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  • Dec 9- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless. The smartphone maker said that more than 93 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices had been returned as a part of...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 8- Germany is investigating whether Volkswagen's sportscar brand Porsche used software to disguise exhaust emissions, the country's car industry regulator said on Thursday, in a fresh blow to VW's attempts to move on from a 15 month-old scandal. The investigation could be particularly embarrassing for VW group chief executive Matthias...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 8- Germany is investigating whether Volkswagen's sportscar brand Porsche used software to disguise exhaust emissions, the country's car industry regulator said on Thursday, in a fresh blow to VW's attempts to move on from a 15 month-old scandal. Germany's Motor Transport Authority, KBA, said it was examining software that can measure the angle...

  • Dec 7- Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc said it had bought smartwatch maker Pebble's software and intellectual property as it looks to strengthen its position in the wearables market. Pebble, which began as a crowdfunded project in 2012 and raised more than $10 million in a Kickstarter campaign, was one of the first companies to make smartwatches that used...

  • Dec 7- Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday that it had bought smartwatch maker Pebble's software and intellectual property. The deal, which closed on Dec. 6, did not include Pebble's hardware products, Fitbit said. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • Dec 7- Software maker Fidelity National Information Services Inc is to sell its SunGard Public Sector and Education unit to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million to focus on making software for the financial industry. The sale shows the Jacksonville, Florida- based company's aim to focus on its core competence of making software used for retail and...

  • Dec 7- Fidelity National Information Services Inc, a maker of software mainly for the financial industry, said on Wednesday it would sell its SunGard Public Sector and Education business to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million. The business being sold makes software with varied uses such as allowing municipalities to communicate and plan meetings with...

  • LONDON, Dec 7- These days the average researcher at Philips is more likely to be a software developer than an product engineer, reflecting a transformation at the former Dutch conglomerate that its chief executive says will gather pace. "M&A will play a more active role," van Houten said during a visit to London, highlighting informatics, diagnostics, patient...

  • Roper said it expected Deltek to generate $535 million in revenue and add $80 million to its cash flow in 2017.. Reuters had reported in July that Thoma Bravo was exploring a sale of Deltek. Thoma Bravo took Deltek private in an all-cash deal valued at $1.1 billion in 2012..

  • Public Storage, up $1.62 to $209.48. Starbucks Corp., down $1.30 to $57.21. Smith& Wesson Holding Corp., down $2.88 to $21.10.

  • Dec 1- A cyber attack on Britain's Talktalk Telecom Group PLC broadband affected "a small number of customer routers" on Thursday, the company said in a statement. "Along with other Internet Service Providers in the UK and abroad, we are taking steps to review the potential impacts of the Mirai worm", Talktalk said, adding it has put additional controls in place.

  • ATLANTA _ American Software Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $412,000. American Software shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: American Software, Earnings Report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 30- Comma.ai, the tech startup that recently pulled the plug on its device to give cars limited self-driving capabilities after being reprimanded by U.S. regulators, has opened up its software secrets to the masses. On Wednesday, Comma.ai announced on its website that it had open sourced the software code and robotics research platform for the...

  • Excluding items, the company reported a loss of 37 cents per share for the first quarter, smaller than the average analyst loss estimate of 44 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Nutanix, which has been unprofitable for the past few years, said it expects revenue at between $175 million and $180 million in the current quarter. Nutanix's net loss widened to...

  • FOSTER CITY, Calif. _ Guidewire Software Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $7.9 million in its fiscal first quarter. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $87.1 million. For the current quarter ending in February, Guidewire Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 12 cents to 15 cents.

  • In August, Delphi announced that it had joined with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years. Delphi makes its own radar and laser sensors and uses Mobileye's cameras and software. It also relies on Ottomatica, a spinoff from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, to develop artificial...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 28- Software company Zenefits has been fined $7 million by California's insurance regulator, marking the biggest penalty yet for the startup that has faced multiple investigations for flouting insurance laws. The company offers free software to businesses and makes money acting as a health insurance broker, working as the middleman...

  • Shares of Cognizant, which disclosed in September that it was investigating possible violations of U.S. anti-corruption laws, were up 7 percent at $56.95 in late afternoon trading. "We believe that Cognizant can achieve a value of $80- $90+ per share by the end of 2017, representing upside of 50-69 percent in just over a year," Elliott Senior Portfolio Manager...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 28- The ability of Australian telecoms company Telstra Corporation to offset the fall in its traditional revenue streams by diversifying into a range of technology and other businesses is in doubt. In particular, high hopes for a $330 million investment in tech startup Ooyala, a video platform, have all but faded, with Telstra mostly writing off in...

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 25- Sandvik Machining Solutions, the world's top metal cutting tools maker, is looking to build on its expertise in 3 D printing and acquire industrial software firms to stay ahead of rivals and adapt to emerging challenges like the rise of the electric car. A unit of Swedish engineering group Sandvik, it holds a fifth of the $17 billion metal cutting...

 

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