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Kodak Alaris recently announced the launch of its Alaris INfuse Smart Connected Scanning Solution and the Scan Station 730EX Plus Scanner. The INfuse Scanning Solution is a standalone, network-connected enterprise-grade scanning solution ...
Red Hat has expanded the role of CentOS and how it relates to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), adding a new CentOS technology that is upstream from Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as opposed to a purely downstream implementation based on Red Hat ...
On September 10, Apple unveiled its iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max; Apple Watch Series 5; and its 7th generation iPad, all just in time for the holiday quarter. Altogether, these new devices show modest technical improvements ...
This IDC Link discusses the recent privacy and data protection concerns around the deployment of facial recognition technology by both public and private bodies. Live facial recognition technology is different from traditional CCTV because ...
Comcast appears to be executing impressively on its business strategy that builds on its 1Gb+ connectivity and the benefits of its ActiveCore SDN platform (built on Versa Networks) to drive some impressive momentum in SD-WAN over the past ...
The effective use and control of ever-expanding data sets underpins many companies' digital business initiatives. The combination of Commvault's data protection solutions and Hedvig's software-defined storage (SDS) can yield market opportunity ...
On August 29, 2019, Dell Technologies released its 2Q20 financial results and held a conference call with analysts. The company reported that first-quarter consolidated non-GAAP revenue increased 1% to $23.5 billion over 2Q19 driven primarily ...
Memjet has announced DuraFlex, its latest single-pass printhead technology. The DuraFlex module has the potential to quickly transform the shorter-run light production and packaging spaces by allowing OEMs to bring robust inkjet hardware ...
On Wednesday, August 28, Fitbit announced a subscription service offering consumers a personalized exercise and action plan called Fitbit Premium; its Alexa-powered smartwatch with the Versa 2; and a sub-$50 connected scale with the Aria ...
HP Inc.'s print business was down 5.3% year over year in 3Q19 to $4.9 billion as announced in its latest quarterly earnings. Supplies, which is 64% of the business unit's revenue was down 7%, while hardware, the remaining 36% of the company's ...
Cisco continued its recent earnings streak of solid revenue growth in the company's fourth fiscal quarter, with revenue increasing 6% year over year (y/y) to $13.43 billion and GAAP income of $2.2 billion. But weakness in the company's Chinese ...
On August 26, 2019, tandem updates to their Chrome OS portfolio. Google revealed a multitude of updates to the OS, as well as the management console, while Dell announced it was integrating Chrome OS into the Latitude brand and its broader ...
PaperCut, a leading print management software company, announced its newest version (19.1) of PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG, adding several new capabilities including Print Deploy, a feature that automates print queue deployment. With this ...
On August 13, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it would move the effective date of 10% tariffs applied to some of the List 4 goods imported from China (which includes mobile phones, notebooks, monitors, ...
On August 15, Lenovo announced results from its fiscal 1Q20 ending June 30, with revenue reaching $12.5 billion, up 5% year over year (YoY), resulting in a net income increase to $162 million. Once again, the company's Intelligent Devices ...
The highly anticipated launch of Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD's) second-generation EPYC x86-based server microprocessor sets the stage for a new era in heterogeneous computing while preserving the future of the x86 processor architecture ...
On July 25, Juniper Networks that met revenue guidance and exceeded the midpoint of its outlook for non-GAAP earnings per share.
On July 30, Apple announced its fiscal year 3Q19 results, including revenue of $53.8 billion, marking an increase of just 1.0% from 3Q18. Net income reached $10.0 billion, down 12.8% from 2Q18 levels. The segment highlights for the quarter ...
On July 30, Xerox announced its second quarter earnings for 2019. Certain financial metrics such as earnings per share, operating margin, and cash flow showed improvement when compared with 2Q18:
- Adjusted earnings per share was ...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is a major step in getting the deal finalized. Questions remain on whether DISH can step in as a viable competitor even with the concessions afforded by the DOJ consent ...
To recap, Zoom's cloud-based platform delivers videoconferencing and audioconferencing, chat messaging, webinars, and now telephony with Zoom Phone across mobile, desktop, and room systems. With popular Zoom Video, companies can leverage ...