Companies also paid more for entry-level talent in 2015.
The "flash" sales site was an early hit online, but the economics of the daily deals business caught up with it.
Operational IT budgets will rise a median of 2% this year, says Computer Economics.
The SEC has approved Overstock.com's plan to issue company shares on the blockchain through its alternative trading platform.
The chipmaker's CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, says "the current structure is the best way to execute on our strategy."
A transaction is not likely to take place this year, despite previous reports.
Revenue rose 38%, but sales and marketing spending and R&D spending increases cut into profits.
Business units, especially those betting heavily on risky projects, will be charged for using corporate services such as IT and recruiting.
The 'blockchain' allows for a scalable and secure ledger with unlimited account creation and programmable, trackable money.
A judge dimisses a suit against LabMD because the FTC did not demonstrate that poor security would likely result in 'substantial injury' to consumers.