Year: 2017

Cybereason offers $50 million in free security software to WannaCry victims

All three of Cybereason’s founders, Lior Div, Yossi Naar and Yonatan Amit, are ex-military cyber-security experts who served in Intelligence Unit 8200 of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). The Unit is famed for collecting signal intelligence and decrypting codes, much like the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA). While in service, the IDF veterans realized…

Only 8.6% companies encrypt their cloud data! Skyhigh wants to fix this with its latest update

As the movement of all things tech-related to the cloud continues to grow at an exponential rate, massive loads of sensitive data are being migrated to, and stored in the cloud. Currently, it is estimated that the average company uses more than 1,400 cloud-based applications. Surprisingly, a very small number of the cloud service providers…

Yum China plans to buy Chinese food delivery app Daojia for $200 million

The novelty of Daojia, is in its democratizing effects on the O2O service platform by onboarding small busines owners. Initially serving as a “one-stop-meal service” platform, over the years, Daojia has simultaneously been improving its distribution logistics system, in order to directly integrate with restaurants and other small business owners within the O2O lanscape. For…

Snapdeal: From Unicorn to ‘White’ Elephant

The last decade has seen the most remarkable growth in the startup ecosystem in India. Most of these technology-based start ups have focused on innovation to disrupt existing business models. The founders of these startups have been high on energy and motivation to make an impact on a variety of industries, such as e-commerce, healthcare delivery, transportation, education,…