WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on the divisive issue of what kinds of software are eligible for patent protection in a case being closely watched by the technology industry. The court took no action on another case raising the same issue involving a patent dispute between WildTangent Inc and Ultramercial Inc..» Read More
Nov 25- Workday Inc, a provider of Web-based human resources software, guided fourth-quarter revenue well above expectations after reporting a 76 percent jump in quarterly sales, helped by strong growth in subscriptions. The company competes with Salesforce Inc and Oracle Corp in the fast-growing cloud software market but has yet to turn a profit.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm investigated. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it faces an antitrust probe in China, sending its shares lower as investors worried the investigation could hurt the chipmaker's business in the fast-growing smartphone market.
BlackBerry also said Roger Martin, a board member since 2007, has resigned. BlackBerry, once a market leader in the field of on-the-go email, has lost market share to Apple Inc's iPhone and devices that are powered by Google Inc's Android software.
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WASHINGTON, Nov 22- HealthCare.gov, the ailing website handling health insurance sales under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, will soon be able to handle 50,000 simultaneous users, the top official charged with making it work said Friday.
BARCELONA, Nov 22- German business software group SAP may speed up a shift towards providing its products over the internet in order to tap demand for so-called cloud services and take advantage of Germany's reputation for data privacy, it said on Friday.
GUANGZHOU, China, Nov 22- Striking workers at a Nokia factory in southern China on Friday threatened to extend industrial action after the company terminated the contracts of 59 employees for failing to return to work.
Nov 21- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results due to the addition of more corporate and government customers, and raised its full-year revenue forecast. Splunk shares rose 9 percent in extended trading. Splunk won 207 deals worth more than $100,000 each in the quarter, including a deal from Intuit Inc..
The company, whose customers include hard disk drive and flash drive makers Western Digital Corp, Seagate Technology and Toshiba Corp, also reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter. Marvell said it expected an adjusted profit of 23- 27 cents per share for the current quarter on revenue of $880 million to $920 million.
Nov 21- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results as the company added more customers, and raised its full-year revenue forecast. This is driving the growth of Splunk and rivals such as Tableau Software Inc and Tibco Software Inc..
Nov 21- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 51 percent rise in revenue for the third quarter as the company added more customers. Splunk shares rose 11 percent in extended trading. Splunk has reported a quarterly profit only once since going public in April last year.
Nov 21- Network-equipment maker Aruba Networks Inc's first-quarter revenue rose 11 percent as the company benefited from higher IT spending by its customers. Aruba's net loss widened to $7.8 million, or 7 cents per share, in the three months ended Oct. 31 from $0.8 million, or 1 cent per share, a year earlier.
GENEVA, Nov 21- The United States and European Union accused China on Thursday of jeopardising talks on eliminating trade tariffs on billions of dollars of technology products due to its determination to claim dozens of exemptions.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21- Microsoft Corp aims to upstage rival Sony Corp with a console that goes well beyond gaming and helps transform media viewing, a long-cherished but elusive goal. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox, said preorders for Xbox One were running at twice the rate of 2005' s Xbox 360 but declined to elaborate.
GENEVA, Nov 21- The United States accused China on Thursday of jeopardising talks on eliminating trade tariffs on billions of dollars of technology products due to its determination to claim dozens of exemptions.
Nov 20- Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany- based 3 D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales and avoid posting a loss in its first results as a public company. Voxeljet makes large 3 D printers for prototyping and counts Daimler AG, Ford Motor Co and 3 M Co as customers.
Nov 20- Microsoft Corp filed a lawsuit against Acacia Research Corp on Wednesday, charging that Acacia broke a contract to license various smartphone and mobile computing technologies to Microsoft.
Nov 20- Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany- based 3 D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales and avoid posting a loss in its first results as a public company. Shares of Voxeljet, which went public in a rousing debut last month, plunged as much as 23 percent Wednesday afternoon.
Nov 20- Sumo Logic is aiming to hire a chief financial officer next year with a view to going public in 2015, following its big-data competitors Splunk Inc and Tableau Software Inc to the stock market. The industry is expected to drive $54.59 billion in IT spending by 2016, about double the investment in 2011, according to market research firm Gartner.
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov 19- Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday he was pleased with Microsoft Corp's progress in finding a new chief executive but outlined the difficulties in picking the next leader of the world's largest software company as it seeks to reinvent itself as a mobile computing power.