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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets. The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most widely used...

  • Google to show ads for apps on Google Play Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Feb 26- Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. Users will see ads from a pilot group of app developers who are already running ads on Google search, the company said in a blog post. Google's advertising revenue has come under pressure as more consumers access its services on smartphones and tablets,...

  • IBM outlines plan to revamp business for investors Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 9:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— IBM's CEO says the company's plan to revamp its business to shift away from hardware and focus on business analytics, cloud computing, mobile services and security is on track. In a media briefing ahead of an investor conference in New York on Thursday, Virginia Rometty said the company plans that the new tech markets should make up 40 percent of IBM's...

  • Mitel Networks tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:33 AM ET

    OTTAWA, Ontario _ Mitel Networks Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $10.8 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Mitel Networks expects its per-share earnings to range from 13 cents to 16 cents. Mitel Networks shares have decreased nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Merge Healthcare posts 4Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:39 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Merge Healthcare Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Chicago- based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • King County hopes new energy software saves it money Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash.— King County officials say they hope to save money and energy by using new software that tracks electricity use in real-time. On Monday, King County Executive Dow Constantine toured Microsoft Corp.' s operations center in Redmond, Washington, to see how the company's energy-smart buildings project works. Microsoft has been using the software to...

  • Feb 25- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast, betting on higher demand for its web-based sales and marketing software and services. Salesforce forecast revenue of $6.48 billion to $6.52 billion for the year ending January 2016, up from $6.45 billion- $6.5 billion it forecast in November. The company's net loss...

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • Salesforce quarterly revenue jumps 26 pct Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    Feb 25- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc reported a 26 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its web-based sales and marketing software and services. The company's net loss narrowed to $65.8 million, or 10 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, from $116.6 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:41 PM ET

    TORONTO, Feb 25- BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday that it is working with Google Inc to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co.. The new system weds BlackBerry's security platform with the South Korean company's own security software for its...

  • The 7 habits of highly adaptable companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    Pressmen operate a newspaper press in this circa 1940 photo.

    The Marlin Company is a century-old printer. How did it survive the digital era and become a technology company? CEO Frank Kenna explains.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. Researchers revealed Thursday that some laptops sold by China's Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, had a security flaw that could let hackers...

  • Feb 20- A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google Inc of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company's own applications the default option. Consumers claimed that Google required companies such as Samsung Electronics Co to favor Google apps such as YouTube...

  • Arista and Noodles are big market movers Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:59 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Arista Networks Inc., up 51 cents to $68.50. Novo Nordisk, up $2.38 to $47.55.

  • BOSTON, Feb 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday advised Lenovo Group Ltd customers to remove a software program known as "Superfish," which the agency said the world's No. 1 PC maker started installing on machines as early as 2010.. Lenovo describes Superfish as a piece of software that it believed would "enhance the shopping experience" for its...

  • BOSTON, Feb 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday advised Lenovo Group Ltd customers to remove a software program known as "Superfish," which it said the world's No. 1 PC maker started installing on some machines as early as 2010.. The Department of Homeland Security said in an alert released through its National Cyber Awareness System that the...

  • DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISES LENOVO CUSTOMERS TO UNINSTALL' SUPERFISH' SOFTWARE, SAYS MAKES PCS VULNERABLE TO ATTACK.

  • InContact reports 4Q loss Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:12 PM ET

    MIDVALE, Utah _ InContact Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $5.6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share. InContact expects full-year results to range from a loss of 17 cents per share to a loss of 12 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $205 million to $210...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo is giving away a toolkit for managing mobile apps in a move aimed at reaping more revenue from smartphones and tablets as CEO Marissa Mayer scrambles to catch up to the Internet company's rivals. The strategy will enable Yahoo Inc. to distribute ads in other mobile apps besides its own. Besides that, Yahoo also is trying to plant its search...

  • TORONTO, Feb 19- BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend. The company said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3. 1 gives users the ability to access both the BlackBerry World appstore and the...

 

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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.