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  • Oct 19- International Business Machines Corp reported its 14th consecutive fall in quarterly revenue and also fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a strong dollar and the sale of low-margin businesses. IBM is shifting from making hardware to cloud computing and, like established rivals such as Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp, is striving to boost...

  • Among their favorite targets: U.S. software provider Blackbaud Inc, whose cloud-based software is a favorite among non-profits looking to cash in on the record levels of charitable giving in the United States. "Now with Facebook and digital fundraising, you need technological expertise, even if you're a smaller non-profit," said Eric Marshall, whose $2 billion...

  • This year's top CEO is not one you'd guess Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Lars Rebien Soerensen, Novo Nordisk

    One CEO beat out Starbucks' Howard Schultz, Nike's Mark Parker and's Marc Benioff in new performance rankings.

  • Lightning Round: The move on this is too big Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer quickly gives his take on various caller favorite stocks, including this popular oil patch play.

  • Amazon takes a swing at Oracle Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 7:06 PM ET
    Andy Jassy speaks with CNBC's Jon Fortt at the AWS event October 7, 2015.

    During its AWS conference, Amazon took aim at Oracle, which is currently the biggest provider of traditional cloud databases.

  • Unicorn hunger games: a tech bubble survival guide Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 1:45 PM ET

    With so many "unicorns" among us, not all will be able to survive. Tech exec Todd McKinnon offers this survival guide.

  • Second-Half Top Trades As Fourth-Quarter Kicks Off Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.

  • All industries should brace for a shakeup: Benioff Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    Marc Benioff, CEO of speaking at Dreamforce 2014.

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says major developments in tech could change how companies in every sector should operate.

  • Cramer: Technology is doing the job of the Fed now Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 6:28 PM ET

    Jim Cramer explains why the Fed could leave rates unchanged, thanks to technology innovation that allows for high paying jobs to be cut.

  • Microsoft and Salesforce are getting real cozy Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:44 PM ET
    John Thompson Chairman of Microsoft (L) and Marc Benioff speak at the Salesforce keynote during Dreamforce 2015 at Moscone Center on September 16, 2015 in San Francisco.

    Acquisition talks are off, but Microsoft and are getting very friendly, a sentiment on full display at Dreamforce.

  • Cramer Remix: Know this about beer takeovers Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 7:02 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer taps in to the takeover talk in the alcohol industry.

  • Sept 16- Oracle Corp's sales fell more than expected in the first quarter, hurt by a strong dollar and a continued drop in licensed software sales and the company warned revenue could fall in the current quarter even on a constant currency basis. Like its rivals such as SAP, IBM Corp and Microsoft Corp, Oracle is striving to boost Internet-based software sales to...

  • King of Cloud to Cramer: CRM isn’t about the cloud Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    CNBC's Jim Cramer interviewing Marc Benioff at Dreamforce, September 16, 2015.

    Jim Cramer speaks to the CEO of Salesforce on why the "King of Cloud" isn't about the cloud anymore.

  • Cramer: Stocks to buy in a Fed induced selloff Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 6:13 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Jim Cramer wants investors to be prepared with a solid game plan of stocks to buy, just in case there is a selloff after the Fed meeting.

  • Sept 16- Oracle Corp's sales fell more than expected in the first quarter, hurt by a strong dollar and as the rapid shift by customers to lower-margin cloud-based software failed to make up for waning sales of traditional packaged software. Like its rivals such as SAP, IBM Corp and Microsoft Corp, Oracle is striving to boost Internet-based software sales to head...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- The top-performing U.S. large cap growth fund for the year has prospered by betting on companies positioned to benefit should the Federal Reserve raise interest rates for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis. Noah Blackstein, portfolio manager of the $74.1 million Scotia Dynamic U.S. Growth fund, said that a rate hike would "normalize"...

  • Is Uber really sacrificing profit for this? Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Travis Kalanick, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies, speaks during the DreamForce Conference in San Francisco, on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

    Despite criticism of Uber's surge pricing, CEO Travis Kalanick says the company's carpooling service brings with it less profit.

  • Why Wall Street is bullish on Salesforce Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Marc Benioff, chairman and chief executive officer of

    The company's stock has enjoyed a strong run all year. It's now up some 20 percent and on pace for its fourth positive year in a row.

  • Top Trades on a Strong Market Day Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their top trades of the show.

  • Why 150,000 people are pouring into SF this week Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Outdoor venue of Dreamforce 2014

    Saleforce's annual shindig called Dreamforce is huge for related start-ups, accounting for up to half of annual sales leads.