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  • Jan 21- American Express Co plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs over the next year, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed company representative. American Express, which reported fourth-quarter results, was not immediately available for comment when contacted by Reuters. American Express reported a 10.7 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as...

  • Can Microsoft rebuild credibility with Windows 10? Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:34 PM ET
    Rahul Sood gestures as he speaks during a news conference at the new Microsoft store in Berlin, Nov. 7, 2013.

    Microsoft's Windows 10 will replace its highly unpopular Window's 8, and Microsoft needs to get it right.

  • AmEx profit rises 10.7 pct Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 4:22 PM ET

    Jan 21- American Express Co, the world's largest credit card issuer, reported a 10.7 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as customers in the United States spent more using its cards and the company earned higher net interest income. Net income rose to $1.45 billion, or $1.39 per share, for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $1.31 billion, or $1.21 per share, a year...

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world's largest software company tries to retain customers in the mobile era. "It's a necessary evil as CEO Satya Nadella and Microsoft have recognized the' golden goose' and major revenue...

  • Windows 10 critical for Nadella  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 2:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports headlines out of Microsoft's Windows 10 event.

  • Microsoft to offer free Windows 10 upgrade to some Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    The Microsoft logo appears on screen prior a meeting in Beijing, Dec. 3, 2014.

    Microsoft said the upcoming Windows 10 will be offered as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone software.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp will give away its upcoming Windows 10 operating system as a free upgrade to users of the most recent versions of Windows and Windows Phone, as the world's largest software company tries to hold onto customers in the new mobile era that has largely bypassed it. The announcement by Terry Myerson, who runs Microsoft's operating...

  • Microsoft to unveil new Windows features Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 8:50 AM ET
    Microsoft store signage

    Tech giant Microsoft will unveil new features to its Windows operating system Wednesday at its Redmond, Wash. headquarters.

  • Why not have employees in boardroom?: SAP CEO  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:51 AM ET

    Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, discusses his company's growth strategy to be on the side of the people and bringing their voice in the boardroom.

  • MUMBAI, Jan 21- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's first smartphone to run on its own operating system received a frosty welcome after its launch in India, with reviewers and consumers criticising its low-resolution cameras and dearth of software applications. But the initial reaction of analysts and consumers after its Jan. 14 launch suggests the Z1 will struggle...

  • You don’t have to ride the tech upgrade treadmill Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    The key rule in evaluating whether or not to upgrade is this: If you're happy with what you already use, stick with it, says Re/code's Walt Mossberg.

  • Va. man charged with killing ex's new husband Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:53 AM ET

    ASHBURN, Va.— A northern Virginia man who claimed a role as a co-founder of the address book software company Plaxo is accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife's new husband at her home while the woman and three of her children were inside, authorities said. It was not immediately clear if the woman or her children witnessed the shooting of Corey Mattison, who had wed...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- Next week may show whether U.S. stocks are finally undergoing a long-awaited correction or if a recent run of losses are just a bump on the road to more gains. This month, the benchmark index fell five sessions in a row, from Jan. 8 through Jan. 15, shedding more than 3 percent in the process. Oil prices have fallen in half in recent months, trading below $50 a...

  • What is Hadoop?  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 2:36 PM ET

    The "Street Signs" crew follow up with Hortonworks to hear more about a popular software which moves big data around computers called Hadoop. Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden, provides insight.

  • SAYS EXPORTS OF SOFTWARE, COMMUNICATIONS HARDWARE AND DEVICES, INCLUDING MOBILE PHONES, COMPUTERS AND TELEVISIONS, WILL NOT NEED A LICENSE.

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas— GameStop's shares are rising in premarket trading Wednesday as the company said that video game demand was strong during the holiday period. GameStop Corp. said that the increase was driven by a 94.4 percent rise in PS4 and Xbox One software, including titles like Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V and...

  • SEOUL/ NEW DELHI, Jan 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's aim to build a software ecosystem to rival Google Inc's Android. The Z1 device went on sale in India in Wednesday for 5,700 rupees each, targeting first-time smartphone buyers, the...

  • SEOUL/ NEW DEHLI, Jan 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's ambition to build a software ecosystem to rival Android. The Z1 went on sale in India for 5,700 rupees each, targeting users looking for their first smartphone, the world's No.1...

  • Progress Software posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    BEDFORD, Mass. _ Progress Software Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income fell by nearly 4 percent to $14.5 million. For the current quarter ending in February, Progress Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 22 cents to 24 cents. Progress Software shares have dropped slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the...

  • GameStop's December same-store sales up 4.4 pct Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:44 PM ET

    Jan 13- Video game retailer GameStop Corp said December comparable store sales rose 4.4 percent, driven by higher demand for games such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 4.. Shares of the world's largest retailer of video game products rose about 10 percent to $36 in extended trading. New software sales grew 5.8 percent during the...

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