Posts tagged “Operating Systems”

Updated June 21

Red Hat beats Street, shares surge to nearly $100

Red Hat, a global leader in Open Source Linux software and services as well as various cloud technologies, beats Wall Street expectations in both earnings and revenue. The news late Tuesday sent Hatters' shares up immediately to nearly $100. Red Hat shares haven't topped $100 since Dec 1999 shortly after the company went public. Driving the growth: Cloud.

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Updated June 14

Premium Lock Hatters of Arabia: Saudi university, Red Hat set up academy; Plus: Top innovator is ....

Red Hat Red Hat, which recently opened its third Innovation Lab in Europe, is opening a Red Hat Academy in Saudi Arabia. In other news: Red Hat's Innovator of the Year award goes to ...

May 17

Premium Lock Red Hat opens first Innovation Lab in Europe, third overall

Red Hat Raleigh-based Red Hat opens a new Innovation Labs in London, its first outside the U.S. The Innovation Labs are designed to put customers and Hatter experts side-by-side to "jump start innovation" and develop software solutions.

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Updated April 13

Premium Lock Goodbye Princess Leia; Windows versions won't die; Messenger beats Instagram

In today's tech wrapup: Lucasfilm gave scifi fans a final goodbye to Carrie Fisher, who passed away in December. Facebook Messenger outstrips Instagram.Old versions of Windows refuse to die.

Updated December 22, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat "Poised for success" despite stock setback

Despite seeing its share price drop following its Q3 earnings report, Red Hat's sales and channel investments mean the company is "poised for success," a Technology Business Research analyst says.

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Updated December 21, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat shares plunge after earnings report

Red Hat Red Hat stock plunged 13 percent after its earnings report and news that its chief financial officer is leaving. Red Hat needed to crush analyst estimates of its third quarter 2017 earnings, and while posting respectable numbers, did not do it.

Tags: Red Hat, Linux
December 21, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat earnings: what's at stake

Red Hat, the world's largest open-source Linux software company, will report third quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday. What's at stake for the company?

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November 29, 2016

Premium Lock American Airlines picks IBM for cloud services

IBM Cloud      American Airlines is teaming up with IBM for cloud services and application development utilizing IBM's Bluemix.

Updated November 29, 2016

Premium Lock HPE: The Machine has 'potential to change everything' (+ video)

Will future computers rely more on memory than processors? HP Enterprise thinks so. Meet "The Machine," which CEO Meg Whitman touts as the future of computing with machines that are "memory driven" rather than processing. "We believe this has the potential to change everything," she says.

October 21, 2016

Premium Lock Macs cheaper than PCs, DDoS attacks, and do people want self-driving cars?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: DDOS attacks such as those affecting sites Friday are "vicious" says Channel Advisor founder Scot Wingo; IBM says Macs are cheaper than PCs; and do drivers really want autonomous cars?

October 20, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat, Ericsson form "broad-based alliance"

Red Hat, Ericsson ink alliance Raleigh-based Red Hat Inc. and Ericsson have announced what they call "a broad alliance to deliver fully open source and production-ready cloud infrastructure, spanning OpenStack, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined infrastructure (SDI).

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Updated September 22, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat surges 6.4%; big deals help beat Street expectations

Red Hat 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.

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September 21, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo: We're not to blame for Linux install woes

The penguin is the symbol for Linux  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.

August 23, 2016

Premium Lock Why the Lenovo licensing deal with Microsoft matters

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.

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August 22, 2016

Premium Lock Facebook stock prediction, new Android OS, Samsung to refurbish phones

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Barron's says Facebook stock may soar; Android operating system "Nougat" out of Beta; and Samsung to sell refurbished smartphones.

Updated July 25, 2016

Premium Lock Nintendo shares plummet; 4 days left to get free Win 10; Raleigh Geeks settle

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Nintendo shares plummet; only four days left to get the free Windows 10 upgrade; Raleigh Geeks settlement.

Updated July 25, 2016

Premium Lock Microsoft shedding effects of declining Windows revenue

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.

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July 20, 2016

Premium Lock Microsoft cloud strategy good for the longerm, analyst says

Accelerating cloud adoption presents near-term financial struggles, but long-term revenue gains for Microsoft, says TBR analyst Kelsey Mason.

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July 1, 2016

Premium Lock Recapping Red Hat Summit: From analytics to cloud to partnerships - and a wedding

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.

February 17, 2016

Premium Lock Red Hat, Google discover 'critical' Linux security flaw

The penguin is the symbol for Linux  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."

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