Tag: software

Salesforce earnings live up to Benioff’s $20-billion goal, so now it’s on to the next one

Salesforce.com Inc. easily topped $20 billion in revenue for the first time in its recently completed fiscal year, so now it’s time for a new...

Square’s ‘Year of the Cash App’ finishes with debate over profits

Square Inc. capped off what one analyst called “The Year of the Cash App” with surging revenues and improved user growth for its mobile wallet,...

Opinion: 7 ways to cash in on the boom in videogames and esports

Like millions of other folks, I have maintained my sanity during the COVID-19 pandemic through videogames. To an older generation that may sound odd, but...

Google Maps Dark Mode and 5 Other Android Updates Out Today

Image: Google While we wait for Android 12 to officially go live later this year, Google has a bunch of tweaks and updates coming to...

Palo Alto Networks stock pressured by earnings outlook

Palo Alto Networks Inc. shares declined in the extended session Monday after the company’s earnings outlook fell short of the Wall Street consensus despite high...

Google’s First Android 12 Developer Beta Is Here

Image: Google Google just announced the release of the first developer preview build of Android 12, giving us a few hints at what changes to...

The File-Sharing Android App ShareIt Has Deep Security Flaws

A file-sharing app that claims it has been downloaded from the Google Play store more than 1 billion times has serious security flaws.Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo...

Leaked Android 12 Screenshots Show Some iOS-Like Changes Coming

Screenshot: Google (Other) While Google typically waits until much later in the spring to officially show off new updates and features, some leaked screenshots may...

Barcode Scanner Android App Pushed Malware Onto Millions

Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi (Getty Images) A popular app has been removed from Google Play after it was discovered to have delivered trojanized malware onto millions...

The Best Organization Apps for Scheduling Your Days

The ongoing pandemic makes days blur into each other—they are no longer differentiated by the events and activities that helped split up our time. If...

‘I feel like she has joined some abusive cult’: My wife makes $25,000 and only gets 1.5% annual pay raises. What can I do?

My wife and I have been married for 18 years and met at work in 2000. She is college educated and has worked her entire...

Here are the biggest short squeezes in the stock market, including GameStop and AMC

Short squeezes will remain a big story in the financial-news media until heavily shorted stocks that have been pushed up by individual investors connected through...

Google Suspended Federated Chat App Element for Allegedly Hosting Abusive Content

Photo: Lionel Bonaventure (Getty Images) Google temporarily yanked Element’s Android chat app from the Play Store this week for allegedly hosting abusive content. The decision’s...

See Which Apps Are Using Your Camera, Microphone, and Location

Photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo Protecting your privacy in the modern age isn’t easy, with everything from app labels to online cookies to think about, but knowing...

Microsoft hits $40 billion in quarterly sales for first time, reports record earnings

Microsoft Corp. blew away earnings expectations Tuesday as it surpassed $40 billion in sales and $15 billion in profit in a quarter for the first...

Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for Azure

Microsoft Corp. got caught up into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for...

‘This is sheer economic waste. We distributed our $1,200 stimulus to our church:’ Why did we get these checks instead of poor Americans?

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 82 years old. I am 83. We are retired. We are neither Democrats nor Republicans. Last year, about midsummer, we...

Intel earnings: We know who the next CEO is, but what decisions will be made before he arrives?

As Pat Gelsinger returns to Intel Corp. as chief executive, investors are likely to skim past the chip maker’s quarterly results and short-term outlook to...

‘We’re asking that people be patient’: Booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment is a shot in the dark for many

Linda Briggs’ husband was born in 1943, which meant that she had to click more than 930 times to enter her husband’s date of birth...

My partner supports me 100%. I’m ill and haven’t worked or filed taxes since 2016, so I got no stimulus. When will I get one?

Dear Moneyist, I’m in a long-term, live-in partnership. I became ill and haven’t been employed since 2016. My partner has been financially supporting me 100%....

Tentative sign of sentiment shift? Here’s the buzzy part of the market that didn’t join the race to records after the stimulus bill signing

While the S&P 500 SPX, +0.87% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, +0.74% set new records on Monday with the $908 billion U.S. stimulus bill finally signed...

I got two $1,200 stimulus payments last time. Will I receive two $600 checks this time? Will there even be another stimulus?

Dear Moneyist, To my surprise, I got two stimulus checks during the first round of economic impact payments. One was deposited into my bank, and...

20 electric vehicle stocks besides Tesla and Nio that analysts expect to rise the most over the next year

The electric vehicle revolution is real. A few years ago, did you believe it was possible for Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.44% to make and sell...

FireEye, Crowdstrike enjoy record days as SolarWinds hack leads to soaring security stocks

Security-software stocks soared Friday, as investors bet that the fallout from one of the most devastating hacks in U.S. history will lead to increased security...

Microsoft was breached in SolarWinds cyberattack, in what one exec calls ‘a moment of reckoning’

Microsoft Corp. was breached as part of the massive hack that used a backdoor in SolarWinds software, as part of what the tech giant’s president...