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SEC filing shows LinkedIn negotiating skills are worth $5bn

Microsoft To Layoff 18,000

The US Securities and Exchange Committee has released its filings outlining the road to Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn, during which $5 billion was added to the value of the deal.

Cisco to create 200 new cloud jobs at Cisco Meraki UK

Cisco has announced plans to create 200 new UK jobs for cloud professionals with an investment of $2.5m in the UK-based Startupbootcamp accelerator.

Cloudyn gets $11 million to take cloud monitoring global

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Cloud monitoring service Cloudyn has raised $11 million to fund global expansion, brand raising and service integration from a Series B round of financing.

SnapLogic raises $37.5m in venture capital for cloud integration innovation

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One of the first cloud computing start ups has re-launched with a completely new offering, after industry evolution jinxed its first ground breaking invention.

ItsOn gets $12.5 million funding to take Smart Services into LatAm and EMEA

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Cloud based mobile service provider ItsOn has raised $12.5 million in a Series D funding round led by Delta Partners Capital Limited with follow-on investments from Verizon Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Tenaya Capital.

EMC Dell in reported rush to go public with Pivotal in early 2016

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Software company Pivotal could be subject to an initial public offering (IPO) in early 2016, according to web site Recode, which claims to quote sources at parent company EMC involved in planning the launch.

Investor confidence is highest in cloud computing say venture capitalists

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Cloud computing has been hailed as the strongest technology investment sector for the third time in a row in a survey that gauges confidence among capital, private and growth equity speculators.

Wandera scores $15m to bolster mobile security gateway

Wandera secured $15m this week, which will help fuel the companies expansion in North America and the EU

Cloud encryption gateway provider Wandera has secured $15m in its latest funding round led by 83North, bringing the total amount secured since its founding to $23m.

e-com, quote management provider Apttus raises $41m from Salesforce

Apttus has secured $41m in series B funding from Salesforce, other firms

Apttus, a firm specialising in cloud-based quote and renewals management software has secured $41m in its latest round of funding led by Salesforce Ventures.

CloudBees bags $23.5m to expand Jenkins-based offerings

CloudBees develops commercial offerings based on Jenkins CI, an open source job execution monitoring platform

Belgium-based CloudBees has secured $23.5m in a series D funding round led by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Verizon Ventures. The firm, which has its roots as a java platform as a service, said it plans to use the funding to accelerate development of its Jenkins-based enterprise offerings.

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