Posts filtered by tags: Box[x]


Okta launches Lifecycle Management Workflows to make building identity-centric processes easy

Okta, the popular identity and access management service, today used its annual (and now virtual) user conference to launch Lifecycle Management Workflows, a new tool that helps IT teams build and manage IFTTT-like automated processes with the help of an easy to use graphical interface. The new service is an extension of Okta’s existing automation tools. But the key here is that IT teams and developers can now easily build complex identity-centric workflows across a wide range of applications...
Tags: TC, Enterprise, Identity, Okta, Identity Management, Tech, Salesforce, Box, Slack, Servicenow, Tamar Yehoshua, OKTA Okta, Azuqua, Diya Jolly, Box Salesforce ServiceNow, Okta Lifecycle Management Workflows

Influencers are seeing a big bump in affiliate link sales as ecommerce surges, but it could be threatened as major retailers cut programs

As efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak shutter brick-and-mortar stores and keep many people at home, online shopping is spiking.  Influencers and affiliate marketers who earn revenue by promoting ecommerce sales from their posts on social media are reporting up to a 30% bump in affiliate link activity in March. Affiliate marketing is one industry category that's growing at a time when many advertisers are canceling influencer campaigns, and travel and events-based revenue is shutting d...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Nordstrom, Instagram, Youtube, US, Trends, Walmart, New York Times, Tokyo, Coachella, Ken Burns, Box, South West, Seatgeek, Digiday

Activist investor Starboard Value taking three Box board seats as involvement deepens

When activist investors Starboard Value took a 7.5% stake in Box last September, there was reasonable speculation that it would begin to try and push an agenda, as activist investors tend to do. While the firm has been quiet to this point, today Box announced that Starboard was adding three members to the 9 member Box board. At the same time, two long-time Box investors and allies, Rory O’Driscoll from Scale Venture Partners and Josh Stein from DFJ, will be retiring from the board and not ...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Drama, Finance, Tech, SaaS, Gopro, Box, Dfj, Aaron Levie, Driscoll, Scale Venture Partners, Stein, Starboard Value, Starboard

Box’s Aaron Levie says it will take creativity and focus to get through this crisis

The COVID-19 virus is touching every aspect of our lives and having a profound impact on individuals, businesses and society at large. Box’s Aaron Levie has built a successful business from dorm room to IPO and beyond. He spoke to TechCrunch today about the level of creativity and focus that it’s going to take to succeed in the current environment. Levie pointed out that his company was a fledgling startup when the economic downturn hit in 2008, but he thinks this one could have a much greate...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Corporate Social Responsibility, SaaS, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Box, Aaron Levie, Levie, Startup Advice, COVID-19, Chuck Robbins Marc Benioff

Box is now letting all staff work from home to reduce coronavirus risk

Box has joined a number of tech companies supporting employees to work remotely from home in response  the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. It’s applying the policy to all staff, regardless of location. Late yesterday Box co-founder Aaron Levie tweeted a statement detailing the cloud computing company’s response to COVID-19 — to, as he put it, “ensure the availability of our service and safety of our employees”. We know how important secure collaboration and remote w...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Cloud, Twitter, Enterprise, Microsoft, Okta, Cloud Computing, Linkedin, Tech, Box, Remote Working, Aaron Levie, Zoom, Cloud Infrastructure, Telecommuting

SaaS earnings bump Dropbox, Box and Sprout Social

A quick hit as we have a podcast to record, but a few public companies in the broader SaaS market reported earnings in the past week. Their results are worth unpacking as they paint a good picture of what the markets are hunting for in modern software companies. Of course, we’re covering the firms’ share-price movements in the context of an epic selloff stemming from global conditions that are already impacting earnings. But, hey, not all the news out there is bad. In fact, for our three compani...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Tech, Dropbox, Box, Sprout Social, Cloud Applications

This 19th-Century Tool Box Is Meticulously Designed To Hold 300 Tools

reddit The look of tool chests can tell us much about workers and workplaces. While their purpose is to organize, carry, and protect tools, this chest also suggests what a worker thinks of himself and how society measures the value of his work. h/t: phoenixmasonry, mymodernmet phoenixmasonry If the workmanship in a tool chest is any indication of the maker’s talent, then the craftsmanship of... Source
Tags: Design, Box, Retro, Tool

Good news for enterprise startups: SaaS helped kill the single-vendor stack

In the old days of enterprise software, when companies like IBM, Oracle and Microsoft ruled the roost, there was a tendency to shop from a single vendor. You bought the whole stack, which made life easier for IT — even if it didn’t always work out so well for end users, who were stuck using software that was designed with administrators in mind. Once Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) came along, IT no longer had complete control over software choices. The companies that dominated the market began to ...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Microsoft, Okta, Tech, SaaS, Box, Todd Mckinnon, Aaron Levie, Zoom, IBM Oracle, Eric Yuan, Slack Zoom

California's big new privacy law is creating a $55 billion opportunity, and tech companies are rushing to get in on it

The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, is intended to give consumers a lot more control over the personal data that's collected by websites and apps. California itself estimates that companies will spend $55 billion this year to get into compliance with the law. Experts say that startups are well-positioned to capitalize on CCPA by going after a slice of that very large pie. While there are many companies, including Box and Very Good Security, that offer tools to help manage a company's...
Tags: Europe, California, NFL, Trends, Gartner, Silicon Valley, Symantec, Box, Jalil, Gavin Newsom, Gdpr, Rhee, Goldman Sachs We, Vertex Ventures, Robert Cattanach, Bart Willemsen

Three SaaS companies we think will make it to $1B in revenue

What’s the most successful pure SaaS company of all time? The answer is Salesforce, and it’s no contest — the company closed the year on an $18 billion run rate, placing it in a category no other company born in the cloud can touch. That Salesforce is on such an impressive run rate might suggest that reaching a billion in revenue is a fairly easy proposition for an enterprise SaaS company, but firms in this category grow or drive revenue like Salesforce. Some, in fact, find themselves growing mu...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Europe, Enterprise, Tech, SaaS, Salesforce, Box, Zuora, San Mateo, Tien Tzuo, enterprise SaaS, Guidewire

Box looks to balance growth and profitability as it matures

Prevailing wisdom states that as an enterprise SaaS company evolves, there’s a tendency to sacrifice profitability for growth — understandably so, especially in the early days of the company. At some point, however, a company needs to become profitable. Box has struggled to reach that goal since , but yesterday, it delivered a mostly positive earnings report. Wall Street seemed to approve, with the stock up 6.75% as we published this article. Box CEO Aaron Levie says the goal moving forwa...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, SaaS, Box, Content Management, Aaron Levie, Levie

The CEO of Box just roasted former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann's $1.7 billion payout (BOX)

SoftBank will reportedly give former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann $1.7 billion as part of a bailout plan for the office rental startup, according to The Wall Street Journal. The report of Neumann's windfall drew a strong reaction from current and former WeWork employees as well as industry experts. Aaron Levie, the CEO of Box, poked fun at the absurdity of Neumann's golden parachute, with a sharp tweet referencing a missing chapter in startup business books. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Japan, Ipo, Softbank, San Francisco, Trends, WeWork, Box, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Aaron Levie, Neumann, Adam Neumann, Levie, Maureen Farrell

Retail Zipline takes in $9.6 mln Series A

Retail Zipline, a communication and execution platform for retailers, has raised $9.6 million in Series A funding. Emergence led the round with participation from Serena Ventures, Serena Williams‘ venture firm. In addition to the funding, Santi Subotovsky and Kara Egan from Emergence will be joining Retail Zipline’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (May 16, 2019) –Retail Zipline, the leading communication and execution platform for retailers who believe in the power of the...
Tags: Europe, Ge, Microsoft, US, America, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Box, North America, Serena Williams, CRM, Serena, San Francisco Calif, VC Deals, Santi Subotovsky, VEEV

Japanese Viral Cat Photos Remind Everyone Of The Nostalgic Charm Of Phone Boxes

Although the general consensus is that phone boxes are now obsolete, a cute cat can make anything a viral hit. h/t: grapee ずっと見てても飽きないんだコレ…。 — ちゃちゃ (@chacha_nene_jp) April 11, 2019 Despite not often being used to actually call people anymore, the phone boxes in Japan, in their distinctive green, are the perfect prop for a retro photoshoot. This cat was spotted... Source
Tags: Japan, Design, Animals, Phone, Cat, Box

Relist Watch

John Elwood previews next Monday’s likely relists. This week’s installment is going to be brief, but at least it won’t be funny. It’s not just that I’m pressed for time, though I am: As I type this, the power is out for my entire neighborhood, and I sit hunched over my laptop in inky blackness. Apparently, the universe has decided that my gratuitous hyperlinks need to be given a rest. There was one grant out of last week’s relists, pushing the Kansas Supreme Court into an early lead as the most-...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Oregon, Time, Indiana, Dhs, United States, Portland, Nielsen, Box, Smith, Naacp, Department Of Homeland Security, University Of California

Box fourth quarter revenue up 20 percent, but stock down 22 percent after hours

By most common sense measurements, Box had a pretty good earnings report today, reporting revenue up 20 percent year over year to $163.7 million. That doesn’t sound bad, yet Wall Street was not happy with the stock getting whacked, down more than 22 percent after hours as we went to press. It appears investors were unhappy with the company’s guidance. Part of the problem, says Alan Pelz-Sharpe, principal analyst at Deep Analysis, a firm that watches the content management space, is that the com...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Earnings, Box, Aaron Levie, GAAP, Levie, Alan Pelz Sharpe, Deep Analysis, Cloud Content Management, Pelz Sharpe

Relist Watch

John Elwood reviews Tuesday’s relists. I have an argument coming up, so I’m going to be fairly summary today. There was a fair amount of turnover at the February 15 conference, with one relist getting the nod (while its companion case had to settle for a hold) and one lucky petitioner winning summary reversal. Although the court to a former congressman who sought to challenge criminal charges he was facing, Justice Sonia Sotomayor at least filed an opinion acknowledging that the issue he raise...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Virginia, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, Dhs, United States, Social Security, Wheeler, English, Kansas, Ohio

Relist Watch

John Elwood previews February’s likely relists. We’re now in the middle of the Supreme Court’s nearly month-long midwinter hiatus between conferences. This means that the court hasn’t actually relisted the cases that it wishes to consider again after the January 18 conference, and probably won’t do so until closer to February 11. Still, we have a pretty good idea of which cases will be relisted. But before we head on to that, let’s bid farewell to the relisted cases that moved on to fairer clime...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Planned Parenthood, Virginia, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, Dhs, United States, Williams, House Of Representatives, Davis

Has the fight over privacy changed at all in 2019?

Few issues divide the tech community quite like privacy. Much of Silicon Valley’s wealth has been built on data-driven advertising platforms, and yet, there remain constant concerns about the invasiveness of those platforms. Such concerns have intensified in just the last few weeks as France’s privacy regulator placed a record fine on Google under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules which the company now plans to appeal. Yet with global platform usage and service sales conti...
Tags: Apple, Google, Security, Startups, TC, Cloud, Facebook, Ecommerce, Europe, Florida, New York, Enterprise, Privacy, Advertising Tech, Congress, California

Relist Watch

John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. I’m today, so I’m going to be more summary than usual. The April calendar already appears to have a full complement of 12 cases, but the court in theory could add to it with this Friday’s grants. Admittedly, if it does so, petitioners won’t have the full 30 days to file reply briefs before oral argument. After this Friday, the court’s next scheduled conference isn’t until February 15 – almost a month from now. And any cases granted at that conference will ...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Virginia, New York City, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, Dhs, United States, House Of Representatives, Kansas, Louisiana, Nielsen

Box hires former SAP exec as Chief Information Security Officer

Box announced today that it has hired Lakshmi Hanspal to be the company’s new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). She boasts 20 years of security experience including holding executive security roles at SAP Ariba and Bank of America. She also spent time in a senior role at PayPal. In a blog post announcing the hire, the company defined her role this way: “In the role of CISO, Lakshmi will be responsible for Box’s cyber security practice, security operations and data and platform protec...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Bank Of America, Paypal, Box, Content Management, Hiring, Sap, Aaron Levie, Dan Levin, Levie, SAP Ariba, Apple Cisco, Bank of America She

Relist Watch Returns

John Elwood reviews the first relists of 2019. Happy New Year and welcome back! Most of D.C. started 2019 nice and slow, enjoying offices (and roads) made quiet by vacations, both planned and unexpected. But not the Supremes. They jumped in with both feet, when most of the lawyering class was still finishing off their fruit baskets. On January 4, the court gave plenary review to the Maryland and North Carolina political-gerrymandering cases and set them for expedited briefing so they could be ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Featured, Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Planned Parenthood, Kentucky, Virginia, New York City, Freedom, Alabama, Indiana, United States

SoftBank’s triple, Pinterest is going public, and the market meltdown

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had 75 percent of the core crew on hand to chat: Connie Loizos, Danny Crichton, and myself. Kate will be back on the show early next year, we promise. We were also joined by Menlo Ventures‘ Venky Ganesan who was a super great addition to the team. There was a lot to get through. In fact, we had to toss a few things overboard toward the end due to time....
Tags: Apple, TC, Pinterest, Softbank, US, Tech, Dropbox, Cambridge, Box, Kate, Equity, Menlo Ventures, Danny, US China, Equity podcast, Venky Ganesan

Box releases Skills, which lets developers apply AI and machine learning to Box content

When you have as much data under management as Box does, you have the key ingredient for artificial intelligence and machine learning, which feeds on copious amounts of data. Box is giving developers access to this data, while letting them choose the AI and machine learning algorithms they want to use. Today, the company announced the general availability of the Box Skills SDK, originally announced at BoxWorks a year ago. Jeetu Patel, Box’s chief product officer and chief strategy officer, sa...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Box, Content Management, Sdk, Patel, Jeetu Patel Box, IBM Watson Microsoft Azure Google

Gifts that keep on giving: Last-minute holiday deals on subscription boxes

Subscription boxes truly are the gifts that keep on giving, and they make fantastic last-minute presents. With so many options available, you’re destined to find something to please even the Grinchiest giftee on your list. The post Gifts that keep on giving: Last-minute holiday deals on subscription boxes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Christmas, Holiday, Trends, Gifts, Box, Discounts

LogDNA raised $25 mln

LogDNA has raised $25 million in a Series B round led by Emergence Capital. Also participating in the round were Initialized Capital, Y Combinator Continuity Growth and Providence Equity. LogDNA, of Mountain View, California, provides a log management system that offers insight into development and production environments. PRESS RELEASE Multi-Cloud Log Management System to Modernize and Streamline DevOps Landscape Through Affordable Log Monitoring and Analysis   Mountain View, CA – Following re...
Tags: Ge, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Box, CRM, Kubernetes, Emergence Capital, NVCA, Mountain View California, Chris Nguyen, VC Deals, National Venture Capital Association NVCA, VEEV, Joe Floyd, SAP Yammer

Box Four crankset, or how BMX gear can cross over as affordable MTB tech

We mostly cover Box Components’ all-mountain & DH drivetrains, with the Box One & Box Two 11 & 7-speed derailleur systems offering affordable alternatives to Shimano & SRAM. But trickling down beyond those top tiers, Box also produces a lot of BMX specific gear that can sometimes bleed onto the trail, especially to gravity mountain […] The post Box Four crankset, or how BMX gear can cross over as affordable MTB tech appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Box, Mtb, Shimano, Mountain Bike, Kids' Bikes

Cloud stocks take a beating

It was a stormy Monday for cloud stocks today with the general trend pointing way down. Okta stock took the biggest beating, down over 15 percent to $48.67 and even mighty Salesforce had its worst day since 2016, according to CNBC, down 8.7 percent to $121.01. Wall Street was apparently disenchanted with just about every cloud company, large and small and in between. Nobody it seemed was spared investor’s wrath. Box was down 6.93 percent to $16.66 Workday was down 7.57 percent to $124.07 Twi...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Okta, Finance, Tech, Salesforce, Box, Cnbc, Twilio, Workday, Synergy Research, John Dinsdale, Dinsdale

Pie slice box template for Thanksgiving

Every year at Thanksgiving, my mom always makes more dessert than we could possibly eat at one meal. I’m not complaining, though, because it’s wonderful to be able to take home leftovers! I thought I’d surprise her this year with some cute little paper boxes that are just perfect to put leftover slices of her famous pumpkin pie. I started by designing some fun word art and added it to a pie slice box template I also designed. You can and make boxes for your Thanksgiving guests. Once you ...
Tags: Crafts, Thanksgiving, Celebrate, Pie, Box, Template, Leftover


Tangerines, Oil on canvas, 8"x8", for sale (see below) Interested in buying this painting? It will be available at the Volcano Village Art Studio Tour and Sale in Volcano Village, Hawaii starting November 23 through November 25, 2018! I'll be a guest artist at Emily Herb's Apapane Pottery Studio on Keonelehua Street. Emily, our host artist, will be selling her beautiful Hawaiian species-inspired pottery and Charlotte Forbes Perry will be there as a guest artist with ceramics and stained gla...
Tags: Art, Oil, Nature, Fruit, Hawaii, Oil Painting, Box, Orange, Citrus, Tangerine, Joan Y, Brown, Drawing On Nature, Joan Yoshioka, Charlotte Forbes Perry, Emily Herb