NEW YORK— Two Chinese Internet companies, a sporting goods retailer and a travel software provider rose in their stock market debuts Thursday.» Read More
*Remy Cointreau, Diageo report weak China demand. LONDON, April 17- European shares edged lower on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in luxury drinks after a crackdown on gift giving in China knocked beverage company earnings, in quiet trade ahead of a public holiday. Weakness in Asia also affected Diageo.
PARIS, April 17- European shares were steady in early trade on Thursday, halting the previous session's rebound as lower-than-expected U.S. results and a warning by SAP over the negative impact of a strong euro eclipsed dovish comments from the Fed. The dovish comments helped fuel a rally on Wall Street.
*Q1 operating profit 919 mln euros, below poll of 961 mln. FRANKFURT, April 17- German business software maker SAP warned on Thursday that it expected the negative impact of volatile exchange rates to worsen in the second quarter as the strong euro weighs on its financial results.
In a letter to Cover Oregon's temporary leadership last week, obtained by The Associated Press, Oracle Corp. President and Chief Financial Officer Safra Catz wrote that Oracle provided "clear and repeated warnings" to Cover Oregon that the exchange website would not be ready to launch last October.
IBM posted revenue that was below forecasts as weakness in its storage and server businesses continued to offset gains in its software services.
Several smartphone apps are available to help patients take their medications as prescribed. Here's a sampling of several free apps, noting some of their special features:. From a unit of Johnson& Johnson.
Medicine only helps if you take it properly. Still, only about half of patients take medication as prescribed, resulting in unnecessary hospital admissions and ER visits that cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $290 billion a year. Michael A. Weber, a cardiologist at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
LONDON, April 16- "What's your interest in Bill and Ben in the pick?" A basic translation of that particular line of Cockney rhyming slang, originating in London's working class East End, would run something like: "Are you a buyer or a seller of dollar/yen at the daily benchmark rate-setting fix?
April 16- Virtualization software maker VMware Inc said it plans to invest $500 million in India over the next three years to expand its operations. India is VMware's second-largest operation after its headquarters in California, with offices in Bangalore and Pune. VMware shares closed at $102.22 on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
SEOUL, April 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15- Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company.
CEO John Chen talks about BlackBerry's new health-care tech deal and how it plays into one of the company's core strategies.
NEW YORK, April 15- The abrupt firing of Symantec Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett last month is attracting activist investors and private equity firms to the U.S. security software maker, in a development that could potentially lead to its breakup or sale, sources familiar with the situation said.
NEW YORK— Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions. Meanwhile, Windows Phone's lack of a central hub for checking notifications from Facebook and other services has been addressed with a new Action Center. The Windows store is getting better and has many popular apps such as Facebook and Netflix.
Waterloo, Ontario- based BlackBerry, a pioneer in the smartphone industry, has fallen on hard times as its market share has waned in recent years.
MUMBAI, India— Riding on its startup success and flush with fresh capital, taxi-hailing smartphone app Uber is making a big push into Asia. Malaysia- based GrabTaxi operates in five Southeast Asian countries and recently announced more than $10 million in new investment.
WASHINGTON— Disclosing vulnerabilities in commercial and open source software is in the national interest and shouldn't be withheld from the public unless there is a clear national security or law enforcement need, President Barack Obama's National Security Council said Saturday.
SAN FRANCISCO— Salesforce.com is set to become the anchor tenant in an office tower under construction in San Francisco that's expected to be the tallest building on the West Coast. The business software maker will occupy 714,000 square feet in the new Transbay Tower. It will be renamed the Salesforce Tower.
Developers rushed out patches to fix affected web servers when they disclosed the problem, which affected companies from Amazon, Google, to Yahoo.
Developers rushed out patches to fix affected web servers when they disclosed the problem, which affected companies from Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc to Yahoo Inc.. Def Con's network uses an enterprise firewall from McAfee, which is owned by Intel Corp's security division.
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