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  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, making it Intel's biggest purchase and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. An acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the military and...

  • WATERLOO, Ontario, March 27- BlackBerry Ltd is likely to see a part of its targeted software revenue growth in the coming fiscal year come from the acquisition of companies that will allow it to sell more value-added services, Chief Executive John Chen said on Friday. "Now that we have a cash generation capability, we are going to invest and some of the growth is going...

  • Upland Software reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 4:46 PM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas _ Upland Software Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its fourth quarter. Upland Software shares have fallen 21 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Upland Software, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Patent holding company Intellectual Ventures' second crack at holding Motorola Mobility liable for using its technology without permission partially succeeded on Wednesday after a U.S. jury in Delaware found Motorola infringed a patent on multimedia text messaging. Another trial between the two, involving a single Intellectual...

  • March 25- Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, reported revenue and profit that beat estimates, as the company benefits from higher demand for open-source software and its cloud-based products. Shares of Red Hat, whose customers include Adobe Systems Inc and Verizon Communications Inc, rose 4.5 percent in...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— Red Hat Inc. said Wednesday its net income grew in the fiscal fourth quarter as subscriptions increased, and shares of the open-source software company rose in late trading. Excluding one-time items, Red Hat said it earned 43 cents per share. Red Hat reported $405.1 million in subscription revenue for the three-month period that ended Feb. 28.

  • March 25- Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, reported a 16 percent jump in quarterly revenue, as the company benefits from increasing adoption of open-source software and its cloud-based products. The company's net income rose to $47.7 million, or 26 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 28, from $45.1...

  • Lexmark to buy Kofax in deal valued at about $1B Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:32 PM ET
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    Printer maker Lexmark International said it would buy customer management software maker Kofax for an enterprise value of about $1 billion.

  • March 24- Lexmark International Inc, known for its printers, said it would buy Kofax Ltd for about $1 billion to double the size of its enterprise software business. Lexmark's $11 per share cash offer represents a 46.7 percent premium to Kofax stock's Tuesday close of $7.50 on the Nasdaq. Goldman Sachs and Co is the financial adviser to Lexmark for the Kofax deal.

  • NEW YORK— Printer maker Lexmark International will buy software developer Kofax Ltd. for about $1 billion. Lexmark says the purchase nearly doubles the size of its enterprise software business, giving that unit about $700 million in annual revenue. Lexmark, based in Lexington, Kentucky, had $3.7 billion in adjusted revenue in its latest fiscal year, while Kofax...

  • Lexmark to buy Kofax in deal valued at about $1 bln Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 4:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Twitch warns users of possible hacking incident Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 7:56 AM ET

    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...

  • 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,...

  • UPDATE 2-SAP sees 2015 profit windfall from weak euro Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 11:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Software developer Apigee Corp files for IPO Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    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.

  • New bugs uncovered in encryption software Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    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...

 

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.