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The company operates two data center facilities in Las Vegas, providing security, power and cooling for stacks of thousands of servers owned by more than 1,000 clients that include eBay, Xerox, Zappos, Amazon, DreamWorks, Shutterfly and the U.S. government. Switch's "supernap" project includes the development of a 500- mile fiber optic network it calls a "superloop"...
*Asia shares buoyed as Wall St surges for second day. LONDON, Dec 19- World markets are ending their last full week of 2014 on a high, as Wall Street made its biggest two-day advance since late 2011 and European shares headed for their strongest week of the year. French IT services company Atos SE Xerox Corp's outsourcing arm.
PARIS, Dec 19- European stocks climbed early on Friday, with French information technology services firm Atos SE leading a rally in tech stocks after unveiling a deal to buy Xerox Corp's IT outsourcing arm. Shares in Atos rose 6 percent, leading gains in the STOXX Europe 600 Technology sector, which was up 1.1 percent at 0814 GMT. Air France-KLM bucked the trend,...
*Xerox to sell information technology outsourcing business to Atos for $1.05 billion. *Xerox says deal with Atos also includes additional consideration of $50 million; deal expected to close in the first half of 2015. *Xerox says now expects full-year 2014 gaap earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.87- $0.89.
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Xerox CEO Ursula Burns says the US economy is 'stuck.' The way she describes it: "One step forward, a half step back."
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Oct 22- Xerox Corp reported a 2 percent fall in third-quarter revenue due to tepid growth in its services business and slowing demand in the printing business. Xerox, best known as a maker of printers and copiers, has been focusing on services to offset a drop in printing by companies and as personal computing moves to tablets and smartphones.
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Oct 22- Xerox Inc reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by slowing demand in its printing business. Net income attributable to Xerox fell to $266 million from $286 million. Xerox, which has been diversifying away from its printers and copiers, also forecast adjusted earnings of 30- 32 cents per share for the current quarter ending Dec. 31.
Oct 22- Xerox Inc reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by slowing demand in its printing business. Net income attributable to Xerox fell to $266 million, or 22 cents per share, from $286 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $5.12 billion from $5.24 billion a year earlier.
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DETROIT, Sept 5- A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on Friday.
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U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday weighed by Amazon's weak earnings and Visa's lowered outlook, in addition to ongoing geopolitical concerns.
U.S. stock index futures held to negative figures on Friday despite a rebound in the durable goods report, with focus on unrest in Ukraine and Gaza.
Even as traders monitor the world's hot spots, corporate earnings news could be a positive for stocks in the week ahead.
Stan Druckenmiller said IBM's recent stock buybacks represent what's wrong with the economic recovery.