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American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results

Record Quarterly Bookings Accelerated Growth in Cloud Services Annual Contract Value

American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA) today reported preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2021.

Key Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights:

  • Subscription fees were $8.1 million for the quarter ended April 30, 2021, a 28% increase compared to $6.3 million for the same period last year, and Software license revenues were $1.2 million, a 15% increase compared to $1.1 million for the same period last year.

  • Cloud Services Annual Contract Value (ACV) increased approximately 45% to $38.3 million for the quarter ended April 30, 2021 compared to

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2 Reasons Why Content Gets Removed From Search Results

Google’s Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, explains the two reasons why content gets removed from search results.

Google aims to provide open access to information, Sullivan says, but there are times content must be removed either to protect users or comply with the law.

Removing content from search results is not an action Google takes lightly. Even sites that violate Google’s rules with black hat SEO do not get permanently de-indexed.


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What would cause Google to remove content from search results? Here are the two reasons.

Removing Content to Comply With the Law

Google will remove content

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Maxon Redshift rendering software comes to Mac with M1 support, early testers seeing ‘crazy results’

Maxon is out today with the news that its popular Redshift rendering software is launching for macOS. Along with the debut comes support for Apple Silicon Macs and Apple’s Metal API. Notably, early testers are reporting “crazy results.”

German developer Maxon announced the news in a press release today:

Today, Maxon announced the immediate availability of Redshift for macOS including support for M1-powered Macs as well as Apple’s Metal Graphics API. Redshift, the award-winning, production-ready renderer, offers a rich feature set including ray switches, flexible shading networks, motion blur, AOVs, deep output, layered EXR and much more. Unlike other GPU

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Google On Optimizing Web Stories For Search Results

Google’s latest Lighting Talks video focuses on doing SEO for web stories and tracking how they perform in search.

Pascal Birchler, Developer Relations Engineer at Google, leads the discussion by breaking down everything from what web stories are, to how to create web stories, to how to insert ads in web stories.

This article will focus on the SEO advice covered in Google’s video. For more general information about web stories see the resources at the end of this article.

SEO for Google Web Stories

In order for web stories to get found and indexed by Google they have to

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Skydio’s 3D Scan software produces amazing results

US-based Skydio has been giving us glimpses of the capabilities of its 3D Scan software. Used in conjunction with the company’s drones, the results we’ve seen are very impressive.

For several years now, drones have proven themselves to be invaluable tools for inspection. Whether it’s the top of a smokestack, high-power transmission lines, or other objects, they can carry out these tasks more easily and quickly than more conventional methods. Drones made by a variety of companies can do this. Generally, they rely on software and sometimes extensive pre-flight programming to designate the parameters of the object you want scanned.

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Coupa Software Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

— Record Quarterly Revenues of $164 Million, 47% Year-Over-Year Growth

— Record Quarterly Calculated Billings of $270 Million, 49% Year-Over-Year Growth

— Quarterly Operating Cash Flows and Adjusted Free Cash Flows of $20 Million and $38 Million, Respectively

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2021.

Coupa Software (PRNewsfoto/Coupa Software)

“This year, we delivered record financial results across all key measures amid a difficult macroeconomic environment,” said Rob Bernshteyn, chairman and chief executive officer at Coupa.

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