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Intelligent Automation: the Future of RPA

Robotic process automation (RPA) is transforming business processes in nearly every industry by streamlining data entry and other low-level tasks. Now the technology, which populates digital forms in a fraction of the time it takes humans to do the same, is getting a long overdue upgrade. Advancement in machine learning...

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Zscaler To Buy Startup Cloudneeti To Protect Public Cloud Data

Zscaler has agreed to purchase cloud security posture management startup Cloudneeti to prevent and remediate application misconfigurations in the cloud. The San Jose, Calif.-based cloud security company said the proposed acquisition of Redmond, Wash.-based Cloudneeti will extend Zscaler’s data protection for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications into public cloud workloads. SaaS, Infrastructure-as-a-Service...

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FamilyID Acquired by Athletic Event Management Company

FamilyID, a Lexington-based provider of an online registration platform for schools and community programs, has been acquired by Sandy, Utah-based Arbiter, an athletic event management company. No financial terms were disclosed. FamilyID now joins the suite of Arbiter's offerings across athletic and event management. Its software is used by schools,...

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Anaplan Jumps 20% Following Earnings Beat

Shares of cloud-based, connected-planning platform Anaplan (PLAN) were rising nearly 20% Tuesday after the company reported first-quarter results that came in ahead of analysts' expectations. The San Francisco-based company reported a net loss of $37.2 million, or a loss of 16 cents a share on and adjusted basis, on revenue...

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Fastly shares rocket as much as 60% in IPO debut

Fastly, whose technology helps companies more quickly deliver online content, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday with shares rising as much as 60%. The stock started trading at $21.50 per share, up 34% from the price it sold shares in the initial public offering, under...

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