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HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will pay a $25 million settlement to salespeople who sued over messed up pay (HP, HPE)

After a nine-year court battle that began years before Hewlett Packard split into two companies, HP salespeople that sued the company are expecting to receive thousands of dollars in settlement fees. The salespeople sued, claiming that HP's computer systems weren't tracking commissions properly and they weren't getting paid in a timely manner. Complaints about pay for salespeople dragged on for years, long after the company split. In 2017, an HP executive apologized to salespeople about the on...
Tags: Amazon, Beyonce, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Court, Trends, Cisco, Hp, Dreamworks, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Business Insider, Brown, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cheryl Brown


Amazon's latest cloud product is dangerous for Cisco and Dell but really scary for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, analyst says (AMZN, CSCO, HPE, DELL)

When Amazon Web Services announced a new product called Outposts, the tech world stood up and took notice. They saw Amazon entering into the one cloud-computing market where it had no game: "Hybrid" computing, the segment of the cloud where Microsoft dominates. But a new report by UBS analyst John Roy points out that the true disruption of Outposts is this: Amazon will be putting its own home-grown data-center hardware — originally designed for its own use — into customers' private data center...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Ubs, Ibm, Roy, Dell, Amazon Web Services, EMC, Vmware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Microsoft, HP Enterprise, Cisco Dell, Dell Cisco


Amazon struck a blow at Google by buying a tiny Israeli cloud company for a reported $250 million (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN)

A tiny Israeli company called CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services had acquired it. Press reports indicate that Amazon paid as much as $250 million for the startup, which had raised $18 million in its 7-year lifetime. Industry experts say that this was a big miss for Amazon's arch-competitor Google.  Tiny Israeli company CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. The Times of Israel reported that Amazon paid about $250 million for the sta...
Tags: Google, Amazon, London, Beyonce, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Aws, Dell, Deloitte, Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services, PillPack, Velostrata, Cloudendure, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Amazon struck a blow against Google by buying a tiny Israeli cloud company for a reported $200 million-plus (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN)

A tiny Israeli company called CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. Reports indicate that Amazon paid between $200 million and $250 million for the startup, which has raised $18 million in its seven-year lifetime. Industry experts say this was a big miss for Amazon's arch competitor, Google. Tiny Israeli company CloudEndure confirmed on Thursday that Amazon Web Services has acquired it. Israeli news outlet Globe reported that Amazon paid $250 million for ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, London, Microsoft, North Korea, Trends, Cisco, Kim Jong Un, Aws, Dell, Deloitte, Las Vegas, Globe, Amazon Web Services, Velostrata, Cloudendure


Amazon's latest cloud product is dangerous for Cisco and Dell, but really scary for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, analyst says (AMZN, CSCO, HPE, DELL)

When Amazon Web Services announced a new product called Outposts, the tech world stood up and took notice. They saw Amazon entering into the one cloud computing market where it had no game: "Hybrid" computing, the segment of the cloud where Microsoft dominates. But a new report by UBS analyst John Roy points out that the true disruption of Outposts is this: Amazon will be putting its own home-grown data center hardware — originally designed for its own use — into customers' private data center...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Ubs, Ibm, Roy, Dell, Amazon Web Services, EMC, Vmware, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Google Pixel, Microsoft Microsoft, Julie Bort, Cisco Dell


China Hacked HPE, IBM and Then Attacked Clients, Report Finds (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Hackers working on behalf of China's Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM, then used the access to hack into their clients' computers, according to five sources familiar with the attacks. The attacks were part of a Chinese campaign known as Cloudhopper, which the United States and Britain on Thursday said infected technology service providers in order to steal secrets from their clients. While cyb...
Tags: News, China, Britain, United States, Ibm, Reuters, Ministry of State Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, BeauHD, DXC Technology, Cloudhopper


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Facebook could be quietly building a cryptocurrency for WhatsApp. According to Bloomberg, the Silicon Valley tech giant is reportedly trying to build a "stablecoin" pegged to the value of the dollar. Amazon accidentally sent 1,700 Alexa recordings to the wrong person, including audio from in the shower. A German magazine reported on Thursday that someone requested their personal data from Amazon and was shocked to discover 1,700...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, UK, Washington, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Iran, Ap, Bangladesh, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Pentagon, Gatwick Airport, Juul, Alexa


China Hacked HPE, IBM and Then Attacked Clients, Report Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Hackers working on behalf of China's Ministry of State Security breached the networks of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and IBM, then used the access to hack into their clients' computers, according to five sources familiar with the attacks. The attacks were part of a Chinese campaign known as Cloudhopper, which the United States and Britain on Thursday said infected technology service providers in order to steal secrets from their clients. While cyb...
Tags: China, Tech, Britain, United States, Ibm, Reuters, Ministry of State Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology, Cloudhopper


DXC Technology turns to BT Security to nab its infosec bossman

Waves bye to yet ANOTHER HPE exec, internal memo confirms DXC Technology UK arm has hired former BT Security CEO Mark Hughes to run its global security function, replacing yet another old timer from the Hewlett Packard Enterprise side of the merger.…
Tags: Software, Mark Hughes, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, BT Security, DXC Technology UK


Dell Sets Return to Public Market With Shareholder OK of VMware Deal

Austin—Dell Technologies is on its way to becoming a public company again. Shareholders of a stock that’s linked to Dell subsidiary VMware approved a plan for Dell to buy out the stock, allowing it to return to the public market.Dell, based in Round Rock, TX, announced Tuesday that 61 percent of the shareholders of the so-called “tracking stock” voted in favor the deal. (About 89 percent of shareholders voted.) The stock, traded as DMVT, was issued when Dell acquired storage giant EMC in 2016 f...
Tags: Deals, Texas, Hardware, Server, Ipo, Cloud Computing, Trends, Debt, Hp, Bloomberg, Shares, Computer, Software, Austin, Michael Dell, M&a


HPE Gives $10M to UH for Joint Data Science Research Projects

The University of Houston and Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Friday announced a collaboration designed to enable advances in data science.The announcement, which includes a $10 million donation from the computing company to the university’s year-old Data Science Institute, which has been renamed to the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute. The donation will be used to fund joint projects related to machine learning, data modeling, and other data science fields.UH and Hewlett Packard...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Trends, People, Innovation, University Of Houston, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, National blog main, Texas blog main, Texas top stories, Hewlett Packard Enterprise NYSE, Data Science Institute, Data Sciences, Houston Exponential, robotics/AI, Amr Elnashai


Super-computer brings 'cloud' to astronauts in space

A super-computer at the International Space Station aims to bring "cloud" computing to astronauts in space and speed up their ability to run data analysis in orbit, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise said Thursday. A SpaceX cargo capsule delivered the equipment, known as The Spaceborne Computer, to the space station in August 2017. After more than a year of tests, HPE says it is ready to bring the cloud experience to astronauts for the first time -- a kind of "cloud" above the clouds, as it were.
Tags: Spacex, Science, International Space Station, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE


Super-computer brings 'cloud' to astronauts in space

A super-computer at the International Space Station aims to bring "cloud" computing to astronauts in space and speed up their ability to run data analysis in orbit, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise said Thursday. A SpaceX cargo capsule delivered the equipment, known as The Spaceborne Computer, to the space station in August 2017. After more than a year of tests, HPE says it is ready to bring the cloud experience to astronauts for the first time -- a kind of "cloud" above the clouds, as it were.
Tags: Spacex, Science, International Space Station, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE


Machine learning: an emerging revolution in the financial sector?

Far from just a mainstay of science fiction, artificial intelligence has now entrenched itself in many aspects of our lives. At a relatively rudimentary level, AI affects how the Amazon homepage is personalized to suit different viewers and the way that Google translates websites seamlessly. However, a fresher strand of AI, machine learning, goes further. Whereas humans have long been required to input rules into machines to govern their behavior, machine learning enables machines to draw th...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sales, South Africa, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Blog & Grow, Finacne


Hewlett Packard Enterprise names former Sprint executive Robbiati CFO

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Tuesday appointed former Sprint Corp Chief Financial Officer Tarek Robbiati as its new finance head.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Sprint, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sprint Corp, Tarek Robbiati


Respected Wall St analyst snips HPE's share price rating

Off pace in server market. As for cloud... don't even go there An influential Wall Street analyst has downgraded its rating for Hewlett Packard Enterprise's stock, citing fears about the supplier's small footprint in cloud computing and ceding share in servers.…
Tags: Software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


Lyft hires Google veteran to build out business platforms

Lyft has hired Google veteran Manish Gupta as vice president of engineering to build out the ride-hailing company’s business platforms, including enterprise, partnerships, and healthcare. Gupta will report directly to Peter Morelli. He will work alongside Ran Makavy, who heads up Lyft’s ride-share technology team, CFO Chris Lambert, and Katie Dill, the company’s vice president of design. In this newly created position, Gupta will also oversee Lyft employees working on payments, fraud preventi...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Tech, Delta, Starbucks, Jetblue, Hewlett-packard Enterprise, Gupta, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Chris Lambert, El Camino Hospital, Manish, Peter Morelli, Katie Dill


Acquia’s New CEO Eyes Acquisitions, Not an Exit (Yet)

Acquia is known for software that helps businesses manage content on their websites. But these days, the 11-year-old company describes itself as a builder of “digital experiences,” a nod to the ever-expanding list of technological vehicles through which brands market their products—think mobile apps, social media, voice-controlled devices, and augmented and virtual reality experiences.“There’s just so many different channels where companies want to communicate with their customers and constitue...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Startups, Enterprise, Adobe, Ipo, Boston, Marketing, Trends, Tech, Web, Vc, Software, M&a, Salesforce, Exit


VC-backed Clari recruits Willis as CMO

Clari, a provider of AI solutions for sales, has appointed Cornelius Willis as chief marketing officer. Previously, Willis worked at Microsoft. Clari is backed by Tenaya Capital, Thomvest Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital Ventures and Northgate Capital. PRESS RELEASE SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Clari, the leading provider of AI solutions for sales, today announced the appointment of Cornelius Willis as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). With more than 25...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, CMO, People, Tenaya Capital, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Willis, Sunnyvale Calif, Cornelius, Northgate Capital, Clari, Thomvest Ventures and Blue Cloud Ventures, Sequoia Capital Bain Capital Ventures, Andy Byrne, Cornelius Willis


With $76M Second Fund, Root Ventures Investing in Hardware, Automation

Startups often struggle to attract their first funding from venture capital firms. But some of those VC firms are startups themselves, hoping to draw investors willing to trust their judgment so they can back young companies that take off.Avidan Ross, a former industrial robot designer and financial firm CTO, was the solo founder of seed fund Root Ventures in 2015, when he had $31.4 million to spread around. Now, with 21 companies in Root’s portfolio and four exits—including startups acquired b...
Tags: Apple, Deals, Startups, Mobile, Spotify, Hardware, Microsoft, Internet, Entrepreneurship, Funding, San Francisco, Trends, Web, It, Vc, Software


Root Ventures, a young SF firm focused on “hard tech,” just closed a much bigger second fund with $76.7 million

Root Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture firm that closed its debut fund with $30 million 2015, has raised a second fund, closing it with $76.7269 million dollars in capital commitments. Why? Because Root is proudly comprised of engineering nerds, and 767.269 miles per hour is the speed of sound. In dry air. At 20 degrees Celsius. Of course, more mathematically significant to its investors is how the firm is faring, and on that front, Root’s backers must like what they see. Though Root’s inv...
Tags: Apple, TC, Spotify, New York, Root, San Francisco, Tech, Harvard, Creator, Ross, RRE Ventures, Cto, Kane, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Hsieh, Kane Hsieh


4 Companies With the Best Employee Referral Awards

How do successful companies motivate their employees to take part in employee referral programs? Discover the secrets of the 4 companies with the best employee referral awards! Employee referral awards: A perk or a necessity? Let’s make one thing clear - great employee referral awards are not just another, cool perk that big brands use to showcase their Employer Brand. Great employee referral awards are a necessity if you want to motivate your employees to take part in your employe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Jobs, United States, Hawaii, Digitalocean, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Google Google, DigitalOcean DigitalOcean, Kristina Martic, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Instead, Distillery Distillery


Micro Focus Intl sinks as costs of fixing HPE mount

Britain's Micro Focus Intl reported an 8 percent decline in revenue for the six months to end-April, as it struggled to integrate the assets it bought from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and said it would rack up another $210 million in exceptionals.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Britain, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Micro Focus Intl


Hewlett Packard Enterprise selected to support supercomputer brain simulation

Hewlett Packard Enterprise says it’s been selected to build a supercomputer designed to simulate the inner workings of the mouse brain by 2020. The computer, known as Blue Brain 5, will become the platform for the Blue Brain Project, a Swiss-led campaign to model and simulate the mammalian brain. The project — which is under the supervision of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, or EPFL — meshes with international neuroscience efforts such as Europe’s Human Brain Project and the U.S. B...
Tags: Europe, Science, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Felix Schürmann


Apple is Mac-ing on enterprise: Plans strategic B2B alliance with HPE

Hiring suits in UK for phase 1 of corporate conquest Apple is to set up an alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to reach more suits in the corporate world, The Register can reveal.…
Tags: Apple, UK, Software, Hewlett Packard Enterprise


SUSE Linux Sold For $2.5 Billion

Archangel Michael writes: Reuters is reporting that Britain's Micro Focus has agreed to sell its SUSE open-source enterprise software business to Swedish buyout group EQT Partners for $2.535 billion, lifting its shares 6 percent. Micro Focus, a serial acquirer that has been struggling to get to grips with a $8.8 billion Hewlett Packard Enterprise deal, said on Monday it would use some of the proceeds to reduce debt and could return some of the rest to shareholders. SUSE is used by banks, univers...
Tags: Tech, Britain, Reuters, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, EQT Partners, Micro Focus, Archangel Michael, Air India Daimler


Micro Focus sells Suse for $2.5B

Suse, one of the longest-running commercial Linux distributors and, these days, a major player in the open-source infrastructure and management space, has been through a few ownership changes in recent years. Micro Focus acquired Suse from The Attachmate Group back in 2014, which itself had acquired Novell, the then-owner of Suse, in 2010. Today, Micro Focus announced that Suse is changing owners yet again, as private equity firm and venture capital fund EQT is acquiring Suse. While the...
Tags: TC, Tech, M&a, Private Equity, Suse, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Novell, EQT, Micro Focus, Attachmate Group, Micro Focus umbrella Micro Focus, Johannes Reichel


You should be terrified that Amazon is going to eat your industry, but there’s a secret to surviving it, says a guy who experienced it (AMZN)

Lanham Napier spent 14 years as the CEO of Rackspace, going head-to-head with Amazon in the last years of his reign.  He shares some tough advice for executives looking over their shoulder at Amazon's growing dominance in all sorts of markets: you are right to be afraid. But there is a one proven way to compete he says, and it involves beating Amazon at its own game. For 14 years, Lanham Napier was the face of Rackspace, a web hosting and cloud company that was one of the most successful tec...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Texas, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Nasa, Aws, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Rackspace, Amazon Web Services, Don, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Napier, Andy Jassy


SoftBank Vision fund leads $250M Series D for Cohesity’s hyperconverged data platform

San Jose-based Cohesity has closed an oversubscribed $250M Series D funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, bringing its total raised to date to $410M. The enterprise software company offers a hyperconverged data platform for storing and managing all the secondary data created outside of production apps. In a press release today it notes this is only the second time SoftBank’s gigantic Vision Fund has invested in an enterprise software company. The fund, which is almost $100BN in size — wit...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Apps, Storage, Enterprise, Softbank, Tech, Cisco, San Jose, Sequoia Capital, Enterprise Software, Hewlett-packard Enterprise, Cisco Investments, SoftBank Group, Mohit Aron, Cohesity


Watch the newest ads on TV from Sprint, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, T-Mobile and more

Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion analytics from more than eight million smart TVs. The ads here ran on national TV for the first time over the weekend.A few highlights: T-Mobile hypes an offer in which its customers can get $30 tickets to Kesha and Macklemore's joint summer tour. (Another T-Mobile spot stars reggaeton singer J Balvin.) An A.I.-powered robot and her ...
Tags: Advertising, Sprint, Macklemore, Kesha, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Sprint Hewlett Packard Enterprise T Mobile