Microsoft today announced revenue of $23.20 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Gross margin, operating income and diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) for the quarter were $14.93 billion, $5.84 billion and $0.54 per share, respectively.
Apple have announced that customers can start making payments with the touch of a finger on Monday, October 20, when Apple Pay™ becomes available in the US. Apple Pay offers an easy, secure and private way to pay using Touch ID™ on iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in stores and within apps. Users of the just-announced iPad Air™ 2 and iPad mini™ 3 will be able to use Touch ID on their devices for Apple Pay within apps. The new service will be enabled by a free software update to iOS 8.
Google has today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. “Google had another strong performance this quarter, with revenue up 20% year on year, at $16.5 billion,” said Patrick Pichette, CFO of Google. “We continue to be excited about the growth in our advertising and emerging businesses.” Q3 Financial Summary Google Inc. […]
Microsoft to host earnings conference call webcast. Microsoft will publish fiscal year 2015 first-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, October 23, 2014 on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at http://www.microsoft.com/investor. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time on the Microsoft […]
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will build upon HP’s leading position in servers, storage, networking, converged systems, services and software as well as its OpenStack Helion cloud platform Meg Whitman to be President and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise; Pat Russo to be Chairman of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Board HP Inc. will be the leading personal systems and […]
Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, to become CEO of new eBay company following separation American Express executive Dan Schulman joins PayPal immediately as President and CEO designee for PayPal post-separation eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe and CFO Bob Swan to oversee separation and serve on boards of new independent companies Maximizes strategic […]
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is powering a customer-focused approach as banks around the world become digital information businesses. Monday at the Sibos global banking event in Boston, Microsoft highlighted leading banking institutions that are modernizing their business operations and choosing Microsoft Dynamics CRM to shift from transaction-based businesses to customer-centric businesses. Wayne Morris, corporate vice president, marketing for […]
BlackBerry Narrows Non-GAAP Loss per Share to ($0.02) on Broad-Based Operational Progress in Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter BlackBerry today reported financial results for the three months ended August 30, 2014 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Q2 Highlights: Cash and investments balance of $3.1 billion at the end of […]
Barclays has developed a wristband that will allow wearers to pay for a morning coffee as well as their daily commute. Wearers swipe the bands, which can be worn 24 hours a day, over a terminal at a shop or pay point on the bus or station platform to make a purchase. bPay band, a […]
BlackBerry will announce earnings for the second quarter of the 2015 fiscal year on Friday, September 26. The announcement will be made over a conference call for investors as well as via a live webcast at 8 AM ET. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can […]
New solution enables “split billing” for iOS, Android and BlackBerry BlackBerry announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. This improves device management in bring-your-own device (BYOD) and corporate-owned personally enabled (COPE) environments. Terms of the […]
Apple has unveiled a new payment service called Apple Pay, an NFC-based solution for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that stores secure credit card credentials in a secure element on the phone. Talking at the company’s product launch event, Cook unveiled Apple’s new mobile payment process, called Apple Pay. Cook touted the new […]
Innovate Finance, an industry body established to promote the interests of the UK’s rapidly growing financial technology (fintech) sector, launched last week in London. Held at Level39, the launch was attended by over 250 of the country’s most senior representatives across the fintech community, financial services industry, government and media. Innovate Finance is a new […]
Free mobile app available on Amazon Appstore, Apple App Store and Google Play. Customers who sign up before October 31 receive rate of 1.75 percent on swiped transactions until January 1, 2016 Amazon today announced Amazon Local Register, a secure card reader and mobile app that provides local US businesses with the tools they need to quickly and easily accept credit and […]