…mobile computing — that’s what we’re aiming for. I want to gain as much market share as I can, but not by being a copycat.” That’s an oxymoron if I’ve ever heard one. Mobile computing includes a secular shift toward smartphones and tablets, but you could also arguably include shifting from desktops to laptops within the PC market. Of the three devices that embody mobile computing — smartphones, tablets, and laptops — Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) only sells one.
Sourcefire shares climb 9% in spite of results (MarketWatch)
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIRE) shares climbed 9%, to $52.09 Wednesday, in the wake of the cybersecurity company’s first-quarter results. Late Tuesday, Sourcefire reported earnings excluding one-time items of 11 cents a share, on $56.2 million in revenue, compared with a profit of 11 cents a share on sales of $46.3 million in the same period a year ago. Analysts had forecast Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIRE) to earn 12 cents a share on $57.4 million in sales.
Ebix Europe to Provide Tech Services for Ropner Insurance Services (Insurance Journal)
Ebix Europe, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX), which provides global insurance trading platforms and messaging products, has been appointed by marine broker Ropner Insurance Services to provide its London market messaging capabilities for eEndorsements, Accounting and Settlement, Electronic Claims Files and eAccounting. Ebix Europe VP Jeff Ward explained that the Company’s expertise in the insurance industry and commitment to open architecture and ACORD standards will provide Ropner with a high standard of service to their customers.