Weekly Newsletter, July 15, 2016

Weekly Newsletter, July 15, 2016
admin | July 18th, 2016

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The intent of this newsletter is to highlight some of the newsworthy developments that emerged in the Industry during the past week.

Amplero Raises $8 Million In Series A Funding

 Leading Venture Capitalists Invest in Amplero’s Vision & Differentiated Approach to Machine Learning-based Marketing; Funds Will Accelerate Go-to-Market Strategy. (7/14/16) Read article

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Machine learning startup Amplero lands $8M from Salesforce Ventures and others

 Seattle startup Amplero has picked up $8 million in fresh capital, money that the spin out from Globys will use to accelerate marketing efforts and bolster the team. (7/15/16) Read article

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AWS Expands Database Migration Service, Adds Replication

 AWS Database Migration Service now supports continuous data replication. (7/13/16) Read article

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Azalea Health Receives $10.5 Million in Series B Funding From Kayne Partners Fund

 Azalea Health is a provider of fully integrated, technology-enabled healthcare solutions and Revenue Cycle Enhancement™ services.. (7/15/16) Read article

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Baidu Open Cloud launches video streaming, image processing, IoT services

 Chinese technology company Baidu today announced the launch of a few new services within its Baidu Open Cloud public cloud infrastructure portfolio. (7/15/16) Read article

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Big Data Market Investments Worth $72 Billion by 2020

 Report: The Big Data Market: 2016 – 2030 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals and Forecasts. Access report at http://www.marketreportshub.com/big-data-market-research-2016-2030-sns-telecom.html. (7/14/16) Read article

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Datadog Expands Monitoring Solution Across Stack for Microsoft Customers

 Datadog will now support Microsoft Azure SQL Database as well as cloud servers deployed through ARM. (7/11/16) Read article

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eBay acquires predictive analytics startup SalesPredict to boost its machine learning

 SalesPredict specializes in helping businesses grow revenue through analytics that identify ideal potential prospects, thereby improving conversion to actual customers. (7/11/16) Read article

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GoodData Accelerates its Global Expansion

 GoodData launches strategic initiatives involving updates to their platform, services offerings, and the expansion of its international sales force. (7/12/16) Read article

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GE’s Predix platform for Industrial Internet is available on Azure cloud

 This GE and Microsoft partnership marks the first step in a broad strategic collaboration between the two companies. (7/11/16) Read article

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Illumio Named One of the Top 50 Startups in Tech

 Illumio, an Adaptive Security Company, has earned a spot in the Big 50-2016 report, Startup50’s annual roundup of the top tech startups to watch in the coming year. (7/13/16) Read article

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Microsoft Launches Online Data Science Degree Program

 The new professional degree is designed to provide a university-caliber curriculum for technology professionals. (7/15/16) Read article

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Michael Greve Commits $10 Million to SENS Related Research and Startups

 Entrepreneur Michael Greve will commit $5 Million in philanthropic support over the next five years to the SENS Research Foundation (SRF), and seed investments of $5 million in startups focused on bringing rejuvenation biotechnology treatments to market. (7/12/16) Read article

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Mobile privacy pioneer Silent Circle raises $50m Series C led by Santander Bank

 Silent Circle plans to use the funds to expand development of software products aimed at businesses, governments and law enforcement agencies, a shift from an early focus on individual consumers. (7/16/16) Read article

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Niara BASIS™ Extends Splunk Security Platform with User and Entity Behavior Analytics

 BASIS™ is a bi-directional integration between Niara’s machine learning-based attack detection and visibility platform with any Splunk Enterprise installation. (7/12/16) Read article

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Qubole and WANdisco Move Enterprises to the Cloud with Cloudera Migration Program

 New partnership with WANdisco reduces cost and complexity, and eliminates downtime during cloud migration. (7/11/16) Read article

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Synetic Technologies Secures Patent for Virtual Data Annihilator

 Virtual Data Annihilator is an enterprise-class certified data erasure platform (7/15/16) Read article

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