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Ping An Announces Full Upgrading of Ping An Cloud; Now Offers Services to External Customers & Sets Up Strategic Partnership with GitHub

Ping An Insurance Group announced on Wednesday it has done a full update of its Ping An Cloud. The company reported the Cloud is entering a new phase of offering cloud services to external customers. As previously reported, Ping An is considered one of the largest… Read More

Linux Foundation Forgives Microsoft, OKs Acquisition of GitHub

Computing’s “Temple of Open Source” -the Linux Foundation- has extended an olive branch to Microsoft by blessing its recent acquisition of the popular software collaboration platform GitHub. According to Github, over 28 million software developers use the site to co-build software and sift it for… Read More

Microsoft Acquires Software-Collaboration Platform GitHub

Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed rumours it is acquiring GitHub, a largely-free software-collaboration platform considered the most popular “version control system” in the world. Microsoft reports that it paid $7.5 billion dollars of its own stock for the acquisition. Today Microsoft bought GitHub for $7.5B by issuing… Read More

Kickstarter Becomes One of Sixteen Companies to File Amicus Brief in Support of Apple’s Privacy Case

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it has filed an amicus brief with sixteen other companies to support Apple in its fight to protect the privacy and security of its millions of customers. Following the devastating shooting in San Bernardino last December, a federal court ordered the technology giant… Read More

IVP Ends 2015 on a High Note By Raising $1.4 Billion Fund XV; Announces 14 New Investments

IVP, a later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms in the U.S., announced on Thursday that it has raised a new $1.4 billion fund and distributed over $500 million in capital back to its Limited Partners, including the proceeds from three significant M&A transactions: Business… Read More

Quora Roundup: Tips On Big Rewards, Glowing Plant Dangers, Github Crowdfunding & Rule 506 Strategy

There are a bunch of interesting crowdfunding topics on Quora, so we wanted to round up a few of the best recent answers and share them here. First, how can crowdfunders use expensive rewards to find success? Some thoughts… Read Quote of Kevin Flint’s answer… Read More

arkOS Crowdfunding An Open-Source, Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Fighter

What did you do when Google killed Google Reader, much to the chagrin of many of the service’s fans? Jacob Cook declared war. Well, not literally. What he did do was begin to work on arkOS, a Linux-based operating system that aims to replace all-knowing… Read More

WATCH: Balanced Featured In Github Video Series

We recently brought you the story of Balanced, a payment processor and escrow service specializing in P2P marketplaces and crowdfunding platforms. Part of the story around Balanced is their open approach to building a business. A big part of that approach is deep integration with… Read More

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