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  • BERLIN, Aug 24- European aviation safety authorities have issued an emergency directive for operators of the Airbus A350-900 long-haul aircraft to upload a software fix to prevent potential overheating of the hydraulic system and a risk of explosion. Airbus has delivered over 100 of the aircraft so far, which is flown by airlines including Lufthansa,...

  • Shares of the company slipped 1 percent after the bell on Tuesday after closing at $92.95 on the New York Stock Exchange. The San Francisco- based tech giant's net income grew to $241 million, or 33 cents per share, from $170 million, or 24 cents per share, a year earlier. The company also reported deferred revenue- a key metric for the subscription-based software...

  • Total operating costs rose 19.7 percent to $1.84 million in the second quarter ended July 31. Revenue from Sales Cloud, the company's flagship product, rose 17.4 percent to $886.4 million, while total revenue rose 25.8 percent to $2.56 billion. Salesforce's net income fell to $17.7 million, or 2 cents per share, in the latest quarter from $229.6 million, or 33 cents...

  • Total operating costs rose 19.7 percent to $1.84 million in the second quarter ended July 31. Revenue from Sales Cloud, the company's flagship product, rose 17.4 percent to $886.4 billion, while total revenue rose 25.8 percent to $2.56 billion. Salesforce's net income fell to $17.7 million, or 2 cents per share, in the latest quarter from $229.6 million, or 33 cents...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 22- Alphabet Incs Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp.. Titan scans hardware to ensure it has not been tampered with, Neal Mueller, head of...

  • Google is trying again to push Chromebooks into big businesses, the core market for Microsoft Windows

    Chrome Enterprise will integrate with Microsoft Active Directory and VMware AirWatch software.

  • VIENNA, Aug 22- Austria's Transport Minister Joerg Leichtfried said on Tuesday he had agreed with carmakers to update the software of 600,000 diesel cars to reduce pollution following a similar deal struck in Germany after a large-scale emissions scandal. The Transport Ministry said representatives of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Kia, Ford, Renault, Porsche,...

  • VIENNA, Aug 22- Austria's Transport Minister Joerg Leichtfried said on Tuesday he had agreed with carmakers to update the software of 600,000 diesel cars to reduce pollution following a similar deal struck in Germany after a large-scale emissions scandal. He said that for potential buyers of electric cars all available financial help could add up to around...

  • Mastermind of massive lottery fraud faces up to 25 years in prison

    Eddie Tipton, a computer programmer at the Multi-State Lottery Association, secretly installed software that allowed him to pick winning numbers and was collecting money from jackpots in multiple states.

  • At Friday's price of about $8.70, BlackBerry's U.S.-traded shares have lost a quarter of their value since reaching a high of $11.74 on June 1. "It's been a turnaround story now for about five years," said Joel Kulina, a technology-sector market maker for Wedbush Securities. "We're not going to jump in before we see some signs of turning the corner and establishing...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Uber user Spencer Meyer assented to the companys mandatory arbitration requirement when he clicked a button to complete his registration for the Uber smartphone app. The 2nd Circuits decision on Thursday, written by Judge Denny Chin for a panel that also included Judges Reena Raggi and Susan...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Uber user Spencer Meyer assented to the companys mandatory arbitration requirement when he clicked a button to complete his registration for the Uber smartphone app. The 2nd Circuits decision on Thursday, written by Judge Denny Chin for a panel that also included Judges Reena Raggi and Susan...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 17- Industrial and materials stocks lifted China stocks on Thursday, which some analysts said was aided by hopes there will be significant changes to open up the economy more widely to foreign investors. Late on Wednesday, China's cabinet said the country will become more open for global investors, citing sectors of new-energy vehicle...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks plunged Thursday as losses for Cisco Systems hurt technology companies while Wal-Mart declined after its latest quarterly report. The Standard& Poor's 500 index dropped 38.10 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,430.01, its lowest close since July 11. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks fell 24.59 points, or 1.8 percent, to 1,358.94.

  • Aug 15- Blackstone Group has pulled out of discussions to buy part of Israeli mobile surveillance software maker NSO Group, according to people familiar with the talks that had been criticized by digital privacy activists. News of those talks prompted complaints from Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 14- China stocks added to early gains on Monday to end higher, as investors sought opportunities in shares hit by losses last week even as economic data suggested the potential for slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. In previous sessions, the enterprise board fell relatively steeply, so the opportunity for a rebound is very clear, "...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 14- China stocks added to early gains on Monday to end higher, as investors sought opportunities in shares hit by losses last week even as economic data suggested the potential for slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. In previous sessions, the enterprise board fell relatively steeply, so the opportunity for a rebound is very clear, "...

  • TORONTO, Aug 9- Canada's benchmark stock index fell on Wednesday as heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States drove investors away from higher-risk assets and toward safe havens, such as gold. Some of Canada's biggest banks were also influential decliners, but closed with only moderate losses. Investors are losing enthusiasm for Canada's...

  • TORONTO, Aug 8- Canada's main stock index was modestly higher on Tuesday as positive earnings results and a deal in the gaming sector helped offset declines in BlackBerry Ltd and other tech shares. Great Canadian Gaming surged 14.9 percent to C $29.22 after it was announced that the casino operator and Brookfield Business Partners would acquire key Toronto...

  • *Carmakers look to spread investment burden, risk. FRANKFURT/ DETROIT, Aug 8- BMW and Daimler, the world's top luxury carmakers, have announced alliances with suppliers, talking up the virtues of having a bigger pool of engineers to develop a self-driving car. Dozens of companies- including carmakers and tech firms like Google and Uber- are vying for a market which,...