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Rimini Street reports 32 percent revenue increase in Q3

Rimini Street, providers of third party support for SAP and Oracle applications, reported its third quarter financial results on Thursday — the first since the company went public through a hybrid merger/IPO process. The Las Vegas-based company delivered a net loss of $9.04 million, or 9 cents a share, on revenue of $53.6 million, up 32 percent from a year… Read more →

Nvidia beats Q3 expectations as data center sales climbs

Nvidia published its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results on Thursday, exceeding market expectations with growth across all platforms. The semiconductor giant posted non-GAAP earnings of $1.33 on record revenue of $2.64 billion. A year prior, the company posted non-GAAP earnings of 83 cents per share on revenue of $2 billion. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 94 cents… Read more →

Equifax spends $87.5 million on data breach, more expenses on deck

(Image: file photo) Equifax spent $87.5 million in the third quarter on its recent data breach. The disclosure, which came amid an earnings report that showed revenue growth of 4 percent to $834.8 million and net income of $96.3 million. In other words, the data breach affecting 145 million Equifax customers dented the cash cow, but certainly didn’t kill it…. Read more →

​How to run Windows apps on your Chromebook

review Android apps on Chromebook: Ready for mainstream use? Most, but not all. Read More Video: Samsung’s new Chromebook Pro hybrid can run Android apps Have you ever heard someone with a new Chromebook complaining because they couldn’t run their favorite Windows application on it? I have. Now, there’s a solution for them (or, for you, so you can run… Read more →

GoDaddy forms payment integrations with Square

Small business domain host GoDaddy has inked an integration pact with Square around online and offline payments for SMBs. Specifically, the two companies have integrated Square payments for ecommerce sales and online appointment booking into GoDaddy’s website builder GoCentral. The integration will make it easier for businesses to link their Square payments account to their GoDaddy website to process online… Read more →

Macy’s, Kohl’s feel brick-and-mortar squeeze as customers go online

Despite years-long efforts and billions in investments, department store chains Macy’s and Kohl’s continue to feel the brick-and-mortar squeeze in their quarterly earnings reports. Macy’s, which is currently executing a broader digital transition, reported a steep revenue decline and a drop in same-store sales despite beating profit estimates. The Cincinnati-based retailer said it had earnings of 23 cents a share… Read more →

Best gifts: Practically indestructible gadgets

After Hours 15 amazing golf hangouts not owned by President Donald Trump Source Article from gifts: Practically indestructible gadgets blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Research says Snapchat use with influencers down 33 percent

Influencers are the trend makers and their use of a platform depends on how effective it is. Instagram seems to be winning the game with influencers at the moment. Since Instagram Stories launched in August 2016, it has grown to over 250 million users world worldwide. Free PDF Download Special Report: Tech budgets 2017: A CXO’s guide You can download… Read more →

The drive-thru data center: Where an appliance runs your local cloud

It took 37 days for the Norwegian company contracted to build fiber optic connectivity for Brazil just to carry the optical cable for the project from the Atlantic Ocean, down the Amazon River, to the city of Manaus. Connectivity for this city’s two million-plus inhabitants has never been a certainty. For 2014, cloud services analyst CloudHarmony ranked South America as… Read more →

FlexPool: Simplifying software licensing for application delivery services

Video: Three things you should know about cloud vs. data center A10 Networks operates at the intersection between application delivery services and security, catering for the full range of deployment platforms — public, private and hybrid cloud, and traditional on-premises infrastructure. The company’s portfolio covers application delivery and load balancing, DDoS protection, SSL visibility, data centre and Gi/SGi firewall, IPsec,… Read more →

Bitcoin Segwit2x hard fork suspended

File Photo The controversial upcoming Segwit2x hard fork has been suspended due to a lack of support by the Bitcoin community. On Wednesday, Bitgo CEO Mike Belshe published an update on the Segwit2x hard fork, which was scheduled for this month. The hard fork, proposed by Bitgo back in 2016, was meant to increase the scalability of blockchain and increase… Read more →