SSL or secure socket layer, are certificates that encrypt the information sent between a website and the web browser of a visitor, in order to prevent that the information is read across the internet. SSL certificates are most commonly used for websites that request sensitive information, like credit card number of passwords, to the visitors. You can tell if a website...
- WorldRemit Gets $45M At A $500M Valuation To Grow Its Mobile Money Transfer BusinessA year after raising $100 million, London-based startup WorldRemit has picked up more funding. To compete against the likes of Western Union in the world of money transfers — and tap a remittance market that the World Bank estimates will be worth $610 billion in 2016 — the company has added another $45 million to its coffers. This latest round, a debt […]
- GitHub Updates Its Enterprise Product With Clustering Support, Updated DesignGitHub Enterprise, the company’s on-premises solution for managing code, is getting a major update today. It comes at a time when there seems to be some upheaval in the company around the importance management has been putting on this product. The marquee feature of GitHub Enterprise 2.5 is support for clustering. With this, businesses can now set up […]
- ThinkingPhones Becomes Fuze And Grabs $112 Million Investment Led By Summit PartnersThinkingPhones, a Cambridge, Massachusetts, cloud service that offers messaging, phone service and video streaming, announced $112 million investment round today. The company also announced it was changing its name to Fuze, which happens to be the name of the cloud video company it purchased last fall. The round was led by Summit Partners with help from current […]
- CognitiveLogic Raises $3M To Help Enterprises Pool Big Data While Keeping Privacy IntactDataSift made a name for itself as a company that took large unstructured datasets — such as anonymised firehoses from social media services like Facebook (and previously, Twitter) and ordered them in a way for enterprises and brands to get a better idea of consumer preferences and other insights. Now Nick Halstead, the person who founded and led DataSift […]
- Digital Shadows Gets $14M To Keep Growing Its Digital Risk Scanning ServiceUK cyber security startup Digital Shadows, which sells a SaaS service to businesses wanting to monitor and manage potential risks by keeping tabs on activity related to their digital footprint — has closed a $14 million Series B funding round, led by Trinity Ventures. As part of the investment, Trinity’s Fred Wang has joined the […]