Docker grabs cross-cloud container manager Tutum

Docker has racked up another acquisition: Tutum, a service for delivering Docker containers into production on nearly any cloud or host. Scott Jonston, senior vice president of product for Docker, cited user control of the “last mile of the app delivery pipeline” — the route from development into production — as the main reason for picking… Continue reading Docker grabs cross-cloud container manager Tutum

Docker acquires container deployment startup Tutum

Docker today announced that it has acquired Tutum, a startup that offers a web service for building, deploying, and managing applications packaged up into containers. Tutum was one of first startups to build on the trendy container technology that Docker released under an open-source license in 2013. Initially Tutum provided infrastructure for hosting container-based applications,… Continue reading Docker acquires container deployment startup Tutum

Xcraft drone company scores a payday on Shark Tank

EXCLUSIVE: The investors on Shark Tank aren’t the kindest and gentlest sources of money. But the makers of a new kind of drone managed to convince the TV star investors to put some money into Xcraft. Charles Manning and founder JD Claridge made their pitch for a drone that can take off like a helicopter… Continue reading Xcraft drone company scores a payday on Shark Tank

Docker Fills Big Hole With Tutum Acquisition

 Docker announced today that it was purchasing Tutum, a cloud service focused on deploying and managing Docker containers in any environment, whether the cloud or on-premises. The company did not disclose the purchase price. Docker has always emphasized building, shipping and running containers — those discrete programming building blocks sometimes called micro-services. With… Read More from TechCrunch »… Continue reading Docker Fills Big Hole With Tutum Acquisition

Curious World gives young kids a safe mobile library of games, videos, and ebooks

Parents are often worried about finding appropriate mobile content for young kids, but a new subscription service might have them covered. Curious World, from veteran educational publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, provides kids ages 3 to 7 with an ever-growing managed library of videos, games, and ebooks in a single mobile app. Launched today on iOS, the app… Continue reading Curious World gives young kids a safe mobile library of games, videos, and ebooks

Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19B

Western Digital, famous for its range of hard-drives, has announced it’s acquiring flash memory storage company SanDisk in a deal worth $19 billion. “The combination is the next step in the transformation of Western Digital into a storage solutions company with global scale, extensive product and technology assets, and deep expertise in non-volatile memory (NVM),”… Continue reading Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19B