Pichai has been seeing his star rise at Google steadily. CEO Larry Page is also reportedly taking a step back from day-to-day leadership to focus on new projects.
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Need an anti-spying solution designed to lock down your messages and protect your privacy? One smartphone case maker promises as much, but only proves a fraction of its claims.
Apple's enterprise presence was on full display at the JAMF Nation User Conference, where more than 1,000 IT administrators gathered to share stories on how they're deploying Apple devices inside their organizations.
Can Google's Inbox app make my life easier? Sure, but the real test is to throw a few hundred messages at it and see what happens.
One analyst went so far as to demand which numbers on the balance sheet Amazon values most and when said numbers will improve.
The cloud ERP vendor handily topped expectation as deferred revenue swelled compared to a year ago.
The network equipment maker's chief executive blamed the "disappointing" quarter, which gave Wall Street the clear-cut signal to sell, sell, sell — driving shares down after-hours.
The software giant handily tops expectations as Surface Pro drove Surface revenue of $908 million. Office 365 subscriptions for home, personal and enterprise swelled.
A silver lining? The "Other" category that houses Amazon Web Services did see its own revenue climb.
The IT heads for both organizations were on hand at the JNUC to explain how their companies deploy, manage and utilize Apple products throughout their organizations.