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  • Sept 30- Accounting software maker BlackLine Inc filed for an initial public offering with U.S. securities regulators on Friday, looking to ride on the recent success of technology offerings in a relatively quiet year for IPOs. Los Angeles- based BlackLine, founded in 2001 by Chief Executive Therese Tucker, counts Coca-Cola Co, Under Armour and Dow Chemical Co...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google— but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ranging from robotic cars to internet-beaming balloons, which are suffering costly growing pains. CEO Larry Page predicted that separating these smaller "moonshots" from the massive search-and-advertising...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 30- U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm will attempt to fend off EU antitrust charges at a hearing on Nov. 10 that it used anti-competitive methods to squeeze out a rival, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The European Commission may take Qualcomm's arguments at the hearing into account in the case, which could delay the Commission's decision...

  • PRAGUE, Sept 30- Avast Software, maker of the world's most popular computer antivirus programme, will need a year to absorb its $1.3 billion buy of rival AVG but may seek further acquisitions before an expected flotation, its chief executive said in an interview. Prague- based Avast closed its purchase on Friday of AVG Technologies, another software firm with...

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    Cloud company Nutanix scrambled to avoid a situation that has increasingly marred tech IPOs: a price that is below the private funding round.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 29- In the run-up to its initial public offering, cloud computing company Nutanix scrambled to avoid a situation that has increasingly marred technology IPOs: a price that is below the most recent private funding round. After initially pricing shares at $11 to $13, a range that set the company up for a valuation nosedive, Nutanix on Thursday...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 29- U.S. software company Salesforce called on EU regulators on Thursday to investigate antitrust issues related to Microsoft's $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn. "Salesforce believes this raises significant antitrust and data privacy issues that need to be fully scrutinized by competition and data privacy authorities in the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 29- In the run-up to its initial public offering, cloud computing company Nutanix scrambled to avoid a situation that has increasingly marred technology IPOs: a price that's below the most recent private funding round. After bumping up its price Wednesday to $13 to $15 per share, Nutanix will be valued at $1.9 billion at the mid-point of that...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 29- U.S. software company Salesforce called on EU regulators on Thursday to investigate antitrust issues related to Microsoft's $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn. "Salesforce believes this raises significant antitrust and data privacy issues that need to be fully scrutinized by competition and data privacy authorities in the...

  • *Q4 rev $8.49 bln vs est $8.43 bln. *Adj profit $1.31/ share vs est $1.30. Accenture bought three companies in September alone: DayNine, a partner of human resources software provider Workday Inc, Octo Technology, a technology consultancy firm based in France, and Kurt Salmon, a unit of Management Consulting Group Plc..

  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT, Sept 29- Alarmed by the threat posed by Silicon Valley firms developing autonomous driving systems, carmakers at this week's Paris Motor Show showed signs they are ready to hit back by cooperating in areas where they might have been expected to compete. "This is how the automotive industry may be able to fight off the threat that Apple and...

  • Accenture is beefing up its digital and cloud services as it seeks to gain market share from rivals including IBM Corp and India's Infosys Ltd and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.. Accenture said it expected first-quarter revenue between $8.40 billion and $8.65 billion. Net income rose to $1.13 billion or $1.68 per share in the fourth quarter ended Aug. 31, from...

  • The company's net income rose to $1.13 billion, or $1.68 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Aug. 31, from $788.13 million, or $1.15 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $8.49 billion from $7.89 billion. Accenture, incorporated in Ireland, is beefing up its digital and cloud services as it seeks to gain market share from rivals including IBM Corp and India's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 28- Software maker Apttus has raised raised more money from private investors, postponing plans for an initial public share offer until next year because of the current uncertainties facing markets, including the U.S. presidential election. Apttus said on Wednesday it has raised $88 million from investors, nudging its valuation to more...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif.— HP Inc. has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past. The apology comes after critics complained HP had over-reached by interfering with its customers' right to choose ink suppliers.

  • BEDFORD, Mass. _ Progress Software Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $7.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in November, Progress Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 55 cents to 58 cents. Progress Software expects full-year earnings in the range of...

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Nougat, Google's latest update of its Android smartphone software, isn't particularly flashy; you might not even notice what's different about it at first. But it offers a number of practical time-saving features, plus a few that could save money— and perhaps even your life. You'll be able to switch between apps more easily and do more without...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 28- Europe's biggest software maker SAP has earmarked 2 billion euros for investments in products that help companies to connect everything from washing machines to cars to the Internet. SAP sealed a deal last week to work with German car parts maker Robert Bosch to connect everything from screwdrivers to cars to the Internet, and more deals...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants. Palantir Technologies was co-founded by prominent tech financier Peter Thiel, with backing from an investment arm of the CIA, and was recently valued at $20 billion.

  • BARNSLEY, Britain _ MAM Software Group Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Barnsley, Britain- based company said it had net income of 12 cents. MAM Software shares have fallen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

 

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