IBM Inks VMware, GitHub, Bitly Deals, Expands Apple Swift Use As It Doubles Down On The Cloud

 While a large part of the mobile industry swirls around the streets of Barcelona, IBM is playing host at its own big InterConnect event in Las Vegas, where it unveiled a rush of deals that underscore another major aspect of the growth of mobile:… Continue Reading

Fitbit Crushes Expectations In Q3, But A Follow-On Equity Offering Drags Its Shares Down

 Following the bell, Fitbit announced its third-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $ 409.3 million, and earnings per share using normal accounting methods of $ 0.19. The company’s adjusted profit totaled $ 0.24 per share. The results are notably strong.… Continue Reading

Nick Halstead, Founder Of Big Data Analytics Firm DataSift, Steps Down As CEO

 Another big change for DataSift — the UK startup that applies analytics to social network data firehoses to surface trends, which had a notable break up with Twitter earlier this year. Nick Halstead, who founded the company in 2010, is stepping down as CEO. Halstead will… Continue Reading