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  • Splunk's revenue jumps 48 pct on customer additions Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    Nov 20- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 48 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. The net loss attributable to Splunk widened to $48.6 million, or 40 cents per share, from $16.6 million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $116 million from $78.6 million.

  • Nov 13- Oracle Corp and SAP SE have settled long-running copyright litigation for $356.7 million over improper downloads of Oracle files, ending a fierce legal battle between the two enterprise software rivals. The case involved SAP's TomorrowNow unit, which the German company bought to provide software support to Oracle customers at lower rates than what...

  • Software maker Hortonworks files for IPO Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    Nov 10- Enterprise software maker Hortonworks Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The Palo Alto, California- based company helps customers manage data using "Hadoop," an open-source software system that can sort and handle Big Data, the massive amounts of information generated through...

  • Apple blocks malware targeting products in China Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Nov 6- Apple Inc said it has identified and blocked malicious software applications targeting users in China. Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Wednesday it discovered a new family of malware that can infect Apple products, underscoring the increasing sophistication of attacks on iPhones and Mac computers. "We are aware of malicious software available from a...

  • Apple looking to a hire a smartwatch evangelist Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 3:13 PM ET
    Apple CEO Time Cook announcing the Apple Watch.

    In anticipation for the 2015 smartwatch launch, Apple wants to hire a tech evangelist to function as a liaison between the company and app developers.

  • Oct 23- Qlik Technologies Inc reported strong third-quarter revenue and forecast full-year revenue largely above analysts' average estimate, helped by higher demand for its business analytics software. The company, which competes with Tableau Software Inc and Splunk Inc, said it expects full-year adjusted profit of 18- 22 cents per share on revenue of $550-...

  • APPLE CFO SAYS WILL ANNOUNCE FIRST WAVE OF NEW SOFTWARE APPS IN IBM PARTNERSHIP NEXT MONTH.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Mobile messaging company Snapchat blamed third-party software apps for possible security lapses that may have led to its users' private photos being at risk of online publication by hackers. Snapchat, one of a crop of new apps that compete with Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc, is popular among teenagers. It is now raising money in a funding round...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Mobile messaging company Snapchat blamed third-party software apps for possible security lapses that may have led to its users' private photos being at risk of online publication by hackers. "We can confirm that Snapchat servers were never breached and were not the source of these leaks," the company said in an emailed statement on Friday.

  • Coming soon to a kindergarten near you: Google Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.

  • 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.

  • Splunk's quarterly revenue rises 52 pct Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    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.

  • Aug 26- Google Inc said it bought Zync Render, the visual effects cloud-rendering technology company behind "Star Trek Into Darkness". "Together Zync and Cloud Platform will offer studios the rendering performance and capacity they need, while helping them manage costs," Google product manager Belwadi Srikanth wrote in a blog, announcing the deal.

  • Apple's iPhone 6 is stressing developers out Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Ahead of Apple's iPhone 6 launch, developers scramble to see that their apps will work on iOS8, which is expected to launch with the new smartphone.

  • Teens, answer phone or app shuts it off  Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    Sharon Standifird created the "Ignore No More" app to give parents the ability lock their childrens' phones with only the option to call them back or dial 911.

  • TORONTO, July 21- BlackBerry Limited named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer on Monday, filling a position that had been vacant since November following a management reshuffle. Prior to that he was an executive of Sybase, an enterprise software maker that was formerly run by current BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

  • Major bug strikes Google's new smartwatches Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Video still from GoogleMobile Android Wear promotion.

    Although just released, Google's Android Wear system for smart watches already has a bug with downloading paid-for applications.

  • Zesty to provide 'health care on demand': CEO  Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Lloyd Price, CEO of Zesty, explains that the app lets users find and book doctor appointments in seconds and provides them with a host of information from reviews to prices and location.

  • Google's in your car, in your house—where next? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page

    Investors will be looking for answers to what Google plans to do with its moonshot endeavors at the developer conference on Wednesday.

  • Yo a 'new way' to get notifications: CEO  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Or Arbel, co-founder and CEO of Yo, discusse the future for the app and reassures that the hacking issue has been solved.