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Companies like Google, Facebook and Cisco Systems are employing unorthodox new criteria to size up their deal targets.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Cisco's revenue guidance was solid, though EPS was a little light. Gross margins held up. So why the angst?
Oracle has sued Oregon over its health insurance exchange, saying officials are using the company's software despite disputed bills.
Aug 6- Business software maker CA Inc, trying to shake off sluggish sales growth, is digging into a sizeable war chest built over the years to propel growth through acquisitions and a renewed focus on its own products.
Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.
Silicon Valley is "alive and well," but the level of prosperity depends on the tech sector, Oracle Chairman Jeffrey Henley tells CNBC.
But Romania ranks as the European Union's second-poorest state and among the weakest in collecting taxes and fighting fraud, making it poorly equipped to manage the bitcoin.
Microsoft and Cisco may sound old school compared to internet high fliers, but some of the old timers are at levels not seen since the dot com bubble.
Google Glass is partnering with technology start-ups, which may help it carve out a more important and profitable role in business.
WASHINGTON, July 15- The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to ban permanently any taxation of Internet access, a prohibition that is temporary and currently set to expire in 16 weeks. The approval came on a voice vote, sending the legislation next to the Senate, where it also has bipartisan support.
Utilities have doubted the role big data can play in managing the grid, but it may save them billions of dollars in the future.
The 45-mile stretch between San Francisco and San Jose has long been fertile ground for tech underdogs to rent out billboards and attack competitors.
IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
WASHINGTON, July 9- IBM announced on Wednesday it will invest $3 billion over the next five years in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough that can help revive its slumping hardware unit. IBM announced the plan a week before its widely anticipated second quarter earnings.
It's been a decade since Salesforce.com's IPO that introduced cloud software. Now industry-focused applications are set to grow.
U.S. Treasury bonds rose and the yield curve steepened on Wednesday after a big jump in private payrolls.
NEW YORK, June 30- Oracle Corp on Monday launched a US $10 billion seven-part bond offering to finance its pending acquisition of Micros Systems and potential share buybacks as it looks to boost growth. Oracle, the world's number two business software maker, announced it was buying Micros Systems last week.
For Japan, a tax cut at the center of PM Shinzo Abe's latest growth strategy will end up giving with one hand - and taking back with the other.
TOKYO, June 30- For corporate Japan, burdened by one of the industrialised world's steepest tax rates, a tax cut at the centre of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's latest growth strategy will end up giving with one hand- and taking back with the other.