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SalesForce CRM

Salesforce forecasts lower revenue as cloud competition heats up

Salesforce.com has forecast first-quarter revenue below Wall Street’s estimates, casting a shadow on an upbeat performance in the third quarter, and sending its shares down 6...

Google Cloud

Google to invest $1 billion in CME Group, agrees cloud computing deal

Google has invested $1 billion in CME Group and has struck a separate deal to move the futures exchange operator’s trading systems to the cloud, the companies have said.

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft rolls out new tech to connect its cloud to rivals

Microsoft Corp has announced a new round of technologies aimed at making its cloud computing services work in data centers it does not own – including the cloud data centers ...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft nearly overtakes Apple as most valuable company

A surge in Microsoft Corp’s shares nearly unseated Apple Inc as the world’s most valuable company yesterday, a day before the iPhone maker reports its quarterly results...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft sees cloud business growth, but supply woes continue for Xbox

Microsoft has forecast a strong end to the calendar year thanks to its booming cloud business but said supply chain woes will continue to dog key units such as those producing its ...

Platform News: Big Tech

Study: EU tech rules should curb cloud computing providers

Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook should also tackle cloud computing services providers over potential anti-competitive practices, a study said...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Former AWS veteran Charlie Bell to head cybersecurity ops at Microsoft

Former Amazon.com Inc cloud executive Charlie Bell said he has joined Microsoft Corp to lead a newly formed role overseeing cybersecurity operations.

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft warns Azure customers of flaw that could have permitted hackers access to data

Microsoft has warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a flaw discovered by security researchers could have allowed hackers access to their data.

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft warns thousands of cloud customers of exposed databases

Microsoft has warned thousands of its cloud computing customers, including some of the world’s largest companies, that intruders could have the ability to read, change or eve...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft sees steady cloud growth after record quarterly profit

Microsoft Corp posted its most profitable quarter, beating Wall Street expectations for revenue and earnings, as PC sales declines stemming from a global chip shortage were more th...

AT&T

AT&T to run core 5G network on Microsoft’s cloud

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc have said that the carrier will run core parts of its 5G wireless network on Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.

Platform News: Confluent Inc

Benchmark-backed Confluent aims for $8 billion valuation in US IPO

Confluent Inc is aiming for a valuation of about $8.3 billion in a US initial public offering, cashing in on a surge in demand for live-streaming software as companies move online ...

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft sales grow on cloud strength, shares dip on heightened valuation

Microsoft Corp met analysts’ quarterly sales expectations and beat profit estimates, but its shares fell slightly as investors hoped for an even stronger performance after a ...

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft wins huge contract with US Army to supply augmented reality headsets

Microsoft has said it has won a deal to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based on its HoloLens product and backed by Azure cloud computing services.

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft rolls back update to fix access issues for thousands

Microsoft Corp has stated that the glitches that affected access to its workplace messaging app Teams, Outlook.com and other services have been largely fixed after it rolled back a...

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