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Verifone posts Q3 loss, eyes growth in mobile POS

Electronic payment technology provider Verifone reported a surprise Q3 loss on Thursday. The company said it lost $71 million, or 63 cents a share, compared to a loss of $31.1 million, or 28 cents a share, during the year ago period. Non-GAAP earnings were 36 cents a share with revenue of $467 million, down from $488 million a year ago…. Read more →

Credit rating giant Equifax admits hack; as many as 143 million affected

Equifax, one of the largest credit rating and reporting firm in the US, has become the latest company to reveal a data breach. (Image: file photo) The incident was discovered on July 29, according to a company statement released after market close on Thursday. The Atlanta, Georgia-headquartered company said that hackers had between mid-May through July exploited a vulnerability on… Read more →

Ansible DevOps program gets upgraded

DevOps: What is it, and how can it help your business? Inspired by the world of just-in-time manufacturing and widely practised in ‘greenfield’ IT organisations such as web-scale businesses and startups, DevOps is now making inroads into the ‘brownfield’ enterprise market. Read More When Red Hat bought the DevOps program Ansible, the company did so because it thought Ansible‘s automation… Read more →

Okta, Cloudera beat Q2 expectations, Tintri misses

Okta reported its second quarter financial results, beating market expectations in its second quarter as a public company. The identity and device management firm posted a non-GAAP net loss of $15 million, or 16 cents per share, on revenue of $61 million. Wall Street was expecting a net loss of 26 cents a share on revenue of $55.9 million. Subscription… Read more →

Make Google Chrome faster and more stable

Enterprise Software Five secrets to a faster, stable Google Chrome Source Article from Google Chrome faster and more stable blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Fitbit teams with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on Ionic watch

Fitbit announced Thursday that it has a new partnership with Dexcom, makers of glucose monitoring products. The first planned initiative is basically a data sharing pact between Fitbit’s new Ionic watch and Dexcom’s G5 Mobile continuous glucose monitoring system. Using the Fitbit SDK, data from Dexcom’s glucose monitoring will become accessible on the Ionic smartwatch without the need for a… Read more →

Google rolls out a direct, private connection to Google Cloud

Google Google on Thursday announced a new way for companies to establish a private network connection to the Google Cloud Platform, called Dedicated Interconnect. It enables companies to extend their corporate datacenter network into Google Cloud as part of a hybrid cloud deployment, if their network can physically meet Google’s network in a supported colocation facility. Google already has several… Read more →

Squeeze your apps: HTC U11 update brings Edge Sense to all

The HTC U11 has been lauded for its camera, with many professionals agreeing that it is the best currently available on any smartphone. In addition to an amazing camera, gorgeous design, zippy performance, stunning audio, and reasonable price, the HTC U11 has Edge Sense. Some have stated this was a gimmick and didn’t have much actual utility. However, using it… Read more →

Build a high-performance AMD Threadripper PC

Hardware Six steps to faster, better Wi-Fi Source Article from a high-performance AMD Threadripper PC blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Microsoft, Adobe advance partnership with new cross-cloud productivity integrations

Microsoft and Adobe are expanding on their year-old partnership by agreeing to integrate some of their key productivity services across their respective cloud services. Credit: Microsoft On September 7, representatives from the two companies said that Adobe Sign, the company’s e-signature service, is now Microsoft’s “preferred” e-signature offering across Office 365 and Dynamics 365. And Microsoft Teams, Redmond’s alternative to… Read more →

Atlassian launches Stride, aims to curb ‘over-collaboration,’ noise in team communication

Atlassian launched a new workplace communication tool called Stride that was built from scratch with knowhow from the company’s various products such as Jira, Trello and HipChat. The collaboration software is interesting because it’s an enterprise social network that’s aimed at giving you time to actually focus and get work done. Go figure. As we’ve all seen from multiple trends–enterprise… Read more →

This one chart shows how bad things are at Apple

There’s a problem facing Apple that the fanboys want to ignore and that the executives at Cupertino won’t acknowledge — stalled revenue growth. Must read: Apple products you shouldn’t buy (and three that you can’t buy anymore) Business Insider has a chart from Guggenheim Securities that highlights just how bad the lack of revenue growth has become. In five years,… Read more →