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  • STOCKHOLM, Jan 14- Swedish telecom equipment supplier Ericsson on Wednesday said it has filed a complaint against Apple Inc over mobile technology licenses, hitting back at the iPhone maker which sued Ericsson this month. Ericsson said Apple's license to use technology developed by the Swedish company and used in many smartphones and tablet computers had...

  • LAS VEGAS— Apple didn't attend last week's gadget show but its presence was felt. Many companies have designed "smart" home products that integrate with Apple's HomeKit, an emerging technology for controlling lights and appliances through a mobile app. Apple itself isn't making an app, just a platform for integration: all the functionality will come from...

  • Samsung starts sales of $90 Tizen smartphone in India Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 2:35 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co. started selling a $90 smartphone in India on Wednesday that runs on the company's Tizen software, its first major break from Google's Android operating system in the mobile phone market. The Samsung Z1 went on sale for 5,700 rupees, one of the cheapest phones that Samsung has launched. The Z1 smartphone was unveiled in...

  • SEOUL/ NEW DELHI, Jan 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's aim to build a software ecosystem to rival Google Inc's Android. The Z1 device went on sale in India in Wednesday for 5,700 rupees each, targeting first-time smartphone buyers, the...

  • SEOUL/ NEW DEHLI, Jan 14- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday launched the first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, a major development in the tech giant's ambition to build a software ecosystem to rival Android. The Z1 went on sale in India for 5,700 rupees each, targeting users looking for their first smartphone, the world's No.1...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The "CyberCaliphate" hacking group that attacked a Twitter account belonging to the Pentagon on Monday was founded by a Briton who was once jailed for hacking the personal address book of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, according to government sources and private sector security experts. Hussain, who lived in Birmingham, England,...

  • Progress Software posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    BEDFORD, Mass. _ Progress Software Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income fell by nearly 4 percent to $14.5 million. For the current quarter ending in February, Progress Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 22 cents to 24 cents. Progress Software shares have dropped slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the...

  • GameStop's December same-store sales up 4.4 pct Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:44 PM ET

    Jan 13- Video game retailer GameStop Corp said December comparable store sales rose 4.4 percent, driven by higher demand for games such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 4.. Shares of the world's largest retailer of video game products rose about 10 percent to $36 in extended trading. New software sales grew 5.8 percent during the...

  • LCD firm to pay Washington $13M to resolve price claim Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 3:06 PM ET

    SEATTLE— A company that manufactures LCD panels has agreed to pay the state of Washington $13 million to resolve claims it participated in a price-fixing scheme. LG Display will pay the amount to resolve claims that it violated Washington antitrust laws in the manufacture of LCD panels used in televisions, cellphones and computer monitors, Attorney General...

  • Short courses offer hope to U.S. education companies Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    Larger for-profit education companies, including Apollo Education Group Inc and ITT Educational Services Inc, have seen their enrollments dwindle in the face of increased regulatory scrutiny for issues including student loans, poor placements and low graduation rates. For-profit education providers should increase focus on shorter online courses to...

  • The company is working with banks including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan and Credit Suisse on the offering, which could come later this year, those people said this week. Representatives for Apigee, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse declined to comment. Some of the customers it lists on its website include Walgreens, eBay Inc, Shell, Live Nation...

  • The company, based in San Luis Obispo, California, is working with banks including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and UBS on the potential offering, which could come in the second or third quarter, these people said. Representatives for Mindbody, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and UBS declined to comment. It has raised more than $100 million in funding with backers...

  • Ahead of the Bell: ChannelAdvisor Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— ChannelAdvisor's stock is plummeting in premarket trading Tuesday after the online retail services software company said that it expects its fourth-quarter revenue to come in below its previous outlook. ChannelAdvisor Corp. said late Monday that it anticipates revenue of about $23.7 million for the quarter. ChannelAdvisor, based in...

  • WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent cyberthreats to Sony and the military's U.S. But an Associated Press review shows that some of his plans are retreads from years past. The White House is hoping a recent spate of cyberattacks and data breaches— including November's hacking at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the administration...

  • Jan 12- The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the U.S. military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked on Monday by people claiming to be sympathetic toward the Islamic State militant group being targeted in American bombing raids. Central Command Twitter feed, using an acronym for the hardline Islamist group, which has taken control of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The Twitter feed for the U.S. military command that oversees operations in the Middle East was hacked on Monday by people claiming sympathy to the Islamic State militant group being targeted in American bombing raids. The White House said it was monitoring the extent of the hacking incident. The Twitter account published a list of generals...

  • British PM suggests banning some messaging apps Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    Popular messaging services like Snapchat and WhatsApp are in the cross hairs in Britain. The NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. The Twitter account published a list of generals and addresses associated with them, titled " Army General Officer Public Roster 2 January 2014.". The apparent infiltration came as President Barack Obama prepared to outline new proposals to protect the country's Internet systems from cybersecurity threats.

  • UPDATE 2-SanDisk's memory chip sales weak, shares fall Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:38 AM ET

    Jan 12- SanDisk Corp said it expects fourth-quarter revenue to be lower than its forecast, citing weaker-than-expected sales of retail products and flash memory storage chips. SanDisk's warning also spooked investors in rival Micron Technology, whose stock was down 5 percent. Analysts said SanDisk's weak revenue forecast was partly due to a glut in the...

  • SanDisk cuts revenue forecast, shares fall Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:01 AM ET

    SanDisk said it expects revenue to be lower than it had forecast, citing weaker-than-expected sales of retail products and NAND storage chips.