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Grading the final tech IPOs of 2019 – TechCrunch

Grading the final tech IPOs of 2019 – TechCrunch

As the holiday slowdown looms, the final U.S.-listed technology IPOs have come in and begun to trade. Three tech, tech-ish or venture-backed companies went public this week: Bill.com, Sprout Social and EHang. Let’s quickly review how each has performed thus far. These are, bear in mind, the last IPOs of the year that we care […]

Adobe turns it up to 11, surpassing $11B in revenue – TechCrunch

Adobe turns it up to 11, surpassing $11B in revenue – TechCrunch

Yesterday, Adobe submitted its quarterly earnings report and the results were quite good. The company generated a tad under $3 billion for the quarter at $2.99 billion, and reported that revenue exceeded $11 billion for FY 2019, its highest ever mark. “Fiscal 2019 was a phenomenal year for Adobe as we exceeded $11 billion in […]

Salesforce promotes Bret Taylor to president and COO – TechCrunch

Salesforce promotes Bret Taylor to president and COO – TechCrunch

Salesforce announced today that it has named Bret Taylor as president and chief operating officer of the company. Prior to today’s promotion, Taylor held the position of president and chief product officer. In his new position, Taylor will be responsible for a number of activities including leading Salesforce’s global product vision, engineering, security, marketing and […]

Why Bill.com didn’t pursue a direct listing – TechCrunch

Why Bill.com didn’t pursue a direct listing – TechCrunch

Bill.com went public today after pricing its shares higher than it initially expected. The B2B payments company sold nearly 10 million shares at $22 apiece, raising around $216 million in its IPO. Public investors felt that the company’s price was a deal, sending the value of its equity to $35.51 per share as of the […]

Refocusing on relocation, Jobbatical launches new offices in Spain and Germany – TechCrunch

Refocusing on relocation, Jobbatical launches new offices in Spain and Germany – TechCrunch

I’ve been following Estonia-headquartered Jobbatical and its founder, Karoli Hindriks, for years. Part of the vanguard of startups working on infrastructure for digital nomads, the startup has been building the base platform to help global job seekers hire and fire their governments. As Jobbatical has worked with more and more companies and governments though, it […]

Acquia nabs CDP startup AgilOne, which raised $41M

Acquia nabs CDP startup AgilOne, which raised $41M

Acquia announced it has acquired customer data platform (CDP) startup AgilOne today. The companies did not disclose the purchase price. CDPs are all the rage among customer experience vendors, as they provide a way to pull data from a variety of channels to build a more complete picture of the customer. The goal here is […]

D-Wave partners with NEC to build hybrid HPC and quantum apps – TechCrunch

D-Wave partners with NEC to build hybrid HPC and quantum apps – TechCrunch

D-Wave Systems announced a partnership with Japanese industrial giant NEC today to build what they call “hybrid apps and services” that work on a combination of NEC high-performance computers and D-Wave’s quantum systems. The two companies also announced that NEC will be investing $10 million in D-Wave, which has raised $204 million prior to this, […]

Microsoft announces public preview of Microsoft Teams for Linux – TechCrunch

Microsoft announces public preview of Microsoft Teams for Linux – TechCrunch

Today, Microsoft announced a public preview of Microsoft Teams for Linux, the first Office 365 tool that’s available for the open source operating system. The hope is that by making it available for preview, the company can get feedback from the community and improve it before it becomes generally available. “Starting today, Microsoft Teams is […]

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