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Microsoft takes cautious approach to hiring in Office and Windows

Satya Nadella (chief executive officer, Microsoft Corp.) appears in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum held in Davos Switzerland on May 24, 2022. Hollie Adams | Bloomberg | Getty Images MicrosoftThe company is preparing to adopt a conservative hiring policy in an area of the business which includes its most popular products. According […]

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Broadcom announces plans to buy VMware

Broadcom chief executive officer Hock Tan Getty Images| Bloomberg | Getty Images BroadcomPurchase VMwareThey announced on Thursday that they would be entering into a cash-and stock deal worth $61billion based on Broadcom’s closing price on May 25, 2022. It would mark one of the most significant technology deals of all times. MicrosoftPurchase of the pending […]

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Snowflake (SNOW) earnings Q1 2023

CEO of Snowflake Frank Slootman arrives at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 6, 2021, in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images SnowflakeShares fell by as high as 16% during extended trading Wednesday, after data analytics software manufacturer disappointed analysts and said it didn’t anticipate a positive adjusted operational margin […]

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Microsoft partners with Kawasaki for industrial metaverse

HoloLens from Microsoft Andrew Evers | CNBC Although you may not feel ready to leap into the metaverse just for entertainment, it might be happening sooner than expected. Microsoft announced Tuesday that Kawasaki is a new customer for the tech giant’s so-called “industrial metaverse” ⁠— a fancy way of saying factory floor workers will wear […]

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) earnings Q3 2022

Nikesh of USA on the first hole at The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, The Old Course in St Andrews on October 02/2021. Getty Images| Getty Images Palo Alto NetworksAfter the networking hardware manufacturer announced stronger fiscal third quarter results than expected, shares rose by 12% during extended trading Thursday This is how it worked: Earnings:According […]

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Cisco (CSCO) earnings Q3 2022

Chuck Robbins is the chief executive officer at Cisco Technologies Inc. and gestures during his speech on Day 2 of the World Economic Forum in Davos (Switzerland) on January 22, 2020. Getty Images| Bloomberg | Getty Images CiscoAfter the company reported lower quarterly revenue than expected, extended trading saw shares drop by 17% on Wednesday. […]

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Mastercard tech that lets you pay with your face or hand in stores

Mastercard’s biometric checkout system allows customers to pay simply by scanning their palm or faces. Mastercard MastercardThe company is experimenting with new technology to allow shoppers to make payment at the point of sale using their only face and hand. On Tuesday, the company launched a program that allows retailers to accept biometric payments methods […]

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tells employees pay increases coming

Satya Nadella is the Microsoft CEO. She spoke at the Microsoft Annual Stockholders Meeting, held at Meydenbauer Center. It was November 28, 2018, in Bellevue. Microsoft was recently named the largest publicly traded corporation in the world, beating Apple Inc. Getty Images| Getty Images News | Getty Images MicrosoftSatya Nadella CEO, stated Monday to staff […]

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China blockchain explainer: What is BSN?

China considers blockchain technology strategic. China’s efforts to increase its sector capabilities include the Blockchain-based Service Network (or BSN). Yuichiro Chino | Moment | Getty Images Chinese President Xi JinpingHis country should “seize all the potentials” of blockchain technology, he stated. The Chinese leader spoke out in 2019 to call blockchain an “important breakthrough” in […]

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Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

CNBC: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet and Google being interviewed by Deirdre Bosa. CNBC Google CEO Sundar Pichai mentioned that whereas customers are placing the Covid pandemic within the rearview mirror, the economic system is clearly a rising concern for the corporate and the broader market. “We undoubtedly see uncertainty forward, like everybody else,” Pichai […]