Monitoring

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SignalFx dashboard SignalFx, a cloud application monitoring company, designed to help customers visualize issues and work at Web scale, came out of stealth today revealing two previously unannounced funding rounds and launching their product publicly for the first time. The first funding round was in March, 2013 for $8.5M from Andreessen Horowitz and Ben Horowitz joined their board.

Greenhouse Rakes In $13.6M B From Benchmark To Save You From Recruiting Hell

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maxresdefault Hiring is the No. 1 thing founders waste their time on. Not because it’s not important. Bad hires can be toxic. But because it’s inefficient. Sourcing, interviewing and selecting candidates is tough enough, and most recruiting tools can’t tell you where you’re burning time or money. Yet Greenhouse can.

Get Ready For Box’s Earnings

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Screen Shot 2015-03-11 at 11.04.40 AM Box, a cloud storage and productivity company, will report its first quarterly earnings result today after the bell. The market expects Box to announce a $39.75 million loss on revenue of $58.03 million. Billings are expected to total $80.85 million for the period — Box’s fourth quarter of its fiscal 2015.

Google Targets Digital Signage With Chrome Updates

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chrome-sign-box Google wants to make sure that embarrassing ‘blue-screen-of-breath’ in the shop window doesn’t have to be a thing anymore – it’s aiming squarely are replacing windows as a dominant platform in the digital signage industry, thanks to new updates that add to the Google browser’s single app kiosk mode.

Google Launches Cloud Storage Nearline, A Low-Cost Storage Service For Cold Data

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16607469222_a7c1a2e8fb_o Google is launching a new cloud storage service today that has the potential to change how many companies, ranging from startups to enterprise, view online storage.
With Google Cloud Storage Nearline, businesses can store the data they or their customers don’t frequently need to access (think backups, log files or older photos), for $0.01 per gigabyte. Cold storage isn’t a new concept.

Looker Raises Another $30M For Its New Approach To Business Intelligence

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Big Data Graphic As more enterprises become increasingly confident in using software as a service and continue to try to get smarter about how they handle all the data they are amassing, startups offering innovative SaaS solutions to address this are seeing their stars continue to rise.

Zuora $115M Investment Round Validates Subscription Approach

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Subscribe concept picture. Zuora, the company that helps customers manage their subscription models, announced a massive $115M funding round today involving not just Silicon Valley venture capitalists, but also public market investors.
Those public market names include Wellington Management Company LLP and Blackrock Inc, as well as Premji and Passport Capital.

Cheaper Sensors Will Fuel The Age Of Smart Everything

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Network of connected things. The Internet of Things is a term that’s being bandied about with increasing frequency these days. You could think of it as the “cloud” of 2015 — that buzzword that marketers put in absolutely everything because it makes their company sound cool and hip. The Internet of Things in actuality involves a network of smart sensors collecting data.

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