Nvidia crushes earnings expectations, charts continued AI dominance

In what was the most anticipated quarter this earnings season, Nvidia far outpaced lofty expectations on the top and bottom lines. Even better was a big revenue guide and a broader vision from CEO Jensen Huang that reinforced the notion that companies and countries are partnering with the AI chip powerhouse to shift $1 trillion … Read more

Nvidia shows no sign of AI slowdown after data center soars over 400%

Nvidia‘s historic rally is being driven by its data center business, which grew at a whopping 427% in the latest quarter as companies keep snapping up its artificial intelligence processors. Now, Nvidia is signaling to investors that the customers spending billions of dollars on its chips will be able to make money off AI, too. … Read more

Figma tender offer values company at $12.5 billion

Dylan Field, co-founder and CEO of Figma, speaks at the startup’s Config conference in San Francisco on May 10, 2022. Figma Figma, a cloud-based design tool company, said Thursday it will allow investors, including current and former employees, to sell their shares in a tender offer that values the company at $12.5 billion. That’s up … Read more

Oracle boosts generative AI capabilities as cloud competition intensifies

US multinational computer technology company Oracle’s logo is pictured at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the telecom industry’s biggest annual gathering, in Barcelona on February 27, 2024. The world’s biggest mobile phone fair throws open its doors in Barcelona with the sector looking to artificial intelligence to try and reverse declining sales. (Photo by PAU … Read more

Oracle is moving its world HQ to Nashville

Larry Ellison, co-founder and chairman of Oracle, speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2017 conference in San Francisco on Oct. 3, 2017. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison said Tuesday that the company is moving its world headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee, to be closer to a major health-care epicenter. In … Read more

Oracle met with Senate aides on TikTok data housing project

A smartphone with the Tik Tok logo is seen in front of a displayed Oracle logo in this illustration taken, Septemeber 14, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Oracle’s top lobbyist in Washington met privately with Senate aides about the company’s data housing agreement with TikTok this spring, after a bill that could effectively ban the … Read more

Epic Systems boots Particle Health for unauthorized sharing of data

The eponymous sign outside Epic headquarters in Verona, Wisconsin. Source: Yiem via Wikipedia CC Epic Systems, the largest provider of software for managing medical records, says a venture-backed startup called Particle Health is using patient data in unauthorized and unethical ways that have nothing to do with treatment. Epic told customers in a notice on … Read more

Google announces Axion Arm-based chips for energy-efficient computing

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian speaks at the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco, April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google is trying to make cloud computing more affordable with a custom-built Arm-based server chip. At its Cloud Next conference in Las Vegas on Monday, the company said the new … Read more

Oracle, ChatGPT and the ‘sovereign’ cloud nations will seek in future

Larry Ellison, Oracle’s chairman and technology chief, speaks at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on September 16, 2019. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Every tech company is talking up its AI opportunity. Oracle is no exception. But during an earnings call in March, Oracle’s Larry Ellison laid out a future market opportunity focused … Read more

Details of David Ellison bid

Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements, speaks at the WSJ Tech Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, on Oct. 21, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters Skydance Media’s offer to acquire National Amusements and merge its studio with Paramount Pictures isn’t a conventional takeover. The question for Paramount Global shareholders might be: Is it better than … Read more