The question of “What is a tech company” comes down to how much software and its unique characteristics affects the company’s core business.
Sometimes analysis is about what will happen, not what should happen. Then, two big acquisitions in the data analytics face: Google’s purchase of Looker makes sense, while Salesforce is paying a steep price for Tableau.
Adobe reached the logical endpoint of its digital ad build-out, but was the journey worth it? Then, news from the podcast world, and the potential resolution of the ZTE ban.
Salesforce is acquiring Mulesoft. While the price seems high, there is a unique opportunity to be the integration layer in enterprise software.
Unsurprisingly, no one wants to buy Twitter, which will likely muddle long. Then, Amazon’s deal with VMWare makes a ton of sense for Amazon in particular; the company is also experimenting with convenience stores and music subscriptions.
More on Uber and Didi, and why the evaluation of this deal depends on the lens you use. Then, why Salesforce bought Quip, and what that says about both enterprise startups and Salesforce versus Microsoft.
Good morning, It’s World Cup day! I couldn’t be more excited (even if I shouldn’t be) – I even have a World Cup related update. On to the update: Twitter’s World Cup Starter Kits Twitter is trying out some interesting new features designed to drive engagement during the World Cup. From Alexis Madrigal at the […]