Vivaldi Browser Hits Beta After More Than 2M Downloads

vivaldi_browser_teaser_page Earlier this year, Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner launched Vivaldi, a new desktop browser for power users (and those who were unhappy with Opera’s direction after that company’s switch to Google’s rendering engine after von Tetzchner left). Vivaldi has now been downloaded more than 2 million times during its technical preview and the team believes it’s now… Read More

Rackspace Launches Carina, A Hosted Environment For Running Docker Containers

carina_photo Rackspace is getting deeper into the container game. The company today announced the beta launch of its Carina container service. Carina gives developers access to a fully managed container environment that offers bare-metal performance and still allows them to use the same native Docker tools they are used to from their local development environments. Read More

Google Makes Its Single Sign-On Solution Compatible With More Enterprise Apps

google headquarters For a while now, Google has offered a single sign-on service based on the SAML standard. Today, the company is adding SAML 2.0 support for 17 additional enterprise SaaS apps like WebEx, Workday, Marketo, NetSuite, Smartsheet, Zendesk and — and you can insert your own joke here — Amazon Web Services. Google says it’s also now making it easier for admins to add their own… Read More

Adobe Updates Its Document Cloud With Dropbox Integration, Improved eSign Services

Adobe_Dropbox_iPad (3) Compared to its Creative and Marketing Cloud solutions, Adobe’s recently launched Document Cloud and eSign services (formerly known as EchoSign) don’t quite get the same amount of attention yet, but they are becoming an increasingly important part of the company’s business. Today, Adobe is launching a number of new features for Document Cloud, including an integration with… Read More

Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

monetization-devices AppDirect makes it easier for enterprises to buy cloud services from the likes of Box, Google, Symantec and others (and serves as a kind of referral service for these businesses). The company today announced that it has raised a $140 million funding round led by J.P. Morgan. All of the company’s existing institutional investors, including Foundry Group, iNovia Capital, Mithril Capital… Read More

Mobile App Accelerator Neumob Raises $8.5M Series A Led By Accel Partners

14340180277_643107ae44_o Neumob, a service that helps mobile app developers get their in-app content to users faster, today announced that it has raised an $8.5 million Series A round led by Accel Partners. Additional investors include Shasta Ventures, Eniac Ventures and Lightbank Ventures, as well as a number of private investors, including RealNetworks founder and CEO Rob Glaser. Read More

NodePrime Raises $7M In Seed Funding To Help Companies Manage Their Data Centers

servers Managing a complex modern IT infrastructure is hard. NodePrime, a San Francisco-based startup that’s emerging from stealth today, wants to make it easier for companies to map, monitor and control their data centers. The company also today announced that it has raised a $7 million seed round with participation from the likes of Menlo Ventures, NEA, Formation 8, Ericsson, Initialized… Read More