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Rimini Street says Q3 revenue up 17 percent

Rimini Street said it had 1,732 active enterprise software support clients at the end of its third quarter as revenue was up 17 percent from a year ago. The company said it also paid down debt, hired key executives and invested in its sales capacity. Rimini reported a third quarter net loss of $48.4 million, or 85 cents a share,… Read more →

Google: Newer Android versions are less affected by malware

Google is finally seeing tangible results after dedicating itself to improving Android’s security in the past few years. According to new statistics the company released today, percentage-wise devices running newer Android versions have been infected in much fewer numbers than devices running older OS releases. For example, the percentage of Android devices that contain at least one potentially harmful application… Read more →

Dropbox beats Q3 expectations, grows paying customers

Dropbox on Thursday published its third quarter financial results, beating market expectations. Non-GAAP net income for the quarter came to $45 million, or 11 cents per share. Revenue was $360.3 million, up 26 percent year-over-year. Wall Street was looking for earnings of 6 cents per share on revenue of $352.57 million. The collaboration company had 12.3 million paying users in… Read more →

HTC Vive aims to woo more businesses to VR via Vive Focus, Wave, Sync

HTC Vive’s unit rolled out a platform, hardware and software designed to make virtual reality a collaboration staple in the enterprise. The company also launched Vive Focus, a standalone head-mounted display for the enterprise and the Vive Wave VR software developer kit. For good measure, Vive also launched Sync, a enterprise collaboration tool. While the consumer virtual reality market has… Read more →

Docker is getting in on Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 migration push

The Docker Enterprise 2.1 container platform is available today, November 8. And along with the usual Windows and Linux app support, Docker is touting its support for the latest Windows Server releases, along with Windows Server migration tools aimed to at those stuck on older versions. Credit: Microsoft Docker Enterprise 2.1 supports Windows Server 1709, 1803 and Windows Server 2019…. Read more →

Dropbox integrates with Google Cloud Identity for advanced security features

Dropbox on Thursday announced a series of partnerships and cross-platform security integrations that aim to bring more advanced security features to Dropbox Business customers. Specifically, the cloud-based file sharing company is partnering with Google Cloud Identity (GCI) and expanding its current partnerships with BetterCloud, Coronet, and Sailpoint. With the new Google Cloud Identity partnership, Dropbox said the goal is to… Read more →

How Autodesk plans to bring 3D printing robots to construction sites

Autodesk is showcasing its vision to bring robots to work sites for on-demand, 3D printing of building parts. The design software company said the goal is to address the skilled labor shortage facing the construction industry, but also to help the industry keep pace with rising housing demands using newer manufacturing principles and practices. According to Autodesk, a rising global… Read more →

Great gifts: 5 best TV streaming devices of 2018

I’ve been a cord cutter for almost a decade. I hated my large cable and satellite bills. And many of my favorite shows are only available on streaming services. But I’m not the only cord cutter. According to Hub Entertainment Research‘s Conquering Content report, 52 percent of people now watch streaming video over 48 percent of those using set-top boxes…. Read more →

Amazon makes Alexa for PC app available for Windows 10

Amazon’s Alexa for PC app is available to download from the Microsoft Store as of today, November 8. The new app adds Alexa support on compatible Windows 10 devices. Credit: Amazon No additional hardware is required to use the Alexa for PC app; it uses PCs’ built-in microphones and speakers, enabling users to use the Alexa wake word to perform… Read more →

Lenovo Q2 2018: Revenues surge, Motorola breaks even

Lenovo has reported strong Q2 2018 earnings on the back of PC, smartphone, and tablet sales. On Thursday, the Hong Kong-based company announced its financial results for the second quarter ending September 30, 2018. (statement) Group revenue reached $13.4 billion, up 14 percent year-over-year (18 percent at constant currencies), which is the highest quarterly revenue report for close to four… Read more →