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  • May 2- Buyout firms Bain Capital LLC and Vista Equity Partners Management LLC said on Monday they agreed to acquire Vertafore Inc, in a deal that sources said values the U.S. insurance software provider at about $2.7 billion, including debt. Bain and Vista are buying Vertafore from private equity firm TPG Capital LP, which Reuters reported earlier this month had...

  • May 2- Oracle Corp will buy Opower Inc, a maker of software for utilities, for about $548 million in cash. The offer of $10.30 per share is at a premium of 30.4 percent to Opower's close on Friday. Oracle said on Monday the deal was worth about $532 million net of cash.

  • MORRISVILLE, N.C. _ SciQuest Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in July, SciQuest expects its per-share earnings to range from 7 cents to $8. SciQuest expects full-year earnings in the range of 32 cents to 34 cents per share, with revenue ranging...

  • April 28- Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading and demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division. Shares of the world's biggest online retailer jumped nearly 13 percent to $679 in extended trading...

  • BEDFORD, Mass. _ Aspen Technology Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $33.2 million. Aspen Technology shares have risen roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Aspen Technology, Earnings Report.

  • April 28- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, estimated fourth-quarter profit and revenue below analysts' estimates, and said Chief Executive Michael Brown would step down. Symantec estimated revenue of $873 million for the quarter ended April 1, lower than its forecast of $885 million- $915 million. The company estimated an adjusted...

  • CUPERTINO, California— Apple is edging its way a little further into health care with the release of new iPhone apps that patients can use to manage their own medical conditions— from diabetes to pregnancy and even depression. Apple says larger organizations, including the University of Rochester and hospitals at the Texas Medical Center, are working on...

  • MELVILLE, N.Y. _ FalconStor Software Inc. on Wednesday reported a first-quarter loss of $4.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Melville, New York- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. Keywords: FalconStor Software, Earnings Report.

  • April 27- Software maker VMware Inc said on Wednesday Bill Fathers, executive vice president and general manager of its cloud services business unit, will leave the company, effective May 3. Fathers' role will be filled by two "co-general managers" for cloud, Allwyn Sequeira and Laura Ortman, according to Fortune, which first reported the exit citing several...

  • MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $168 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.75 to $6.15 per share. Rockwell Automation shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2...

  • TOKYO— Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. reported a 24 billion yen loss for January-March Wednesday, bigger than the loss it reported the previous year. Nintendo also said Wednesday that its new game platform codenamed NX will be launched globally in March next year. Recent sales of Nintendo's Wii U machine have lagged rivals Sony Corp.' s PlayStation 4...

  • *Viruses appear not to have posed threat to facility's operations. FRANKFURT, April 27- A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday. The Gundremmingen plant, located about...

  • FRANKFURT, April 26- A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday. The Gundremmingen plant, located about 120 km northwest of Munich, is run by the German utility RWE.

  • April 26- Security software maker Fortinet Inc reported a 33.7 percent jump in quarterly revenue, as governments and companies spend more to protect themselves from cyber attacks. However, the company posted a net loss of $3.43 million, or 2 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with a net profit of $1.56 million, or 1 cent per share, a year...

  • WESTON, Fla. _ The Ultimate Software Group Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $2.4 million. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $180.2 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Ultimate Software said it expects revenue in the range of $187 million.

  • April 25- The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE Systems. The software update and warning from Brussels- based SWIFT, or the Society for Worldwide...

  • EXCLUSIVE-HACKERS IN BANGLADESH BANK HEIST PROBABLY BROKE INTO SWIFT'S FINANCIAL MESSAGING SOFTWARE- SECURITY RESEARCHERS AT BAE.

  • EXCLUSIVE-SWIFT DEVELOPS SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ITS CLIENTS THAT IS SET TO BE ISSUED MONDAY.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- Financial results from Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp this week brought into sharp relief the challenges the onetime PC partners face as they shift more of their emphasis to cloud computing. Microsoft's market capitalization of around $440 billion is almost three times Intel's at $151 billion, compared to about double five years ago.

  • "We would have liked to have seen 7 to 9 percent growth," Dan Morgan, a portfolio manager at Synovus Trust who holds Microsoft shares, said of intelligent cloud revenue. Revenue at the Redmond, Wash.- based software giant fell to $20.53 billion from $21.73 billion, lower than the $22.09 billion analysts had expected. The company's net income in the third quarter ended...

 

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