A new type of news publication.
Tech news you won't read elsewhere.
The news that Slack wants to go public through a highly unconventional direct listing, in which it doesn’t sell new shares to raise money, has come as a surprise to some. But the messaging startup has built a strong enough cash position to pull it off, according to financial documents viewed by The Information and a person familiar with the matter.
As of October 2018, the firm had ...
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd would prefer not to talk about Amazon.
In an interview with The Information, Mr. Hurd was eager to discuss another topic, Oracle’s applications for running corporate finances and other back-office functions, which are showing strong growth. But he bristled when asked about Amazon, which is becoming an increasingly significant supplier of software and services to ...
If Thomas Kurian wants to succeed in his new job as Google Cloud CEO, he needs to make some radical moves. For instance, he could make a major acquisition of an enterprise tech firm to plug some of the gaps in Google’s product mix that have prevented big companies from taking it seriously.
I’m predicting that’s what Mr. Kurian will do when he takes the reins of Google Cloud ...
Juniper Networks, which makes high-end devices that route traffic around the internet, looked to be making headway in a key growth market a few years ago when it started selling its routers to Amazon Web Services. AWS is the biggest of the public cloud providers that handle an increasing share of big companies’ computing work.
But hopes that AWS could jumpstart Juniper’s stagnant ...
Receive out our latest exclusives, breaking news, interactive graphics and more in your inbox every morning.
Every weeknight, we'll send you our views on the day's top tech news.
Each month, our reporters discuss trending tech topics in depth exclusively with our subscribers.
Unlike other news organizations, our events are available to subscribers at no extra cost.