Silicon Valley's startups are facing the biggest crisis in a generation. Here's what venture capital investors are telling founders they need to do to survive.
Top Silicon Valley investors have weathered downturns before. They said savvy startups can make it through coronavirus uncertainty, too.
Microsoft is canceling its massive Build developer conference due to the coronavirus outbreak, and will do it online instead
Microsoft is canceling its Build developer conference — one of its largest events of the year — and moving it online.
The Pentagon says it 'wishes to reconsider' the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract
Amazon had challenged the Pentagon's decision to award JEDI to Microsoft on technical grounds, and accusations of political bias.
'Eye-popping': A standout number in Amazon's financial report hints at growing momentum with the world's largest companies
Amazon's performance obligations jumped 54% to a record $29.8 billion in its most recent quarter — but its growth could slow due to the coronavirus.
Slack has seen a 'significant spike' in new users from the coronavirus, but says it's too early to tell if it will help its business
Slack is seeing many new users for its free product amid the spike in remote work due to coronavirus, but its true growth comes from deals with large companies.
Silicon Valley's most famous startup training program just scrapped its famous 'Demo Day' founder pitches and will instead make startups submit investor-friendly slides
The slides will be available starting March 16, a full week earlier than planned, after the in-person event was canceled on Friday.
Oracle CEO Safra Catz said it's 'business a usual' as the impact of the coronavirus on the tech giant remains unclear
Oracle CEO Safra Catz said the pandemic's impact on its business is unclear and it's been largely 'business as usual.'
Slack stock falls as much as 20% after it reported earnings that show slowing growth and weaker guidance than expected
All eyes are on Slack, amid the coronavirus pandemic — but its slowing growth seems to be making investors nervous.
Microsoft in internal memo offers paid leave to employees who can't work from home while schools are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak
Microsoft is offering paid leave to parents who can't work remotely as schools close across Washington state, Business Insider has learned.
Amazon says the Pentagon's decision to award the $10 billion JEDI contract to Microsoft was 'incurably tainted' amid President Trump's feud with Jeff Bezos
Amazon hit back at the Pentagon in its dispute over a $10 billion contract, saying the Pentagon refused to explain why it went to rival Microsoft.
These two founders say they moved their startups from Amazon's cloud to Oracle's because of better, friendlier customer service
These founders say that for all of Amazon's appeal to startups, Oracle was just a better fit for their businesses.
Google's G Suite now as 2 billion monthly active users, making it a more formidable challenger to Microsoft.
Meet the 21 startups cofounded by women that reached unicorn status in 2019, hitting a valuation of $1 billion or more
These women cofounded billion-dollar startups in everything from fashion, to office catering, to hardcore AI.
Researchers say well-funded Chinese hackers have used coronavirus phishing emails to attack government agencies in neighboring Mongolia in search of information
Researchers from Check Point cybersecurity say a well-funded and established group of hackers in China are attacking neighboring Mongolia.
$30 billion Atlassian is putting its acquisition of a popular app to work by launching a new 'no code' feature for its flagship product Jira
Last October, Atlassian acquired Code Barrel, which built the app Automation for Jira. Now, these features are included in Atlassian's Jira software.
Mark Zuckerberg has been a 'close friend' to Dropbox CEO Drew Houston for years. Here are 7 other tech exec friendships that have thrived in the competitive world of Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley might be competitive, but it's also a breeding ground for friendships among its famous execs.
The CEO of popular spreadsheet app Airtable says its revenues have quadrupled in under 2 years, as it opens a pair of new offices to support its growth
Airtable is a buzzy startup trying to reinvent what spreadsheets can do — and it's catching on with users, the CEO says.
We talked to over a dozen people in Israel's tech community to find the startups that everyone is buzzing about.
THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships
Business Insider Intelligence unpacks the enterprise telecommunications ecosystem at the cusp of the 5G era.
Magic Leap, the hyped-up smart-glasses startup that raised over $2.6 billion from investors like Google, is reportedly exploring a sale
Magic Leap, a hyped-up augmented reality startup, is reportedly facing disappointing sales of its first flagship smart goggles.
The head of Microsoft's multibillion-dollar headquarters renovation just took a job at Netflix mid-project
Keith Donovan – former Microsoft head of development for the Puget Sound region – is now global head of design and construction at Netflix.
VMware is putting all its multi-billion dollar acquisitions around red-hot cloud technology Kubernetes under a single leader — and it just launched its first products
VMware's former CTO Ray O'Farrell is leading this new business unit. He explains why VMware is betting on the Google-born cloud project Kubernetes.
Customer relationship startup Narvar just hired its first CFO as it helps small businesses take on Amazon. Here's the pitch deck the startup used to raise $64 million.
San Francisco startup Narvar wants to give startups the ability to take on Amazon with similar technology of their own.
Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs had periods of civility. Other times, they were at each other's throats.
Cisco has issued a mandatory 2-week work-from-home policy for most of its employees all over the world thanks to coronavirus fears
Cisco says it's well-prepared to run as a remote company for a little while as it sends employees home for two weeks.
Leaked email reveals Microsoft is telling sales people not to cancel customer visits to its briefing center in Redmond. Microsoft says it's 'open for business.'
Microsoft says its huge, state-of-the-art customer hosting facilities are business critical and healthy employees should report to duty.
IBM built language-processing AI technology that was a hit after debating against humans. Now it's ready for businesses needing to plow through data.
IBM's AI head said the company is commercializing its famous "Debater" technology, which became a hit for debating with humans.
In this week's Trending we take a look at the toll that the coronavirus is taking on tech today, and the impact it could have in the future.
Microsoft quietly adds a chief scientific officer to its upper leadership in the wake of AI chief Harry Shum's retirement
The changes come in the wake of the February retirement of Harry Shum, the exec charged with overseeing Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy.
Amazon Web Services has canceled its summit in San Francisco, following other tech companies like Google, IBM, and Facebook.
Two attendees of the RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco tested positive with coronavirus, after it became one of the few big tech trade shows not to cancel
Two attendees of the RSA conference have tested positive for the coronavirus and one is reportedly very ill. The show went on despite virus fears.
The FBI arrested the alleged hacker behind the 'Amazon.com of cybercrime,' which it says sold $17 million worth of stolen accounts for Gmail and other sites
The FBI cracked open "the Amazon.com of cybercrime" with the arrest of the alleged admin of an online marketplace selling usernames and passwords.
Here's what you need to know about why developers love Swift, the Apple programming language that developers are using to build most new iPhone apps
Apple launched Swift at its Worldwide Developers Conference in 2014. Since then, it has been embraced by Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, and Square.
A judge just gave Microsoft a big sign that its defense in Amazon's lawsuit over a $10 billion Pentagon cloud deal is going to be harder than it expected
Amazon's lawsuit might be more contentious than Microsoft anticipated as the company hoped to resume work this spring, the analyst said.
Coronavirus fears could undermine Oracle's business in what's usually its strongest quarter, analyst warns
A Wall Street analyst says the tech giant could point to problems in the current quarter which is its "typically strongest" period.
$3.4 billion cloud company Nutanix was founded in the midst of the Great Recession. Here's how its CEO plans to steer it through another crisis as coronavirus takes its toll on its business.
Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey grew up poor in India and launched the company during the Great Recession which shaped his view of leadership.
Hot automation startup UiPath brings on a veteran exec who was at Microsoft for over 20 years to help scale its business ahead of a potential IPO next year
Ted Kummert will come onboard the hot startup as its new executive vice president of product and engineering.
The cafe owned by $2.6 billion startup Brex has closed 'until further notice' after a worker tested positive for COVID-19
The credit card startup opened the cafe in 2019 as it continued to aggressively grow its suite of products and services.
CEO Marc Benioff told investors that Salesforce was built to endure any kind of crisis, but a new filing shows all the ways the company is concerned about coronavirus
Despite Marc Benioff's reassurances that the company can withstand crises, Salesforce admits it could be affected by the coronavirus in several ways.
Cybersecurity company Cloudflare is making a directory of free tech services to support the surge in remote workers during the coronavirus outbreak
Cloudflare, the software-as-a-service cybersecurity company, has created a hub for free tech products small businesses can use in virus outbreak.
The CEO of $850 million analytics startup Amplitude explains why it's making its first acquisition ever, even when most of them don't work out
Amplitude's CEO said he knew acquisitions are risky, but said buying AI startup ClearBrain is a smart decision.
A judge says Amazon can likely prove that the Pentagon made an error in the $10 billion JEDI cloud deal process that affected its chances to win against Microsoft
Amazon claims the Department of Defense improperly evaluated an aspect of Microsoft's proposal. A judge believes it can prove it. Microsoft disagrees.
Amazon and Microsoft kick $1 million each toward Seattle-based fund for coronavirus response as Washington state suffers 19 deaths from virus
Both Amazon and Microsoft are based in Washington, where 19 people have died and nearly 150 have tested positive for coronavirus.
Here are the top 5 companies hiring programmers with skills in Kubernetes, the Google-made open source software that rivals like Microsoft have embraced
An Indeed report says Kubernetes jobs have quickly increased in the past five years. Here's why giants like IBM and Microsoft are hiring those roles.
Meet the 10 VMware power players helping turn the legacy tech company into a major powerhouse in the cloud computing wars
These 10 key VMware executives are helping CEO Pat Gelsinger expand the tech giant's presence in cloud computing.
Cybersecurity experts warn that hackers are targeting people now working from home amid the coronavirus outbreak: 'They're not always as diligent'
With a surge in remote working due to the coronavirus, isolated employees face hackers looking to capitalize on the crisis.
One top Cisco exec is leaving to take a CEO post, while another is going on leave, as the tech giant shakes up its engineering team leadership
A key Cisco exec is joining Western Digital as its new CEO as the tech giant revamps its team again.
A Wall Street analyst warns tech investors reeling from the coronavirus market slide that we haven't hit the bottom just yet
Investors look to the semiconductor industry as an indicator of economic performance — and it's taken a hit.
Here are the two big challenges one of the leads of Adobe's enterprise businesses says all companies face when undergoing digital transformation
Adobe has invested heavily in making business software tools that helps companies modernize and digitize how they interact with their customers.
Only 2 of Facebook's earliest employees stayed at the company — here's what Facebook's first 20 employees are up to now
Facebook launched 16 years ago, and a lot has changed since then. Here's where the company's first 20 employees ended up.