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  • TOKYO, Sept 8- Shares of Nintendo Co surged as much as 18 percent on Thursday, propelled by a surprise announcement at Apple Inc's iPhone launch event of the debut of the Japanese firm's popular game franchise Super Mario Bros on the iPhone. "Launching a well-known Nintendo character on the globally penetrated iPhone is one of the best scenarios that investors...

  • Sept 7- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co will spin off and merge its non-core software assets with Britain's Micro Focus International Plc in a deal worth $8.8 billion, the companies said on Wednesday. In the third quarter, HPE reported net revenue of $12.2 billion, down 6 percent from $13.1 billion a year earlier. The deal comes on the same day Dell and EMC Corp...

  • Sept 7- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co will spin off and merge its non-core software assets with Britain's Micro Focus International Plc in a deal worth $8.8 billion, the companies said on Wednesday. In the third quarter, HPE reported net revenue of $12.2 billion, down 6 percent from $13.1 billion a year earlier. The deal comes on the same day Dell and EMC Corp...

  • The move is among a series of steps taken recently by Dianne Greene, the highly regarded enterprise computing executive who now runs Google's cloud computing division, to make Google a central player in corporate computing. Box shares jumped 2 percent on the news to $14.52 on the New York Stock Exchange, its highest price in a year. Box Chief Executive Officer...

  • Jude Medical Inc on Wednesday sued short-selling firm Muddy Waters and cybersecurity company MedSec Holdings Ltd, saying they intentionally disseminated false information about its heart devices to manipulate its stock. Muddy Waters, run by Carson Block, said in late August that St. A spokesman for Muddy Waters and MedSec said in an emailed statement, "It is...

  • Sept 7- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is nearing a deal to sell its software division to Britain's Micro Focus International Plc, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as the U.S. company looks to slim down its focus to serve large corporate customers. HPE Chief Executive Meg Whitman has working to shift HPE's strategy to a few key areas such as...

  • *Could be $16 bln market by 2020. Axing the jack, they say, paves the way for discreet, bean-sized earbuds that can simultaneously translate, filter out unwanted noise or let us control other devices by voice- and drive up the value of the so-called' hearables' market to $16 billion within five years. "It's surprisingly close," says Nick Hunn, a UK- based consultant who...

  • Sept 7- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is nearing a deal to sell its software division to Britain's Micro Focus International Plc, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, as the U.S. company focuses on networking, storage and data centers. HPE acquired part of its software portfolio through the $10.3 billion purchase of Autonomy Corp Plc in 2011..

  • Sept 7- Investment manager T. Rowe Price Group Inc expressed opposition to Oracle Corp's proposed acquisition of U.S. cloud computing company NetSuite Inc, saying the $9.3 billion deal price is too low. In a letter NetSuite made public on Wednesday, T. Rowe told the company's board that it would not tender its shares. Oracle said in July that it would buy NetSuite for...

  • Sept 7- T. Rowe Price Group Inc, NetSuite Inc's largest outside shareholder, said it would not tender its shares in Oracle Corp's proposed acquisition of the U.S. cloud computing company, arguing the $9.3 billion deal undervalues it. Oracle said in July it had agreed to buy NetSuite for $109 per share in cash to bulk up its ability to help its corporate customers...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 7- Activist investor Blue Harbour's main fund has risen 6.3 percent year to date, boosted in part by a surge in cloud services provider Rackspace Hosting Inc's shares, according to people familiar with the matter. The company said on Aug. 26 that it agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management for $4.3 billion. Blue Harbour manages $3.3 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- Auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH concealed the use of Volkswagen AG's secret "defeat device" software that it helped design and demanded in 2008 that the German automaker provide legal protection in its use, lawyers for American owners alleged in a court filing. The filing on Friday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco expands on claims...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- European shares edged higher to an eight-month peak on Monday, building on the previous session's rally, with Swiss software maker Temenos leading the market upward after an upgrade by a leading investment bank. Altice shares were unchanged, with Bryan Garnier saying that it retained its "buy" recommendation on Altice as the move was likely to have...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- European shares edged higher to an eight-month peak on Monday, building on the previous session's rally, with Swiss software maker Temenos leading the market upward after an upgrade by a leading investment bank. Altice rose 1.1 percent, with Bryan Garnier saying that it retained its "buy" recommendation on Altice as the move was likely to have a...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- European shares climbed to a four-month high on Monday, with telecom company SFR leading the gainers after Altice made an exchange offer for remainder of SFR shares. SFR shares surged 6.7 percent after rival French telecoms group Altice said it planned to simplify its ownership structure by exchanging its shares for the outstanding 22.25...

  • TORONTO, Sept 2- BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that its encryption technology is being used to toughen a "spy-proof" Samsung tablet that is being used by German government agencies dealing with classified information. The device, a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, includes a security card and encryption and certification software developed by BlackBerry's Secusmart,...

  • Sept 1- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is in talks with buyout firm Thoma Bravo LLC to sell its software division, hoping it can fetch between $8 billion and $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Other private equity firms that made offers for the software assets include Vista Equity Partners Management LLC, Carlyle Group LP and TPG Capital LP,...

  • Sept 1- Wall Street was set to open little changed on Thursday as investors awaited a set of economic data including Friday's jobs report. The stress on data has become especially apparent after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said last week that solid performance in the labor market has strengthened the case for an interest rate hike.

  • *The stress on data has become especially apparent after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said last week that solid performance in the labor market has strengthened the case for an interest rate hike. *The biggest question on investors' minds is the timing of the next rate hike, after a host of Fed officials, including Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, hinted at a...

  • For the third quarter, Salesforce said it expected an adjusted profit of 20- 21 cents per share and revenue of $2.11 billion- $2.12 billion. Analysts on average were expecting an adjusted profit of 24 cents per share on revenue of $2.13 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "The revenue in the quarter isn't the best indicator of how the quarter went,...

 

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