Category: Sales

Application areas, Sales

Earnings Results: Google earnings: Cloud is a $1 billion business, execs say

February 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Alphabet Inc.’s earnings Thursday after the bell contained something of a surprising detail: Its Google cloud unit is banking $1 billion a quarter in sales. Though that’s a small portion of the company’s overall $32.32 billion in revenue, it’s a […]

Application areas, Sales

Tools of the trade to drill into behavioural data

March 30, 2017

Via: ComputerWeekly

The data science toolkit (DST) is fast becoming the secret sauce behind many of the world’s top businesses. One of the early leaders in using data is Tesco, which integrated Met Office data to ensure it had the right stock […]

Application areas, Sales

Yahoo confirms nearly $5bn sale deal with Verizon

July 26, 2016

Via: ComputerWeekly

Verizon Communications to boost its advertising business by acquiring Yahoo’s client database in a $4.83bn deal Yahoo has confirmed it has reached an agreement to sell its core business to Verizon Communications for $4.83bn in cash. Confirmation of the deal […]

Application areas, Performance, security, and availability, Sales

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

May 18, 2016

Via: Info World

A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users. The announcement was posted on a dark market website called TheRealDeal by a user who wants 5 bitcoins, or around $2,200, for the […]

Application areas, Banking, Education, Sales

IBM Sees 2015 Growth in Cloud, Security and Systems

January 25, 2016

Via: eWeek

IBM’s strategic initiatives led the way in 2015, with cloud now a $10 billion business and security a $2 billion unit. Systems and analytics also grew. Despite another quarterly revenue slide, IBM sees a silver lining in its strategic imperatives […]

Application areas, Sales

IBM’s Dynamic Pricing Helps Retailers Navigate Online Price Wars

January 19, 2016

Via: eWeek

IBM Dynamic Pricing enables retailers to intelligently adjust prices while driving customer loyalty and product demand. IBM recently announced Dynamic Pricing, a new cloud-based offering for online retailers. Highlighted this week at the National Retail Federation’s Retail’s BIG Show, IBM […]

Application areas, Sales

Box Aims to Become More of a Platform Company in 2016

January 4, 2016

Via: eWeek

What a month December turned out to be for Box, the cloud computing content-management company that continues to gain new enterprise clients and recently inked partnership deals with IBM and In a wide-ranging interview with eWEEK at Box’s new […]

Application areas, Sales

Consumers Turn to Mobile Tech for Holiday Help

December 29, 2015

Via: eWeek

Most consumers enjoy shopping online for holiday presents because searching and shopping online helps them find the right gifts, a new report finds. Consumers are increasingly relying on mobile and other technology to better manage their busy holidays—even allowing them […]