Microsoft Sales Top Estimations, Fueled by Strong Cloud Demand

Azure revenue up 93 percentage, somewhat slower than prior period Software maker keeps investing in data centers to fuel growth Microsoft Corp . outstripped analysts’ projections for fiscal third-quarter marketings and profit, lifted by strong corporate demand for cloud-computing services as the software maker added new features. Profit in the period ended March 31 rose […]

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Youd Be Crazy to Actually Spend Bitcoin

A little more than four years ago, Coupa Cafe, a caramel-macchiato joint in Palo Alto, began accepting bitcoin. This was shortly before the first big bitcoin hurry briefly pushed the cryptocurrency’s cost from about $100 to more than $1,000. At the time, two or three Coupa customers a week would pay their bills with bitcoin, […]

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Blockchain Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM

Blockchain is getting bigger at Big Blue. Demand for the technology, best known for supporting bitcoin, is growing so much that it will be one of the largest users of capacity next year at about 60 data centers that International Business Machines Corp.rents out to other companies around the globe. IBM had been among the […]

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Tech Stocks Soar to New Highs After Glowing Earnings Reports

Shares in Amazon.com Inc ., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc ., hit records Friday after the technology giants reported earnings that depicted strong revenue and profit growth for another one-quarter as the internet pulls in more shoppers, advertisers and businesses. All three companies beat analysts’ estimates in the September quarter. Consumers and firms are moving […]

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Google’s Cloud Machine Learning service is now in public beta

Google announced a number of updates to its cloud computing services at a small event in San Francisco this morning.These updates touch Googles machine learning services, as well as its database and analytics services, and include updated information to how it supports its users. The companys focus today, though, was clearly on machine learning. Google […]

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