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  • *Remains largest shareholder in California- based Imperva. TEL AVIV, Feb 10- Check Point Software Technologies co-founder Shlomo Kramer, a pioneer of efforts to protect businesses from cyber attacks, is betting on security in the cloud as the sector's next big development. After leaving Check Point in 1998, Kramer has used his fortune to establish and finance an...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers will introduce bipartisan legislation on Wednesday that would prohibit states from requiring tech companies to build encryption weaknesses into their products. The legislation is in response to proposals in recent months in New York and California that would require companies to be able to...

  • *H1 underlying NPAT A $375 mln vs A $336 mln expected by analysts. *H1 net loss A $449 mln vs A $308 mln net profit previous year. SYDNEY, Feb 10- A week after quitting a gas business hammered by depressed oil prices, Australia's AGL Energy fast-tracked on Wednesday a shift into another competitive market by buying a stake in U.S. solar battery maker Sunverge Energy.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- President Barack Obama will deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries next week that disputes in the South China Sea must be resolved peacefully and not with a big nation "bullying" smaller neighbors, the White House said on Tuesday. Though China will not be represented, Obama's aides made clear that...

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Feb 9- U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told Google, a unit of Alphabet...

  • *Blames Nevada's new policy for some installation shortfall. Feb 9- SolarCity Corp said on Tuesday it installed fewer rooftop solar systems than expected for the second straight quarter and warned that its supercharged growth would slow in 2016, sending shares down more than 30 percent. SolarCity blamed some of the shortfall on Nevada's decision in December...

  • FREMONT, Calif. _ Mattson Technology Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $594,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Fremont, California- based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share.

  • SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ Douglas Emmett Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Santa Monica, California- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $72.5 million, or 41 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- The White House said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would deliver a tough message to China during a summit with Southeast Asian countries next week that disputes over the South China Sea must be resolved through global rules and not through "bullying." White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters on a...

  • SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ Ruckus Wireless Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.8 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 13 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Ruckus Wireless expects its per-share earnings to range from 8 cents to 10 cents.

  • SAN DIEGO _ Mad Catz Interactive Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $1.2 million. On a per-share basis, the San Diego- based company said it had profit of 2 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *Toyota to end Scion brand, re-badge as Toyota cars. *Partly victim of millennials changing car buying habits. TOKYO, Feb 10- When Toyota Motor looked to the future at the turn of the millennium and aimed its new, edgy Scion small-car brand at twenty-somethings, it could not have guessed that the model would be dead after just 12 years.

  • FOSTER CITY, Calif. _ QuinStreet Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.1 million in its fiscal second quarter. The Foster City, California- based company said it had a loss of 13 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

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    SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $1.3 million. The Santa Monica, California- based company said it had profit of 19 cents per share. Keywords: A-Mark Precious Metals, Earnings Report.

  • EMERYVILLE, Calif. _ LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $44.2 million in its fiscal third quarter. The Emeryville, California- based company said it had a loss of 62 cents per share. Keywords: LeapFrog Enterprises, Earnings Report.

  • CARLSBAD, Calif. _ ViaSat Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $9.7 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share. ViaSat shares have fallen almost 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ RPX Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $5.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, RPX Corp. said it expects revenue in the range of $78 million to $80 million.

  • RICHMOND, Calif. _ Sangamo BioSciences Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $14 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 21 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.1 million.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ A10 Networks Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $7.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 7 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $54.2 million.

  • *Yellen to defend Fed rate hikes in Congress. Feb 9- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session slightly lower on Tuesday as a late-day rally led by materials and healthcare shares offset another big drop in oil prices. Shares of Anadarko Petroleum dropped 7 percent to $37.24.