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Google Should Emphasize PaaS and AI Strategy to Mitigate Advertising Slowdown

Posted on Thursday, May 2nd 2019

Earlier this week, Google’s parent, Alphabet (Nasdaq: GOOG) reported its first quarter results that, surprisingly, missed market estimates and sent the stock tumbling. A slowdown in the revenues caused the stock to fall 9% post announcement, making it the worst day for the stock since 2008.

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Cloud Stocks: Expect ServiceNow to Acquire From App Marketplace

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st 2019

Last week, cloud-based enterprise services provider ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), announced its first quarter results that outpaced market expectations and sent the stock soaring. ServiceNow’s stock has soared 275% in the last three years and 28% in the previous quarter alone. Analysts expect its price rise to continue in the next twelve months with some forecasting price rise of over 10% in the period.

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Microsoft Became a Trillion Dollar Company Thanks to Azure

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 30th 2019

Last week, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced its quarterly results that surpassed market expectations and sent the stock soaring. Not only did its stock scale record high levels, but its value also sent Microsoft into the trillion-dollar valuation territory. It became the third public company to cross that threshold after Apple and Amazon did that last year.

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Which Amazon PaaS Products are Gaining Traction?

Posted on Monday, Apr 29th 2019

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has just reported its earnings results for the first quarter. While first quarter earnings blew past all estimates, earnings outlook for the second quarter was weak due to focus on one-day delivery for Prime members.

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Facebook Should Put More Emphasis on Workplace

Posted on Friday, Apr 26th 2019

Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) continues to have a tough year with users, media and regulatory authorities continuing to question the company’s privacy policies. Earlier this month, Facebook admitted that it had mishandled millions of users’ passwords for Instagram. Another article revealed how it inadvertently harvested email contacts from 1.5 million new users since May 2016. Facebook’s failure to maintain user data securely has been a cause for FTC enquiry since last year. But recently, it appears that the FTC and politicians in Washington, are gearing up to hold Zuckerberg accountable for these privacy mishaps. Despite these concerns though, the company continues to outpace market expectations and deliver strong results that keep its stock price climbing.

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Cloud Stocks: What Should SAP Acquire to Triple its Value by 2023?

Posted on Thursday, Apr 25th 2019
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During the last quarter, ERP giant SAP (NYSE: SAP) has been in the news on account of the large scale restructuring and management reshuffle announcements. Despite the departures, the company continues to invest in cloud, AI, and IoT technologies as it targets to more than double its value by 2023.

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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Segment.io Joins the Club, What Next?

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 24th 2019

According to Market Research Future, the global customer analytics market is expected to grow 15% annually to $7.3 billion by 2023. Recently, San Francisco-based Segment.io announced its seventh funding round that enrolled it into the Billion Dollar Unicorn club.

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Cloud Stocks: Atlassian Acquires From its PaaS Marketplace

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 23rd 2019

Enterprise collaboration software provider Atlassian (Nasdaq: TEAM) has been steadily building up its portfolio through acquisitions. This last quarter was no different as the company continued to add other relatively smaller players to its portfolio. Its latest quarterly results also impressed the market, but the outlook failed to deliver and the stock fell 8% in the after-hours session.

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