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“Along the way, technologies are changing, the market is changing direction and sometimes, once a century or so, there is also an epidemic.”

The i3 Equity Partners fund is not afraid to take high-risk investments, provided the company has the potential to change the rules of the game and create a competency gap that will make it more difficult for competitors. Meanwhile, Adam Fischer of Bessemer and Ille Waldman of Melanox are boasting…

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Why is Microsoft Buying CyberX Israeli for $ 170 Million?

This is the fifth Israeli cyber company to purchase the tech giant in recent years A few days after Intel’s acquisition of Mobit – another signaling acquisition of an Israeli startup by technology giant: Microsoft will acquire Israeli startup CyberX, which develops industrial control system (IIoT) protection system. This is…

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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household…

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Ireland turns its ‘startups’ into the EU against Brexit (which does not arrive)

The old tobacco factory in Mullingar smoked Ireland and part of Europe for half a century. Owned by the Imperial Tobacco Group, a former British monopoly with Victorian airs, those ships were a hotbed of machines that made cigarettes and packaged them. Today the facilities are the headquarters of a…

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Microsoft, Apple and Google want to conquer the world of videogames

Silicon Valley suddenly seems to take video games very seriously. Microsoft, Apple, Google and Snap have revealed new gaming services in recent weeks. Now that the acceleration of the growth of the last decade led by smartphones begins to lose steam, the industry faces the greatest period of renewal and…

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The issue with facial recognition: Microsoft will investigate the work of the Israeli startup

AnyVision has been subject to scrutiny by Microsoft following reports from the commercial newspaper TheMarker de Haaretz and NBC News that its technology is used to monitor the Palestinians. The facial recognition technology Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial…

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Competition in big tech: Microsoft does not want its employees to use rival services

Competition is nothing new in the technology sector, where companies make a living by copying and improving the products of others. At Microsoft the situation is similar, except for one difference: the company has a list of “prohibited technologies and technologies that are not advisable”, and it continues to grow.…

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How good can success taste?: Startup Presono takes Microsoft Manager as CEO

The Linz startup Presono has come up with its own solution for presentations in a crowded market. Three years after its foundation and a million investment in 2017, the start-up has even convinced a Microsoft manager of the Powerpoint alternative. Lukas Keller was most recently a member of the executive…

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Blockchain startup Harmony working on creating a decentralized protocol

Harmony announced today that it raised USD $ 18 million from a series of investors. This includes Lemniscap VC of Hong Kong, BCA Fund of Australia, UniValues Associates of Singapore and Consensus Capital of Silicon Valley, and others. The co-founder, Nick White, announced to CoinDesk that the sale of tokens…

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Which company will become the best provider of cloud infrastructure services?

At first it was the mainframe, then the PC and now it is the cloud in the form of large distributed systems and storage macro units installed in data centers. Applications in the cloud are unstoppable trend and the sector is in fewer and fewer hands. The large distribution companies…

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