Salesforce pegs forecast on outsize multicloud spenders

CFO Hawkins says customers who split time between cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Microsoft or with their own servers spend 10 times more than others

Salesforce.com Inc.’s revenue will be supported by customers who use more than one public cloud service, the software giant told analysts Wednesday at its Dreamforce convention in San Francisco, while maintaining its forecasts.

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain says it booked $700 million first-half profit as it files for IPO

Plans Hong Kong debut

Bitmain Technologies, the largest digital currency mining company in the world, released its first public financial statements to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, confirming its intention to go public.

The document is the first look into the company’s financial situation and showed the Beijing-based giant racked up $2.8 billion in revenue in the six months ending June 2018, a 10-fold increase from the same period in 2017.

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