Enterprise Tech

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's master plan is clearly working, and the company is soaring towards $1 trillion

For the first time ever, Microsoft has topped $100 billion in revenue.<p>When Microsoft reported earnings on Thursday, it was a feast for the bulls, as it showed record-breaking annual revenue of $110.4 billion, a 21% jump in operating income of $35.1 billion, with total net profits of $16.6 …

Business

France’s Atos to Buy Syntel for $3.4 Billion

Deal for Michigan-based IT firm would give French company access to U.S. financial-services providers<p>Atos SE of France has struck a $3.4 billion deal to buy Syntel Inc., a U.S.-based information-technology company, in a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services …

Wall Street

UPDATE 2-Kenya's Safaricom restores services after voice and data...

(Updates with service resumption)<p>By Omar Mohammed<p>NAIROBI, July 22 (Reuters) - Safaricom restored services on Sunday after suffering a voice and data outage that affected critical transmission equipment, Kenya’s biggest telecoms company said.<p>The outage, caused by a damaged fibre link, lasted several …

Africa

Why your team needs a constant-learning initiative

AI is rapidly changing the face of work as we know it. No one wants to train employees on a technology that will be out-of-date or done better by AI in a matter of months. But it’s difficult to predict which tech skills will become most vital next. To stay ahead of the evolving skill requirements …

Business

The Next Test for Markets: Tech Earnings - WSJ

With about 35% of the companies in the S&P 500 set to report quarterly results this week, investors will get a fresh look at whether companies ranging from automobile makers to technology giants have remained on strong footing. Google parent Alphabet Inc., Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are …

S&P 500

Tesla seeks cashback from suppliers: WSJ

Tesla has asked some of its suppliers to refund a portion of what the electric car maker has already spent to help it become profitable, the Wall …

Profit

How NXP Semiconductors Is Moving Into Artificial Intelligence

The embedded-chips specialist is positioning itself for Industry 4.0.<p>What is "Industry 4.0?"<p>To <b>NXP Semiconductors</b> (NASDAQ:NXPI), a leading provider of …

Machine Learning

T-Mobile Launches Narrowband IoT Communications Nationwide

As part of its run-up to nationwide 5G communications, T-Mobile has launched narrowband IoT, a series of bands intended specifically for sensors and …

Internet of Things

Cisco Security Webinars

<i>Cryptomining: Defending Against the Digital Gold Rush</i><p><i>VPNFilter. Global malware threat discovered. What you want to know.</i><p><i>Steps to CDM Success</i><p><i>Cybersecurity Report Talks: Visibility past, present and future</i><p><i>Cybersecurity Report Talks: Managing Vulnerabilities</i><p><i>Zero Trust on a Beer Budget</i><p><i>Better Manage</i> …

Cybersecurity

FedEx Finds A Way Around Shipping With Amazon

Corporations fear Amazon. They should. That’s because the online pioneer thrives on disruption. It often steamrolls over its wide-eyed competitors.<p>Just look at what happened to <b>FedEx Corp</b>. In February, FedEx shares collapsed following a Wall Street Journal report that Amazon was about to launch a …

Tech Trends

How CRM Software Generates Leads Which Converts?

Generating Leads and converting them into business has been the top-notch feature of a CRM software. CRM software simply deals with the customer behaviour and helps in converting leads into a strong customer for your business.<p>What is a CRM software?<p>A CRM software is the abbreviated form of Customer …

Social Media

Refuting a Favorite Old-Earth Argument

Are you tired of reading dinosaur books to your kids while trying to filter the evolutionary worldview? ICR just published a new children’s …

Ice Age

A new study shows that tech CEOs are optimistic about the future, even if they still don't understand millennials

Tech industry CEOs are bullish on the future of their companies, the sector, and artificial intelligence.<p>But they're worried about the spread of nationalism, cybersecurity — and millennials.<p>Those are some of the key takeaways from a new report by KPMG. After surveying more than 1,000 CEOs from all …

Artificial Intelligence

Integration Cloud Service, SOA Cloud Service or Integration Cloud, are you confused? by Phil Wilkins

Oracle have announced Oracle Integration Cloud, the next evolution in their cloud integration capabilities. So how does it relate to the existing …

PaaS

Beyond CRM | Oracle Profit Magazine

CX is more than a new name for CRM. It requires interacting with customers in a whole new way.<p><i>by Chris Murphy</i><p>November 2015<p>J<b>oe Fuster</b> has been a …

Customer Experience

U.S. IPO Week Ahead: Tech, Tech, And More Tech With 11 U.S. IPOs Planned For This Coming Week

11 IPOs are expected to price this week, making it another busy one, and totaling $3.4 billion in combined proceeds. A whopping six tech deals are …

Business

Salesforce Wants to Take the Health Insurance Industry to the Cloud

The latest offering follows a template that has worked well in the past.<p>Enterprise software company <b>Salesforce</b> (NYSE:CRM) recently announced the …

Insurance Industry

The 10 Hottest Cybersecurity Products Of 2018 (So Far)

<b>Check Point CloudGuard</b><p>Check Point Software Technologies unveiled in February a family of cloud security products to address an increase in account …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft shares at all-time high after bumper results

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp shares rose about 5 percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.<p>Shares of one of the technology world’s oldest and best-known names rose …

Los Angeles

DNS Rebinding Vulnerabilities Expose 496M Enterprise Devices to Risk

Internet of Things (IoT) security vendor Armis released new research on July 20, estimating that approximately 496 million devices used by …

Information Security

Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump's tariff plans

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France<p>By Jeffrey Dastin and David …

Donald Trump

Walmart CIO Looks to Microsoft Cloud as Vehicle in Digital Race

“We’re always looking for new ways to innovate and compete in a dynamic environment,” CIO Clay Johnson said<p>By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>Walmart Inc.’s CIO said the company’s new pact with Microsoft Corp. will allow the retailer to …

Artificial Intelligence

Lidl cancels SAP introduction after spending 500M Euro and seven years

Last night, while relaxing on the couch, my attention was caught by an article on Lidl who canceled SAP Introduction after spending 500M Euro and …

SaaS

Wrike: a new desktop Windows app with a 360-degree view of your work

Far from being 'legacy' software, desktop Windows apps are making a comeback as users seek an anchor point for their work.<p>Wrike is one of a new breed …

Apps

Microsoft Launches Azure File Sync for Cloud-Based File Services

Microsoft is making it a little easier for businesses to ditch their file servers and network-attached storage (NAS) equipment with its new Azure …

APIs

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft Want to Help People Move Data Between Online Services

The Data Transfer Project, which was formed last year with the mission of creating an open-source, service-to-service data-portability platform, …

Social Media

WPP in Talks to Sell Minority Stake in Chinese Unit

WPP is looking to secure investment from Chinese tech giants Tencent and Alibaba, according to a person familiar with the talks<p>WPP PLC has held talks to sell a minority stake in its operations in China, according to a person familiar with the matter, as the world’s largest advertising company …

Tencent Holdings

GE CEO: China Tariffs' 'Gross Cost' Could Be $400 Million

General Electric Co., a major buyer of Chinese goods, estimates new tariffs on its imports from China could raise its costs by $300 million to $400 …

Tariffs

Breakingviews - GE’s clean sheet reveals real turnaround challenge

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - A quarterly earnings report without big writedowns represents a victory of sorts for General Electric boss John Flannery. Sure, the U.S. conglomerate’s earnings fell by nearly one-third year-on-year in the three months ended June 30 – but at least the nature of …

General Electric

Buy Cerner: An Attractive Healthcare IT Earnings Compounder

<b>Idea Origination</b><p>At Overlook Rock, we use a quantitative model to screen for attractive investments and then perform bottom-up investment analysis to …

Investing