Application Software


  • Splunk posts bigger quarterly loss as expenses double Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 4:11 PM ET

    May 29- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc posted a bigger quarterly loss as expenses nearly doubled, sending its shares down 7 percent in extended trading. The company's net loss widened to $50.8 million, or 43 cents per share, in the quarter ended April 30 from $16.1 million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue jumped 50 percent to $85.9 million.

  • Windows 8 updates expected at Microsoft conference Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 3:23 PM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers' feedback.

  • Microsoft’s Office apps for iPad starts hot Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:50 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    It may have taken years to get to Apple's App Store, but Microsoft's new Office apps look to be having a fine debut.

  • Apple gets a 30% cut of Office for iPad sales Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:24 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

    One of the big holdups for Office for iPad was was Apple's policy that apps that sell things hand over 30 percent of that revenue to Apple.

  • LiveSafe gets boost from Barry Diller     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Jenny Abramson, LiveSafe president & CEO, discusses how her software company allows smartphone users to alert police in real time. And Abramson explains why she thinks IAC's Barry Diller is the ultimate disruptor.

  • Confide wipes the record clean     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Jon Brod, Confide co-founder & CEO, explains how his new app allows professionals to send and receive secure text messages that disappear after you read them.

  • Ed Hardy, co-founder at Edge, discusses his app that aims to provide skiers with live data on their performance on the slopes and on the resorts they're in.

  • Your software is going to get smarter Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    There's a lot of disruption on the way for enterprise technology. Here are predictions for 2014 from the founder and CEO of Icreon Tech.

  • Homesnap's picture perfect listings     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Guy Wolcott, Homesnap CEO, explains how his company's mobile app makes searching for a new home easier.

  • Profit from the app revolution     Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Kevin Landis,Firsthand Capital Management, shares this thoughts about what Twitter is worth and reveals his top social media stock picks.

  • Will Apple's iOS 7 deliver?     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a look at the most drastic change to Apple's mobile operating system since the iPhone's launch six years ago.

  • 'Mapping' your shopping trip     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    Is navigation software for stores the next big thing? Nathan Pettyjohn, founder and CEO of Aisle411, explains the Aisle 411 app in a "Squawk Breakthrough."

  • Splunk making machine data 'sexy': CEO     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Godfrey Sullivan, Splunk chairman and CEO, discusses why he sees more enterprise deals in the second half of the year, this on the heels of a second quarter earnings beat and a boost in customer growth.

  • Is Wall Street obsessed with Snapchat?     Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:27 AM ET

    Snapchat, the "self-destruct" social app may not be as private as some users think, reports CNBC's Kayla Tauche.

  • The real-time picture chatting app is sweeping across the trading floors, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. And Kevin Roose, New York Magazine, weighs in on the appeal and dangers of this popular social mobile application.

  • Update Your Address Book Automatically     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    Philippe Laval, WriteThat.Name founder and CEO, explains how his new device helps users automatically update and organize their contact lists.

  • Come to My Windows ... 8.1     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Microsoft is set to unveil a new app that will work across all the tech giant's devices, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Privacy App Prevents Cell Phone Eavesdropping     Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Can one's private internet information really stay private? Seecrypt Chairman Harvey Boulter, offers insight on a privacy app that prevents cell phone eavesdropping.

  • We Need Wider Marketing: HotelTonight COO     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Jared Simon, COO and co-founder of HotelTonight, explains how the App offers "great hotel pricing" to "tech-savvy users" and what the marketing strategy is.

  • Windows 8 Getting a Makeover     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities, discusses the future of Microsoft and its CEO, Steve Ballmer.