Salesforce’s Marc Benioff tells of ‘whirlwind’ of recent business for software giant

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Saying that the last few months have been a “whirlwind” of business and activity, Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) co-Chief Executive Marc Benioff touted the business-software company’s resilience in a conference call with industry analysts on Tuesday.

Benioff was speaking with regards to Salesforce’s (CRM) fiscal first-quarter results, in which the company reported a profit of 98 cents a share, excluding one-time items, on $7.41B in revenue. During the same period a year ago, Salesforce (CRM) earned $1.21 a share, on $5.96B in revenue.

Wall Street analysts had forecast Salesforce (CRM

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‘Ozark’ finale delivers Netflix big streaming win (NASDAQ:NFLX)

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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is playing the hits – and the hits delivered eyeballs, as its longtime stalwart Ozark topped streaming ratings by a very long ways.

The first half of Ozark’s final season dropped onto Netflix (NFLX) in January and delivered nearly 3 billion minutes streamed. The arrival of the final episodes pushed the series back to 2.575 billion minutes, topping Nielsen’s most recently weekly streaming ratings (for April 25-May 1).

That marks the 18th week that Ozark has streamed more than 1 billion minutes since Nielsen began measurement. And the

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Singapore-based investment firm Boustead Wavefront proposes terms for $15M US IPO

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Asian investment firm Boustead Wavefront (BOUW) has filed proposed terms for a $15M initial public offering on the US market.

Singapore-based Boustead said in a filing that it plans to offer 3M Class A ordinary shares priced between $4 and $6 per share, which would raise around $15M if priced at the midpoint.

Underwriters would be given a 30-day option to buy up to 450K additional shares. Revere Securities is serving as bookrunner. Boustead has applied to have its shares listed on Nasdaq under the symbol BOUW.

Boustead provides investment banking

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