The cloud computing industry grew strongly in 2016, continuing its double-digit growth spree into the first quarter of 2017 as well. But so much has changed in the last 24 months, and the competition has intensified. Moreover, Amazon, Microsoft,...
Amazon reported Q1-2017 earnings, which was a text book display of growth from Amazon. Overall sales grew 24%, led by Amazon Web Services growing 43% compared to the prior period, North America Retail and International Retail notching up yet another...
Salesforce.com, the Number One player in the CRM cloud software segment, has just given a booster shot to its already-surging stock price by disclosing its revenue estimates for Fiscal 2019. The company expects 2019 revenues to come in in...
2016 turned out to be the year that shocked the smartphone world, in terms of sales. It’s not that smartphones started plunging downhill all of a sudden, but the competitive nature of the industry was such that even a...
The Short:A new study conducted by Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and the University of Wyoming found that buying a home saves you money, but does not help you increase your wealth.The Long:The study notes that "Property appreciation...
Facebook’ third quarter results were a blowout in many ways. Revenue grew by more than 59% during the quarter, profits jumped by a whopping 166% and operating margin expanded to 45%. And the list can go on, but there...
Over the past month Alexa, the virtual assistant from the Amazon Echo smart speaker, has forayed far and wide. But, rather than looking at the short-term success of Alexa's capabilities, let's look at what this represents for Amazon and...
The Internet plays a major role in our lives, there’s no doubt about it. It has irrevocably changed the way we live and the way we work. It has upended several industries and will upend even more in the...
If things go well for the upstart EV maker, Tesla Motors could soon bag a prestigious position as being the fifth biggest carmaker in the world in terms of market capitalization.Two days ago, the Model 3 maker began playing...
As the global cloud computing industry continues its double digit growth march, other fields that are closely aligned with cloud computing, such as cloud security and cloud communications services, are surging as well.Data from Synergy Research Group shows that...
Gartner, the world’s leading market research company, has forecasted worldwide public cloud services market to grow 18 percent in 2017 to touch $246.8 billion. If you have been following the cloud industry, you might think that’s slow, but the...
There are hundreds of smartphone manufacturers around the globe. The list of mobile phone manufacturers page on Wikipedia runs for nearly 13 pages, so it’s clearly a competitive market. Considering this omnipresent competition, one might be tempted to think...
Microsoft Azure has been growing at a phenomenal rate, doubling its numbers every quarter on a year-over-year basis.In the last two years Microsoft has aggressively transformed itself into an enterprise services company, building an array of products that are...
Samsung looks like it is the next large company with plans to expand its manufacturing presence in the United States, but the company on Wednesday clearly indicated that it may not have anything to do with President Trump's tax...
As the United States' retail wars rage on, every company is already in the "do whatever it takes" mode, slashing prices, enhancing delivery methods, simplifying returns processes, increasing stock keeping units and so on. But what goes on in...