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  • PALO ALTO, Calif. _ Jive Software Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $915,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Palo Alto, California- based company said it had profit of 1 cent. For the current quarter ending in April, Jive Software expects its per-share earnings to range from 4 cents to 5 cents.

  • DUBLIN, Calif. _ Callidus Software Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $4.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $54.5 million.

  • HOUSTON _ Pros Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.5 million in its fourth quarter. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $38.3 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Pros Holdings expects its results to range from a loss of 30 cents per share to a loss of 29 cents per share.

  • WESTON, Fla. _ The Ultimate Software Group Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $12.8 million. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $209.9 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Ultimate Software said it expects revenue in the range of $229 million.

  • Feb 7- Software maker Autodesk Inc said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Carl Bass would step down, less than a year after it struck a deal with two activist investors agitating for changes at the company. Autodesk agreed last March to appoint three new directors to its board, including Scott Ferguson, managing partner of Sachem Head Capital Management.

  • Feb 7- Software maker Autodesk Inc said Chief Executive Carl Bass would step down and two board members nominated by activist investor Sachem Head Capital would resign. Autodesk in March reached a settlement with two activist investors- Eminence Capital LP and Sachem Head Capital- and appointed three directors to its board to avoid a proxy fight.

  • NEW YORK— The longtime CEO of the design software company Autodesk is stepping down after reaching an agreement with activist investors. In the Sachem Head agreement, Scott Ferguson and Jeff Clarke will resign from the board of directors. The company said Bass, who has lead the company for more than a decade, and Autodesk's board began discussing succession more...

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    Until he's more confident in the company's profitability, James Cakmak tells CNBC he isn't recommending g Amazon.

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discusses the Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, June 18, 2014.

    The stock will continue to grow through 2018 thanks to its promising web services business, Guggenheim's Robert Drbul tells CNBC.

  • Priyank Kharge, the IT minister for the Indian state of Karnataka, has said that Apple will soon begin assembling iPhones in the country.

  • Sony's semiconductor and gaming businesses were standout performers as analysts say the future looks bright for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company.

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    Apple has pricing power and that's "worth a whole lot more than 12 times earnings," Miller says.

  • Facebook's better-than-expected earnings may mean an acquisition-heavy year for the social media giant, analyst Richard Kramer says.

  • A woman walks past the Facebook logo at the Facebook Innovation Hub on February 24, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

    Facebook needs to balance filtering out fake news and improving the experience of its core user base, analysts say.

  • The company suffered a slight setback just before the market close when a jury in Texas ordered Facebook, its virtual reality unit Oculus, and other defendants to pay a combined $500 million to ZeniMax Media Inc, a video game publisher that says Oculus stole its technology. Mobile ad revenue accounted for 84 percent of the company's total advertising revenue of...

  • Feb 1- A U.S. jury in Texas on Wednesday ordered Facebook Inc., its virtual reality unit Oculus, and other defendants to pay a combined $500 million to ZeniMax Media Inc., a video game publisher that says Oculus stole its technology. The jury in federal court in Dallas found Oculus, which Facebook acquired for about $2 billion in 2014, used ZeniMax's computer code to...

  • Feb 1- A U.S. jury in Texas on Wednesday ordered Facebook Inc., its virtual reality unit Oculus and other defendants to pay a combined $500 million to ZeniMax Media Inc., a video game publisher that says Oculus stole its technology. The jury in federal court in Dallas found Oculus, which Facebook acquired for about $2 billion in 2014, used ZeniMax's computer code to...

  • A commuter walks past a poster advertising the AppleTV streaming video product, next to a Hulu ad, in the subway in New York.

    Apple's earnings beat revealed its rapidly expanding services revenue, a possible gateway to original content, analyst Will Power says.

  • Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, left, holds an iPhone 7 Plus while speaking with dancer Maddie Ziegler during an event in San Francisco.

    Apple has returned to growth, but its future is less certain than analysts thought.

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