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  • WASHINGTON, March 31- U.S. Supreme Court justices gave little indication on Monday they would set new guidelines on patent eligibility of software.

  • Microsoft’s Office apps for iPad starts hot Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:50 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    It may have taken years to get to Apple's App Store, but Microsoft's new Office apps look to be having a fine debut.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court will on Monday delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection. Google Inc, Dell Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Microsoft Corp, Hewlett-Packard Co and engine manufacturer Cummins Inc, are among the companies that have filed legal papers weighing in on the issue.

  • IPOVIEW-Candy Crush brings IPO market back to earth Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:56 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 28- In the weeks leading up to the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the company's bankers scrambled to persuade investors that the maker of popular online game "Candy Crush Saga" was more than a one-trick pony, according to a source familiar with the situation.

  • Apple gets a 30% cut of Office for iPad sales Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:24 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

    One of the big holdups for Office for iPad was was Apple's policy that apps that sell things hand over 30 percent of that revenue to Apple.

  • March 27- Video game retailer GameStop Corp, forecast full-year earnings below market expectations as it is yet to see an uptick in sagging video game software sales, despite robust hardware sales driven by the launches of Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 consoles.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella took the wraps off an Office software suite designed for Apple Inc's iPad on Thursday, a widely anticipated move that underscores the new chief's willingness to point the lumbering software giant in a new direction.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Microsoft Corp's Office suite of applications, encompassing its popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will become available to iPad users from Apple Inc's app store from Thursday.

  • Microsoft unveils Office for Apple's iPad, as expected Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    SEATTLE, March 27- Microsoft Corp said its Office suite of applications, including the core Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs, will be available as an iPad app available on Apple Inc's App Store from Thursday morning.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 26- Amazon.com Inc will drop prices on most of its cloud computing services starting April 1, the largest U.S. online retailer said on Wednesday, a day after rival Google Inc outlined a major price cut of its own.

  • WASHINGTON, March 26- The software needed for the U.S. Navy's version of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet could be delayed by four to six months, the U.S. general who runs the $392 billion program for the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

  • Amazon follows Google in slashing cloud computing prices Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 26- Amazon.com Inc will drop prices on most of its cloud computing services starting April 1, the largest U.S. online retailer said on Wednesday, a day after rival Google Inc outlined a major price cut of its own.

  • March 26- BlackBerry Ltd said it received security clearance for U.S. government employees to use its enterprise software on their Android and Apple Inc smartphones and tablets. BlackBerry is trying to regain ground lost to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple, both of whom have the FIPS 140-2 certification.

  • Sour Candy: King falls nearly 16% in IPO Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a King Digital Entertainment Plc banner hanging on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    King Digital Entertainment officially began life as a publicly traded company, but opened below its initial pricing levels.

  • 'Candy Crush' parent prices IPO at $22.50 Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:47 AM ET
    The King Digital Entertainment Plc logo and 'Candy Crush Saga' game are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph.

    King Digital Entertainment, the maker of "Candy Crush," priced its shares Tuesday after the bell.

  • Google slashes cloud computing prices Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Google slashed its cloud computing service prices on Tuesday, seeking to wrest customers from Amazon.com and Microsoft.

  • The FAA's so-called airworthiness directive covers Boeing's 747-8 and 747-8 F planes with certain General Electric Co engines. Boeing's website said it had delivered 66 of the four-engine jets, the company's largest, to customers worldwide since the model was introduced in October 2011. The problem never caused a problem in flight, Boeing said.

  • *Xero leads charge, now NZ's 2nd- biggest listed company. WELLINGTON, March 25- New Zealand technology firms are rolling into global markets, selling software to businesses that locks down mundane tasks like accounting and expenses, rather than developing slick social media apps that consumers download free of charge.

  • He said he saw the space as an "arms race" as cyber security players such as Palo Alto, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd and FireEye Inc are all in the process of building out their product wings. Palo Alto and FireEye have been acquiring companies to strengthen their security software offerings.

  • March 24- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc said it agreed to buy privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company Cyvera for about $200 million to expand its offerings that protect businesses from cyber attacks. Palo Alto said the deal would close in the second half of its fiscal year 2014.. Tel Aviv- based Cyvera has 55 employees, Palo Alto said.

 

  • Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.

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