Rackspace appoints a new CEO

Rackspace today announced that its board has appointed Joe Eazor as its new CEO, effective June 12. Eazor will replace Rackspace President Jeff Cotton, who...

Salesforce marches steadily toward $10B run rate goal

Salesforce is on a steady climb toward a $10 billion revenue run rate. And while it’s not quite there yet, its recent, nearly $2.4 billion...

Google.ai aims to make state of the art AI advances accessible to everyone

On the stage of Google I/O, CEO Sundar Pichai announced Google.ai, a new initiative to democratize the benefits of the latest in machine learning research. Google.ai will...

After acquisition by Juniper, cloud optimization service AppFormix adds support for VMware

Last December, Juniper acquired the cloud operations management and optimization startup AppFormix and said that it planned to integrate it with its own Contrail product line....

Microsoft is laying the foundation for a sci-fi future at Build 2017

Microsoft Build is a developer conference, and focuses on technical announcements that most people won’t understand. That doesn’t make it unimportant – instead, Build is arguably more relevant than ever. The...

Microsoft is extending Azure IoT to the edge of the network

The launch of Azure IoT Edge was one of Microsoft’s slightly more esoteric but interesting announcements at its Build developer conference in Seattle today. While...

Everything that happened at Microsoft Build Day 1

Day 1 of Microsoft’s Build developer conference is wrapping up, and we were there to see all their wonderful new containers, clouds and command lines in person. Here’s everything cool...

Microsoft launches a new service for training deep neural networks on Azure

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Batch AI Training. While that’s a mouthful, the name pretty much tells you...

Cockroach Labs announces $27M Series B and enterprise tier for its reliable database

“A database that replicates itself and is meant to survive” — that was the connection that Cockroach Labs CEO Spencer Kimball made between the startup’s memorable...

VMware and Google extend partnership to include Chrome OS management in Workspace One

One of the beautiful things about owning a Google Chromebook laptop is the surprising lack of maintenance involved. The browser is essentially the OS and...

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EA profit, revenue top estimates on strong 'Battlefield 1' sales

Video-game publisher Electronic Arts Inc (EA.O) posted third-quarter adjusted revenue and profit that beat analysts' average estimate, helped by strong sales of first-person...