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Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom to buy cloud-based call center operator Five9 in $15 billion deal

Zoom has announced a $14.7 billion all-stock deal to buy cloud-based call center operator Five9 Inc in its largest-ever acquisition, as competition intensifies in its core videocon...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

The fight by Microsoft and Amazon for the Pentagon’s cloud contract

The US Defense Department dealt a blow to Microsoft Corp when the Pentagon announced it was scrapping the Trump-era award of a $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing project.

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Cloud ramp up weighs on Oracle’s profit view, shares fall

Oracle Corp has forecast current-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, as the business software maker ramps up investments in its cloud computing business to take on rivals i...

AI optimised video chat

Skin in the game: Video chat apps tout ‘inclusive’ AI features

Video conferencing services have for years boasted that their technology is “intuitive” to use or “integrated” to function with other tools, but now vendors...

Dye and Durham: cloud software

Software maker Dye & Durham gets offer from management-led group

Dye & Durham Ltd, a Canada-based cloud-based software vendor, has received a buyout offer from a management-led shareholder group worth about C$3.4 billion (approximately $2.8 ...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Oracle launches Arm-based cloud computing service using Ampere chips

Oracle Corp has launched a cloud computing service powered by data center chips from Ampere Computing based on technology from Arm Ltd, the second major cloud company to offer an A...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Israel signs cloud services deal with Amazon and Google

Israel’s government has said it had signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for a more than $1 billion project to provide cloud services for the country’...

Platform News: Baidu search engine in China

Baidu beats quarterly revenue estimates on AI, cloud boost

Baidu Inc has reported quarterly revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, as the company beefed up its cloud and artificial intelligence services to fend off competition in the adv...

Platform News: IBM

IBM to acquire software provider Turbonomic for over $1.5 billion

IBM has said it has agreed to acquire Turbonomic, a provider of software that helps companies monitor the performance of their business applications, the latest in a series of clou...

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 News: International Business Machines, IBM

IBM returns to sales growth after a year of declines on cloud strength

IBM returned to sales growth in the first quarter after a year of declines and beat Wall Street targets on Monday, boosted by its bets in the high-margin cloud computing business.

Platform News: KKR investments

KKR invests $500 million in cloud storage firm Box

Box Inc has said private equity giant KKR & Co Inc would lead a $500 million investment in the company and get a board seat, marking an end to the cloud services provider’...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Oracle offers to move clients to cloud for free as it plays catch-up

Oracle Corp has announced it will migrate companies’ most complicated computer programs to its cloud for free as it tries to catch a new wave of potential cloud-computing cli...

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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