Last night, Vancouver’s tech elite were crowded into the Waterfall Building, off Granville Island, enjoying cocktails, tasty vittles and, most importantly, tours of AMPD Ventures’ (AMPD.C) new DC1 high performance computing data centre.
SRAX (SRAX.Q), a digital marketing company, released a survey of the opinions of 25,469 Americans regarding the political issues impacting voting decisions in the coming elections today.
Technology public markets newbie AMPD Ventures (AMPD.C) has had an interesting first 7 weeks on the market, initially doubling in value out of the gate, before profit taking and short selling drove it well down to 2/3 of its initial financing price in just as quick time.
AMPD Ventures (AMPD.C) CEO Anthony Brown told a reporter yesterday he was looking to raise money for acquisitions and growth, with a $2 million raise announced a few days ago. Nothing weird about that. What was maybe a little weird was the flex Brown was pulling in the announcing of that financing.
Ringing the bell to signal the start of trading at the stock exchange is a time honoured tradition for executives at newly-listed public companies. It announces to the market, “We’ve arrived,” and is usually a time to be shared with executives, deal guys, board members, advisors, family members, hangers on, posses, minions, and that guy who has an in at The Brass Rail.
Logistics is not hot. Nobody is telling their assistant, “Bring me the hottest trucking deals out there, I have a hundred grand burning a hole through my pocket and I want it buying a semi trailer working the Moose Jaw millet run.”
AMPD Ventures (AMPD.C) secures video rendering deal with team behind Rick and Morty and Teen Titans Go!
My favourite thing is when a company says ‘we’re going to do a thing,’ and then a few weeks later they announced that thing actually happened. That shouldn’t be a weirdly high standard but, in the public markets, it is.
Digital Realty (DLR.NYSE) and Interxion (INXN.NYSE) combine to create a multinational colocation company
Digital Realty (DLR.NYSE) and Interxion (INXN.NYSE) announced today that they’ve agreed to merge their companies to create a data center, colocation and interconnection solution.
The year is 2029. A rogue and non-copyright protected artificial intelligence system has gained sentience and launches an Oedipal war against humanity, its creators. Our best hopes for survival lie in the child-prodigy gamers of yester-year, trained for maximum lethality in combat, vehicle operations and strategy thanks to high-performance computing servers which cuts latency to never before seen levels. This is the story of those servers.
Zynga (ZNGA.Q), the mobile video game developer, is a terrible investment. The sort of large company that only stays large because it’s large to begin with, thereby attracting dumb investment from institutional folks who buy the things they see mentioned on CNBC, Zynga made US$280 million in revenues last quarter, dropping a net loss of US$70 million.
NVIDIA (NVDA.Q) and VMware (VMW.NYSE) are joining forces to deliver enhanced GPU services for the latter’s VMware Cloud on AWS integrated cloud service.