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Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Walmart brings Walmart Pay to all of its 4,600+ stores in the US   —  Announced in December, Walmart Pay is pitched as a free mobile payments service for use in the retail giant's stores.  —  Walmart said it has made the mobile payment app Walmart Pay available in its more than 4,600 Walmart stores nationwide.
Jul 6, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Comcast, Alarm.com acquire and split up IoT firm Icontrol; Alarm.com to pay $140M for Connect and Piper interactive security and home automation business units   —  The main business Comcast is acquiring is Icontrol's Converge software platform, which currently powers the Xfinity Home touch-screen panel and back-end servers.
Jun 23, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Adobe reports Q2 net income of $277M, revenue of $1.4B, up 20% YoY, the 9th straight quarter with revenue growth; Creative Cloud revenue up 37% YoY to $755M   —  Adobe is selling a lot more subscriptions to its creative package of software tools.  —  Adobe just reported its ninth straight quarter …
Jun 21, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Salesforce tops expectations with Q1 non-GAAP revenue of $1.92B, up 27% YoY, ups fiscal year guidance, subscription, support revenues up 26% YoY; stock up 6%+   —  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said the company was raising its fiscal 2017 revenue by $80 million.
May 18, 2016, 5:50 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Rackspace reports Q1 net income of $49M, up 77% YoY, and $518M in revenue, up 8% YoY   —  Rackspace CEO and president Taylor Rhodes noted that the company's OpenStack private cloud, which is powered by Red Hat, is “scaling rapidly.”  —  Rackspace reported first quarter financial results Monday that topped analyst EPS estimates.
May 9, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Oracle buys cloud-based SaaS vendor Opower for $532 million   —  With this deal, the enterprise software giant has now spent roughly $1.2 billion in three business days on cloud acquisitions.  —  Oracle said Monday it plans to acquire software-as-a-service company Opower for approximately $532 million.
May 2, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
VMware reports Q1 revenue of $1.59B, up 5% YoY, announces $1.2B stock repurchase program   —  VMware Q1 solid, revenue up five percent to $1.59 billion  —  VMware also announced plans to repurchase $1.2 billion of its Class A common stock in 2016, which helped boost its shares 3.7 percent in after-market trading.
Apr 19, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
IBM beats Q1 earnings targets with quarterly revenue of $18.7B; strategic businesses including cloud and analytics grew revenue 14% year-over-year   —  IBM beats Q1 earnings targets on double-digit cloud growth  —  IBM said quarterly revenue from its strategic businesses including cloud …
Apr 18, 2016, 5:04 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Shopify acquires Kit CRM to bolster bot-based messaging for merchants   —  Kit CRM is a virtual marketing assistant that leverages SMS and other messaging to help businesses manage their online stores.  —  Small business e-commerce platform provider Shopify has had a long-standing relationship with Facebook.
Apr 13, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Air Transport Services Group will lease, operate 20 Boeing 767's for Amazon, issues warrants for Amazon to acquire up to 19.9% of ATSG shares over five years   —  Amazon has leased 20 Boeing 767s to carry out fulfillment services  —  Amazon has finalized a deal with Air Transport Services Group …
Mar 9, 2016, 9:00 AMIn context

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