• *China data, German ZEW and QE hopes boost sentiment. LONDON, Jan 20- European shares climbed to a new seven-year high on Tuesday after data showed China's economic growth had slowed less than feared and expectations grew that the European Central Bank would launch a quantitative easing programme later this week. "A slowdown in China seems to be at a very moderate...

  • SAP defends cloud focus after profit outlook cut Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 2:15 AM ET

    The head of Europe's largest software firm SAP said the move into cloud-based software was what investors wanted, despite lowering its profit outlook.

  • Midday movers: SanDisk, Chevron, Google & more Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET
    Exchange Place NYSE

    Some of Monday's midday movers:

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.

  • Microsoft is rushing to catch Amazon in the cloud Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:32 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash.

    Microsoft won the software game by selling its Windows suite to the biggest companies. Scott Guthrie's job is to reach some of the smallest.

  • Oracle pops after beating forecasts Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle Corp.

    Oracle delivered fiscal second-quarter earnings of 69 cents per share on $9.60 billion in revenue, topping expectations on the top and bottom lines.

  • Why start-ups need millions: To wine and dine CEOs Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 10:57 AM ET
    Environment Investment

    Start-ups have many reasons to raise cash these days. Jai Das of Sapphire Ventures has a new explanation: Wine and sporting events cost money.

  • Nov 24- Workday Inc, a maker of cloud-based human resources software, forecast fiscal year 2016 revenue below market estimates, indicating that its stellar growth was easing and sending its shares down 8 percent after the bell. The company, which resorts to aggressive pricing to outdo larger rivals such as Oracle Corp and SAP SE, also forecast current-quarter...

  • Nov 24- Workday Inc, a maker of cloud-based human resources software, reported a reported a wider third-quarter loss as costs jumped, sending its shares down 5 percent after the bell. The company's net loss widened to $59.9 million, or 33 cents per share, in the quarter ended Oct. 31, from $47.5 million, or 27 cents per share, a year earlier. The company, whose rivals...

  • Early Movers: BHI, HTZ, SBUX, HLF & more Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

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

  • Nov 13- Oracle Corp and SAP SE have settled long-running copyright litigation for $356.7 million over improper downloads of Oracle files, ending a fierce legal battle between the two enterprise software rivals. The case involved SAP's TomorrowNow unit, which the German company bought to provide software support to Oracle customers at lower rates than what...

  • Wednesday's trading session saw a mixed picture in Asia, with Tokyo shares stealing the limelight to finish at a 7-year high.

  • Bring in Your Parents Day? Don't laugh, it's real Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 3:25 PM ET
    Bring your parents to work day at Linkedin in New York.

    A lot of parents have no idea what their adult children do for a living. LinkedIn offers one solution—bring them to work.

  • Here's why the stock market is calmer this week Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Traders gather at the post that trades IBM on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 20, 2014.

    The market is much calmer this week amid expectations of a more dovish Fed, stabilization in oil prices and easing Ebola concerns.

  • Early Movers: IBM, VFC, HAL, VRX & more Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

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

  • Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard

    Computing giant Hewlett-Packard is close to breaking itself into two companies, following a months-long process during which it explored the sale of several business units, Re/code reports.

  • Oracle CEO: Don't underestimate us in cloud era Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 5:43 PM ET
    Safra Catz, co-chief executive officer of Oracle Corp., speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference in San Francisco, on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

    Oracle's CEO spoke about the company's acquisition strategy and dismissed skeptics who doubt Oracle's future in the cloud era.

  • No bubble in tech, says Andreesen Horowitz's COO Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:55 PM ET
    Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz

    Scott Kupor, COO at Andreessen Horowitz, says that enterprise tech is at the cusp of a "revolution."

  • Michael Dell on the state of PCs and going private Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 5:59 PM ET
    Michael Dell

    A year after his company went private, Michael Dell talked about the PC business, whether he'll take Dell public again, and cloud startup valuations.

  • With Alibaba IPO over, Cramer gets back to work Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on set of Mad Money

    New money making opportunities lie ahead. “This stock has a history of reporting, then selling off, and rallying again," Cramer said.