Appen Buys Figure Eight for $300M

Data annotation company Appen was seeking to expand its operations and it found that the San Francisco-based Figure Eight was a perfect fit. Appen will pay $175 million in cash immediately for Figure 8 with another $125 million forthcoming if Figure Eight meets...

Racktop Raises $15M in Series A

Racktop Systems is a startup that believes that the best comprehensive solution to data breaches is an architecture that combines data security and fast data transfer performance. Rackstop relies on transparent data movement that allows data to seamlessly move in the...