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  • May 21- IT services provider Roper Technologies Inc said on Monday it would buy software company PowerPlan for $1.1 billion in an all-cash deal.

  • MANNHEIM, Germany, May 17- The chief executive of SAP struck a confident note on the German software giant's future on Thursday, hinting that further operating profit margin gains were on the way, while apologising for corporate governance missteps in South Africa. Speaking to investors at the company's annual general meeting here, CEO Bill McDermott said SAP...

  • MANNHEIM, May 17- SAP, Germany's most valuable public company, remains committed to tripling its market capitalisation, but Chief Executive Bill McDermott declined to specify a timeframe on Thursday. The company's market capitalisation stood at just above 118 billion euros on Wednesday. Rival U.S. software maker Oracle is valued at around $190 billion.

  • LONDON _ One Horizon Group Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.6 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the London- based company said it had a loss of 7 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *FTSE 100, mid-caps both up 0.2 pct at close. LONDON, May 16- Strong results from leading software company Micro Focus and a rally among mining stocks drove Britain's FTSE 100 higher on Wednesday, while Crest Nicholson and mid-cap pub companies suffered sharp losses. The FTSE 100 was up 0.2 percent at at 7,734.20 points by the close, flirting with the record high...

  • OR YEHUDA, Israel _ Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $4.6 million. The Or Yehuda, Israel- based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share. Magic Software shares have declined 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FTSE 100 up 0.3 pct, mid-caps up 0.2 pct. LONDON, May 16- Strong results from leading software company Micro Focus, and a rally among mining stocks, drove Britain's FTSE 100 higher on Wednesday while Crest Nicholson and mid-cap pub companies suffered sharp losses. The FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent by 0833 GMT, at 7,744 points and flirting with the record high it reached...

  • LONDON, May 16- Britain's leading software company Micro Focus International, reeling from a major profit warning in March, said a new $40 million licensing deal would help bolster its first-half revenue. The FTSE 100 company, which manages older software for customers including banks and airlines, announced the departure of its chief executive in March as it...

  • LONDON, May 16- Britain's leading software company Micro Focus International said the signing of a $40 million licensing deal meant its six-month revenues would not fall by quite as much as originally feared. The group, which lost its CEO in March when it announced a major profit warning, said it expected revenue to be better than management guidance of minus 9 to...

  • They make up the objective of a video game that seeks to translate his exploits in the woods of Concord, Massachusetts, into a playable digital reality. "Obviously it's an odd or unique idea for a game," said Tracy Fullerton, who conceived the idea and led the team that created it at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab. Fullerton told The...

  • Symantec Corp., down $9.66 to $19.52. Yelp Inc., down $3.73 to $44.02. Nvidia Corp., down $5.60 to $254.53.

  • NEW YORK— Shares of the security software company Symantec are plunging 30 percent at the opening bell after the company revealed an internal investigation that could delay its annual report. Details, released in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Thursday, say only that the investigation was begun in connection with the concerns of a...

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ FalconStor Software Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $507,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Austin, Texas- based company said it had net income of 5 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BARNSLEY, Britain _ MAM Software Group Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $1.2 million. The Barnsley, Britain- based company said it had net income of 10 cents per share. MAM Software shares have increased 5.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Marin Software Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $9.1 million in its first quarter. For the current quarter ending in July, Marin Software said it expects revenue in the range of $13.5 million to $14 million. Marin Software shares have decreased 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ Amber Road Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3.2 million in its first quarter. For the current quarter ending in July, Amber Road expects its results to range from a loss of 8 cents per share to a loss of 6 cents per share. Amber Road expects full-year results to range from a loss of 26 cents per share to a loss of 15 cents per share, with revenue...

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. _ Symantec Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $35 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 40 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in July, Symantec expects its per-share earnings to range from 31 cents to 35 cents.

  • Nasdaq and Tel Aviv- listed Nice, set up in 1986, said it earned $1.03 per diluted share excluding one-time items in January-March, up from 89 cents a year ago and beating analysts' forecast for $1.01 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. For 2018, Nice raised its adjusted EPS forecast to $4.43- $4.63 from $4.40- $4.60. For the second quarter Nice estimates...

  • MOSCOW/ WALLDORF, Germany, May 10- Most Western technology companies are losing ground in Russia under the weight of restrictive rules and mounting local competition. While the likes of Oracle, Microsoft and Google have been losing market share, Russia is one of SAP's fastest-growing markets, with revenue rising by about a third to 468 million euros last year.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 9- Apple Inc soon will be capturing images of North Carolina by drone; a 1,500- pound, unmanned aircraft will look for mosquitoes in Florida; and startup Flirtey will fly medical equipment on drones to heart-attack victims in Nevada. The projects are among 10 announced by the U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday that will...