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  • *Lenovo says "we will significantly reduce preloaded applications". *Lenovo says its standard image will only include OS and related software, software required to make hardware work well security software, Lenovo applications. *Lenovo says "we have worked with partners to create tools and update antivirus programs to eliminate superfish software".

  • Feb 26- Autodesk Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the company's switch to a subscription-based model for its computer-aided design software paid off. Autodesk said earlier this month that its desktop software products will be available only by subscription from next February. Autodesk forecast current-quarter adjusted profit...

  • Software maker Splunk's revenue jumps 47.5 pct Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:23 PM ET

    Feb 26- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 47.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. The company's net loss widened to $57 million, or 47 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, from $32.6 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier. Splunk, whose software indexes and manages data from computers, servers and...

  • Google to show ads for apps on Google Play Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Feb 26- Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. Users will see ads from a pilot group of app developers who are already running ads on Google search, the company said in a blog post. Google's advertising revenue has come under pressure as more consumers access its services on smartphones and tablets,...

  • Feb 25- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast, betting on higher demand for its web-based sales and marketing software and services. Salesforce forecast revenue of $6.48 billion to $6.52 billion for the year ending January 2016, up from $6.45 billion- $6.5 billion it forecast in November. The company's net loss...

  • Working with investigators from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Britain, it was assisted by AnubisNetworks, a unit of BitSight Technologies; Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp in dismantling the server infrastructure used by the criminals, Europol said. Authorities simultaneously seized servers in four countries after Microsoft and the Washington-...

  • Salesforce quarterly revenue jumps 26 pct Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    Feb 25- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc reported a 26 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its web-based sales and marketing software and services. The company's net loss narrowed to $65.8 million, or 10 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, from $116.6 million, or 19 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:41 PM ET

    TORONTO, Feb 25- BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday that it is working with Google Inc to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co.. The new system weds BlackBerry's security platform with the South Korean company's own security software for its...

  • The 7 habits of highly adaptable companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
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    The Marlin Company is a century-old printer. How did it survive the digital era and become a technology company? CEO Frank Kenna explains.

  • Feb 20- A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google Inc of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company's own applications the default option. Consumers claimed that Google required companies such as Samsung Electronics Co to favor Google apps such as YouTube...

  • BOSTON, Feb 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday advised Lenovo Group Ltd customers to remove a software program known as "Superfish," which the agency said the world's No. 1 PC maker started installing on machines as early as 2010.. Lenovo describes Superfish as a piece of software that it believed would "enhance the shopping experience" for its...

  • BOSTON, Feb 20- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday advised Lenovo Group Ltd customers to remove a software program known as "Superfish," which it said the world's No. 1 PC maker started installing on some machines as early as 2010.. The Department of Homeland Security said in an alert released through its National Cyber Awareness System that the...

  • DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISES LENOVO CUSTOMERS TO UNINSTALL' SUPERFISH' SOFTWARE, SAYS MAKES PCS VULNERABLE TO ATTACK.

  • TORONTO, Feb 19- BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend. The company said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3. 1 gives users the ability to access both the BlackBerry World appstore and the...

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, said on Thursday it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts said was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. Lenovo had come under fire from security researchers who said earlier on Thursday the company pre-installed a virus-like software from a company...

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, said on Thursday it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts said was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. Lenovo had come under fire from security researchers who said earlier on Thursday the company pre-installed a virus-like software from a company...

  • BEIJING, Feb 19- China's Lenovo Group Ltd, the world's largest PC maker, had pre-installed a virus-like software on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to hacking, cybersecurity experts said on Thursday. Users reported as early as last June that a programme called Superfish pre-installed by Lenovo on consumer laptops was' adware', or software that...

  • Feb 17- British mobile-banking software maker Monitise Plc said it was in constructive discussions after putting itself up for sale last month, sending its shares up more that 11 percent. Monitise said in January that it had received "a number of expressions of interest" as part of an "all encompassing" strategic review, including "corporate transactions and...

  • Feb 17- Monitise Plc, a British mobile-banking software maker, said first-half group EBITDA loss widened, hurt by its switch last year to a subscription model from one based on licences. Monitise, which put itself up for sale last month, said interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation loss widened to 30.8 million pounds for the six months ended Dec. 31, from 10.2...

  • Feb 17- Monitise Plc, a British mobile-banking software maker, said first-half group EBITDA loss widened, hurt by its switch last year to a subscription model from one based on licences. Monitise, which put itself up for sale last month, said interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation loss widened to 30.8 million pounds for the six months ended Dec. 31, from 10.2...

 

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