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  • May 21- Shares of Shopify Inc, a Canadian e-commerce software maker, rose as much as 69 percent in their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at $2.14 billion. Shopify, which also started trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Thursday, is the first Canadian company to be listed on a U.S. exchange this year. Shopify's initial public...

  • May 21- Shares of Shopify Inc, a Canadian e-commerce software maker, rose as much as 69 percent in their trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, valuing the company at up to $2.14 billion. Ottawa- based Shopify, which also listed its shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange, sold all the 7.7 million shares in the offering. Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Raymond James...

  • U.S. aims to limit exports of undisclosed software flaws Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 8:53 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- The U.S. Commerce Department proposed new export controls Wednesday that would treat unknown software flaws as potential weapons, a move aimed at reducing the security industry's aid to rival nations. But sales of zero-day and supporting capabilities would be barred without special license outside of the United States, United Kingdom,...

  • May 20- Salesforce.com Inc, the subject of takeover speculation for the past few weeks, raised its revenue forecast for the full year, after the cloud software company reported a profit for the first time in seven quarters. "I think what investors will be very enthusiastic about tomorrow is how much margin upside there was," FBR Capital Markets analyst Samad Samana...

  • UPDATE 1-Salesforce raises full-year revenue forecast Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    May 20- Salesforce.com Inc, the subject of takeover speculation for the past few weeks, raised its revenue forecast for the full year, after the cloud software company reported a profit for the first time in seven quarters. Bloomberg reported last month that Salesforce had been approached by a potential buyer. SAP, along with Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp and IBM,...

  • Salesforce revenue jumps 23 pct Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    May 20- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc, the subject of takeover speculation for the past few weeks, reported a 23 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by an increase in demand for its web-based sales and marketing software. The company reported net income of $4.1 million, or 1 cent per share, in the first quarter ended April 30, compared with a loss of...

  • CareFirst says data breach affects about 1.1M people Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 4:11 PM ET

    They also didn't get access to Social Security numbers, medical claims, or credit cards, and the company said there is no evidence of other breaches. It provides health insurance and services to 3.4 million people in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company is offering two years of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection to...

  • MANNHEIM, Germany, May 20- German software company SAP's chief executive once again ruled out any move to acquire Salesforce.com, then went further by saying that its richly valued rival is unlikely to be acquired by any other player in the industry. Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and SAP have all been touted as potentional buyers of Salesforce, which last month said it had...

  • BEIJING, May 20- China will spend more than $182 billion to boost Internet speeds by the end of 2017, a top government body said, as Beijing moves towards a more service-driven economy to boost growth. China ranked 82nd in the world for average Internet connection speed, slower than Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan, according to cloud computing services provider...

  • SEATTLE, May 20- Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: some of the software developers the company needs to woo just aren't interested. Windows phones accounted for just 3 percent of global smartphone sales last year, compared with about 81 percent for devices with...

  • May 19- Call-center software company Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc is in talks with potential buyers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The Daly City, Calif., company is in initial talks with private equity firms and technology companies for a deal that could value it at more than $3.5 billion including debt, the Journal reported,...

  • May 19- Autodesk Inc, which makes computer-aided design software, forecast lower-than-expected profit and revenue for the second quarter, citing a stronger dollar. Autodesk, which gets nearly two-thirds of its revenue from outside the Americas, projected currency rate fluctuations to hit revenue growth by 5 percentage points for the year ending Jan. 31.

  • CAD software maker Autodesk's profit falls Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    May 19- Autodesk Inc, which makes computer-aided design software, reported a 32.5 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by an increase in operating expenses and cost of revenue. The company's net income fell to $19.1 million, or 8 cents per share, in the first quarter ended April 30, from $28.3 million, or 12 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue increased to $646.5...

  • KARACHI, Pakistan— Pakistani federal investigators on Tuesday raided multiple offices of a software company after a report in The New York Times said it made millions of dollars marketing fake degrees worldwide, officials said. Shahid Hayat, director of the Federal Investigation Agency, confirmed that an investigation has been launched into the company.

  • RPT-Milking it: Israel leads the way in dairy tech Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    *Israel applies hi-tech methods to increase dairy yields. *China, India, other Asian countries, look to Israeli expertise. TEL AVIV, May 19- Decades ago Israeli dairy farmers confronted a quandary- how could they provide milk to a fast-growing population in a country that is two-thirds desert, with little grazing land?

  • May 18- Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of its "Grand Theft Auto V" and " NBA 2 K15" titles. Take-Two Interactive Software also increased its stock buyback plan to 10 million shares. Sales of the physical retail version of "Grand Theft Auto V" ranked among NPD Group's top...

  • May 18- Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, reported an 83.5 percent jump in quarterly adjusted revenue, helped by strong sales of "Grand Theft Auto V" and " NBA 2 K15". Adjusted net income increased to $54.3 million, or 49 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended March 31, from $21.5 million, or 21 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, May 15- The Obama administration has been locked in internal wrangling over what position to take in high profile litigation between two American technology giants, Google and Oracle, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions. Oracle won a federal appeals court ruling last year that allows it to copyright parts of...

  • SurveyMonkey: Building a disruptor   Friday, 15 May 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    Survey Monkey: Building a disruptor

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with SurveyMonkey interim Executive Chairman Zander Lurie to discuss how the company became an industry disruptor and honor the role former CEO Dave Goldberg played in building the company to where it is today. Survey Monkey came in at number 14 on CNBC's Disruptor 50 list.

  • May 14- Antivirus and security software maker Symantec Corp's quarterly profit and revenue missed Wall Street estimates, hurt by a strong dollar and lower demand for its consumer security products. Symantec, best known for its Norton antivirus software, also forecast weaker-than-expected first-quarter profit and revenue, sending its shares down 3 percent...

 

  • Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.

  • Julia Boorstin

    Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.

  • Jon Fortt

    Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

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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.

Re/code

  • 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.