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  • *Top 30 companies can point to just 63 confirmed hires. FRANKFURT, Sept 15- Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany needed "viable solutions" to integrate refugees into the workforce faster after she met with blue-chip companies, which have hired fewer than 100 refugees since around a million arrived in the country last year.

  • Players at the booths are donning chunky headgear covering their eyes and ears, immersed in their own worlds, shooting imaginary monsters or dancing with virtual partners, at Makuhari Messe hall in the Tokyo suburb of Chiba. And Yasuo Takahashi, director at Sony Interactive Entertainment, the game division of Japanese electronics and entertainment giant...

  • Sept 14- Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google engage in practices that undermine competition in the smartphone app market, Nikkei said, citing a report by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Restricting what payment methods developers can accept and limiting their pricing freedom may not directly violate Japan's anti-monopoly law, but these...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- The entrepreneur behind British software company Autonomy has invested in a start-up called Luminance that uses artificial intelligence to read documents and speed up the legal process around deals, potentially cutting out some lawyers. Mike Lynch, who founded technology investment fund Invoke Capital after leaving Autonomy, said on...

  • SEOUL, Sept 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which has urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to turn them in due to fire-prone batteries, said it will perform a software update in South Korea that limits the devices' charge to 60 percent. It has not decided whether to implement similar software upgrades limiting battery charging in markets other than South...

  • CUPERTINO, Calif.— Your iPhone will look and feel different with the iOS 10 software update. It will be easier to move around and do more without switching apps, but the changes will take getting used to. Once Control Center is open, swipe to the left to get audio and video controls.

  • TORONTO, Sept 12- Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, boosted by a surge in shares of Open Text Corp after the software company acquired a rival's assets, and by reduced bets on a Federal Reserve interest rate hike happening soon. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended up 57.06 points, or 0.39 percent, at 14,597.06. Shares in Potash Corp and...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Digital payment apps in smartphones, so-called digital wallets, have yet to catch on with customers, the chief executive of consumer banking for JPMorgan Chase& Co said on Monday. Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay are being used for less than 1 percent of payments at retailers, Gordon Smith said, citing industry data at an investor conference.

  • TORONTO, Sept 12- Canada's main stock index slipped on Monday as banks fell with a retreat in overseas equities markets, but losses were cushioned by companies gaining on domestic merger activity. Open Text Corp soared 7.8 percent to C $84.02 after the software company said it had agreed to buy Dell-EMC's enterprise content division for $1.62 billion.

  • Sept 12- Canadian business software maker OpenText Corp said it agreed to buy Dell-EMC's enterprise content division for $1.62 billion as it looks to expand its services to larger businesses. The Dell-EMC enterprise content division offers content management services for enterprises and generated about $599 million in revenue in 2015..

  • Sept 12- Canadian business software maker OpenText Corp said it agreed to buy Dell-EMC's enterprise content division for $1.62 billion to beef up its offerings for large businesses. Barclays, which acted as a financial adviser, has provided a $1 billion debt commitment for the deal, OpenText said on Monday. The deal is expected to immediately add to earnings, the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it is acquiring cloud software company Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, the tech giant's latest effort to claim a greater share of the lucrative cloud business. San Jose- based Apigee's software helps companies' digital services interact with apps used by customers and partners.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 8- Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it is acquiring software developer Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, the tech giant's latest effort to claim a greater share of the lucrative cloud business. San Jose- based Apigee's software helps companies' digital services interact with apps used by customers and partners.

  • *UK company buys HPE's software assets in $8.8 bln deal. LONDON/ NEW YORK Sept 7- Hewlett-Packard Enterprise agreed to sell its software business to Micro Focus in a $8.8 billion deal that shrinks the Silicon Valley pioneer again while catapulting the little-known British firm into the top tier of European tech companies. Micro Focus approached HPE in February,...

  • Meg Whitman, chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Co.

    Meg Whitman tells CNBC that technology is moving at "lightning speed," and the winning companies are going to be "nimble, fast, and focused."

  • Sept 8- Alphabet Inc's Google is acquiring software developer Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, as it strengthens its cloud business. "Companies are moving beyond the traditional ways of communicating like phone calls and visits and instead are communicating programmatically through APIs," said Dianne Greene, who runs Google's cloud...

  • Sept 8- Alphabet Inc's Google is acquiring software developer Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million in cash. Google will pay Apigee shareholders $17.40 for each share held, a 6.5 percent premium to the stock's Wednesday close. Apigee went public in April last year at $17 per share.

  • *UK company buys HPE's software assets in $8.8 bln deal. LONDON/ NEW YORK Sept 7- Hewlett-Packard Enterprise agreed to sell its software business to Micro Focus in a $8.8 billion deal that shrinks the Silicon Valley pioneer again while catapulting the little-known British firm into the top tier of European tech companies. Micro Focus approached HPE in February,...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- European stock markets gained ground on Thursday, leaving a leading index near eight-month highs, with software company Micro Focus surging after a deal with Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Many investors were also focusing on a European Central Bank meeting later in the day. "Draghi isn't anywhere near to achieving his goals, and he might very well...

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- Nintendo Co's surprise announcement that its popular game franchise Super Mario Bros would debut on Apple Inc's new iPhone propelled its shares sharply higher on Thursday on hopes the firm had at last embraced mobile gaming. "Launching a well-known Nintendo character on the globally penetrated iPhone is one of the best scenarios that investors...

 

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