DENVER— The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family. A third caller on New York's Long Island claimed to have killed his mother and threatened to shoot first responders.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- Hewlett-Packard Co plans to buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Software, a rare acquisition for the company since its failed $11 billion purchase of Britain's Autonomy Plc in 2011..
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- EBay Inc plans to launch an advertising network for its mobile app, moving the company into the lucrative, fast-growing market for ads on devices such as smart phones and tablets.
Boston, Sept 11- EMC Corp plans to keep its majority stake in software maker VMware Inc despite pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management, a person familiar with EMC's thinking told Reuters on Thursday.
ANAHEIM, Calif.— When it comes to video games, are they better late than never? At this week's GameStop Expo, the video game retailer's annual consumer-centric event, more than 3,000 attendees had the chance to test drive highly anticipated titles like "Evolve,"'' Dying Light "and" Battlefield Hardline "in the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center.
Sept 11- Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to explore selling its stake in its software unit, VMware Inc, giving into pressure from Paul Singer- run activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.
BEIJING— China on Thursday announced it will fine Audi $40.5 million and Chrysler $5.2 million in a sweeping anti-monopoly probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign businesses are being treated unfairly.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks broke two days of losses on Wednesday as a jump in Apple shares helped push indexes higher. "The economy is getting better, and that worries people," said John Manley, chief equity strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management. EBay fell 3 percent over fears its PayPal division will lose business to Apple's new payment system.
CUPERTINO, Calif.— As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do.
Sept 8- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current quarter profit and revenue above analysts' average estimate as businesses look to secure their data and networks from hackers. Palo Alto Networks, whose shares were up 4.2 percent in extended trading, also reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue.
Sept 8- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc's quarterly revenue jumped 59 percent to $178.2 million as businesses look to secure their data and networks against breaches. Net loss widened to $32.1 million, or 41 cents per share, for the quarter ended July 31 from $15.8 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.
Apple revealed several new products at the Apple Special Event, including the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6, and Apple Pay.
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Sept 9- Business software maker Salesforce.com Inc said a malware designed to steals users log-in credentials could have targeted some of its users. Salesforce currently had no evidence that any of its customers were hit by the Dyre malware, which was identified on Sept. 3, the company said in post on its website.
SEATTLE— For many of the game designers showing off their latest creations at the recent Penny Arcade video game expo in Seattle, the push to feature more mature storytelling has been one of their most significant challenges. "We are changing as a medium," said Richard Dansky, a writer who has worked on several "Tom Clancy" games, in a talk called "You're So Mature!
MISSOULA, Mont.— An appeals court has upheld the entire $28.4 million jury award in a lawsuit filed by a Missoula software company against the largest school bus company in North America.
No, Seattle, home of Microsoft Corp and Amazon and fast becoming a second home for Silicon Valley companies looking to access the city's plentiful pool of relatively cheap tech talent. Microsoft alumni are now running the Seattle offices of Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Google Inc, and they look to their former employer as a source for new talent.
Facebook will host @Scale, a conference focused on open source software and the engineering challenges, Re/code reports.
*BP shares slump after court ruling. *Ciena stumbles after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut interest rates and announced a new plan to stimulate the euro zone economy, and as a flurry of data pointed to a steadily improving U.S. economy.
*Tibco Software gains; to review alternatives. *Ciena stumbles after results, outlook. "The market likes what it heard," said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.
*Tibco Software gains before open; to review alternatives. *Ciena stumbles after results, outlook. NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Thursday, after the European Central Bank cut interest rates to record lows and a flurry of economic data indicated the U.S. economy was steadily improving.
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