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Shares in Raleigh-based Red Hat climbed 6 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday after the open source giant beat Wall Street expectations for revenue and earnings. CEO Jim Whitehurst says big deals help drive growth.
The penguins are marching against Lenovo, and the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is trying to calm a controversy on the net among Linux users. The company insists it is not intentionally blocking Linux installations on some new PCs.
Lenovo will load Microsoft's productivity apps -- including Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype -- on select Lenovo devices that use the Android operating system in a deal Fortune Magazine says matters.
Microsoft appears to have shed most of the lingering effects of declining Windows licensing revenue that hampered its performance over the last two years, say analysts at TRBI.
Accelerating cloud adoption presents near-term financial struggles, but long-term revenue gains for Microsoft, says TBR analyst Kelsey Mason.
Jim Whitehurst didn't take the stage in a robe and sing/dance with a choir as his predecessor Matthew Szulik once did, but the Red Hat CEO did evangelize on the need for "open source" development in business as well as in communities. Yes, it was Red Hat Summit week. Here's a review.
Engineers at Red Hat and Google have discovered what is termed a "critical" flaw in Linux and "remote code execution is possible." The companies are recommending that Linux users - including numerous versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux - fix the bug immediately. Google calls the joint discovery of the bug "an amazing coincidence."
Worldwide PC shipments declined 7.7 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. Shipments totaled 73.7 million units, but continued to show weakness, according to preliminary results by Gartner Inc. Lenovo showed the strongest growth among the top five U.S. vendors.
Apple is taking aim at enterprise incumbents such as Dell, HP and Lenovo with the iPad Pro. TBR's in depth analysis provides insights on the strategy.
Red Hat Inc. (NYSE:RHT) reported second-quarter earnings of $51.4 million, or 47 cents cents a share, up from $46.8 million and 41 cents a share in the same period last year, topping analyst expectations of 44 cents a share.
Frank Calderoni, a long-time financial executive and chief financial officer at Cisco, could have had his pick of tech jobs after leaving the networking giant last year. So why did he pick Raleigh-based Red Hat, which is a long way from Silicon Valley? He cites many reasons in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.
In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Reveal Mobile names digital ad exec Andy Schrader as chief product officer; Microsoft launching Office 2016 this month; Facebook opens liive video streaming app to journalists; Ellen Pao won't appeal loss lawsuit.
Red Hat, Citrix, VMWare. Symantec and Microsoft are the key players in the growing virtualization market, says a new report from Research and Markets. And they are fighting for share in a growing market, which is expected to double over the next five years.
Analysis: IBM creates international media attention and industry buzz with the unveiling of new mainframes targeting Linux. Mainframes are a rare bright spot for Big Blue in hardware, and the new LinuxONE program has a big upside, believes analyst Stephen Belanger of Technology Business Research.
Big Blue is rolling out new mainframes focusing on open source Linux, a sure sign that hardware isn't quite dead at IBM. Mainframes remain a profit center even as IBM has shed in recent years its PCs, printers, point-of-sale and x86 server businesses as well as semiconductors.
Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.