Microsoft Acquires Big Data Startup Metanautix

 Microsoft announced today that it has purchased Metanautix, a big-data focused startup that came out of stealth in 2014. The company was backed by $7 million in capital, including cash from well-known venture firm Sequoia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to TechCrunch’s prior coverage of Metanautix, the company’s external funding came in[…]