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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21- Microsoft Corp aims to upstage rival Sony Corp with a console that goes well beyond gaming and helps transform media viewing, a long-cherished but elusive goal. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox, said preorders for Xbox One were running at twice the rate of 2005' s Xbox 360 but declined to elaborate.
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov 19- Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp's progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world's largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power.
*Has not got big enough offer to agree to deal- Compuware CEO. Nov 14- Compuware Corp should consider an immediate sale or a new restructuring plan, activist investor Starboard Value LP said in a letter to the business software maker on Thursday.
*Adjusted profit C $0.67/ share vs analysts' view C $0.62. TORONTO, Nov 14- CGI Group Inc, the main contractor for the flawed website of President Barack Obama's healthcare program, said its pipeline of orders was strong despite the negative publicity from the project.
Nov 14- Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked business software maker Compuware Corp to consider an immediate sale or implement a new restructuring plan. Starboard, one of Compuware's largest shareholders with a stake of just under 5 percent, detailed the actions it wants the company to take in the restructuring plan.
Nov 14- CGI Group Inc, the Canadian software company partially blamed for the flawed launch of the website of President Barack Obama's new healthcare program, posted a better-than-expected adjusted profit for the fourth quarter.
Nov 14- CGI Group Inc, the Canadian software company partially blamed for the flawed launch of the website of President Barack Obama's new healthcare program, posted a quarterly profit compared with a year-earlier loss.
*Tencent Q3 net income rises 20 pct to 3.87 bln yuan, just under forecast of 3.94 bln yuan. BEIJING, Nov 13- Internet giant Tencent Holdings will have to wait until its biggest customers, China's smartphone users, get hooked up to high-speed mobile networks next year before its $2 billion investment on game and chatting apps really pays off.
*To pay C $31.96 per Aastra share, a 13 pct premium to Aastra's Friday close. Nov 11- Mitel Networks Corp, a provider of internet phone and video-conferencing services, said it would buy smaller rival Aastra Technologies Ltd for C $392 million to expand in Europe.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc, looking to protect its core business from new competition, has bought out the remainder of its majority-owned data center technology start-up, Insieme, in a deal that could cost up to $863 million.
*Ralph Lauren climbs after earnings, dividend boost. John Williams, president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, said Tuesday the Fed should wait for stronger evidence of economic momentum before pulling back on its massive bond-buying program, but should then announce a definitive end to the stimulus.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday on the possibility the Federal Reserve may keep stimulus measures in place longer than anticipated ahead of data key later this week on the labor market and economic growth.
NEW YORK, Nov 5- Microsoft Corp has narrowed its list of external candidates to replace Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to about five people, including Ford Motor Co chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, according to sources familiar with the matter.
LONDON, Nov 5- British online media group Blinkx posted a big jump in half-year profit, lifting its shares by 13 percent and taking it close to a $1 billion valuation less than 10 years since starting life as a side-project for software company Autonomy. Blinkx, whose video search engine competes against the likes of Yahoo!
Nov 5- Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp said it would buy privately held cloud services company GXS Group Inc for $1.17 billion. Open Text, whose customers include Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp, makes software that helps companies manage documents and workflows.
Nov 5- Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp said it would buy privately-held cloud computing company GXS Group Inc for $1.17 billion. GXS's cloud-based services help more than 550,000 e-commerce businesses to integrate and manage processes and transactions.
Oct 31- Trimble Navigation Ltd, a navigation software maker, posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings and forecast a strong fourth quarter, helped by robust sales in the transport and logistics sectors.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 31- Google Inc on Thursday unveiled the newest version of its Android smartphone software, aiming to allow more smartphone users access to its evolving menu of online services such as driving directions voice-activated search.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 31- A majority of shareholders opposed Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison's pay in a non-binding vote on Thursday following complaints that the world's third-richest man makes too much as his company struggles against smaller rivals.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 31- A majority of shareholders opposed Oracle's executive compensation, including Chief Executive Larry Ellison's pay, in a non-binding vote on Thursday following complaints that the world's third-richest man is paid too much as his company struggles against smaller rivals.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
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