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SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 2- Apple Inc has acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking.
Dec 2- A surge of visitors clogged the U.S. government's revamped healthcare insurance shopping website on Monday, signaling that President Barack Obama's administration has a way to go in fixing the portal that showcases his signature domestic policy.
*3 D printer entrepreneurs hope to revive age of craftmanship. *Global market dominated by United States, Germany. TOKYO, Dec 3- Junichiro Asami gave up a stable job to join a group of Japanese entrepreneurs building businesses based on 3 D printing, showing the sort of pioneering spirit Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes can revitalise a calcified economy.
A check by Reuters showed visitors waiting for the Florida, Pennsylvania and South Carolina markets. But the queue in Pennsylvania and South Carolina quickly disappeared as volumes fluctuated. "The real challenges remain, and that's downstream," said Rick Howard, research director for the technology consultant Gartner. "
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- President Barack Obama and his HealthCare.gov website face another critical test starting this week, as Americans who have been unable to enroll in health coverage under Obamacare rush to a site that continues to face challenges.
WASHINGTON, Nov 30- Americans are getting their first look on Saturday at whether a five-week, round-the-clock technology overhaul has made it easier to use the troubled website that is the backbone of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare overhaul.
WASHINGTON, Nov 30- A crucial weekend for the troubled website that is the backbone of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul appears to be off to a shaky start, as the U.S. government took the HealthCare.gov site offline for an unusually long maintenance period into Saturday morning.
*Sees Q4 rev $133- $138 mln vs est. 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 from financial customers.
Nov 22- Cisco Systems Inc and Huawei Technologies Co, two of the world's largest communications equipment makers, have been slugging it out for a decade now- in court, in emerging markets, in the lobbies of government and even on blogs.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, Nov 18- A U.S. appeals court on Monday breathed new life into Apple's long-running attempt to secure an injunction banning the sale of some devices made by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, ordering a California judge to reconsider imposing a permanent sales ban on some Samsung products.
*Shares of Qualcomm, Synaptics rise as sales to China grow. *China market big enough to support latecomers- analysts.
*Backed by PE firms Francisco Partners, Sequoia Capital. Campbell, California- based Barracuda's shares opened at $22.20 and touched a high of $23.77 in morning trading, valuing the company at $1.19 billion. Its rivals include Symantec Corp, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, CommVault Systems Inc and Intel Corp's McAfee unit.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 31- Facebook Inc's investors and other proponents of the social network like to say that it captures one of the greatest concentrations of human attention on the planet and thus offers a boundless opportunity for advertisers.
TOKYO, Oct 29- Apple Inc's disappointing third quarter was nowhere in evidence in Japan, where sales increased more than 40 percent as the highly anticipated launch of the new iPhone by Japan's biggest mobile firm boosted sales- at rival carriers.
Oct 23- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help move content quickly over the Internet, forecast current-quarter revenue largely below analyst estimates, citing the uncertain outcome of contract renegotiations with its biggest media client- widely thought to be Apple Inc.. Akamai shares fell as much as 13 percent in extended trading.
Oct 23- Symantec Corp, maker of Norton anti-virus software, reported lower-than-expected second-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter results below expectations, hit by low demand for storage and security products and a weak PC market. Symantec shares fell more than 13 percent in extended trading on Wednesday.
Oct 23- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help to move content quickly over the Internet, reported a 65 percent rise in profit as mobile activity and app downloads increased after Apple Inc launched its iOS 7 platform. Akamai shares, which have risen more than 15 percent in the last three months, were up 8 percent after the bell.
Apple said upgrades to its Mac operating system and iWork software suite, which compete with Microsoft Corp's Excel, Word and other applications, will now be offered for all MacBooks and Mac computers.