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  • *Shares fell 4.8 pct in Tokyo morning trade. TOKYO, Feb 1- Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Wednesday said it plans to release two or three smartphone games every year in the hope of stabilizing earnings still highly dependent on its volatile games console business. "We believe we can build a stable profit structure by aggressively leveraging our intellectual...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Slack Technologies Inc, a Silicon Valley messaging and collaboration software company, is making a strong push to expand its business by selling technology to some of the largest corporations in the country. The technology also integrates with a wide variety of business software- such as Salesforce.com Inc and Skype- so employees can do...

  • Can Apple return to growth?

    Steven Milunovich, UBS managing director, and John Brod, Confide co-founder and former AOL Ventures co-founder, discuss Apple's upcoming earnings as well as the mix between the company's hardware and services.

  • *Cuts FY op profit view to Y20 bln from Y30 bln. OSAKA, Jan 31- Nintendo Co Ltd on Tuesday reported its first quarterly profit in a year as its nascent mobile games division started to bring in revenue, though not enough to prevent weak console software sales dragging down its annual earnings forecast. "I'm not surprised at the cut because Nintendo's earnings tend to...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 30- Germany's business travel association warned that new U.S. immigration curbs would limit German companies' ability to send their employees abroad and were an "alarming about-face in American immigration policy". By executive order on Friday, President Donald Trump banned U.S. entry for people from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq,...

  • TOKYO, Jan 30- Japanese toy and game software maker Bandai Namco Holdings said on Monday that its founder Masaya Nakamura, known as "Father of PAC-MAN," has died at the age of 91.. PAC-MAN, a monster-eating game, went on sale in 1980 and proved a big hit in Japan and internationally, prompting the Guinness Book of World Records to name it as the world's most successful...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 30- German software maker SAP SE, Europe's largest technology company, criticized Donald Trump's immigration curbs, saying the United States, its biggest market, has drifted away from the nation's principles of opportunity and equality. The firm, which supplies software planning tools that help multinational companies manage far-flung...

  • Juniper Networks Inc.

    Juniper expected earnings to range from 38 to 44 cents per share, versus estimates of 46 cents per share, according to FactSet.

  • Jan 26- Microsoft Corp reported a 3.6 percent rise in fiscal second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by growth in its fast-growing cloud computing business, but it saw a slight decline in margins in the unit that includes its flagship cloud platform Azure. Since taking charge in 2014, Chief Executive Satya Nadella has steered the company toward cloud...

  • Shares of the world's biggest software company were up about 0.5 percent at $64.60 in after-hours trading. Since taking charge in 2014, Chief Executive Satya Nadella has steered the company toward cloud services and mobile applications and away from its slowing traditional software business. Gross margins for Microsoft's so-called "commercial cloud"...

  • The company's shares were marginally higher at $64.34 in after-hours trading. Since taking charge in 2014, Chief Executive Satya Nadella has steered the company toward cloud services and mobile applications away from its slowing traditional software business. The company's "Intelligent Cloud" business, which includes Azure, rose 8 percent to $6.9 billion...

  • The company's net income rose to $5.20 billion, or 66 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Dec. 31, from $5.02 billion, or 62 cents per share, a year earlier. Adjusted revenue rose to $26.07 billion from $25.51 billion. Since taking charge in 2014, Chief Executive Satya Nadella has steered the company toward cloud services and mobile applications away from...

  • TORONTO, Jan 26- Real Matters, a Canadian provider of real estate industry services, is looking to raise about C $150 million in an initial public offering that could come as early as next month, sources familiar with the process said. The company's investors include Whitecap Venture Partners, Wellington Financial, and Urbana Corp, according to startup data...

  • TEL AVIV, Jan 26- U.S. software firm Microsoft Corp will continue to invest over $1 billion annually on cyber security research and development in the coming years, a senior executive said. In addition to its internal security investments, Microsoft has bought three security firms, all in Israel, in a little over two years: enterprise security startup Aorato, cloud...

  • Jan 25- Cisco Systems Inc's decision to acquire software startup AppDynamics for $3.7 billion, nearly double the private-market valuation, reflects Cisco's struggles in building its software business, according to company financial reports and internal documents. The push by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins to boost the share of revenues from software stalled in...

  • Jan 25- Cisco Systems Inc's decision to acquire software startup AppDynamics for $3.7 billion, nearly double the private-market valuation, reflects Cisco's struggles in building its software business, according to company financial reports and internal documents. The push by Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins to boost the share of revenues from software stalled in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 24- Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday that it agreed to buy U.S. business software company AppDynamics Inc for about $3.7 billion, one of its largest deals in recent years as the company seeks growth in areas outside of its core networking business. AppDynamics, based in San Francisco, will be become part of Cisco's Internet of Things and...

  • Jan 24- Cisco Systems Inc said on Tuesday it intends to acquire U.S. business software company AppDynamics Inc for about $3.7 billion in cash and assumed equity awards. Appdynamics will continue to be led by David Wadhwani, Cisco said in a statement. IFR reported earlier this month that AppDynamics is scheduled for IPO pricing on Jan. 25 and plans to sell 12 million...

  • By a 4-4 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan let stand a July 14 decision that was seen as a victory for privacy advocates and for technology companies offering cloud computing and other services worldwide.

  • *Growth in Germany offsets lower U.S. public spending. By Harro Ten Wolde and Eric Auchard. WALLDORF, Germany, Jan 24- SAP, Europe's most valuable technology firm, raised its outlook slightly for the next four years, saying challenges to global trade presented by Donald Trump's new U.S. administration would drive sales of its business planning tools.

 

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