Intel Corp. on Thursday said it has agreed to acquire Israeli startup Granulate Cloud Solutions Ltd. in a deal reported to be worth about $650 million. The companies didn’t disclose the price but Haaretz reported in Israel last week that it would be $650 million. TechCrunch also reported that figure on Thursday.
Intel and Arizona’s Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) incubator lab for students aspiring to land jobs in areas ranging from business to nursing to healthcare — and other professions that increasingly draw on AI technology. The new AI incubator lab in Arizona, and the associate degree program it supports, is the first of its kind in the U.S.
Axon, the Scottsdale company that makes the Taser and other technologies for public safety, has big plans for (Nasdaq: AXON) plans to hire at least 400 people in Scottsdale, including a slew of new software engineers, said Elizabeth Hart, senior vice president of people operations at Axon.
Phishers can gain access to a company’s computers, networks and systems by tricking unsuspecting employees into clicking on email links with embedded malware. When employees use public access points that are not secure, cybercriminals can use wireless snooping tools to access sensitive data and transactions in combination with unsecure file sharing, where directories and files are made available for sharing.
WebPT, one of Phoenix’s largest homegrown software companies, announced on Tuesday that it had acquired Portland, Oregon-based Clinicient, a major competitor in the physical therapy software space.
Paradox, a Scottsdale company that makes conversational recruiting software, announced Monday that it had raised $200 million in series C financing that includes a company valuation of $1.5 billion, vaulting it to unicorn status.
GitKraken, the leading provider of Git Tools, announced today that startup executive Matt Johnston has joined the company as its new CEO. The move comes after a year of major milestones, including taking a strategic investment from Resurgens Technology Partners, and acquiring a pair of top-rated Git tools: GitLens and Git Integration for Jira.
GitKraken, creator of the world’s leading Git GUI and CLI, announced the acquisition of GitLens, the most popular Git extension for Visual Studio Code. GitLens was created by Eric Amodio in 2016, and has since been developed and maintained nearly exclusively by Amodio in his spare time. He joins GitKraken and will serve as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, to lead GitLens and GitKraken’s entire suite of popular Git collaboration and productivity tools.
GitKraken, the world’s most popular Git client, announced today it has acquired BigBrassBand and its popular Git Integration for Jira. GitKraken already enables 2.5 million developers from 75,000 companies to develop better code faster, by making Git easier, safer, and more powerful to use across teams of all sizes.
Promineo Tech, a Peoria-based education-as-a-service startup, is working to bring more people into tech, especially those eager to learn. Promineo Tech was started in 2018 and now has a headcount of nearly 40, including 12 employees and several contractors. The company partners with higher education institutions — mainly community colleges — and runs coding bootcamps for students.