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  • WATERLOO, Ontario— BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to buy California- based software company AtHoc, which develops emergency alert systems for government agencies, military bodies, and other organizations. Financial terms of the deal were not released. BlackBerry said Wednesday that the AtHoc platform will be integrated with its enterprise portfolio.

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler said Wednesday that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. The fix is a response to a recent article in Wired magazine about two well-known hackers, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, who remotely took control of a Jeep Cherokee through its UConnect entertainment system.

  • TORONTO, July 22- BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday it is buying privately-held AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications, as it moves to broaden its software offering and generate revenue from its BBM messaging service. San Mateo, California- based AtHoc's services are used by a number of top clients including the U.S. Department of Defense,...

  • July 21- Vasco Data Security International Inc said some its products may have ended up in Iran in potential violation of U.S. sanctions. The products were sold by its European unit to a third-party distributor and may have been resold to parties in Iran, the Chicago- based company said in a statement. Shares of the data security software maker fell 9.6 percent at...

  • LOS ANGELES— Microsoft booked an $8.4 billion charge in the fourth quarter, swallowing a bitter pill by writing off the Nokia phone business it bought just over a year ago. The Redmond, Washington- based software giant posted a net loss of $3.20 billion, or 40 cents per share, reversing a profit of $4.61 billion, or 55 cents per share, a year ago. Adjusted to exclude the...

  • Microsoft reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash.— Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $3.2 billion, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Microsoft shares have climbed almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the...

  • July 21- Printer maker Lexmark International Inc said it would cut jobs to offset costs resulting from recent acquisitions as part of efforts to focus on software and services. Lexmark and larger rivals such as Hewlett-Packard Co and Xerox Corp are pushing into high-value software and services business as companies reduce printing to cut costs and...

  • July 21- Printer maker Lexmark International Inc forecast third-quarter profit well below Wall Street's estimates and said it would cut about 500 jobs as it absorbs recently acquired businesses. Lexmark said the restructuring is expected to generate $2 million savings in 2015 and annualized savings of $65 million beginning in 2017..

  • UPDATE 1-Printer maker Lexmark to cut 500 jobs Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 7:29 AM ET

    July 21- Printer maker Lexmark International Inc said it would cut 500 jobs, or about 4 percent of its global workforce, as the company integrates its recently acquired businesses and tries to soften the impact of a strong dollar. Lexmark swung to a quarterly loss in the second quarter ended June 30, hurt by an 11 percent decline in revenue in its imaging solutions...

  • Medidata tops Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 6:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK _ Medidata Solutions Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $1.5 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $97.3 million.

  • *Still sees 2015 operating profit 5.6- 5.9 bln euros. FRANKFURT, July 21- German business software maker SAP posted quarterly profit at the low end of forecasts, hit by weak sales of its traditional packaged software and a rapid shift by customers to lower-margin cloud software delivered via the Internet. Like established rivals such as Oracle, IBM and Microsoft,...

  • MILAN, July 17- Milan prosecutors are investigating six former employees of surveillance software maker Hacking Team in connection with a massive attack on the data system of the Italian cybersecurity firm, sources familiar with the case said on Friday. The leaked emails show that Hacking Team worked with numerous state institutions in an array of countries,...

  • BRUSSELS/ FRANKFURT, July 16- European Union antitrust regulators are investigating whether one of the world's biggest chipmakers, Qualcomm, uses illegal tactics to shut out rivals, six years after slapping a record 1 billion euro fine on Intel for a similar offence. Qualcomm has been feeling the heat from regulators in Europe, the United States, China, Japan and...

  • *Microsoft to close Nokia unit, 1,100 jobs at risk. HELSINKI, July 16- When U.S. software giant Microsoft bought Nokia's struggling mobile phone business last year, the inhabitants of Salo- a town of 54,000 in southern Finland- thought the move would revive the local economy. But their hopes were crushed last week when Microsoft announced it would close Nokia's...

  • TOKYO, July 13- Nintendo Co Ltd Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer on Saturday, months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales. The death of the hands-on CEO and president, announced by Nintendo on Monday, comes at a critical time for the company which is betting that its new...

  • *Iwata dies from growth in bile duct- Nintendo. TOKYO, July 13- Nintendo Co Ltd Chief Executive Satoru Iwata died after a long illness, the company said on Monday, months after he led the Japanese video-game maker's belated entry into mobile gaming following years of declining sales. Iwata resisted the move to smartphones for fear of cannibalising Nintendo's...

  • BOSTON, July 12- U.S. companies often pay their CEOs far too much compared with their lowest-paid workers as boards of directors compete to compensate their top executives more than peers. "It would be healthier for our society if CEOs were paid less," said Michael Kagan, who oversees about $9 billion in assets as a senior portfolio manager at ClearBridge...

  • The unit of Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday that the glitch caused communication problems between one of its trading units and NYSE customers as they began connecting to the exchange at 7 a.m. EDT on Wednesday morning. NYSE said it attempted to fix the problem before the market opened, but customers were still reporting "unusual system behavior"...

  • TORONTO, July 9- Canadian startup Influitive, a marketing-software provider, has raised $30.5 million in funding as it looks to finance growth and expand into Europe and Asia, its top executive said on Thursday. Organ was the founder of software company Eloqua Inc, which was acquired by Oracle for about $871 million a few years ago. The latest funding round was led...

  • July 9- A number of Chinese companies have been dropping their listings in New York, betting on higher share valuations in China where stock markets have recently caught fire. Chinese video streaming website YY Inc and Chinese online book and media retailer E Commerce China Dangdang Inc said on Thursday that top executives have offered to take the companies...

 

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    Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.

  • Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.

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  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.