The growth of Office 365 has completely changed the fortunes of Microsoft. Everyone knows that Office 365 adoption has been increasing, but nobody knows exactly how much money Microsoft is making from Office, except of the percentage growth figure...
On its first trading day, SNAP stock shot up as high as $26.05 against an IPO listing price of $17, an increase of 52%. As of writing this article, the stock seems to have stabilized at around the $24...
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...
After years of saying that their Greenlight submission system isn't the best solution, Valve has finally made a decision to do away with it in favor of Steam Direct. Coming later this year, Steam Direct will require a yet-unspecified...
The world’s favorite messaging app Snapchat’s parent company Snap, Inc. recently unveiled its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus, which gave us a clear view of how companies that deal with large volumes of data are deploying their cloud infrastructure.For...
When WhatsApp was acquired in 2014 by Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg indicated that they would start monetizing the messaging platform once it reached a billion users. WhatsApp has gone way beyond that - 1.2 billion users, in fact - but...
How Big is Microsoft Azure, Really? That’s a question that can only be answered by Microsoft. The Redmond giant does not give out revenue numbers specific to its Infrastructure as a Service offering, Azure...but it happily gives us its year...
The last time Microsoft reported positive quarterly revenue growth was way back in the third quarter of 2015. Nearly two years - and eight quarters - later, Microsoft announced that its revenue grew by 1.2% during the second quarter...
Amazon Web Services, or AWS, the current king of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), has once again proved that their leadership position remains undisputed. AWS continued its tradition of posting quarterly sequential growth during the fourth quarter of 2016,...
The gripping court drama of Facebook and Oculus versus video game developer Zenimax ended in an upset victory for the game maker, and $500 million is now owed to them for unlawful infringement of copyrights and trademarks.The matter went...
Insider threats are a serious problem in the corporate world. Despite the myriad legal documents protecting a company's assets from its own employees, the presence of "rogue" insiders - and insider trading - is inevitable.An alarming trend now shows,...
At the Q1 2017 quarterly earnings call this week, Apple's numbers showed a cash pile of $246.09, more than $230 billion of which is being held overseas. CEO Tim Cook also mentioned that he expects that the tax reform...
IBM’s cloud initiatives have largely been flying under the radar thanks to the weight of Big Blue’s revenue decline, which has been overshadowing the smaller but fast growing parts of its business.Amazon and Microsoft have already scaled above the...
Microsoft’s cloud push has already started yielding results for the company. The company’s cloud infrastructure (IaaS) offering, Microsoft Azure, and their lead SaaS product, Office 365, have been growing at speeds that are leaving their competitors breathless.Nadella-led Microsoft...
Amazon will be reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, February 2, 2017, after the market close. Our cloud eyes will be firmly fixed on how much revenue Amazon Web Services - the most profitable unit of Amazon -...