By cutting eBay Enterprise out of the e-commerce equation, Dick's CEO Ed Stack argues that the retailer can improve profits and control its omnichannel. Will the move work?
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The company also launches features to analyze, build and target communities via its Community Cloud.
If you're a Google Fiber user and are suspected of downloading illegal content, you may find automatic demands for money in the post.
Despite taking financial hits for the acquisition of Motorola and System X, Lenovo is staying on track thanks to record PC sales.
NetApp also revealed plans to lay off approximately 500 workers by the third quarter.
Wall Street was looking for first quarter earnings of 14 cents a share on revenue of $1.5 billion.
Dropbox reps stressed "this has been a planned transition" in the works for more than a year.
Tugboat's payment service will shut down on June 30 as the team moves to Facebook to work on news and video products.
Zuora, a business set up to help other businesses manage their online subscription models, said it plans to fully incorporate Frontleaf's employees and resources into its own engineering and sales teams.
The fuel cell project is part of Equinix's overall goal to power its global network of data centers with 100 percent renewable energy.
Forrester Research acknowledges the issues with OpenStack in enterprise cloud deployments but tells companies to suck it up and jump on the bandwagon.
South Koreans under 18 who own a smartphone must now accept a monitoring app on their devices by law.
Salesforce is expected to report a strong first quarter, but merger and acquisition rumors will serve as a backdrop.
If ad-free mobile browsing is the future, where does this leave businesses which rely upon it?
Now that CSC is done restructuring it will split into two companies focused on the commercial and public sector markets.