Kevin McLaughlin Reporter
  • San Francisco
  • The Information

Kevin joined The Information in 2016 after 11 years covering enterprise technology and cloud computing at CRN, a technology trade industry publication. Previously, he was a technical writer for France Telecom’s R&D division and a reporter at Business 2.0, a magazine that covered the rise (and fall) of the first dot-com era.

72 Articles
1 day ago
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How Slack’s Marriage to Salesforce Crumbled

Two years ago, Salesforce co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff gushed about his software company’s $28 billion purchase of...

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10 days ago
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A Former Amazonian Hits Bumps in Push to Make Microsoft More Secure

When Microsoft last year recruited Charlie Bell, a top product engineering executive at Amazon Web Services, it was a...

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18 days ago
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Google Cloud Considers Scrapping Sales Commissions Based on Deal Values

To show investors that its cloud unit could compete with Amazon Web Services, Google in recent years signed billion-d...

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about 2 months ago
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$2.5 Billion–Valuation Security Firm Cybereason Hires JPMorgan to Find Buyer

Cybereason, a prominent Israeli security software firm valued at $2.5 billion by investors including Google, SoftBank...

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about 2 months ago
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Microsoft Forms New Team to Target ‘Industrial Metaverse’

Microsoft’s plan to use the metaverse to spice up decidedly unglamorous applications in factories and other industria...

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2 months ago
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Google’s Anti-Phishing Frenemy Opens Door to a Sale Amid Tepid Sales

A streaming TV show about cybersecurity may not sound like must-see TV, but Yubico, a low-profile maker of computer s...

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2 months ago
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Amazon’s Cross-Selling Team Scores Big With Top AWS Customers

Amazon Web Services has a pitch for major customers of its cloud server rentals: Want more Amazon with that? When Pel...

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3 months ago
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Zoom Readies Email and Calendar Products to Defend Itself Against Microsoft, Google

Millions of people join online meetings using Zoom Video Communications’ app by clicking on appointment links from th...

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3 months ago
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CEOs Want AI, but Deals Are Getting Stuck

In the early days of cloud computing, Amazon Web Services and other providers of cloud-based servers and storage stru...

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3 months ago
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CrowdStrike CEO Plays Catch-Up in Israel as He Hunts For Security Deals

In April, George Kurtz, CEO of CrowdStrike, the second-most valuable cybersecurity firm, traveled to Israel to meet w...

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4 months ago
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AWS Preps ‘Bastion’ Cloud Service for Advertisers

Amazon Web Services is preparing to unveil a cloud service to help companies improve the way they target ads to poten...

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4 months ago
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Startup Workers Find Founders Cashed Out When They Couldn’t

A few weeks before Ryan Breslow stepped down as CEO of commerce software startup Bolt in January, he made a deal with...

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