CNN acquired Canopy, a tech startup that allows users to view content recommended to them without taking their data. The acquisition is designed to support CNN’s upcoming digital news app, currently called NewsCo, which aims to offer a curated news feed personalized for people’s interests. Some compare it to how Spotify curates the feed of music to subscribers’ tastes. The Canopy deal brings...
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Another Software Shakeup: Confluent Chief Revenue Officer Departs
As software gets harder to sell, top sales leaders are increasingly getting replaced. Larry Shurtz, chief revenue officer at data analytics firm Confluent, is leaving about 18 months after joining from Salesforce, according to a person with direct knowledge. His departure follows similar removals of sales leaders at major enterprise software firms such as Salesforce, Google Cloud and Okta...
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