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  • SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to its core business. AOL, meanwhile, is adopting Microsoft's Bing search engine, replacing Google as the default option for visitors who want to...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Oracle Corp won a major legal victory on Monday in a closely watched copyright case involving the company's Java programming language as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Google Inc's appeal. The decision upholds a ruling that allows Oracle to seek licensing fees for the use of some of the Java language.

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Google Inc's appeal in a major software copyright case, leaving intact a ruling that would allow Oracle Corp to charge licensing fees for the use of some of its Java programming language. The high court left in place a May 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is staying out of a long-running legal battle between technology giants Oracle and Google over copyright protection for a computer program that powers most of the world's smartphones and computer tablets. The justices said Monday they won't review an appeals court ruling that said software maker Oracle Corp. could copyright...

  • SUPREME COURT DECLINES TO HEAR GOOGLE APPEAL IN SOFTWARE COPYRIGHT DISPUTE WITH ORACLE.

  • Officials hint at possible win for Uber in Mexico City Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 12:03 AM ET

    MEXICO CITY— Times are tough for Uber in many parts of the world, from a recent California ruling that its drivers cannot be classified as contractors to a Paris taxi protest that became a riot and led France's president to promise a crackdown. But the smartphone-based ridesharing app may soon get some good news in Mexico City. Even Mexico City's Human Rights...

  • UPDATE 1-Intuit lays off 399 employees Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 6:29 PM ET

    June 26- Intuit Inc, a maker of software that helps with tax-preparation, said it has laid off 399 people. The company had about 8,000 full-time employees as of July 31, 2014. Patrick Barry, who leads customer communication software maker Demandforce, has also stepped back, though he remains with Intuit, the spokesperson said.

  • June 26- Intuit Inc, which makes software that helps with tax-preparation, has laid off 399 people, or about 5 percent of its workforce, technology news website TechCrunch reported. Patrick Barry, who leads customer communication software maker Demandforce, has also stepped back, though he remains with Intuit, TechCrunch reported, citing the company.

  • Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom hopping into theme parks Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 1:46 PM ET

    and "Donkey Kong" spent most of his trip to last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo touting such upcoming Nintendo games as "Super Mario Maker" and "Star Fox Zero," Miyamoto was also enthusiastic about a totally different undertaking. "We've come to the point where the kids who grew up playing Nintendo games are now parents who have their own kids," said the veteran...

  • Buffalo museum launches gaming app built around artwork Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    BUFFALO, N.Y.— The newest work at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a gaming app meant to put modern and contemporary art in front of kids by way of their smartphones. Developers at the museum's new Innovation Lab worked with artists including Do Ho Suh and Jason Middlebrook to develop games built around their artistic concepts. "It's about balance and tension and...

  • *SEC says freezes assets of Luo Haijian, CEO of 4399 Co Ltd. In a New York court filing, the SEC says 33- year old Luo, who is the chief executive of 4399 Co Ltd, bet Qihoo's stock price would rise in the short term by purchasing $700,000 of "out of the money" call options through a U.S. brokerage account prior to the buyout announcement. "The suspicious timing and size of Luo's...

  • American Software posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:24 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ American Software Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $2.6 million. The Atlanta- based company said it had profit of 9 cents per share. American Software shares have risen 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO, June 24- As the July 6 deadline for closing the century-old Chicago Board of Trade grain futures pits looms, a cloud hangs over the future of the neighboring options pits. Trading in the Chicago futures pits, once an icon of world capitalism where raucous traders epitomized "open-outcry" trading as they made and lost fortunes, has fallen to 1 percent of...

  • Green Dot and Sonic are big market movers Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 4:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Green Dot Corp., up $6.21 to $21.52. The bank holding company signed a five-year extension to serve as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.' s prepaid debit card products program.

  • They had risen 8 percent before the market opened after BlackBerry reported first-quarter results that showed a more than 150 percent rise in software and licensing revenues to $137 million. "When the headline hits, you say' wow they really blew out that software number, good for them, they're starting to get some traction'," said BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis.

  • WATERLOO, Ontario, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd shares fell on Tuesday on uncertainty about what drove growth in the company's crucial software segment in the first quarter. BlackBerry said two licensing deals, with Cisco Systems Inc and a second, unnamed company, made "significant contributions," but did not disclose the terms. "When the headline hits, you say' wow they...

  • WATERLOO, Ontario, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday its turnaround gained traction as sales at its crucial software segment rose in the first quarter and its broader revenue slide began to ease, sending its shares up 4.3 percent. Separately, BlackBerry announced a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems Inc that covers their...

  • TORONTO, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday its revenue slide began to ease and its turnaround gained traction as revenue from its crucial software segment rose in the first quarter, sending its shares soaring 8.6 percent. Quarterly revenue totaled $658 million in the quarter, slightly lower than the prior period, but software revenue more than doubled...

  • Rocksteady Studios proved with 2009' s "Batman: Arkham Asylum" that a video game inspired by superhero mythology could be an impeccably cerebral affair, not just another name association money grab. In Rocksteady's final take on the Caped Crusader, "Batman: Arkham Knight", the developer has again expanded its virtual Gotham, injected a playable Batmobile and...

  • June 22- Orcle Corp founder and Executive Chairman Larry Ellison said his database company is expanding its cloud-computing offerings, bringing Oracle into more direct competition with Amazon.com Inc.. "We're prepared to compete with Amazon.com on price," said Ellison in a webcast presentation on Monday, after announcing that Oracle would offer online...

 

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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.

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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.