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  • *Investors pump $48 million into nano-technology company. TEL AVIV, Nov 24- An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries. The company has raised $48 million from two rounds of funding, including...

  • AMSTERDAM, Nov 24- ASML, the world's largest maker of lithograpy machines for the semiconductor industry pushed back its sales growth goal on Monday in a belated recognition of the struggle it has been having in commercialising its next generation of products. "We believe the market was looking for ASML to reach the disclosed financial targets by 2018," ING...

  • 3D Systems to buy design software maker Cimatron Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    Nov 24- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp said it would buy Cimatron Ltd for about $97 million to strengthen its position in the fast-growing 3 D design and manufacturing business. 3 D Systems said it will pay $8.97 per Cimatron share, a premium of 47.5 percent to the stock's closing price on the Nasdaq on Friday. Israel- based Cimatron provides 3 D design software...

  • Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone? Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    Sales of high-end Samsung and Apple phones remain robust, but demand for budget phones is growing. About a third of the smartphones sold in the U.S. between July and September cost less than $200, up from 18 percent a year ago, according to tech research firm IDC. A top-end phone costs $600 to $700 at full price, before the subsidies some phone companies offer in...

  • Review: 3 cheap smartphones to consider Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price. Processors are slower, yet that's not so noticeable for basic tasks such as email, Facebook and weather checks. But those come with a price tag starting at about $650.

  • World's most advanced hacking spyware let loose Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 2:20 AM ET
    File photo: Participants at a hacking conference in Germany

    A cyber snooping operation billed as the world's most sophisticated computer malware is targeting Russian and Saudi Arabian telecoms companies. The FT reports.

  • Nov 23- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, antivirus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday. The Mountain View, California- based maker of Norton antivirus products said its research showed that a "...

  • Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Prosecutors say a California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide. Brendan Johnston entered his plea to a charge of conspiracy to commit computer hacking before a Manhattan federal judge Friday. Attorney Preet Bharara says the 24-...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- GameStop Corp's shares fell 13 percent on Friday, a day after the company posted disappointing quarterly results, and its options attracted bearish bets as traders appeared to be preparing for a further slide in the share price over coming months. Shares of GameStop, the world's largest retailer of video game products, closed down $5.68 at $37.86...

  • Square's point-of-sale service goes global Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    LONDON— Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese. The company, whose small cubic credit card reader can be used to turn a smartphone or a tablet into a portable sized till, isn't yet offering the distinctively shaped...

  • Cloud subscriptions help Autodesk revenue beat Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    Autodesk reported better-than-expected revenue, as the maker of design software benefits from its switch to a cloud-based subscription model.

  • *Sees FY profit of $3.40- $3.55/ shr. Nov 20- GameStop Corp posted quarterly revenue and profit well below analysts' estimates as the delayed release of "Assassin's Creed Unity," and flagging videogame software sales more than offset high demand for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. GameStop narrowed its fiscal 2014 earnings forecast to $3.40- $3.55 per share...

  • Nov 20- GameStop Corp reported quarterly revenue and profit well below analysts' estimates as the delayed release of Assassin's Creed Unity and flagging videogame software sales more than offset high demand for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. GameStop said it expected fiscal 2014 diluted earnings of $3.40- $3.55 per share, compared to its earlier...

  • China immediately denied the charges, saying in a strongly worded Foreign Ministry statement the U.S. grand jury indictment was "made up" and would damage trust between the two nations. The indictment was the first criminal hacking charge that the United States has filed against specific foreign officials, and follows a steady increase in public criticism and...

  • Nov 20- Autodesk Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, as the maker of computer-aided design software benefits from its switch to a cloud-based subscription model. Autodesk raised its revenue growth forecast to 9-10 percent from 7-9 percent for the year ending Jan. 31. Autodesk's net income fell to $10.7 million, or 5 cents per share, in the...

  • Nov 20- Marvell Technology Group Ltd forecast lower-than-expected revenue for the current quarter as weak demand for its chips used in third-generation mobile communication offset a rise in sales of its more profitable 4 G LTE chips. Marvell also took the brunt of weakness at its biggest customer Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.. Marvell has been investing...

  • Nov 20- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a better-than-expected 48 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. Splunk, which uses a Google- like interface that makes it easy to search and navigate a company's database, said revenue rose to $116 million from $78.6 million in the third quarter ended Oct. 31. Splunk said net loss...

  • Autodesk revenue rises on higher software sales Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    Nov 19- Autodesk Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales of its computer-aided design software. Net income fell to $10.7 million, or 5 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31, from $57.6 million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $618 million from $555.2 million.

  • Splunk's revenue jumps 48 pct on customer additions Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    Nov 20- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 48 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. The net loss attributable to Splunk widened to $48.6 million, or 40 cents per share, from $16.6 million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $116 million from $78.6 million.

  • Mobile still a struggle for Intel; PC doing better Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    SANTA CLARA, Calif.— Chip-making giant Intel Corp. is still struggling to catch up in mobile computing but says its personal computer business is performing better than expected and its return to revenue growth this year will continue into 2015.. "We were too slow in the past," CEO Brian Krzanich told analysts Thursday at Intel's annual financial conference.