Q2 2016

Microsoft and IBM find joy in the cloud

Cloud computing has hit the headlines for Microsoft as the technology giant reported a year-on-year rise of 116% for Azure, while IBM continued to move in a cloudy direction.

ZTE finds its VOICE in the connected economy

Alongside healthy growth figures for the first six months of 2016, ZTE has outlined the five pillars it will base its business around through to 2020 to stimulate development.

Samsung rides the Galaxy S7 wave in Q2 2016

The global smartphone market just about dragged itself back to growth on the second quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, and now that the dust has settled here are the full collated vendor numbers.

Twitter backs video and live-broadcasting for future ad growth

Twitter has stated it will prioritize video and live-broadcasting in an effort to achieve re-acceleration in the advertising business. While team demonstrated healthy year-on-year growth for advertising revenues, totalling $535 million, an increase of 18% across the quarter, demand for the solutions has slowed. This is due in part to the success of the company […]

EE sale props up $3.5bn profits at Orange

Orange has released financials for the first half of 2016 where the team reported profits of $3.48 billion, largely due to the $12.5 billion sale of EE to BT, which was completed in late January.

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