• Google spun out a new geothermal heating and cooling company.

    Google Inc. has spun out a new geothermal heating and cooling company called Dandelion. Dandelion comes from a previously undisclosed project at X that began two years ago. It’ll be run as a separate company outside the Alphabet umbrella and has raised $2 million in funding. Dandelion claims it can affordably drill and install geothermal systems to… Continue Reading

  • Symantec Corp. to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Fireglass.

    Symantec Corp. is acquiring Israeli cybersecurity startup Fireglass, the company said on Thursday, in a small deal designed to boost its products that protect corporate email and web browsing from threats. Fireglass specializes in an area of security called “browser isolation,” a technology that creates virtual websites allowing users to browse any content without having viruses… Continue Reading

  • Oracle Acquires Apiary to Strengthen its API Integration Cloud.

    Oracle announced plans to acquire Apiary, the API management company with a focus on API design and collaboration, on January 19. Oracle has not indicated how it plans to use Apiary.  “Oracle is committed to protecting and enhancing customer investments in Apiary solutions. After the close of the transaction, Oracle plans to continue investing in Apiary… Continue Reading

  • Apple is pouring money in China

    Apple Inc, AAPL, is investing $1B in the Chinese company Didi Chuxing, which is biggest rival of Uber. Didi Chuxing leads the Chinese ride-hailing market. Tim Cook told Reuters that he hopes the two companies will collaborate in future opportunities. The investment was the biggest amount Didi Chuxing. AAPL is down more than 10% in last few… Continue Reading