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On May 28, 2020, Salesforce announced 1QFY21 earnings. Earnings this quarter were strong, with total revenue of $4.87 billion for the quarter, a 30% year-over-year increase from 1QFY20.
With 5G core networks coming online, the vision of improved connectivity can now deliver new ways for network services to satisfy changing customer needs. Dynamically configurable throughput volumes, variable transmission speeds and definable ...
On June 1, BMC closed the acquisition of Compuware, one of the largest acquisitions in company history. Compuware brings mainframe application development, delivery, and performance solutions with core franchise Compuware products Topaz ...
Equinix's purchase of 13 datacenters in Canada strengthens its ability to provide its global digital platform including colocation and interconnection service to retail customers. Enterprise customers relying more on hybrid cloud architectures ...
Workplace by Facebook recently announced a major upgrade to its integrated video conferencing features, live video production, and that Workplace hit the 5-million paid users milestone. The features allow users to be more connected to each ...
Contact tracing technology has emerged as an effective way to potentially mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by collecting and analyzing vast amounts of location and proximity data. The benefit to global health will be significant, but vulnerable ...
At Microsoft Build 2020, Microsoft presented its vision for the future of IoT, which expands beyond connected assets to connected environments and ecosystems. Microsoft touted Azure Digital Twins as the common integration layer that will ...
Sony introduces a package with a new image sensor and a DSP semiconductor to run AI inferencing computer vision neural networks. This launch supports existing market trends: smarter sensors and edge AI processing, though the entry into ...
On May 27, 2020, HP Inc. (HPQ) delivered its FY20Q2 earnings release, citing pandemic-driven macroeconomic and supply chain disruptions for its 11% drop in revenue to $12.5B.
Personal Systems accounted for $8.3B in revenue, down 7% ...
Splunk released its Q1FY21 first quarter, with key results including ARR of $1.775 billion, up 52% year-over-year, cloud revenue of $112 million, up 81% year-over-year, total revenues of $434 million, up 2% year-over-year, and GAAP loss ...
Over the past decade, the Open Compute Project (OCP), modeled after open source software communities, has built up an ecosystem of open datacenter solutions and a community of providers that are poised to impact the infrastructure market ...
On May 20, 2020, Lenovo announced results from its FY 4Q20 ending March 31, 2020, with quarterly revenue of $10.6 billion (down 9.7% from the same quarter last year) and net income of $43 million (down from $118 million). Full-year revenue ...
The IT hardware supply chain has been hurt by two global events: the first one was the trade/tariff war waged between the United States and China, and the second one has been the global COVID-19 pandemic that has stopped, reduced, or delayed ...
On May 4, 2020, Intel Corp. announced that it has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company, for $900 million in cash ($840 million net of Intel Capital equity gain). According to Intel, the addition of Moovit will ...
On May 7, Cognizant announced its 1Q20 results, which showed revenue up 3.5% in constant currency to $4.2 billion, but down sequentially, from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Adjusted income from operations fell 2.7% to $640 million, ...
Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) has cancelled its auction for temporary spectrum rights in the 3.5GHz range; it will now allocate spectrum directly to registered bidders. This gives the mobile network operators, and small cell company Dense ...
On April 30, Apple announced its fiscal 2Q20 results, with revenue growing to $58.3 billion. That represented a 1% increase from the year-ago quarter. iPhone revenue was down 6.5% year over year to $29 billion, iPad slipped 10.3% to $4.3 ...
This week, Oracle announced that it has been selected by Zoom Video Communications to help it scale its growth that, at this writing, includes a jump from 10 million to 300 million daily Zoom Meetings participants in just a few months. Oracle ...
Dahua reported first-quarter earnings that show a 19% decline year over year. This it attributed to the impact of COVID-19 as well as inappropriate comparisons to 2019, which had several atypical deals in the first quarter. As IDC predicted, ...
Juniper Networks reported its preliminary 1Q20 results on April 28. For the quarter that ended on March 31, 2020, net revenue was $998 million, flat on a y/y basis and a decline of 17% sequentially. GAAP operating margin was 3.9%, a decrease ...