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  • NEW YORK, April 27- Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc's technology in its mobile phones without permission. The judge, Theodore Essex, said that Microsoft infringed two wireless cellular patents owned by InterDigital,...

  • *Further gains in biotech, social media seen limited. *Investors view cyber security, cloud services as growth areas. NEW YORK, April 27- When the Nasdaq Composite last hit record highs during the dotcom era, fund manager Walter Price struggled with justifying paying 400 times a company's earnings for rapid growth.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 24- Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in areas including health and messaging. Ross Cohen, chief operating officer of BeenVerified.com, which makes a caller ID app for the watch, said he only realized on Friday that the watch goes on and...

  • Correction: Amazon-Cloud Computing Business story Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story April 23 about Amazon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that its quarterly revenues came in below analysts' estimates. They came in above analysts' estimates. NEW YORK— Amazon's profitable cloud-computing services business is growing by leaps and bounds.

  • Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 4:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft and Amazon. Next week, more than 150 companies in the S&P 500 will report their results, including such market-moving names as Apple, Ford, Visa, Pfizer and Exxon Mobil. Microsoft, Amazon and Google all rose sharply after the...

  • April 23- Amazon.com Inc's first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments. Cloud computing has turned out to be more lucrative than expected, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter noted. Amazon's sales from North America rose 24 percent...

  • April 23- Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported revenue and profit above Wall Street expectations, as sales of its hardware and cloud-computing services helped to offset a decline in the company's core Windows business. "The Street will cheer these results as it appears Microsoft is back on the right track after a head-scratching performance last quarter."

  • Amazon's Web Services boosts 1Q revenue Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Strong demand for cloud computing services helped Amazon's revenue jump 15 percent in the first quarter. And it's expanding Amazon Prime Instant Video, developing new content for its Prime members including a TV series with Woody Allen. But this quarter investors are most interested in details about Amazon's Web Services because it is the first time...

  • April 23- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales rose from North America, its biggest market, and its fast-growing cloud-computing services unit. Amazon's sales from North America rose 24 percent to $13.4 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, the company said on Thursday. Amazon reported a loss of...

  • Microsoft beats Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:22 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash. _ Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $4.99 billion. The average estimate of 17 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Microsoft shares have declined roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed almost 3 percent.

  • *Germany relies on manufacturing more than US, W Europe. FRANKFURT, April 23- If customers of Germany's Harting Group, a maker of industrial plugs and sockets, want bespoke products, they can buy them-- if they're prepared to assemble them from a kit themselves. Harting is one of a growing number of German firms investing in software, fearing their excellence in...

  • Medidata beats Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 7:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK _ Medidata Solutions Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $157,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $91 million.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- A U.S. judge has invalidated two patents owned by Intellectual Ventures just weeks before its lawsuit against Japanese security software provider Trend Micro Inc over the same patents was set to go to trial. The ruling came after Trend Micro and Symantec asked Stark to analyze the patents, which relate to email and software security, to...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- A U.S. judge has invalidated two patents owned by Intellectual Ventures just weeks before its lawsuit against Japanese security software provider Trend Micro Inc, which centers on the patents, was set to go to trial. The ruling came as both Trend Micro and Symantec had asked Stark to analyze the patents, which relate to email and software...

  • DISTRICT JUDGE LEONARD STARK IN DELAWARE SAYS INTELLECTUAL VENTURES SOFTWARE-SECURITY PATENTS TOO ABSTRACT TO DESERVE PROTECTION.

  • However, the company's stock rose as much as 4.7 percent on Wednesday as investors focused on the strong results posted a day earlier by VMware Inc, in which EMC holds an 80 percent stake. Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has been pressuring EMC to spin off virtualization software maker VMware. "What's implied by the prices right now is that there's less...

  • April 22- Data storage products maker EMC Corp slashed its full-year revenue and profit forecast, blaming a strong dollar, and reported quarterly results that fell below Wall Street's expectations. EMC cut its full-year revenue forecast by about $400 million to $25.7 billion and adjusted profit by 7 cents per share to $1.98. EMC's so-called "federated...

  • April 21- Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported its slowest revenue growth in seven quarters as IT spending remained sluggish and a stronger dollar reduced the value of overseas sales. VMware's shares fell about 2 percent to $83.60 in extended trading on Tuesday. Reuters had exclusively reported in February that its parent EMC Corp decided...

  • HAVANA, April 21- A U.S. cancer research center and a software company reached agreements with Cuban partners during a two-day trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the first trip of its kind since the rapprochement between the longtime adversaries. The Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday signed an agreement...

  • VMware 1st-qtr revenue rises 11 pct Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 4:06 PM ET

    April 21- Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong demand for its products that help cut the cost of moving data to the cloud. Revenue rose to $1.51 billion in the first quarter ended March 31 from $1.36 billion a year earlier. Net income, however, fell slightly to $196 million, or 45 cents per share, from...

 

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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.