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  • May 5- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc, known for titles such as "FIFA" and "Madden NFL," posted better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by strong digital sales and the release of "Battlefield Hardline." Total revenue rose 5.5 percent to $1.19 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 31 from $1.12 billion a year earlier.

  • May 5- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc, known for titles such as "FIFA" and "Madden NFL", posted a 5.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its digital business, which includes software distributed through direct downloads. EA's net income rose to $395 million, or $1.19 per share, for the fourth quarter ended March 31, from $367 million, or $1.15...

  • May 5- Shares of Salesforce.com Inc jumped 6.2 percent in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, after Bloomberg reported that Microsoft Corp is evaluating a bid for the cloud software provider. Microsoft is evaluating a bid after Salesforce was approached by another potential buyer, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • FRANKFURT/ WALLDORF, May 5- SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott said his company has "zero interest" in acquiring software rival Salesforce.com. "We have zero interest in Salesforce.com." SAP is battling alongside established U.S. software makers such as Oracle, IBM and Microsoft to boost Internet-based software sales and fend off pure cloud-based rivals...

  • FRANKFURT/ WALLDORF, May 5- SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott said his company has "zero interest" in acquiring software rival Salesforce.com, which is rumoured to be for sale. "We bought always assets that are best-in-class, which are assending in value," McDermott said in response to a journalist's question at a news conference at SAP's annual SAPPHIRE user...

  • May 4- Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at the helm of the network equipment maker, a symbol of the dot.com stock boom 15 years ago now struggling to boost its bottom line in the era of cloud computing. Wall Street analysts said a change was expected and could signal a refocusing of Cisco, which acquired dozens of...

  • Here's how we're monetizing Watson: IBM's Rometty Monday, 4 May 2015 | 6:19 AM ET
    Virginia Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO of IBM.

    IBM is already making money on its Watson super computer in areas like health care, but profitability is a long term project, Gina Rometty tells CNBC.

  • May 1- Credit rating agency Moody's Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by strong growth in its bond ratings and financial services businesses. High-grade U.S. corporate debt offerings jumped 8 percent to $341.9 billion in the first quarter from a year earlier, marking the strongest three-month period for the asset class since...

  • DETROIT, April 30- Delphi Automotive Plc Chief Executive Kevin Clark said that the company will likely spend $1 billion to $3 billion this year on a large acquisition related to software to enhance vehicle connectivity. Clark said in a Thursday interview with Reuters after the company issued first-quarter earnings that "there is a funnel of some larger...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- Microsoft Corp is targeting $20 billion in annual revenue from its cloud-computing businesses by the end of fiscal 2018, Chief Executive Satya Nadella said on Wednesday, signaling a tripling of such revenue in three years. Microsoft said last week that its total commercial cloud revenue, which includes online versions of its Office...

  • April 29- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc is working with financial advisers to help it field takeover offers after being approached by a potential acquirer, Bloomberg said, citing people with knowledge of the matter. They closed up 11.6 percent at $74.65, valuing the company at about $49 billion. There is no certainty any deal will transpire,...

  • Salesforce working to field takeover offers - Bloomberg Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 3:05 PM ET

    April 29- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc is working with financial advisers to help it field takeover offers after being approached by a potential acquirer, Bloomberg said, citing people with knowledge of the matter. There is no certainty any deal will transpire, Bloomberg said, without identifying the potential acquirer. Salesforce, which has a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- Microsoft Corp is set to allow apps from rival Google Inc's Android system onto its own Windows phones later this year, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The move would mark a radical shift for Microsoft, which has struggled to attract users and has only 3 percent of the global smartphone market. Microsoft is expected...

  • Microsoft to allow Android apps on Windows phones -sources Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- Microsoft Corp is set to allow apps from rival Google Inc's Android system onto its own Windows phones later this year, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Wednesday. The move would mark a radical shift for Microsoft, which has struggled to attract users and has only 3 percent of the global smartphone market.

  • April 28- Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc forecast current-quarter profit and revenue above analysts' expectations, citing strong demand for its flagship Hero4 action cameras. GoPro, whose cameras are used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies, said it was focusing on Japan, Korea and China markets. GoPro gets about half of its total revenue from...

  • April 28- Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc reported quarterly profit and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations as sales surged outside of the United States. GoPro, which makes cameras used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies, said international sales accounted for more than half of revenue in the first quarter. GoPro, whose devices account for...

  • UPDATE 1-Printer maker Lexmark's revenue slips 3 pct Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 7:57 AM ET

    April 28- Printer maker Lexmark International Inc reported a 3 percent decline in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower revenue from its imaging solutions and services business. Lexmark's imaging solutions and services business includes monochrome and color laser printers and supplies and services covering its printing products. Up to Monday's close, shares...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

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    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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