SAP is buying identity management firm Gigya for $350M

SAP, the German enterprise software giant, today announced an acquisition to strengthen its hybris e-commerce division. It has acquired Gigya, a firm that helps online properties manage customer identities and profiles. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed officially, but our sources tell us

The cambrian moment in our innovation economy

Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More posts by this contributor: According to Re-Imagine group chairman and serial tech entrepreneur Peter

The new electronic police state

Matthew Feeney Contributor Matthew Feeney is a policy analyst at the Cato Institute. According to the government, your privacy protections evaporate the moment you set foot in an airport. Although the Fourth Amendment protects us and our “effects” from “unreasonable searches and seizures,” Customs and

The abyss of analytics | TechCrunch

I want to talk about a mistake I see client after client making. (I work at a tech consultancy. We have a lot of clients. Not all of them make this mistake! …But many do.) That mistake is to obsess over analytics data, without any

Top 10 trending phones of week 38

As the new iPhone trio lived through its second week of existence, the initial hype is starting to wear off. Even the start of the sales of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus on Friday didn’t help much and the Plus dropped from our top