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  • Some Facebook recruiters 'stopped trying' for diversity

    Facebook's final hiring managers have blocked many diversity candidates, according to Bloomberg.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10- U.S. software company Anaplan, which has raised more than $240 million, has tied up a critical loose end as it steams toward an initial public offering expected this year: hiring a chief executive officer. Anaplan said on Tuesday it snagged longtime Silicon Valley finance executive Frank A. Calderoni to fill the top job at the company, which had...

  • *Britain's FTSE 100 hits another peak. The pan-European STOXX index slid 0.4 percent, while the FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent after hitting an all-time high of 7,243.76 points in its 10th straight session of gains. "Domestic populist politics trumps the trade card for now, it seems and that is weighing on the pound, whilst simultaneously giving another boost to the...

  • Jan 5- Alphabet Inc's Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices featuring the company's technology at the CES electronics show in Las Vegas. While the announcements expand the line-up of participating phones, Google still has much to do to take its technology to the masses,...

  • Dec 30- Social media firm Snap Inc may be the highest profile tech IPO planned for 2017, with the potential to raise billions. Such firms are a "leading indicator" of broader investor demand for market debuts, said Justin Smolkin, head of Americas technology equity capital markets at UBS Group AG. Although such companies have moderate valuations, between about...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 30- At least 15 enterprise software companies are preparing to go public in 2017. Anaplan: The San Francisco- based company that helps companies with business planning is in the early stages of prepping an IPO for 2017, according to sources familiar with the matter. AppDynamics: The applications management company based in San Francisco made...

  • Dec 30- Social media firm Snap Inc may be the highest profile tech IPO planned for 2017, with the potential to raise billions. Such firms are a "leading indicator" of broader investor demand for market debuts, said Justin Smolkin, head of Americas technology equity capital markets at UBS Group AG. Although such companies have moderate valuations, between about...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 30- At least 15 enterprise software companies are preparing to go public in 2017. Anaplan: The San Francisco- based company that helps companies with business planning is in the early stages of prepping an IPO for 2017, according to sources familiar with the matter. AppDynamics: The applications management company based in San Francisco made...

  • *Global M&A volume fell 17 pct to $3.6 trln vs 2015' s record. *China outbound cross-border M&A a record $221 billion. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 29- A telecommunications carrier seeks to become a TV network and movie studio owner.

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • HAMBURG, Dec 28- German fintech company N26, which made its name mocking traditional banks, has found itself on the receiving end of criticism after a security researcher proved its smartphone apps exposed users to potential account hijacking. N26, previously known as Number26, has expanded rapidly since it launched in early 2015 as a smartphone-only bank with...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 27- Two Chinese companies and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC have agreed to buy a 10 percent stake in a digital mapping company controlled by Germany's leading carmakers to help them develop self-driving cars. China is pushing the development of electric and autonomous cars and has made several high-profile investments in high tech...

  • *Outsourcing deal for India eyed in current quarter. WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec 20- BlackBerry Ltd, helped by its higher-margin software business, reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings and raised its full-year growth forecast on Tuesday, though concerns about overall revenue growth reversed early share gains. BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen...

  • *Outsourcing deal for India eyed in current quarter. WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec 20- BlackBerry Ltd, helped by its higher-margin software business, reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings and raised its full-year growth forecast on Tuesday, though concerns about overall revenue growth kept the company's shares in check. BlackBerry Chief Executive John...

  • TORONTO, Dec 20- BlackBerry Ltd reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year forecast on Tuesday on growth in its higher-margin software business, sending its shares up nearly 3 percent. Software and services revenue rose to $160 million the third quarter ended on Nov. 30 from $155 million a year earlier, while hardware sales...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- A small, but rapidly growing number of digital technology start-ups is raising cash by creating and selling their own currencies in offerings that bypass banks or venture capital firms as intermediaries and are outside the reach of financial regulators. Investors are being drawn in on hopes that such "initial coin offerings" will match or...

  • Dec 16- U.S. tax accounting software company Avalara Inc has interviewed banks to help prepare for an initial public offering that could come in 2017 and value the company at roughly $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Avalara spokeswoman Sheri Renner declined to comment on "future financings." The Seattle- based company has raised more...

  • Dec 15- Business software maker Oracle Corp's adjusted revenue missed analysts' estimates for the seventh time in the last eight quarters, showing that its shift to cloud-based offerings is taking longer than Wall Street expected. Its total cloud business revenue jumped 62 percent to top $1 billion in quarterly sales for the first time. Hardware revenue fell...

 

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