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Microsoft exceeds $100 billion in revenue for first time ever

Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

Microsoft has surpassed $100 billion (all figures USD) in revenue for the first time in its history, thanks to the continued success of its cloud services. For the fourth quarter of 2018, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant reported revenues of $30.1 billion, a 17 per cent gain from the same time last year, as well…

IBM teams up with humanitarian consultants to support disaster relief

Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

The impact of natural disasters is growing every year, making their prediction, prevention, mitigation and recovery even more difficult. People don’t know how to prepare, and those involved in recovery efforts struggle. Places like Puerto Rico are still suffering many months after disasters have demolished their infrastructure. That’s why consulting firm the David Clark Cause…

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter commit to open source data portability

Posted on Friday July 20, 2018

Several of the world’s biggest tech brands announced plans to allow users to transfer their data from one platform to another today, as Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook announced they are collaborating on the Data Transfer Project. In a blog post on Google’s Open Source, the search giant describes the announcement as a commitment to…