sydney News of 08/26/19
Atlassian’S Co-CEO Scott Farquhar Will Join Us At TC Sessions: Enterprise
Few companies have changed the way developers work as profoundly as Atlassian . Its tools like Jira and Confluence are ubiquitous and over the course of the last few years, the company has started to adapt many of them for wider enterprise usage ...
Google’S Indigo Subsea Cable Is Now Online
Google and its partners today announced that the 5,600-miles-long INDIGO subsea cable, which connects Sydney and Perth with Jakarta and Singapore, is now ready for service. To build the cable, which will significantly strengthen the connectivity ...
Identity Platform auth0 Raises $103m, Pushing Its Valuation Over $1b
Auth0, a 2013-founded identity and authentication platform, has pushed into unicorn territory with a $1 billion valuation after raising $103 million in its latest Series E round. The round was led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from ...
Skedulo Raises $28m For Its Mobile Workforce Management Service
Skedulo , a service that helps businesses manage their mobile employees, today announced that it has raised a $28 million Series B funding round led by M12 , Microsoft’s venture fund. Existing investors Blackbird and Castanoa Ventures also ...
Macquarie Capital Venture Studio Adds Three New Companies To Infrastructure Tech Portfolio
Macquarie Capital Venture Studio , the infrastructure-focused accelerator affiliated with the nearly $500 billion-dollar investment firm, Macquarie Group, has added three companies to its portfolio. The companies, AirMap, Envoy Technologies, and ...
Bots Are Cheap And Effective. One Startup Trolls Them Into Going Away
Bots are ruining the internet. When they’re not pummeling a website with usernames and passwords from a long list of stolen credentials, they’re scraping the price of hotels or train tickets and odds from betting sites to get the best ...
Peak Theory Lines Up Media Partners And Funding As Cubcoats Becomes A Phenomenon
With a planned cartoon series coming up, partnerships in place with Major League Baseball , NBCUniversal , and other media companies of heroic proportions, the founders creating the kids clothing phenomenon, Cubcoats , are on a roll. Peak Theory, ...