$JCOM (j2 Global, Inc.)

$JCOM {{ '2016-04-04T11:46:57+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCOM said it completed 6 acquisitions in 1Q16, spanning 3 business units and 3 countries. The acquisitions include: VaultLogix, Callstream, Yotta280, Mailout Interactive, GDV server backup assets, and Backup Solutions server backup assets. Terms of acquisitions were not disclosed and financial impact is not expected to be material.

$QCOM {{ '2018-01-23T19:40:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM released a letter to its shareholders, ahead of the annual meeting which will be held on March 6, to not vote for the 11 executives nominated for election by $AVGO. The chip maker also highlighted the regulatory issues involved in $AVGO's hostile attempt to take over the company.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-23T15:58:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Verizon added 1.2MM retail postpaid net additions (647K postpaid adds) in fourth quarter. Earnings came in at $4.56, which includes tax reforms related benefits. Excluding special items, adj. EPS was $0.86, same as 4Q16. $VZ plans to spend $17-17.8Bil in 2018, including the planned 5G launch. It also expects tax reforms to bring $3.5-4Bil in 2018.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-23T14:25:32+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$VZ Verizon Communications Earnings AlphaGraphic: 4Q 2017 Highlights

$ADBE {{ '2018-01-22T23:21:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADBE raised its FY18 earnings targets, helped by the impact of the new U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which decreases the U.S. corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21%. For 1Q18, Adobe reduced its GAAP EPS target and lifted its non-GAAP EPS outlook. GAAP effective tax rate is expected to be about 17% for 1Q18 and about 13% for Q2-Q4 FY2018 periods.

$ADBE {{ '2018-01-22T22:14:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADBE announced that Mark Garrett, CFO and Mike Dillon, EVP & General Counsel will retire in 2018. Both of them will continue to serve Adobe until their successors are found. The Photoshopmaker has started an internal and external search to replace Garrett and Dillon.

$T {{ '2018-01-22T21:42:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$T and $EQIX said they are expanding their relationship to make AT&T Switched Ethernet ServiceM with Network on Demand available to businesses in Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers.

$AVGO {{ '2018-01-22T13:45:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVGO said the US Federal Trade Commission has requested more information regarding its acquisition plan of $QCOM. The effect of the second request is to extend the 30-day waiting period imposed by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. After $AVGO complies with the request, the regulator has 30 days to complete its review.

$AAPL {{ '2018-01-18T12:47:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Spurred by the Republican tax reform, $AAPL said it would increase its direct contribution to the US economy to over $350Bil over the next five years. The tech giant expects to invest over $30Bil in capital expenditures in the US during this period and create over 20,000 jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-09T15:25:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO and Hyundai Motor Company announced the production of a next-generation, hyperconnected car. Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles. The companies would create a flexible and more secure platform that would help innovate and build on smart-vehicle solutions.

$JCOM {{ '2018-01-08T21:56:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$JCOM announced three executive promotions. Harmeet Singh has been named President of Cloud Services, Steve Horowitz has been named President of Ziff Davis, and Joey Fortuna has been named Chief Technology Officer of $JCOM. All three will report to Vivek Shah, CEO of $JCOM.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-08T18:05:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO said the Felix Platter Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, is deploying Cisco Intent-Based Networking to create the foundation for its digital operation. The new secure network is designed and deployed by Itris Enterprise AG, and is expected to be fully operational by December 2018.

$CSCO {{ '2018-01-08T17:55:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CSCO announced a new DOCSIS licensing plan for its cable operator customers. The Cisco IBU licensing program helps simplify license acquisition and management. IBU has only one license type based on bandwidth consumption. IBU licensing is aligned to the number of subscribers across the network, so license investment is highly aligned to revenues.

$VZ {{ '2018-01-05T20:10:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Verizon announced today that it had acquired Niddel, which offers automated end-to-end threat hunting solution for enterprises. $VZ plans to integrate Niddel's services, which the firm believes would augment the existing offerings to its enterprise clients. The company didn't disclose the terms of the deal.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$GOOG {{ '2017-12-22T12:16:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

“Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of the board of directors of $GOOG $GOOGL, has decided to step down. He will take up the role of Technical Advisor to the firm. Schmidt, who has been serving Alphabet for the past 17 years, will continue to serve on its Board. It is expected that the Board will appoint a non-executive chairman at the next meeting.”

$EQIX {{ '2017-12-18T12:46:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Interconnection and data center company $EQIX entered into an agreement with Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan to acquire all of the equity interests in the Metronode group of companies, an Australian data center business  in an all-cash transaction for AUD1.035Bil (approx. US$792MM). The transaction is expected to close in 1H18.

$ADBE {{ '2017-12-15T20:35:47+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ADBE said that it cannot comment much on the impact of the proposed US tax reforms on the company as they are not yet finalized. Adobe believes tax reforms would result it to access foreign cash and also a lower tax rate for the company.

$ADBE {{ '2017-12-15T20:19:51+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADBE to do some segment changes beginning from 1Q18 reporting. LiveCycle and Connect businesses, previously reported in Digital Marketing segment, will be moved to a new segment called Publishing, which will include the current Print and Publishing segment products. Digital Marketing segment to be renamed as Digital Experience.

$ADBE {{ '2017-12-15T19:58:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Software juggernaut $ADBE, which celebrated its 35th anniversary last week, reported that revenue hiked 25% to $2.01Bil in 4Q17 thus crossing $2Bil revenue in a quarter for the first time in its history. Profit rose 26% to $502MM or $1.00 per share, aided by the growth in Digital Media business. Non-GAAP EPS spiked 40% to $1.26.

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