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Microsoft’s Cloud Has Business Booming Again

Microsoft’s Cloud Has Business Booming Again
Microsoft, more than any other traditional software company, has swiftly and profitably made the shift to delivering software as an internet service.
The technology giant reinforced how well is has made that transition on Thursday, when it reported strong gains in both profits and sales in its fiscal third quarter, led by the rapid growth of its cloud software business.
The company’s net income rose 35 percent from a year earlier, to $7.4 billion. Revenue rose 16 percent to $26.8 billion in the quarter, exceeding the Wall Street consensus forecast of nearly $25.8 billion.
Microsoft’s earnings per share increased 36 percent to 95 cents a share, well above the analysts’ average estimate of 85 cents a share, compiled by Thomson Reuters.


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Since Satya Nadella became chief executive in 2014, the cloud portion of Microsoft’s revenue has soared from 3 percent to more than 21 percent this year, accord..

Amazon's revenue surges by 43 per cent pushing shares to record high

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Amazon’s profits surged past Wall Street predictions for the first quarter of 2018, pushing company shares to an all-time high.
The company’s revenue grew 43 per cent year over year to $51bn (£36.6bn), a figure that includes its earnings from acquiring upscale grocery chain Whole Foods and exceeded projections. Earnings per share came in at $3.27 (£2.3bn), outpacing analysts’ estimates of roughly $1.26 (£0.9bn).
Its cloud-computing unit Amazon Web Services also posted strong gains, registering a 49 per cent in sales over the previous year and generating some $1.4 bn (£1bn) in operating income. CEO Jeff Bezos who said the numbers vindicated a longstanding focus on the service.
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Unlike in U.S., Facebook Faces Tough Questions in Britain

Unlike in U.S., Facebook Faces Tough Questions in Britain


Facebook’s Tech Chief Faces U.K. Lawmakers

Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technical officer, had an awkward moment on the subject of Russian disinformation in front of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee at the British House of Commons.


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LONDON — Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, escaped tough questioning during congressional testimony this month in part because American lawmakers weren’t well versed about how the social network functions. On Thursday, one of his deputies faced a decidedly sharper inquisition from a panel in Britain.
The dueling experiences highlight the different approaches taken on both sides of the Atlantic toward oversight of personal data and the social media giants who hold it. While the United States has largely eschewed regulating companies li..