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*Apple hires Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts. *Ahrendts to expand Apple retail and online stores. "The point of Apple retail is to sell Apple, not to sell Apple products," said Benedict Evans, who covers mobile and digital media at Enders Analysis, a research consultancy.
Among Twitter's highest-paid executives, Christopher Fry's name stands out.
As the market drools over the IPO valuation of Twitter, that's going to be peanuts compared with the value of all of the data that Twitter captures.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Oracle Corp said quarterly software sales and subscriptions grew in line with tempered forecasts, ending two straight quarters of misses and supporting expectations that enterprise tech spending may be on the mend.
SINGAPORE, Sept 16- China's ZTE Corp, the world's fifth largest telecoms equipment maker, plans to expand cloud computing services abroad, despite the challenge of allaying security concerns.
SINGAPORE, Sept 16- China's ZTE Corp, the world's 5th largest telecom equipment maker, plans to expand cloud computing abroad, though security worries could pose a challenge.
A day-by-day look at what Jim Cramer plans to monitor in the days to come.
Stocks closed near session lows on the final trading day of August, with the Dow and S&P 500 posting their worst monthly declines since May 2012, as investors held off making large bets ahead of a long holiday weekend amid escalating worries over Syria.
*Uncertainty over possible strike on Syria makes for thin volume. NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stocks fell in a thinly traded session on Friday as the S&P 500 index recorded its steepest decline since May 2012 and investors avoided making large bets before a long weekend with the situation about Syria still uncertain.
*Traders adjust positions for weekend with Syria outcome clouded. NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stocks dipped in weak volume on Friday, with the S&P 500 on track for its worst month since May 2012 as investors held off making large bets before a long weekend with the situation in Syria still uncertain.
Though stocks declined on the final trading day of August, some professional still saw opportunities. Here are some pros' top trades.
*Threat of imminent action against Syria recedes. Even though the threat of an imminent western military strike on Syria faded slightly, volatility increased.
NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stocks slipped on Friday, with the S&P500 index likely to end August with its worst monthly showing in over a year as the threat of an imminent Western military strike on Syria faded slightly.
NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stocks were poised for a flat open on Friday, with the S&P set for its worst monthly showing in over a year as the likelihood of an impending Western military strike on Syria appeared to lessen and personal income data for July came in soft.
U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline Friday as month-end buyers stepped in and as fears of imminent military action against Syria eased.
NEW YORK, Aug 30- U.S. stock index futures advanced on Friday, as the likelihood of an impending Western military strike on Syria appeared to lessen ahead of a flurry of economic data.
Salesforce.com Chairman & CEO Marc Benioff discussing its big deal with Louis Vuitton, the positives of doing business with Yelp, his company's growth plan and what to expect from its conference "Dreamforce," with
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29- Salesforce.com Inc raised its fiscal 2014 sales outlook after reporting better-than-expected revenue and earnings on Thursday, reassuring jittery investors that the cloud software company will continue its red-hot growth.
Stocks finished in positive territory Thursday but closed off session highs as lingering worries over Syria put a damper on gains.