AWS, Microsoft, Adobe and IPOs highlight decade of the cloud

AWS, Microsoft, Adobe and IPOs highlight decade of the cloud

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff in 2014. Source: Microsoft There were a lot of tech trends in the 2010s, from mobile computing and web-delivered content to the technology-powered gig economy. But no story was more powerful and pervasive than the emergence of the cloud. Dropbox and Slack became household names during … Read more…

Airbnb, Gitlab considering direct listings, and bankers coming around

Airbnb, Gitlab considering direct listings, and bankers coming around

GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij at company event in London GitLab GitLab, a developer of code-sharing software, took the unusual step of announcing a specific date when it plans to go public — Nov. 18, 2020. The day is significant because it marks “five years after the first people got stock options with 4 years of … Read more…