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Workday Falls 5% Despite Beating Market Expectations In Its FQ1

techcrunch.com — Following the bell, Workday reported the results of the first quarter of its fiscal 2016. The company lost $0.02 per share during the period, using adjusted metrics, on revenue of $251.0 million. Investors had expected the company to lose an adjusted $0.08 per share on revenue of $245.0 million.

Salesforce Isn’t Going Anywhere

techcrunch.com — For the past several weeks we've been hearing persistent rumors that somebody is going to buy Salesforce.com. The company delivered its quarterly report last week, performing decently, seeing its share price and market capitalization grow as a result. Yet in spite of ongoing industry gossip, it remains unlikely anyone will buy the crown jewel of SaaS.

Microsoft Doubles Down On Office For Android Tablets

techcrunch.com — Call it the robot bear hug. Microsoft announced today that its Android hardware manufacturer (OEM) program that sees Office apps pre-installed on new hardware has been expanded to 20 new companies. According to the software company, there are now 31 "partners" in the program.

CrunchWeek: Pebble’s Cash Crunch, Stripe Hits $5B, And NSA Reform’s Uncertain Future

techcrunch.com — Happy holiday Friday, team, and welcome to another episode of CrunchWeek. This time around, we remain camped out in the CrunchBase offices while TCHQ undergoes reconstructive surgery, Our own Kyle Russell, Colleen Taylor, and your modest supplicant sat down in broad red chairs to dig into Pebble's reported cash woes, Stripe's shiny new valuation, and just what is going on in the Senate when it comes to NSA reform.

Tech IPO Scorecard: Shopify Skyrockets 51%, While Baozun Rises A Slimmer 4.6%

techcrunch.com — Two tech companies went public today, both posting first-day gains. The Canadian Shopify popped a massive 51 percent, while Baozun picked up a slimmer 4.6 percent. While seeing your share price appreciate on your IPO day is always welcome, Baozun had to work harder to get its pop than Shopify.

Future Of NSA Reform Uncertain As Senate Schedules Rare Saturday Vote

Salesforce Pops 3% On Revenue, Earnings Beat In Its FQ1

techcrunch.com — Today Salesforce reported adjusted profit of $0.16 per share on revenue if $1.51 billion in the first quarter of its fiscal 2016. The market had expected the SaaS firm to report $0.14 in adjusted, per-share profit on revenue of $1.5 billion.

Microsoft Drops Yet Another Windows 10 Build, Promises More Stability And Polish

techcrunch.com — Microsoft is at it again today, with a new Windows 10 build. The operating system, due out this summer, has reached something akin to an inflection point: Microsoft appears now more focused on smoothing out the code than adding new features to the software.

Index Ventures Hires Dropbox Exec Ilya Fushman As General Partner

techcrunch.com — Dropbox shed an executive today. The storage and file-sharing company's Ilya Fushman is joining Index Ventures as a general partner. Index Ventures led Dropbox's $250 million Series B round of funding. That round was also participated in Benchmark, Greylock, and IVP. According to startup and funding database Crunchbase, Dropbox has raised north of $1 billion during its life.

Tech Giants Press Senate On NSA Reform

techcrunch.com — The NSA reform bill passed by the House has an uncertain future in the Senate. The USA FREEDOM Act will receive a vote in the upper chamber, likely later this week, but whether it has the 60 votes required to pass isn't clear. Tech giants want it to pass.
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May 28, 2015

RT @CrainsChicago: U of C gains, NU slips in employment-based law school rankings: trib.al/LQMcxJU

May 28, 2015

@JudyBott *great New iPhone keyboard still killing me



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