Oracle's Numbers


Oracle will announce its Q1 revenue and profit numbers after market close on Wednesday. There’s more than a little excitement about what might be revealed, specifically if the company can continue its rise, thanks to its cloud products. The anticipated answer is yes, for a number of reasons, but there’s also potential for a surprise. First the surprise. The company so far has been posting great numbers for its cloud products, including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, but it has been careful to note that the improvement was coming from net new business.

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Samsung might show off the Galaxy S8 at MWC, but don't get too excited

If you were holding out hope for Samsung to announce the Galaxy S8 at Mobile World Congress in Spain later this month, then you’re not going to like this news.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/01/samsung-might-show-off-galaxy-s8-at-mwc-but-dont-get-too-excited.html

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The iPhone 8 might be more expensive than you expect

Apple will soon announce its numbers for the December quarter, and all eyes will be on its new flagship, the iPhone 7. Analysts expect Apple to announce 78 million iPhone sales for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2017, a 4 percent increase from last year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/30/iphone-8-might-be-more-expensive-than-expect.html

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Developer confirms Xbox One VR is coming, but how powerful is the console likely to be?

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Microsoft will reportedly announce a new console at E3, along with VR titles and Oculus Rift support, but how will they upgrade and improve the Xbox One’s core architecture?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/229298-developer-confirms-xbox-one-vr-is-coming-but-how-powerful-is-the-console-likely-to-be

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Twitter will no longer count links, photos toward 140-character tweet limit

Twitter will soon announce that links and photos will no longer count toward its 140-character limit on tweets, according to a Bloomberg report. This welcomed change should prove useful for users who share photos alongside links.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/17/twitter-will-no-longer-count-links-photos-toward-140-character-tweet-limit.html

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Intel may be preparing aggressive rounds of job cuts

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Intel could be preparing to announce double-digit layoffs this year as the PC market continues to decline and the company pivots away from its traditional PC market.

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Apple Maps vans operating around the clock in run-up to 'iOS 10' debut

Article Image With Apple widely expected to announce improvements for its in-house mapping effort alongside “iOS 10″ this summer, the company’s fleet of sensor-laden vans continues to ply the streets — even at night.

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Obama administration planning to speed up development of self-driving cars

Article Image The White House will reportedly announce efforts to speed up the development of self-driving cars on Thursday, something that may be of extreme interest to Apple as it readies its own such vehicle.

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Price Guides: How our new partner Citi can help you get cash back twice on Apple purchases

Article Image AppleInsider is proud to announce that it has partnered with Citi, which offers a Double Cash Card that financially-responsible Price Guide shoppers can use to get cash back twice on their future Apple product purchases this holiday shopping season, further?sweeting deals that are often already offered at unbeatable prices.

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Another huge leak: iPhone 6s specs and release date detailed by wireless carrier rep

In a few weeks, Apple will announce the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The brand new iPhones will be available for preorder on September 11th, according to recent leaks, with in-store sales set to begin on September 18th. This launch date has now been further supported by a China Telecom representative, who made several comments about the new iPhones on social media.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/25/another-huge-leak-iphone-6s-specs-and-release-date-detailed-by-wireless-carrier/

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Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year’s revamp.

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Driven again by China, Apple's iPhone shipments expected to hit 51M for June quarter

Apple is poised to announce yet another record breaking quarter, the latest research from investment firm UBS suggests, with iPhone sales once again driven to new heights thanks largely to growth in China.

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Apple, record labels negotiating last-minute streaming service terms days before expected WWDC launch

With Apple widely expected to announce a new subscription-based music streaming service at its Worldwide Developers Conference next week, a report on Thursday suggests the company is cutting it close and holding last-minute negotiations with record labels.



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Subscription music service expected to boost iPhone experience, but not Apple's profits

Apple is expected to announce a new subscription streaming music service at WWDC next week, but investment bank Piper Jaffray expects that the pay-to-play Spotify competitor will bolster the iPhone ecosystem much more than it will pad Apple’s bottom line.



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Apple to announce $10-per-month on-demand music service, will retain Beats Music for now – report

At WWDC in one week, Apple is expected to formally announce a new on-demand streaming subscription service that will take on the likes of Spotify for $10 per month, but will not outright replace Beats Music at first, according to a new report.



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Apple Pay to get rewards program as Android Pay looms, report says

Apple is reportedly set to announce a rewards program next month that will give perks to customers using Apple Pay, a long-rumored feature that could escalate what appears to be a coming battle with Google’s Android Pay service.



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Sage and Salesforce Tie Partnership Knot


Sage and Salesforce put on a lovefest on Tuesday to announce their partnership, in which Sage has developed Sage Life, a product to enable small companies to connect their customer, accounting, payroll and finance data into one system, accessible from any device, anywhere. It’s unclear whether the customer data is held in Salesforce’s traditional CRM or if it refers more broadly to ERP data. Sage Life will be out later this year and likely will be shown to the public at Sage Summit.

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RBC says Apple could fund $65B+ annual capital return program, raises target to $140

Apple is set to announce an update to its capital return program in April, and investment firm RBC Capital Markets believes the company could return some $65 billion to investors annually, creating yet another reason to buy into the company’s stock.



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Morgan Stanley sees Apple's strong holiday sales continuing into 2015

Apple is expected to announce yet another quarter of record sales next week, a trend that investment bank Morgan Stanley believes will continue throughout the spring as demand for the iPhone and Mac remains strong alongside the long-awaited release of the Apple Watch.



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