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March 24- Printer maker Lexmark International Inc said it would buy customer management software maker Kofax Ltd for an enterprise value of about $1 billion. The $11 per share cash offer represents a premium of 46.7 percent to Kofax's Tuesday close of $7.50. Lexmark said the deal will double the size of its enterprise software business.
Facebook wants to turn news content into native Facebook posts, according to The New York Times.
NEW YORK— Amazon.com' s video game streaming platform Twitch informed users that their accounts may have been hacked. E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. bought Twitch for $970 million in 2014 as part of a move to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport. Figures from July 2014, just before the Amazon buyout, show that Twitch users viewed more...
NEW YORK, March 23- Several major banks were hit on Monday with lawsuits filed by California- based analog circuits maker Maxim Integrated Products Inc alleging their smartphone banking apps infringe the company's patents. The complaints were filed against M&T Bank Corp and the U.S. affiliates of HSBC Holdings Plc and Banco Santander SA in federal court in...
Google wants to track television commercials the same way it tracks Web ads, and that's big news for the advertising industry.
EBay said it added two independent directors to its board ahead of the PayPal split.
Lockheed said the error involved the ground control system for GPS satellites it runs for the Air Force. Lockheed spokeswoman Christine Courard said the company had put a "workaround" in place to avoid further errors and was working on a full software correction with the Air Force. Air Force spokesman Andy Roake said the issue came to light in recent days, but...
Lockheed Martin Corp runs the GPS "ground control" segment, which enables Air Force officials to operate all GPS satellites, including the IIF satellites built by Boeing. The Air Force said the issue came to light in recent days, but a close examination of archived data showed the problem had gone unnoticed since 2013. It gave no details of the extent of the problem,...
The FAA has cleared Amazon drones for testing, but don't expect to see that package land in your backyard any time soon. Here's why.
FRANKFURT, March 20- SAP, Europe's largest software maker, said on Friday it expected the weak euro boost to operating profit growth by up to 14 percentage points, upping its forecast after the currency weakened further in recent weeks. A weak euro makes the German business software maker's products and services more competitive in markets outside Europe.
LOS ANGELES— When a pair of filmmakers first approached video game publisher Capcom about crafting a live-action movie based on their popular zombie series "Dead Rising," they were asked to prove themselves in a very specific way: The creators behind such video game franchises as "Street Fighter" and "Resident Evil" handed the movie producers a game controller.
Apigee's filing on Friday comes nearly two months after the successful listing of online storage company Box Inc and a day after Web-hosting company GoDaddy Inc's proposed IPO valued it at up to $2.87 billion. Apigee, whose customers include AT&T Inc, eBay Inc and Adobe Systems Inc, acquired predictive analytics company InsightsOne in January last year.
March 20- Apigee Corp, a developer of software to manage Web applications, has filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering. The company set a nominal fundraising target of $86.3 million for the offering, according to the filing on Friday. The amount of money a company says it plans to raise in its first IPO filings is used to calculate registration fees.
BOULDER, Colo. _ Rally Software Development Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 24 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Rally Software expects its results to range from a loss of 24 cents per share to a loss of 21...
Tesla shares were down Thursday after it announced a new "auto steering" feature, but these pros see great things ahead.
The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.
Despite Apple's stellar stock performance, it could add some volatility to Dow Jones industrial average.
BOSTON/ FRANKFURT, March 19- New bugs in the widely used encryption software known as OpenSSL were disclosed on Thursday, though experts say do not pose a serious threat like the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in the same technology that surfaced a year ago. There's been a week building up to this, "said Cris Thomas, a strategist with cybersecurity firm Tenable Network...
MICROSOFT TO OFFER FREE WINDOWS 10 UPGRADE TO CHINA USERS, EVEN IF USING PIRATED WINDOWS SOFTWARE.
March 17- Photoshop maker Adobe Systems Inc reported a lower-than-expected rise in subscriptions for its Creative Cloud software suite and forecast a second-quarter profit that missed the average analyst estimate. The company forecast an adjusted profit of 41- 47 cents per share for the second quarter, below the average analyst estimate of 48 cents,...
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HBO CEO Richard Plepler says HBO Now will be a big hit with millennials, and here's why.
Consumers will buy into virtual reality when it offers a convincing sense of being in another place, Sony PlayStation's Rick Marks says.
Hulk Hogan and the WWE are hoping their biggest event of the year will boost the fledgling digital network.