In late 2016, Oracle launched the second generation of its IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) offering, Oracle Bare Metal Cloud.
Like Oracle (ORCL), Microsoft (MSFT) recently announced a slew of improvements to its Azure SQL Database, including increased storage limits.
Client stickiness owing to dependence on its database and the associated costs in shifting to another database gives Oracle the benefit over its peers.
In early March 2017, Oracle announced the latest version of its Oracle Database 12c Release 2, which is available on-premises as well as in the cloud.
While Nvidia (NVDA) launched the GTX 1080 Ti at $700, it lowered the price of the GTX 1080 to avoid the cannibalization effect.
In fiscal 2017, Nvidia (NVDA) secured an order from Japan’s Nintendo to supply Tegra SoCs for the Switch game console.
AMD is Nvidia’s only competitor in the discrete GPU market. Nvidia became a leader in the discrete GPU market in late 2014 when it released its GeForce 900 series.
Nvidia’s (NVDA) core product is its GPU (graphics processing unit), which comprises 84% of its revenues in several markets.
Most of Alibaba’s (BABA) e-commerce revenues come from mobile devices. There’s something unique to Alibaba that has given it mobile success.
Twitter’s stagnating user growth has been a cause for concern for its shareholders and prospective investors, yet there seems to be an opportunity for the company to grow its subscriber numbers.
Twitter (TWTR) recently inked a deal with Dick Clark Productions (or DCP) to live-stream the pre-shows of several upcoming awards in 2017, expanding its live video footprint.
Twitter (TWTR) recently made a move to start showing view counts for videos on its platform. The step seemed to be a response to Facebook’s recent video moves.
Last month, Facebook brought the ability to send WhatsApp messages offline to Apple’s iOS. The company had already enabled the feature for Alphabet’s Android users.
Recent moves by Facebook (FB) have left little doubt about what the company is up to on the digital video front.
Facebook’s (FB) music ambitions are set to see the company clash with Spotify, Apple (AAPL), Pandora (P), Tidal, and Alphabet’s (GOOGL) YouTube.
Fake news has put Facebook on the spot. The company faced a storm of criticism in November 2016 amid claims that it had allowed false information to be shared on its social platform.
Like its peers, Facebook hires foreign citizens to fill certain specialty positions that are crucial to its staying competitive in the fast-paced world of technology.
Facebook (FB) has recently warned that it expects its revenue growth to cool in the coming years before possibly heating up again down the road.
The company recently said that it was updating its algorithm to prioritize the ranking of authentic posts while barring purposely misleading posts from users’ news feeds.
Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) are in something of a social media videos arms race. If Facebook launches a new video feature, Twitter responds.