Jive, the enterprise-focused software company that makes social communication and collaboration tools, has explored a sale, Re/code reports.» Read More
Jive has hired Qatalyst Partners, the investment bank led by Silicon Valley dealmaker Frank Quattrone, to find a buyer, the blog Re/Code reported, citing sources. Jive approached Oracle Corp, SAP AG and Workday Inc, but was rebuffed by them, the sources told the blog.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- ServiceMax field service management company said Tuesday it had raised $71 million in new financing, bringing its total funding to $120 million. He said the closest competitors are elements of software services provided by customer relations management businesses Oracle Corp and SAP AG.
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
NEW YORK, Feb 28- A five-year bull market may have finally outdueled one of the U.S. stock market's biggest bulls, and Warren Buffett will probably tell investors on Saturday that his 43- year run of beating the Street has come to an end.
Feb 24- Oracle Corp said it would buy online data management startup BlueKai to bolster its marketing platform. However, Business Insider reported last week that Oracle was looking to buy BlueKai for about $400 million. Oracle's shares closed at $38.10 on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Shortly after moving to Silicon Valley in 2004, the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pulled a prank on Sequoia Capital by making an investment pitch in his pajamas. The discussion never got serious and Sequoia never invested in Facebook.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 20- Shortly after moving to Silicon Valley in 2004, the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pulled a prank on Sequoia Capital by making an investment pitch in his pajamas. The discussion never got serious, and Sequoia never invested in Facebook.
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Jan 27- Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is exploring the sale of network security company Blue Coat Systems Inc and is expected to choose Goldman Sachs Group Inc to lead the effort, according to three sources close to the situation. Possible suitors could include IBM, Oracle Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co, one of the sources said.
Jan 23- Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp's second-quarter results beat analysts' estimates, driven by higher license sales and customer service revenue. Open Text, which has a market value of nearly $5.40 billion, will spend about $3.4 billion in the next five years on acquisitions, Chief Executive Mark Barrenechea told Reuters.
Jan 23- Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp reported a 12 percent fall in quarterly profit and announced a two-for-one stock split. Profit fell to $53.5 million, or 90 cents per share, in the second quarter, from $61.1 million, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier.
Jan 22- Shares in IBM Corp opened down about 5 percent on Wednesday, a day after it missed revenue expectations, hurt by weak demand for its servers and storage equipment, particularly in growth markets such as China.
We got an earnings report from IBM, and the picture they paint isn't pretty. The technology bellwether had a rough quarter.
Jan 21- IBM missed revenue expectations for the fourth straight quarter as it grappled with weakening demand for servers and storage in emerging markets such as China. Particularly in China, the government-owned corporations that IBM relies on for a large chunk of revenue are putting the brakes on IT spending.
Jan 21- IBM, the world's largest technology services company, reported quarterly revenue that missed estimates for the fourth straight quarter, due to a steep fall in demand for servers and storage products in emerging markets such as China. International Business Machines Corp shares fell 3.5 percent to $181.68 in after-hours trade.
WALLDORF, Germany, Jan 21- German business software maker SAP pushed back its profit target as it waits for subscription revenue from cloud-computing to gather pace and invests more in the business to keep up with a fast-growing market.