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July 18, 2017

Ironhack raises $3 million for its coding bootcamp

 As the focus on new educational models and coding bootcamps continues to attract attention (rightly or wrongly) as a cure for the world’s economic woes, Ironhack, a coding bootcamp with campuses in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris and Miami, has snagged $3 million in financing. Read More Source: New feed

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July 18, 2017

Microsoft to help Baidu’s ‘Android of autonomous cars’ go global

 We already knew Microsoft Azure Cloud was a member of Baidu’s Apollo self-driving platform alliance, but now Microsoft has revealed more details about what it will be providing the cross-industry partnership. Basically, Microsoft will be offering cloud infrastructure services via Azure for customers in markets outside of China looking to adopt Apollo, which Baidu has […]

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July 18, 2017

Rackspace partners with Pivotal to launch managed services for Cloud Foundry

 Rackspace, which strongly focuses on managed services these days, today announced a partnership with Pivotal, the company behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform as a service project. Rackspace already offers managed services for AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, VMware, OpenStack and it is now adding Pivotal Cloud Foundry to this mix. Rackspace, which […]

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July 18, 2017

Workflow automation startup Workato announces $10m Series A

 It’s a big day for Workato as the startup announced a $10 million Series A, and the latest release of its workflow automation platform dubbed ‘Turing.’ The round was led by Storm Ventures with participation from strategic investors Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures. The four year old company has now raised a total of $16 million. […]

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July 18, 2017

Sizmek will acquire Rocket Fuel for adtech consolidation

 After a rocky few years as a public company, Rocket Fuel is going private again. Adtech company Sizmek announced this morning that it’s agreed to acquire Rocket Fuel for $2.60 per share, in a deal that values the company at $145 million. (That number includes the assumption of Rocket Fuel’s debt — the purchase price […]

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