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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.
Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 comes with an asterisk and some fine print. Most modern PCs qualify, but beware if you build or buy custom PCs or you want to run Windows 10 in a virtual machine. I've got the details.
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.
Bookmaker Paddy Power has been using 'enterprise DevOps' to improve the speed of delivery and quality of its software. Here's how it works.
Sage has updated its local Sage 50 Accounts to allow customers to share their data via the cloud, and added new mobile apps, a new look and subscription pricing. Other, more radical, cloud developments...
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Salesforce is expected to report a strong first quarter, but merger and acquisition rumors will serve as a backdrop.
It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year.
The Bay Area-based company added 95,000 subscriptions during the quarter.
The communication-as-a-service provider rolled out a series of new platform features to kick off its SIGNAL conference.
From scripts to images and templates, OpenStack's Community App Catalog is designed to enable users to upload and share their work for the benefit of others on the open-source cloud platform.
Now a member of the unicorn club, the integration software maker plans to focus on international growth and technology development.
If you want to get up and running with enterprise system monitoring, alerting, and management in under an hour, then Pulseway is your answer.
A Czech-led project is aiming to deliver call center software that can analyse speech and provide answers to customer queries in real time.
Uber has teamed up with Baidu to bid for Nokia's Here mapping unit as some believe it could fetch $4bn.
OpenStack professional skills certification is due next year, thanks to a collaboration with the Linux Foundation and its testing providers.
Google Chrome is my browser of choice on both Windows and Mac, and all in all it's a great browser. However, with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
Touch-friendly versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now available in preview editions for use on devices running Windows 10. Here's what you'll find in each one.
There's little doubt that OS X 10.10 'Yosemite' is a fully-featured operating system that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extra utilities will allow you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra effort.
The Fitbit Charge is the best daily activity tracker for the masses and Fitbit sets the bar for its powerful ecosystem and reliable tracker lineup.
Sony continues to launch unique mobile designs with a focus on helping you manage your life in any environmental condition.
Want access to your desktop PC when away from your desk? Fear not, here are a handful of apps to help keep you work like you're in the office when you're actually away somewhere else.
As Windows devices have become smaller, lighter, and more mobile, the nature of storage has changed. These six expert-level utilities make it possible to manage and maintain data on any Windows device.
The Pivotal Tracker 1 and Pivotal Living app allow you to track your daily activity and provide you with data to improve your life.
Who says you need a Mac or a Windows PC? With the right applications, a Linux desktop is every bit as good as either of the two mainstream desktop operating systems.
Sony's SmartWatch 3 includes technology not present in any other Android Wear device, which makes it useful now and into the future.
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
Most Android Wear devices only show the time after separating from an Android phone. The new Sony SmartWatch 3 includes integrated GPS, NFC, and Wi-Fi, as well as offline music playback.
With version 5.0, Android makes the work of enterprise admins much easier. Security is stronger and more standardized. Android fragmentation is crumbling.
The wearable market continues to develop with activity trackers and smartwatches available in prices ranging from $50 to $300 or more. Matthew offers up six wearables across the pricing spectrum for you to consider.
Windows 8 is coming this year, Windows 8 Consumer Preview will be out later this month, and the burning question is: does anybody care? ZDNet editor and long-time Linux proponent Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols claims Windows 8 will be DOA. Meanwhile, ZDNet Government and DIY-IT editor David Gewirtz (who claims all operating systems annoy him to one degree or another), claims Windows 8 is here to stay, that it matters for "real work," and so will Windows 9. In this video, originally presented as a live webcast on Feburary 15, 2012, here two opposing views on whether Windows is still relevant in a world where iPads, Android devices, and even Linux are grabbing more and more consumer attention:Discover why SJVN (as he's known to the blog-o-sphere) claims that the new Windows Metro user-interface is already stillborn and why Windows is just no longer relevant.Explore why Gewirtz (who recently vowed to move his servers back to Windows, with mixed technical results, and thousands of crazed ZDNet comments), claims that Windows is here to stay, new Microsoft UIs are often imperfect at first, and the Microsoft juggernaut will not be defeated.Learn about why the Post-PC era isn't really here yet and why most productive people can't really survive without a desktop PC or laptop.If you use computers in your business, Windows will be a factor. Don't miss this video featuring CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz, one of America's leading cyberdefense experts, and ZDNet Contributing Editor Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, one of America's most-read technology journalists.Bring popcorn. Three ugly, middle-aged men argue about operating systems. It just doesn't get any better than this! Sparks will fly and there will be fireworks
At CES in Las Vegas, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest talks to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about what to expect from the software giant in 2012. Ballmer previews the new Windows phone OS, Windows 8's metro UI and new Xbox Kinect features.
At CES in Las Vegas, Intel's Mooly Eden updates the company's "ultrabook" efforts, including a concept transparent touch screen on the back side, coupled with the Windows 8 Metro user interface.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
OCBC says pervasive use of Web-connected mobile devices and social networks has compelled banks to tweak their service models in order to meet customer demand for "instant, now".
At a Churchill Club event in San Jose, Calif., former PARC engineer Larry Tesler talks about Steve Jobs' trips to Xerox's PARC, including the one where Jobs eyed the company's graphical user interface prototype, which ended up making it into the Mac OS. Tesler decided to leave Xerox soon after and started working at Apple.
This new version of the 2X ApplicationServer XG will blow you, and the competition, away. Price, ease of use, rapid deployment, and small size make XG the perfect application and desktop delivery system.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Hot on the heels of Fedora 19 comes this everything-including-the-kitchen-sink derivative.
Some of the features that were to be included in Ubuntu 13.04 have been shelved in favour of presenting a polished and solid release, with most of the improvements residing behind the scenes. As a result, Raring Ringtail may seem a bit of a disappointment.
Windows 8 is OUT on my next-generation Pavilion dm1, and Linux — in the shape of Fedora 18, openSuSE 12.3, Mint 14 and Ubuntu 12.10 — is IN.
Ubuntu 12.10 contains more controversial changes than expected. If you can live with or work around those changes, it remains a powerful and useful desktop Linux operating system.
A jazzy new interface and a CRM-like Lead Centre are the main new features in QuickBooks 2013. Existing users may struggle to justify the upgrade, but there's a lot in the product already and this refresh certainly won't do sales any harm.
There are features in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 that many people will never use, but its core dictation capability is excellent, while the context-sensitive sidebar help is a big improvement.
Microsoft is looking ahead to a future of private and public clouds, where information is everything, and users can access it however they want. Is Microsoft's latest server OS up to the job?
Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials was disappointing, but there's a lot to like in its successor, which provides a small file-and-print server with integrated systems management and backup tools that's ideal for a small business or a home office.
After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an extremely solid, usable, fast and secure desktop Linux OS. It continues to hone the Unity user interface introduced in earlier releases, and also migrates to a new version of the kernel.
The latest update to Corel's venerable vector drawing package brings several overdue features, does some catching up with Adobe and adds useful new tools for working with vectors. It all adds up to a powerful but still-challenging graphics suite.
LibreOffice continues to improve, but it's still playing catch-up to Microsoft Office, and there's no sign of a vision that would make it a significant competitor on anything but price.
An ideal backup tool for small businesses and larger enterprises alike, vmProtect 6 makes light work of protecting and rapidly recovering virtual machines on VMware vSphere hosts.