Finance and reporting

Fears of Amazon overstretch as shares slide

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Amazon posts losses despite record revenues as a result of massive investment programme
25 Jul 2014

Facebook profits soar as mobile advertising grows to 62 per cent of revenues

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Facebook's stock price quadruples in two years as mobile advertising push pays off
24 Jul 2014

Hadoop distributor MapR announces $110m financing round

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$80m equity funding led by Google Capital plus $30m debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank
30 Jun 2014

Oracle seals $5.3bn deal for Micros Systems – but analysts say it should be buying SaaS

Long-rumoured deal is finally sealed, but questions are raised over whether the cash could be better spent
24 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

How BNP Paribas manages multi-billion dollar asset markets with Tibco’s analytics solution

BNP Paribas Securities Service’s Laurent Chauvirey tells Computing why the bank selected Tibco’s Spotfire Enterprise Analytics solution in order to meet the time-to-market challenge.
19 Jun 2014

Box may delay IPO until June as market strength in doubt

Anonymous sources say secure content sharing company getting cold feet on NYSE
01 May 2014

Amazon increase in expenses eats into profit growth

Web firm's commitment to expansion eats into outgoings, but profit still growing – just not as quickly as it was
25 Apr 2014

Microsoft Surface sales rise 50 per cent year on year

Q3 earnings report shows modest increase in Surface revenues plus bigger rises for Office 365 and Azure
25 Apr 2014

Apple reports £6.1bn profits, but announces stock buybacks as iPad underperforms

More iPhones sold than expected, but company slump continues
24 Apr 2014

Facebook profits triple as mobile ad sales surge

Revenue soars 72 per cent to $2.5bn
24 Apr 2014

ARM iPhone royalties slow as smartphones drop in price

British firm still sees Q1 "as a good start to the year"
23 Apr 2014

Apple looking to hire e-currency experts, eyes 'serious' move into mobile payments

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad maker wants to move into mobile payments business.
22 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

Yahoo beats Q1 revenue expectations, despite profits slump

Struggling web firm boosted by Chinese internet firm Alibaba as CEO Marissa 'buoyed by growth'
16 Apr 2014

Yorkshire Building Society selects ServiceNow to optimise service delivery

IT service transition manager Danny Potts tells Computing why Yorkshire Building Society opted to roll out ServiceNow
08 Apr 2014

HTC posts quarterly loss as smartphone sales slow

Taiwanese firm makes £40m loss in first quarter of 2014 - £10m worse than analysts had expected
07 Apr 2014

Government's digital by default strategy in jeopardy because it "doesn't get it"

Mark Thompson tells EMC and Policy Exchange roundtable "we're being badly governed by our digital masters"
04 Apr 2014

Box plans to raise $250m in IPO

CEO Aaron Levie had suggested to Computing that the firm was readying itself for an IPO back in October
25 Mar 2014

Bitcoin exchange Vircurex on brink of collapse after cyber attacks

Beijing-based cyber currency exchange freezes funds with immediate effect
24 Mar 2014

Oracle shares drop four per cent as investors dissatisfied with Q3 revenues

But software giant claims its cloud business had its 'best ever' quarter
19 Mar 2014

Cloudera to raise $200m from investors including Intel – report

Big data challenger seeking to raise more funds as it debuts in Gartner Magic Quadrant for datawarehousing
18 Mar 2014

Facebook’s Instagram 'signs $50m advertising deal' with Omnicom

Deal could see likes of Pepsi, Microsoft and AT&T posting videos and photos on mobile photo-sharing app
10 Mar 2014

MtGox £300m Bitcoin loss, bankruptcy and possible theft details emerge

'We still have no clear grasp of the situation' says Japanese government
04 Mar 2014