Sept 2- Software maker Compuware Corp, under pressure from investors for more than a year over its poor performance, agreed to be taken private by investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal valued at about $2.5 billion.» Read More
NEW YORK, Aug 29- A judge on Friday lifted a suspension on her order directing Microsoft Corp to turn over a customer's emails stored overseas to U.S. prosecutors, but the software company said it would not release any emails while it appeals the ruling.
The US appeals court in San Francisco said jurors used "an undue amount of speculation" in awarding Oracle $1.3 billion in damages in 2010.
Aug 29- A federal appeals court on Friday rejected Oracle Corp's bid to restore a $1.3 billion jury verdict in its long-running copyright dispute with German software company SAP SE, and said Oracle may choose to either accept a lower amount or face a new trial.
Aug 29- A federal appeals court on Friday said Oracle Corp must face a second trial with SAP in a case where the European software company admitted massive copyright infringement, unless Oracle is willing to accept $356.7 million of damages.
Aug 28- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 52 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more customers and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast, sending its shares up 10 percent in extended trading.
Aug 28- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 52 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. However, net loss attributable to Splunk widened to $60.8 million, or 51 cents per share, in the quarter from $13.7 million, or 13 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $101.5 million from $66.9 million.
BEIJING, Aug 28- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company.
Aug 27- Workday Inc reported a better-than-expected 74 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong growth in subscription for its Web-based human resources and financial management software, and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast.
A Chinese antitrust probe into Microsoft's Windows web browser and media player is the latest of several government complaints against the firm.
Walt Disney has filed for three drone-related patents proposing drone-powered air shows at parks.
The company counts funds affiliated with Sequoia Capital, Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst Partners among its stockholders. Marketing software company Yodle Inc, backed by investors such as Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Bessemer Venture Partners and Jafco Technology Partners, also filed for an IPO in July.
NEW YORK— Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport.
Aug 25- Marketing software provider HubSpot Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The Cambridge, Massachusetts- based company listed Morgan Stanley, UBS and JP Morgan among the underwriters to the IPO.
Facebook makes the announcement via a blog post that it will be cracking down on click-bait on its news feeds, NBCNews reports.
CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said it halted trading on its electronic platform for four hours on Monday because of a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations.
China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.
SHANGHAI, Aug 24- China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft Corp, Google Inc and Apple Inc, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. China is now looking to help its domestic industry catch up with imported systems such as Microsoft's Windows and Google's mobile operating system Android.
Amazon is planning to develop its own software for placing advertisements online, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Aug 22- Amazon Inc is planning to develop its own software for placing advertisements online, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
WASHINGTON— More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. Earlier this month, United Parcel Service said it found infected computers in 51 stores.
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