Anti-fraud specialist Pindrop has snagged $35 million in a Series B investment round, which it will use to fund the growth of its voice fraud protection and authentication solutions in the call center.
The company plans to invest in customer support, engineering, sales and marketing staff, and it will also expand across newer verticals, geographies and products.
Three months after the U.S. State Department confirmed hackers breached its unclassified email system, the government has still not been able to evict them from the network, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing three people familiar with the investigation.
Government officials, assisted by outside contractors and the National Security Agency, have repeatedly scanned the network and taken some systems offline, the Journal reported. But investigators still see signs of the hackers on State Department computers, the people familiar with the matter told the paper.
Following reports of a potential acquisition last year, LoopPay, makers of a popular mobile payments service and one of ApplePay's largest competitors, has officially been acquired by Samsung.
The future of storage may not be in storage itself, but in the intelligence to manage it.
Major storage vendors and startups alike are now pushing software-defined systems spanning anything from a set of arrays to a whole enterprise. On Tuesday, IBM placed a big bet on this trend, announcing the first product in a portfolio called IBM Spectrum Storage and saying it will invest $1 billion in storage software over the next five years.
There’s a new trend called “devops” that is sweeping the enterprise IT world and its become a life-or-death career situation for many IT departments.
The word smooshes up the IT terms “development” (meaning writing software) and “operations” (meaning maintaining software and all the tech needed to run it).