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Benioff on being hacked: We're looking into some next-gen fax machines

Marc Benioff is many things. But a whiner is not one of them. Asked on stage today at the Intel Capital Global Summit about the hack of Salesforce board member Colin Powell and the resulting release of the company's highly confidential mergers and acquisition strategy, Benioff was surprisingly upbeat. "On one level, it was …
Kieren McCarthy, 26 Oct 2016

2016 has been a garbage fire. But 2017's looking up – there'll be loads of IPOs, beams Intel

Pretty much everyone can agree that 2016 has been awful all round, but hey here's something we can look forward come January 1: 2017 is going to be the year of new tech IPOs, according to the CEO of Intel's venture capital arm. Giving the keynote at the Intel Capital Global Summit in San Diego, Wendell Brooks was bullish about …
Kieren McCarthy, 24 Oct 2016

How do you solve a problem like MariaDB? Give it $20m ... right, Intel?

MariaDB expert SkySQL has taken on $20m in filthy valley lucre to help it build a drop-in replacement database for Oracle's MySQL. The funding was announced on Tuesday and follows our story in September that revealed Google is shifting all of its internal MySQL instances over to the open-source MariaDB system due to political …
Jack Clark, 22 Oct 2013
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Intel VC funds ultimate mobile device

Intel Capital has emerged as the first VC in the Valley to create a fund dedicated to accelerating technology in the automotive industry. The US$100 million investment fund, Intel Capital Connected Car Fund, aims to back innovation and the adoption of new technology and services in the automotive industry. The fund will be …
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SweetLabs gets sugar from Intel

Software developer start-up SweetLabs Inc has scored $US13 million in Series C funding led by Intel Capital. The new funding will be mainly used to grow its Pokki desktop app developer platform. However the company will continue to expand the OpenCandy advertising network, which shows ads for other downloadable programs while …
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VCs pump $7.5m into Bluetooth killer (wannabe)

Ozmo Devices, the low-power Wi-Fi specialist, thinks wireless Ethernet is the perfect way to run a mouse, and has drummed up $7.5m in Series C funding to make this happen. The money is coming from existing investors, who have already poured almost $23m into the dream of using Wi-Fi to connect everything from mice to keyboards …
Bill Ray, 14 Sep 2009
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Intel sees little trouble in big China

What does Intel's investment arm look like waving off the current economic gloom? A bit like it does when making new "cleantech" investments in China, laying down $20m funding for the solar energy kit provider, Trony Solar Holdings. In fact, Intel Capital seems to plan on spending its way out of the financial meltdown. "The …
Austin Modine, 28 Oct 2008
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Tolkien-inspired oil painting 'immortalizes' Silicon Valley rich people

A woman named Jane is preparing an oil painting that "depicts the leaders of Silicon Valley in a situation inspired by the pivotal fight scene in The Fellowship of the Ring." In a post to a website called Strayform, Jane says that the "leaders of Silicon Valley" deserve to be immortalized alongside the likes of American …
Cade Metz, 30 Jan 2008
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Jajah taps Intel for $15m

Intel Capital is the lead investor in a $20m funding round for Jajah, the internet telephony software firm. Intel is pumping in $15m to help Jajah in its goal to supplant Skype as the mass-market VoIP provider of choice, the company said today. Jajah uses PCs for internet phone calls - but only to set up the calls. It then …
Drew Cullen, 10 May 2007

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