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  • April 7- Enterprise software provider Informatica Corp said it would be taken private by an consortium comprising Permira Advisers Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for about $5.3 billion. Informatica shareholders will get $48.75 per share in cash, the company said. Informatica's shares rose 4 percent to $45.83 on the Nasdaq on Monday after...

  • April 7- A private equity consortium comprising Permira Advisers Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has won the bidding for software maker Informatica Corp with an offer of $48 to $50 per share, a source familiar with the matter said. Informatica's shares closed up 4 percent at $45.83 on the Nasdaq on Monday after reports emerged that Permira and...

  • Some taxi drivers in Columbus are purchasing additional licenses that allow them to work for ridesharing services like Uber, The Columbus Dispatch reported. The ride service entered the Columbus market about a year ago, and allows riders to summon a car with a smartphone app, track its location and pay with a linked credit card. Taxi drivers aren't necessarily...

  • April 3- Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against Google Inc on Friday withdrew their case accusing the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google's own applications the default option. The lawsuit argued that Google requires Android handset manufacturers such as Samsung...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 31- A security company has discovered a computer spying campaign that it said "likely" originated with a government agency or political group in Lebanon, underscoring how far the capability for sophisticated computer espionage is spreading beyond the world's top powers. Israeli-based computer security firm Check Point Software...

  • FRANKFURT, March 30- Britain's Interoute, a high-capacity data network and corporate cloud services provider, is taking on new private equity investors to fund acquisitions across Europe and the United States, the company said on Monday. Aleph Capital Partners, a UK investment firm headed by former Goldman Sachs European private equity investment chief...

  • March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

 

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