Public tech’s espresso shot is quite literally the cloud – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Last week we said that you needed to pay attention to the public markets, and we weren’t kidding. It was a huge week for earnings — with notes from all over, including the … Read more

Ex-Amazon Cloud Worker Found Guilty in Capital One Hack

The suspect in the massive 2019 data breach of Capital One was found guilty Friday of hacking and wire fraud charges. The Capital One hackone of the largest-ever breaches of a financial services company, affected more than 100 million US customers and involved the theft of sensitive data including Social Security and bank account numbers. … Read more

Odd ‘Cartoon’ Cloud Spotted by Satellite Over the Caspian Sea

NASA’s Earth-watching Terra satellite peered down from space on May 28 and caught sight of something unusual floating over the Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland body of water. A wild cloud appeared, and it looked like an artist had a hand in its design. The NASA Earth Observatory team shared the cloud as an … Read more

Cloud cost management platform Finout raises $18.5M – TechCrunch

Finout, a cost monitoring app for cloud software and platforms, today emerged from stealth with $18.5 million — a combination of a $14 million Series A funding round led by Team8 Capital and a $4.5 million seed round led by Pitango First. Co-founder and CEO Roi Ravhon said that the capital will be put toward … Read more

Platform9 raises $26M to help manage distributed cloud clusters – TechCrunch

Platform9, which bills itself as an “open distributed cloud company,” today announced that it closed a $26 million funding round led by Celesta Capital with participation from Cota Capital, NGP Capital, and other investors. CEO Bhaskar Gorti said that the new cash will be used to drive Platform9’s go-to-market strategy and product research and development, … Read more

Cisco unveils sweeping new cloud capabilities, SASE and WAN forecasting offerings

The new products, introduced at Cisco Live and RSA, aim to simplify IT management and operations. Image: Tobias Arhelger/Adobe Stock Cisco unveiled new cloud management networking and unified tech capabilities at Cisco Live across its Meraki, Catalyst and Nexus product portfolio. The company also announced a new ThousandEyes product geared at proactively forecasting and optimizing … Read more

Best cloud certifications in 2022: From Azure to Google and beyond

Solidify your skills as a cloud expert by becoming certified. Here’s a list of some of the top cloud certifications available in 2022. Image: Gorodenkoff/Adobe Stock The cloud is no longer just the future of tech — it’s the here and now. Millions of businesses are attempting to take advantage of the cloud’s scalability, cost-efficiency, … Read more

HyperX Cloud Mix Buds review: good sound and battery life, lousy fit

HyperX has distilled some of its gaming headset know-how into a much more portable form factor: a set of wireless earbuds called the Cloud Mix Buds. These $149.99 earbuds largely replicate the standard features of over-ear gaming headphones, at least in terms of connectivity. They include a 2.4GHz USB-C transmitter that lets them pair to … Read more

HyperX Cloud Mix Buds Are True Wireless Earbuds for Gaming With Dual-Mode Connectivity

HyperX makes some of CNET’s favorite gaming headsets for PCs, PlayStation and Xbox and now it’s squeezed that excellent audio performance into its first pair of true wireless earbuds. Announced Tuesday, the HyperX Cloud Mix Buds have the ultralow-latency performance needed for gaming as well as the convenience of Bluetooth. The Cloud Mix Buds come … Read more