$AVG (AVG Technologies N.V.)

$AVG {{ '2016-07-07T15:06:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Avast Software and $AVG said the transaction is structured as an all-cash tender offer for all outstanding ordinary shares of $AVG at a price of $25.00 per share in cash. Avast plans to finance the transaction using cash balances on hand and committed debt financing from third party lenders.

$CVLT {{ '2017-07-25T14:48:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CVLT began its FY18 with continued worldwide growth with customers and managed service providers in 1Q. The growth was fueled by the increasing need to protect and use data to drive the digital transformation. Data recovery and protection from rising global ransomware attacks around the world also contributed to the growth.

$STX {{ '2017-07-25T12:57:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$STX’s net income surged 63% to $114MM in 4Q17, despite a 10% fall in revenues. EPS increased to $0.38 from $0.23. On a non-GAAP basis, excluding the impact of special items, net income was $192MM or $0.65 per share. The bottom line growth was supported by increased demand for the company’s storage products.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T23:30:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL is in the process of testing and developing Google Maps to enhance the customer experience. The company intends to roll out Store Sales Measurement in the coming months to enable advertisers to measure revenue, in addition to store visits. Going ahead, Google sees strong growth for YouTube across all platforms, including television.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:35:02+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 3Q17, $GOOGL expects headcount additions to be seasonally high. Going ahead, significant contributions are expected from the growing non-ads revenue businesses, especially Google Play. Google continues to shift its focus to AI-driven computing, with efforts to make the technology available to people across the world.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T22:12:43+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$GOOGL said the 20% growth in search revenue in 2Q17 was driven mainly by mobile search and YouTube. The $2.8Bil capital expenditure reflected investments in production equipment facilities and development of data centers. The internet search leader raised its stock–based compensation by 40% annually to $1.9Bil in the second quarter.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:13:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$GOOGL said revenues of the Google segment grew 21% annually to $25.76Bil in 2Q17. Revenues of Other Bets division climbed 34% to $248MM. Revenues from US operations advanced 23%, and those from Europe, Middle East and Africa moved up 14%. APAC revenues grew 28%, while other Americas revenues dropped 8%.

$GOOGL {{ '2017-07-24T21:00:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Earnings of search service behemoth $GOOGL fell sharply in 2Q17, hurt by penalty imposed by the EU in an antitrust lawsuit. EPS dropped to $5.01 from $7 last year, despite a 21% rise in revenues. There was a 52% annual growth in aggregate paid clicks, while aggregate cost-per-click dropped 23%. Alphabet’s Other Bets division remained in loss.

$GOOG {{ '2017-07-24T20:58:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$GOOG $GOOGL Alphabet Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q2 2017 highlights

$TTEC {{ '2017-07-24T19:37:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TTEC has roped in Jeff Marcoux as its VP of Product Marketing. He will be responsible for strategic evolution of customer experience solutions and service design innovation. Marcoux joins $TTEC from $MSFT, where he was into finding marketing solutions and developing SaaS solutions as the Senior Executive interface to Microsoft clients' CMOs.

$CSCO {{ '2017-07-24T13:25:09+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO is partnering with the TIM Group to renew TIM's Optical Packet Metro (OPM) network. TIM's new OPM network will integrate $CSCO’s ASR 9000 technology, which will help TIM to effectively digitize its fixed and mobile line services. The investment is part of TIM's 3-year plan for 2017-2019, and involves an investment of about EUR5Bil.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T15:21:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

When asked about the layoff of sales employees that was announced by $MSFT earlier this month, CEO Satya Nadella said that the approach is to transform everything that's been done in the company. He added that this transformation is ongoing and has been happening over multiple years.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T15:13:41+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said that Office 365 commercial revenue grew 43%. For the first time, Office 365 Commercial revenue surpassed revenue from traditional licensing business. Commercial cloud annualized revenue run rate exceeded $18.9Bil, up 56%. Two years ago, Microsoft aimed to reach the $20Bil goal in annualized commercial cloud revenue run rate.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:55:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 1Q18, $MSFT expects operating expenses to be $8.6-8.7Bil, including about $1Bil from LinkedIn. CapEx is expected to be similar to 4Q17. More Personal Computing segment revenue is expected to be $8.6-8.9Bil and gaming is expected to have the typical seasonality revenue pattern for a pre-holiday quarter.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:40:37+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For 1Q18, $MSFT expects Productivity and Business Processes segment's revenue to be $8.1-8.3Bil. Revenue from LinkedIn is expected to be about $1.1Bil. For Intelligent Cloud, Microsoft expects revenue to be $6.9-7.1Bil, helped by double-digit revenue growth across server products and cloud services with strong customer demand for Azure.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:33:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

For FY18, $MSFT anticipates that increasing demand for cloud services and healthy renewals will drive a higher annuity mix. Organic Microsoft expenses are expected to grow 3-4%. Also, $MSFT plans to increase the investments in LinkedIn to fuel its strong revenue growth.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T14:22:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$MSFT said the large markets like the US, Germany and Japan performed better than its expectations in 4Q17. To compete with its competitors $GOOGL and $AMZN, Microsoft invested about $3.3Bil in CapEx, which includes the capital leases. This was up sequentially partly due to the deferral of planned datacenter spending from 3Q17 to 4Q17.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T13:29:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT's gaming revenue grew 3% in 4Q17, helped by strength in Xbox software and services, offset by lower hardware revenue. Xbox software and services revenue grew 11%, while Xbox live monthly active users grew 8% to 53MM, with growth in Xbox One, Windows 10, and mobile platforms.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T13:28:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Revenue of More Personal Computing segment, $MSFT's biggest segment, declined 2% in 4Q17, hurt by declining phone revenue, offset by growth in search, Windows, and gaming revenue. Windows OEM and Windows commercial products and cloud services revenue increased by 1% and 8%, respectively. Surface revenue slipped 2% and phone revenue declined $361MM.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T13:25:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Revenue of Productivity and Business Processes segment, $MSFT's second largest segment, grew 21% in 4Q17 helped by LinkedIn and Office 365 offerings. LinkedIn, which was acquired by $MSFT in 2016, contributed $1.07Bil to Microsoft's revenue in 4Q17. Operating expenses increased 41% or $1Bil for the segment, hurt by LinkedIn related expenses.

$MSFT {{ '2017-07-21T12:34:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT's Intelligent Cloud unit revenue grew 11% in 4Q17, boosted by growth in server products and cloud services. Revenue of server products and cloud services was up 15%, while Azure, the software giant's cloud platform, surged 97%. Last week, $MSFT announced that $DNB and Chinese Internet firm $BIDU will use Azure for their cloud computing needs.

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