The 2016 base pay for Marc Benioff, chief executive officer of Salesforce, will be similar to that of 2015, following investors' complaints regarding his huge pay package in 2015.
Oracle's third quarter profit declined as strong growth in cloud business was offset by the robust US dollar. Revenues from cloud business increased 40% to $735 million during the third quarter.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise reported its quarterly result on Thursday. The company booked a better than expected revenue and profit, but its earning fell by negative currency impacts.
GitHub is experiencing a huge inner havoc as many executives flee from the company. Chris Wanstrath has been overhauling the firm's culture backed by its board.
Cisco announced its intention to purchase Jasper Technologies, a provider of cloud service for internet-powered devices, for $1.4 billion. The merger will enable Cisco to provide a full IoT solution which is inter-operable through devices and coordinates with application developers and IoT service providers.
Microsoft has put a prototype of data center under the ocean to examine its efficacy to work hundreds of feet beneath the ocean surface. The underwater data centers could reduce the delay in web service.
The world's largest online retailer has posted encouraging performance for the third quarter ending September 2015. The higher sales in the US and cloud computing business pushed its bottom line to swell. Amazon announced profits for the consecutive second month. Adding to this, the cost control measures and expanding beyond online marketing helped Amazon perform better. Amazon Web Services (AWS) propelled Amazon's overall revenues to grow further.
International Business Machines Corp (IBM) has announced more than projected fall in revenues as the stronger US currency put pressure on demand from China and other emerging economies. As a result, IBM has lowered its profit forecast for the full year. The revenues were down 13.9 percent to $19.28billion for the quarter ending September as against the forecast of $19.62bn. The latest drop in revenues marks the continuous fall for 14 quarters in a row.
Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison eased worries that the private information of Oracle's cloud computing clients could be accessed by the National Security Agency, Reuters reported.
The partnership of US software company and QuickBooks maker Intuit's partnership with banks Capital One and Wells Fargo for a loan facilitator program was a clear indication of companies turning into cloud computing and data analytics to improve their services, said an article published on the Financial Times.
Former Netflix executive Ariel Tseitlin joins Scale Venture Partners as its newest venture partner.
Veeva Systems Inc filed for a USD 182.6 million IPO in the New York Stock Exchange.
Veeva's cloud software solutions expansion would go full blast after the capital infusion post-IPO.
In a bid to increase its contribution to ZTE's overall revenues, the cloud computing and IT productions operations of the firm had laid out plans to expand cloud computing in China.
One of the first victims of the Snowden affair was the closure of secure email service provider Lavabit.