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Salesforce beats Q4 estimates but gives weak Q1 outlook

Salesforce published its fourth quarter financial results on Monday, beating market estimates and posting record annual revenue for the 2019 fiscal year. However, the CRM giant gave a weak outlook for the current quarter, and shares were down in after-hours trading. Non-GAAP earnings per share in the fourth quarter came to 70 cents on revenue of $3.6 billion, up 26%… Read more →

5G at MWC19: Reflections on Mobile World Congress 2019

Last week Mobile World Congress (MWC) took place in Barcelona. The event theme was “Intelligent Connectivity.” This theme captured well what is happening in the market. At the same time, the event was overshadowed by geopolitical squabbles over network security as well as greater scrutiny of financial viability regarding emerging technology investments — such as 5G, the dominating theme at… Read more →

Ransomware attack on Israeli users fails miserably due to coding error

Hackers launched a failed cyber-attack on Saturday in an attempt to infect millions of Israeli users with ransomware. The attack is believed to have been carried out by hackers operating out of Palestine, based on current evidence. The incident took place on Saturday, March 2, when hackers successfully poisoned DNS records for Nagich, a web service that provides an accessibility… Read more →

zDemand for digital driving licenses soars in Brazil

Demand for digital driving licenses is soaring in Brazil since the introduction of the smartphone-based document last year, available to the country’s 60 million drivers. According to Brazil’s federal government’s data processing agency (Serpro), the digital license is available countrywide since April, but uptake has increased by 85 percent due to a new remote validation functionality added to the app… Read more →