Research: Home security systems vulnerable to hackers, cyberattacks

You probably knew that hackers could break into your email account and the NSA can listen in on your calls. But did you know that your home security system may be vulnerable to a cyberattack also? Hackers can easily compromise the Read More →

Box answers Google, Amazon and rolls out unlimited cloud storage

Box is declaring the end of the cloud storage pricing war. Or so it hopes. The Los Altos-based cloud computing company announced Tuesday it would no longer set limits on cloud storage for businesses that buy its services. All companies get unlimited Read More →

Box raises $150 million and continues to wait on IPO

Box, the cloud software company that has delayed for months its widely anticipated IPO, has raised $150 million in funding from hedge fund Coatue Management and private equity firm TPG. Los Altos-based Box on Monday updated its IPO filing with the Securities Read More →

Box IPO: What’s it mean for @levie’s Twitter feed?

It’s not exactly a surprise, but there’s a lot of excitement today about the S-1 filing by Box, the hot cloud-storage startup that was founded by CEO Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith in Levie's dorm at USC. We’ll leave theRead More →

Elevator Pitch: Mike Volpi of Index Ventures talks Cisco, Apple and the coming Google-Samsung wars

During much of the previous decade, Mike Volpi was rumored to be CEO-in-waiting at Cisco Systems. But when it became clear John Chambers wasn’t going anywhere, Volpi left the networking giant where he’d spent more than Read More →

Elevator Pitch: Claudia Fan Munce of IBM Venture Capital

Claudia Fan Munce heads IBM’s Venture Capital Group, which she runs from Big Blue’s venerable Almaden Research Center in San Jose. IBM scientists stationed there over the decades have pioneered such technologies as the Read More →
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