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  • One start-up is tkaing remote work to new levels

    Software start-up Zapier has its employees work remotely.

  • BEDFORD, Mass. _ Progress Software Corp. on Wednesday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $525,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in June, Progress Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 35 cents to 37 cents. Progress Software expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.64 to $1.69...

  • TORONTO, March 29- Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business. BlackBerry's enterprise-value-to-forward-revenue ratio is 3.14, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 28- Facebook Inc is giving the camera a central place on its smartphone app for the first time, encouraging users to take more pictures and edit them with digital stickers that show the influence of rival Snapchat. Shares of Snapchat owner Snap Inc, which held its initial public offering this month, were down 4.1 percent at $22.85 after...

  • The documents released by the anti-secrecy site Thursday morning pointed to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple devices using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices. Besides being likely out of date, the techniques also typically require physical access to devices, something the CIA would use only for targeted individuals, not...

  • *Net loss narrows to 540.5 mln yuan. HONG KONG, March 24- Chinese photo app owner and. was down by 24 percent, the company reported on Friday, in its first results since its shares made their market debut in Hong Kong in December.

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ Upland Software Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $2 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Upland Software said it expects revenue in the range of $20 million to $20.8 million.

  • A FireEye information analyst works in front of a screen showing a near real-time map tracking cyber threats at the FireEye office in Milpitas, California.

    Goldman Sachs says FireEye has a $200 million sales opportunity this year as 6,000 security devices come up for renewal.

  • March 23- Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported a 4.7 percent increase in quarterly net revenue, helped by strong demand for its digital and cloud services. Net income attributable to Accenture fell to $838.8 million or $1.33 per share in the second quarter ended Feb. 28, from $1.33 billion or $2.08 per share, a year earlier.

  • Adam Lyons, CEO of The Zebra

    The founder of insurance comparison site The Zebra took a risk, and it paid off.

  • ZURICH/ LONDON, March 22- Swiss banking software and services provider Avaloq has got a 300 million Swiss franc injection from private equity firm Warburg Pincus in what the group described as a first step towards a potential public listing. Avaloq-- which has wealth managers, boutique banks and a growing number of global finance groups as clients-- has branched...

  • March 21- Plex Systems Inc, a privately held U.S. maker of software used to run manufacturing plants, is exploring a potential sale which it hopes will value it at more than $1 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Francisco Partners, the private equity firm that is the majority owner of Plex, is working with investment bank Morgan...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 21- Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments. U.S. and European governments have been pressuring social media companies including...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— Upstate New York is home to one of the country's top training centers for video game design, but developers say New York will miss out on its chunk of a nearly $100 billion video game industry if it doesn't encourage companies to plant their roots in the state. Andrew Cuomo to accept Assembly and the Senate proposals that would provide tax incentives of...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- NYSE Arca said on Tuesday that all systems were functioning normally after a technical issue in the prior session prevented some symbols from completing a closing auction. "One could argue the role of NYSE official closing prices is one of the most important in the market," said Spencer Midlin, analyst at Aite Group in Boston.

  • On the eve of San Jose, California- based Adobes annual user conference, the company said that it will work with Microsoft to create a shared data format between Adobes marketing software suite, which the company is re-naming its Experience Cloud, and Microsofts sales software, called Dynamics, allowing the software systems to work together seamlessly.

  • *New company to be valued at $2.4 bln. Chicago- based Cision, which owns press release distributor PR Newswire, marketing software firm Gorkana and media service Help a Reporter Out, expects to have an enterprise value of $2.4 billion. Cision, which is controlled by U.S. private equity firm GTCR LLC, will become a unit of blank-check firm Capitol Acquisition Corp III,...

  • San Francisco- based MuleSoft on Friday closed out its first day on Wall Street with shares trading at $23.80, a 40 percent pop that valued the company at nearly $3 billion, about double the valuation it commanded at its last private financing event in 2015.. The offering of 13 million shares was priced at $17 each on Thursday, above the expected range of $14 to $16.

  • NEW YORK, March 17- U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as bank shares fell alongside Treasury yields while Adobe helped buoy the S&P tech sector and the Nasdaq Composite. Analysts say investors are expecting a catalyst to thrust stocks higher after bets on President Trump's promises of tax cuts and a fiscal stimulus drove Wall Street to all-time highs on a weeks-long...

  • Social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk speaks at the 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals.

    Gary Vaynerchuk identifies the platform where you can get attention without overpaying.