Google has announced the launch of a payment service through Gmail for UK users.
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Qualcomm's earnings beat the Street, but difficulty in China and the loss of a major customer forced the semiconductor maker to lower its outlook.
The virtualization giant's earnings beat expectations, but will let go about 8 percent of its employee base in order to claw back up to $100 million in pre-tax savings.
Facebook ended the year with roughly 1.39 billion monthly active users worldwide, up from 1.38 billion the previous quarter.
A report released today from research firm Forrester suggests that most firms that have not already hired a CDO are not planning to do so in the near future.
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The Good Management Suite targets organizations new to the practice of mobility in the workplace.
Verizon's managed certificate service aims to secure Internet of things endpoints for enterprises with large deployments underway.
Mexico is considering the imposition of sanctions against Google over a possible breach of data protection law.
Tim Cook isn't writing off the iPad, but acknowledges that you can't measure sales in 90 day increments without zooming out and seeing the enterprise possibilities.
Identity Mixer's technology uses an algorithm to encrypt personal data that's verified---age, birthdates, address, credit card number etc.---and share only what's needed with third parties.
As it turns out, Apple can still say the U.S. buys more iPhones than China. Whoops.
Apple's first-quarter earnings were far better than Wall Street had hoped. Apple executives broke out further details on the follow-up analysts conference call.
VMware's financial results were better than expected and CEO touts the company's product lineup.
Apple's December holiday period blew expectations out of the water, thanks to "record" iPhone sales, which partly offset the iPad decline.
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