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  • Nov 24- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a 50 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as more companies look to guard their data and networks from hackers. The company's net loss widened to $30.1 million, or 38 cents per share, for the first quarter ended Oct. 31, from $7.9 million, or 11 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $192.3 million...

  • 3D Systems to buy Cimatron for $97M Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    Printing company 3 D Systems Corp. plans to acquire software maker Cimatron Ltd. for $97 million, the companies announced Monday. Cimatron, based in Israel, makes software used for three-dimensional drafting and modeling, including for molds and other tools. 3 D will pay $8.97 for each share of Cimatron, a premium of 48 percent over its Friday closing price of...

  • Palo Alto reports 1Q loss Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. _ Palo Alto Networks Inc. on Monday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $30.1 million. Analysts expected $181.4 million, according to Zacks. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $195.3 million.

  • Unidentified country likely behind spying software Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    The malicious software known as "Regin" is designed to collect data from its targets for periods of months or years, penetrating deep into computer networks while covering its tracks to avoid detection, according to analysts at Symantec, the Silicon Valley security firm that disclosed the program's existence in a report this week. Citing factors including its...

  • 3D Systems to buy design software maker Cimatron Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    Nov 24- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp said it would buy Cimatron Ltd for about $97 million to strengthen its position in the fast-growing 3 D design and manufacturing business. 3 D Systems said it will pay $8.97 per Cimatron share, a premium of 47.5 percent to the stock's closing price on the Nasdaq on Friday. Israel- based Cimatron provides 3 D design software...

  • Nov 23- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, antivirus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday. The Mountain View, California- based maker of Norton antivirus products said its research showed that a "...

  • Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    Investors on Friday cheered news of an interest rate cut in China and the possibility that Europe's central bank will step up stimulus efforts in the region. "What it suggests is that these central banks are prepared to do even more to stimulate growth, to stimulate demand, and that always equates to better stock markets," said Quincy Krosby, a market strategist at...

  • Nov 20- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a better-than-expected 48 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. Splunk, which uses a Google- like interface that makes it easy to search and navigate a company's database, said revenue rose to $116 million from $78.6 million in the third quarter ended Oct. 31. Splunk said net loss...

  • Autodesk revenue rises on higher software sales Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Nov 19- Autodesk Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales of its computer-aided design software. Net income fell to $10.7 million, or 5 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31, from $57.6 million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $618 million from $555.2 million.

  • 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.

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Square, a mobile payments firm founded by Jack Dorsey, one of the creators of Twitter, is rolling out software worldwide that allows businesses to track sales, inventories and other data on smartphones and tablets. Square Register, which is available on Google's Android and on Apple platforms, is a mobile application that shops and other business...

  • TBT: Windows 1.0     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" crew look back on Microsoft's Windows 1.0 which was released in 1985.

  • Nov 19- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc forecast revenue for the current quarter and full year 2016 that fell short of market expectations, hurt by a strong dollar. The world's biggest maker of online sales software said it expected revenue of $6.45 billion to $6.5 billion for the year ending January 2016, missing analysts' average estimate of $6.66...

  • Salesforce Q4 revenue forecast misses estimates Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 4:34 PM ET

    Nov 19- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc forecast current-quarter revenue that fell short of market expectations, pushing its shares down 4 percent in extended trading. The company said it expected revenue of about $1.44 billion for the quarter ending Jan. 31, missing the average analyst estimate of $1.45 billion. Net loss narrowed to $38.9 million,...

  • Nov 19- Cloud security software maker CipherCloud said it raised $50 million financing from Transamerica Ventures, Delta Partners, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and T-Ventures. The company's products enable users to secure data by encryption across multiple cloud applications such as Salesforce.com Inc, Google Inc's Gmail and Microsoft...

  • Financial planning gets a dose of virtual reality Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Financial planning usually involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Fidelity Investments is trying to change that equation with an experiment in 3- D technology designed to make money management seem more like a mesmerizing video game than a mundane exercise in number crunching. StockCity's architecture changes with...

  • Microsoft cloud service partially down, MSN unavailable Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:28 PM ET

    SEATTLE, Nov 18- Microsoft Corp's Azure cloud-computing service, which hosts websites and lets customers store and manage data remotely, suffered serious outages on Tuesday taking its popular MSN web portal offline. According to Microsoft's Azure status page, the problems started around 5 pm Pacific time and have still not been fully solved.

  • Daryl Payton, who had been a trader at Connecticut- based Euro Pacific Capital Inc, pleaded guilty last week to one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud in federal court in New York. Payton took part in an insider trading scheme centered on a technology company acquired by International Business Machines Corp in 2009.. Three other people have also...

  • The application is part of IBM's attempt to shift its focus to cloud computing and data analytics from the hardware services that had long been the company's bread and butter. "We came at this from the perspective that this is about changing the game, not just incremental improvements in e-mail," Jeff Schick, IBM's general manager of social solutions, told Reuters.

  • Ford recalls Fusions; software causes key problem Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    DETROIT— Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem. The recall covers certain Fusions, including gas-electric hybrids, from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The recall covers about 55,000 vehicles in the U.S., with the rest in Canada and...

 

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