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  • Microsoft tops expectations, shares jump Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:44 PM ET
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    Investors are particularly enthusiastic about Microsoft's future business — the company reported deferred revenue well above expectations.

  • Microsoft, under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, has been focusing on cloud services and mobile applications as growth slows in its traditional software business. The company's combined cloud business was on track for $9.4 billion in annual revenue, the company said, up 15 percent from the $8.2 billion revenue it estimated last quarter. "They nailed the cloud,"...

  • Aspen Technology beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:39 PM ET

    BEDFORD, Mass. _ Aspen Technology Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $36.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Aspen Technology shares have dropped 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Microsoft beats 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:19 PM ET

    REDMOND, Wash. _ Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $5 billion. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. Microsoft shares have dropped 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased slightly more than 7...

  • Landmark from Google as AI beats a human Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 9:47 AM ET

    A system developed by Google has mastered the ancient and complex Chinese game of Go.

  • BURBANK, Calif.— GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The venture marks GameStop's first dive into console game publishing. The disc-based version of "Song of the Deep" will only be available from GameStop.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Google is asking for sanctions against Oracle Corp after one of the software developer's lawyers discussed confidential details about the search giant's relationship with Apple Inc at a court hearing earlier this month. The disclosure violated a protective order and led to an article by Bloomberg that "opened the floodgates" to more...

  • FCC TO VOTE FEB. 18 ON PROPOSAL TO ALLOW SOFTWARE, DEVICES TO COMPETE WITH PAY TELEVISION SET-TOP BOXES- DOCUMENT.

  • Apple's latest woes? Safari is crashing Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    Apple's latest woes? Safari is crashing

    Reports surface about a bug crashing Safari browsers worldwide on both Apple iPhones and Mac computers.

  • Apple’s latest woes? Safari is crashing Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 7:23 AM ET
    A customer checks an iPhone 6s at an Apple store.

    Reports suggest a "bug" is crashing Safari browsers worldwide.

  • *Ukraine sitting on "powder keg" of more attacks. Jan 27- Hackers were able to attack four sections of Ukraine's power grid with malware late last year because of basic security lapses and they could take down other industrial facilities at any time, a consultant to government investigators said. Three power cuts reported in separate areas of western and central...

  • Rockwell Automation tops Street 1Q forecasts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 7:07 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $185.5 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.70 to $6.20 per share, with revenue expected to be $5.9 billion. Rockwell Automation shares have dropped roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's...

  • Jan 26- VMware Inc forecast 2016 revenue and profit below analysts' expectations, citing weak bookings for its virtualization software in China, Russia and Brazil, and the company said it would cut about 800 jobs. The company, whose parent EMC Corp is being acquired by Dell Inc, also appointed EMC Chief Financial Officer Zane Rowe its finance chief, replacing...

  • Software maker VMware's profit rises 14.4 pct Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 4:24 PM ET

    The company's net income rose to $373 million, or 88 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $326 million, or 75 cents per share, a year earlier. The company also said its Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Chadwick was quitting and Zane Rowe would be the CFO from March 1. VMware's parent, data storage company EMC Corp, is in the...

  • Apple to offer subscription content through News app Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 2:39 PM ET
    Craig Federighi, Apple senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks about the News app during Apple WWDC on June 8, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

    Apple is working to make subscription content available through its News app.

  • Clickers beware: 'CrashSafari' will kill your iPhone Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:09 AM ET
    CrashSafari will crash your iPhone

    Pranksters are sending people to a site that causes smartphones to crash, but is unlikely to cause any lasting damage.

  • *Novartis plans to sell cloud-connected inhaler by 2019. *Part of companies' push into "Medical Internet of Things". ZURICH, Jan 26- Novartis wants every puff of its emphysema drug Onbrez to go into the cloud.

  • Apple car 'Project Titan' faces team hiring freeze Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 5:28 PM ET
    Apple Store in New York City

    Apple has hit the breaks on hiring people to join the company's electric car program, according to a report by AppleInsider.

  • Siemens beefs up industrial software with CD-adapco Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 1:22 PM ET

    MUNICH, Germany, Jan 25- Germany's Siemens has agreed to buy U.S. engineering software firm CD-adapco for $970 million, it confirmed on Monday, beefing up its core industrial business with the latest in a string of acquisitions in the area. "As part of its Vision 2020, Siemens is acquiring CD-adapco and sharpening its focus on growth in digital business and...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Jan 22- Europe's top equity index was headed on Friday for its biggest one-day gain since August and its first weekly rise this year, buoyed by a rally in energy shares from near a 12- year low. "Markets have gone sharply against us so far this year, but the actual underlying economic fundamentals continue to support our positive view for 2016," said Alan...

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