Google Cloud's VP of developer relations is leaving the company after his 10,000-word LinkedIn post about Israel sparked an internal backlash
Amr Awadallah, VP of DevRel at Google Cloud, is leaving the company a month after writing about his "story of redemption" from antisemitism.
Oracle insiders say a key cloud VP is out after about a year. Here are the details on the big changes at Oracle's important cloud security business.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has reorganized its security unit, according to company insiders and an internal email viewed by Insider.
These are the 13 Amazon executives with the most power under new boss Andy Jassy — including the 2 who were promoted as he rose to CEO
Amazon's new CEO, Andy Jassy, is already making his mark on the company with several high-profile changes to his top inner circle of executives.
Meet Shift5, the 50-person security startup quietly hiring execs away from hot startups like Tanium and Armis and landing millions in military contracts
Shift5 is a 50-person startup with a total of $2.5 million in VC funding – so how is it poaching talent from Tanium and landing military contracts?
A former Amazon Web Services exec explains how the cloud titan learned the difficult lesson of balancing growth and competing with its closest allies
The former AWS exec Tim Jefferson told Insider how the cloud giant navigated competing with its own partners and putting pressure on their business.
$7.25 billion AI-powered software startup Gong just hired a new COO to help it grow and 'improve the life' of every salesperson
New COO Kelly Breslin Wright, who formerly worked at Tableau for 11+ years, will help the company expand overseas and land big customers.
The acquisition may help Zoom keep up with competitors like Cisco, which already features a similar real-time translation tool on its Webex software.
4 companies Amazon Web Services could buy as it ramps up competition against the dominance of Microsoft 365 and Teams
Without a strong work software portfolio of its own, analysts named firms the new CEO of AWS could buy to challenge Microsoft's lead in the space.
12 companies Zoom could acquire as it grows into a long-term software superpower and major Microsoft rival even as workers return to the office
Analysts say Zoom could buy collaboration tools, contact center companies, or machine learning startups as it looks to grow post pandemic.
$4 billion analytics startup Amplitude has filed to go public. Read the early pitch deck that convinced investors to open their wallets.
Amplitude CEO Spenser Skates initially struggled to get VCs to understand what his startup was trying to do. Now, the firm has filed to go public.
Fort Lauderdale asked Elon Musk to build a commuter train tunnel. So how did it end up considering a $30 million beach tunnel for Teslas instead?
Emails obtained by Insider show the deepening relationship between Elon Musk's The Boring Company and Fort Lauderdale, Florida leading up to a crucial vote.
Microsoft is building deeper integrations between Teams and its Dynamics 365 CRM as it faces looming competition from Salesforce's pending Slack purchase
Microsoft is building collaborative apps to further integrate Dynamics 365 apps with Teams, a continued push to make Teams the UI for its ecosystem.
Leaked email shows $9 billion cybersecurity startup Tanium just lost its fourth chief marketing officer in five years
The chief marketing officer at $9 billion Tanium is leaving – and the company is once again looking to fill a role that has seen significant turnover.
The talent acquisition, reported by The Information, ends Facebook's yearslong experiment with bringing broadband internet to remote locations.
Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery team has had higher turnover than the rest of the company as launch delays and internal tensions roil the division
The turnover rate was 20% last year, a higher figure than Amazon Robotics' 16% and the 14% rate seen across the broader retail operations unit.
These are the 4 technologies a top enterprise VC is looking to invest in now — and how founders should pitch him
While at Salesforce Ventures, Garratt developed an eye for what's up and coming in enterprise technology. Here's what he's interested now at CRV.
This CEO says moving from Silicon Valley to Minnesota helped his $4.3 billion company become one of the fastest-growing startups in his industry
The cybersecurity startup Arctic Wolf announced a $150 million funding round, taking it to a $4.3 billion valuation – triple what it was last year.
The cloud computing industry is buzzing about a trendy new technology called Amazon Infinidash. Too bad it was made up by Twitter users.
Amazon Infinidash is a fake product that gained steamed because of a tweet that skewered how developers lose it over "vaguely named blackbox" tech.
Google's star cloud guru Kelsey Hightower explains how to succeed in tech as a self-taught developer
Hightower started as a self-taught coder and talked to Insider about his thoughts on how to be successful in tech.
Why Salesforce and Amazon are becoming each other's best allies in the battle against Microsoft — and how they could become even closer
AWS and Salesforce are tremendous allies in the cloud wars against Microsoft — and experts even say a merger isn't totally out of the question.
The JEDI program was a huge vote of confidence for Microsoft from its most important customer, the US government.
10 Amazon cloud partners explain how they built thriving businesses while working with a juggernaut that's never been afraid to compete with its own allies
Amazon relies on over 100,000 cloud partners like Splunk, Snowflake, and Datadog, but AWS has never shied away from competing with its own allies.
In this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, we look at Amazon's big leadership shift and some other high-profile exec moves.
This director explains why he ditched Amazon's cloud program for startups to help Google relaunch its own
Google startup ecosystem director Ryan Kiskis previously worked at Amazon Web Services and watched customers defect to Google Cloud.
Amazon's Prime Air drone-delivery team is in upheaval as launch delays, 'expat' execs, and a 20% turnover rate roil one of Amazon's loftiest projects
An exchange at a March meeting gives a rare look into the discord between longtime Amazon employees and new hires within Prime Air.
Amazon Web Services salaries revealed: How much the $54 billion cloud giant pays software engineers, marketers, business analysts and more in 2021
Insider analyzed Amazon's H-1B salary data to find what the cloud giant paid engineers and business people so far this year, across the country.
Here's how $2.2 billion data company Sumo Logic — one of AWS' biggest clients — is finding ways to cut its cloud costs
Sumo Logic CTO and cofounder Christian Beedgen said that cutting cloud costs is so important, it will pause new feature development just to optimize.
Senior software developer Angie Jones explains how she uses Twitter — where she has over 76,000 followers — to push the boundaries of what it means to be a 'mentor'
Software developer Angie Jones talked to Insider about how she experiments with social media mentorship.
A Google privacy engineer says he quit over 'constant gaslighting' following the firing of two AI experts
The senior privacy engineer has been with Google since 2014 and said he's quitting after the company fired two of its top AI ethicists last year.
8 companies the new CEO of Amazon Web Services could buy to seriously challenge Microsoft's productivity dominance and stay on top
Adam Selipsky, the new CEO of Amazon Web Services, should consider buying productivity, edge computing, and security startups, experts say.
A new government report shows that 60% of agencies still fall for one of the most basic scamming techniques — and the repercussions are potentially devastating
A new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) report shows that agencies are likely to fall victim to devastating phishing attacks.
Dropbox totally redesigned its offices now that its employees can work remote forever. Photos show how it's trying to 'reimagine the purpose' of in-person work
As it becomes a "virtual first" firm, Dropbox redesigned its offices to discourage individual work and promote collaboration and creativity.
Adam Selipsky used his first staff email as Amazon Web Services CEO to rally his new team to "build a business that is much larger than it is today."
The biggest opportunities and risks facing Amazon Web Services right now as new CEO Adam Selipsky takes the helm
New AWS CEO Adam Selipsky has plenty of opportunities ahead, but he'll also need to contend with Microsoft's incumbent advantage and other risks.
Amazon's new CEO Andy Jassy is already making his mark on the company with these additions to the executive 'S-team' and a slew of SVP promotions
In one of the first organizational changes under new CEO Andy Jassy, Amazon expanded its most senior group of executives called the "S-team."
Internal documents show that new Amazon CEO Andy Jassy has had a quota for the number of employees he would be happy to see leave each year
Even the most senior executives at Amazon, including Andy Jassy, closely track unregretted attrition rate, according to documents obtained by Insider.
AWS, Google Cloud, IBM, and Microsoft Azure are battling it out to win over financial institutions looking to adopt cloud technology.
The cybersecurity AI startup ZeroFox is buying competitor Vigilante to help it better scan the dark web to fight back against ransomware
Threat intelligence firm ZeroFox announced Tuesdsay that it will acquire the competitor startup Vigilante.
This flow chart gives you an exclusive look inside Amazon's controversial system for fixing or ousting underperforming employees
Amazon has a complex, opaque system for reviewing employee performance and fixing or ousting underperformers. This chart explains how it all works.
The Pentagon's cancellation of its $10 billion cloud contract JEDI means Microsoft and Amazon will need to play nice
With the cancellation of the JEDI cloud contract, analysts said AWS and Microsoft have to work together to meet the Pentagon's new requirements.
The new CEO of Amazon's $54 billion cloud business has one job above all others this week: Don't screw it up
Adam Selipsky inherited a plum situation from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy this week. Here's where insiders say he should follow the beaten path as AWS CEO.
Internal email: Andy Jassy thanks his 'missionary,' 'insurgent' AWS cloud team as he takes over as Amazon CEO
Before Andy Jassy took over as Amazon CEO, the longtime executive sent a thank-you letter to his team at Amazon Web Services. Here's what it said:
The Pentagon has called off the $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing contract Microsoft and Amazon were arguing over
The Pentagon canceled the contract due to "evolving requirements, increased cloud conversancy, and industry advances."
Andy Jassy is Amazon's new CEO. Read the first email he sent to staff after taking the reins from Jeff Bezos.
In his first companywide email as Amazon's CEO, Andy Jassy thanked employees but also acknowledged there were issues to work on.
13 new computer science grads from the Class of 2021 reveal the top priorities they're looking for in their first tech jobs
Insider talked to 13 Class of 2021 computer science graduates to figure out what they're looking for as they enter the post-pandemic job market.
Andy Jassy officially starts as Amazon CEO today. Insiders describe his 'CHOP' meetings, micromanagement, and 'Nice' emails.
Amazon employees say Andy Jassy, who will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO, is a hard-charging boss who has full autonomy. "It's 100% Andy's show," one said.
Salesforce has seen some significant executive upheaval so far this year, including several C-suite execs.
JFrog's $300 million purchase of security startup Vdoo is likely just the beginning of a big wave of DevOps M&A
As competition heats up in 'developer operations' or DevOps, analysts expect consolidation because customers prefer to buy into holistic platforms.
In this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, we've got the best long-reads about tech to inform and entertain you over the long weekend.
A meeting with Bill Gates was 'just an opportunity to get yelled at,' according to a former Microsoft exec
While Gates had crafted an image as the nerdy tech honcho, insiders says he berated underlings and didn't care about diversity in succession planning.