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Herve Blandin

Herve Blandin

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Equipped with its 15-year experience as a former IT engineer, Herve covers the tech sector. When he's not busy writing about cybersecurity, cloud computing, and other fascinating technologies, he enjoys running and traveling.

Recent articles

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IBM Becomes a Dividend Aristocrat, Increasing Its Dividend for the 25th Consecutive Year

Management remains confident the tech giant's free cash flow will cover the dividend amidst coronavirus-induced uncertainties.


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Where Will AT&T Be in 1 Year?

The novel coronavirus outbreak is pressuring the telecom giant's precious free cash flow.


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Work-From-Home Policies Have Boosted Citrix's Results -- for Now

The tech company posted impressive first-quarter results, but management barely changed its full-year guidance.


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This 5G Stock Could Soon Become Cheaper

This European telecom vendor is poised to profit from the growth opportunity 5G represents, but it should be facing headwinds during the next quarter.


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How the Coronavirus Pandemic Impacts IBM

The tech giant's first-quarter results shed some more light on the consequences of the virus.

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3 High-Yield Stocks at Rock-Bottom Prices

Their dividends remain safe in the short term, but these tech stocks must still reduce their significant debt load while transforming their businesses.


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Forget Microsoft, Arista Networks Is a Better Cloud Stock

Microsoft should profit from the secular growth of cloud computing, but Arista Networks represents a cheaper alternative.


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Better Buy: Zoom Video Communications vs. Cisco

The answer depends on whether you're a prudent or a fearless investor.


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3 Tech Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into $6 Million or More

These tech companies were founded more than 30 years ago, and they are poised to remain leaders over the next decades.


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Is Fastly Stock a Buy?

The tech company addresses a high-growth market, but investors should remain prudent.

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3 Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks to Buy in April

Two of these companies are currently generating dividends that are yielding more than 6%.


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Palo Alto Networks' Plan to Acquire CloudGenix Makes Sense

The cybersecurity vendor is intensifying its efforts to gain market share in the high-growth global SD-WAN market.


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Facebook Launches Messenger Desktop App for Group Video Calls

The tech giant wants its share in the surge of group communications amid the coronavirus lockdown.


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Don't Be Fooled by BlackBerry's Fourth-Quarter Revenue Growth

The acquisition of the endpoint protection specialist Cylance boosted revenue, but significant challenges remain.


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How Microsoft's Empire Will Expand to 5G

The tech giant acquired mobile specialist Affirmed Networks and the growth opportunities it brings.

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4 Ways the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Impact IBM

The tech giant is facing the coronavirus situation just after it increased its debt load in a significant way to finalize its largest acquisition ever.


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3 Safe, Defensive Tech Stocks to Buy Right Now

These strong tech players have become cheaper, and their long-term potential remains immune from the coronavirus pandemic.


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Why CrowdStrike Stock Will Remain Highly Volatile Despite Stellar Fourth Quarter

The high-growth cybersecurity specialist should profit from work-at-home policies, but its valuation remains high.


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3 Reasons You Should Avoid MongoDB -- Coronavirus Isn't One of Them

The disruptive database company delivered better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, but the outlook doesn't look so bright.


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Why Cisco Stock Is Becoming Attractive Following the Coronavirus Sell-Off

The solid tech giant should profit from its work-at-home solutions, and it remains exposed to long-term technology tailwinds.