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  • BEIJING, March 30- China has agreed to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington has complained represent unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a senior U.S. Treasury official said in Beijing on Monday. BSA The Software Alliance, whose members include Adobe Systems, Apple Inc, IBM, Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp, and the...

  • Google Gmail account errors now fixed Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
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  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Altera Corp. fell 3.5 percent to $42.82 with 34,069,600 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 2.5 percent to $126.37 with 46,144,400 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. fell 7.0 percent to $8.80 with 32,692,400 shares traded.

  • NEW YORK— Netflix Inc. on Monday named a former executive from The Walt Disney Co. and a current executive from Microsoft Corp. to its board of directors. Los Gatos, California- based Netflix also named Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel of Microsoft, to its board. "We look forward to benefiting from Brad and Anne's perspective as we continue...

  • US stocks look set for another rebound, data eyed Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
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    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply higher open on Monday, following European stocks' move upwards, ahead a data-packed week.

  • Early movers: CTRX, ASPX, DD, ALTR, MSG & more Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 7:58 AM ET
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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a ten year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former chief executives. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Yahoo and Microsoft mutually agreed to...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:16 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell. 8 percent to $123.25 with 38,221,800 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 1.7 percent to $9.46 with 25,276,400 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 1 percent to $27.13 with 19,514,500 shares traded.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison are among more than 120 wealthy people and families who have announced they will give away their fortunes.

  • Google is still the place everyone wants to work Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    An employee walks through the lobby of Google's Washington, D.C. headquarters.

    Google remains the most attractive first job for U.S. computer science graduates for the seventh year in a row, a survey shows.

  • Weak demand for consoles sting GameStop Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 9:42 AM ET
    A customer holds a GameStop shopping bag inside a store in San Francisco.

    GameStop's profit forecast missed expectations on weak demand for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles.

  • Early movers: DOW, BBRY, GME, RH, YHOO & more Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:49 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Report Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:15 PM ET
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    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.

  • *Expects 2015 profit of $3.60- $3.80/ share vs est $4.04/ share. *Expects strong dollar to hit 2015 profit by 6- 9 cents per share. March 26- GameStop Corp's full-year profit forecast missed Wall Street expectations as the dollar strengthened and demand for new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles failed to make up for falling sales of earlier versions.

  • March 26- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity- after paying for his 10- year-old nephew's college education. Billionaire financier...

  • March 26- GameStop Corp forecast a weaker-than-expected profit for the full year, as demand for the new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles fail to make up for falling sales of earlier versions. GameStop's new video game hardware sales fell 30.2 percent to $808.8 million in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, lower than the $844.8 million analysts had expected,...

  • NEW YORK— Microsoft said Thursday that it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees paid time off— but that only applies for the staffers that do work for Microsoft. Microsoft said it has about 2,000 U.S. suppliers, who provide services such as maintenance and security. Microsoft Corp. said suppliers with 50 or more employees will be asked to provide at...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 8 percent to $2.65 with 27,843,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 7 percent to $124.24 with 45,918,300 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. fell 1.0 percent to $22.40 with 34,520,300 shares traded.

  • Want a billion-dollar career? Choose this degree Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Hoping for that seven-figure annual salary? According to this data, the solution lies in whether your adolescent self picked the right degree.

  • March 25- Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, forecast a profit for the first quarter that matched analysts' estimates despite warning on a strong dollar hurting its revenue. Red Hat shares were up 5 percent in after-market trading on Wednesday after the company's profit beat the average analyst estimate for...