Cisco is acquiring business intelligence startup Accompany for $270M

Cisco just announced an agreement to acquire Accompany, which uses artificial intelligence to build databases of people and relationships at companies. Founder and CEO Amy Chang has compared the product…

‘Google Here’ Reportedly Canceled: Tech News Today 1335

Fortune writer Erin Griffith reports in an exclusive that Alphabet CEO Larry Page cancelled the launch of a new product related to Google Maps called Google Here. For the full…

10 big announcements from Day 1 of F8

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and…

Birchbox ownership changes hands after beauty business does recap

Beauty-in-a-box brand Birchbox has changed up its ownership structure. The New York-based startup, which has raised almost $90 million in funding from noted venture firms like Accel Partners and First Round Capital,…

The BBC will run its first podcast ads, powered by Acast

The BBC will start running ads in its podcasts, thanks to a partnership with podcast publishing and monetization company Acast. Acast CEO Ross Adams told me that ads will start…

Tech News Today Episode 9 – Youtube Community Video

Tech News Today Episode 9: – Google News Research – Updates & Fixes – Mobile TV – the new Playbook – Mortal Kombat Fatalities – Technology News – Data Storage…

Birchbox ownership changes hands after beauty business does recap

Beauty-in-a-box brand Birchbox has changed up its ownership structure. The New York-based startup, which has raised almost $90 million in funding from noted venture firms like Accel Partners and First Round Capital,…

Tech News Today 1211: Apple Watch Watch

Lead Anchor: Mike Elgan and Co-Anchor: Joe Panettieri 3/9/2015 – The big news today is the Apple announcement of the New MacBook 12″ laptop with Retina Display, the AppleWatch, and…

Cisco sells part of its NDS video assets, acquired for $5B, to Permira to build a new business

In 2012, Cisco made one of its biggest-ever acquisitions — and a major step into the Israeli tech world — when it acquired video and security specialist NDS for $5…

Tech News Today 418: The Facts About SOPA And PIPA

Hosts:Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell What SOPA and PIPA really mean, whether they solve any problems, why Jerry Yang really left Yahoo, and more. Guests:Ryan Block……

Cambridge Uni graphene spin-out Paragraf gets $3.9M

Paragraf, a Cambridge University graphene spin-out, has closed a £2.9M (~$3.9M) seed round. The funding is led by the university’s commercialization arm, Cambridge Enterprise, with Parkwalk Advisors, Amadeus Capital Partners,…

ZeroCater raises $12M to rule the fridges and pantries of an office

ZeroCater may have made its name in bringing restaurant food to offices for lunch (or other meals), but it has now raised a new fresh round of funding for the…