Salesforce.com launches Wave, the ‘analytics cloud’

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com opened its annual Dreamforce conference on Monday by announcing a new product that capitalizes on the analytics software acquisitions it’s made in the past 14 months. Wave is Salesforce’s

Published on: October 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry posts lower-than-expected revenue, still ‘solid quarter’

Updated on Sept. 26, 2014, 11:53am EST to reflect analyst comments and more details from BlackBerry's earnings call. BlackBerry Ltd. posted its second quarter results on Friday morning, saying it has generated $916

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in wearables, social media, and mobile payments

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts who

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Candice So

Big data and self-service – A Q&A with Information Builders’ Jake Freivald

With business intelligence driving more and more decisions within companies both large and small, New York-based Information Builders has been working to give its customers more “self-service” options. That mantra was repeated during

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

Adobe improves analytics tool for marketers

Adobe Systems Inc. is rolling out several new features to its Adobe Analytics service, helping marketers carve out new trends from their data and analyze data collected from mobile apps. In July, Adobe

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Candice So

BlackBerry to slip below 5 per cent smartphone share?

Research in Motion Ltd. is in danger of sliding below a five per cent share of the global smartphone market and may have to dip into its $2.1 billion cash stockpile, an analyst

Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Vista “app gap” is a myth

I love analysts. Whether it's predicting tomorrow's next big thing or sounding the death knell for yesterday's industry pacesetter, analysts never run out of new ways to get it wrong. Case in point:

Published on: June 26th, 2008 Randall Kennedy