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  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term "animoji", alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo- based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying it holds the U.S. trademark on the term animoji and that Apple's use of the...

  • BEIJING— Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3 ½- hour speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet. Tencent, the internet giant behind the WeChat messaging app, rolled out a game this week that lets users clap for Xi by pressing on their phone screen as...

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)

    Senators Ted Cruz and Patrick Leahy wrote to Tim Cook, demanding answers after Apple took down VPN apps in China.

  • BOSTON, Oct 19- Activist investor William Ackman, currently battling for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc, on Thursday said the human resource software company should buy rival Ceridian, in a move that could woo customers with a better product. Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management invested in Ceridian a decade ago before the...

  • Here's why you should buy on Apple dip, investor says

    With signs that Apple is becoming more profitable, investors should take the slip in Apple's share price as a buying opportunity, says Tim Seymour of Triogem Asset Management.

  • United Continental Holdings Inc., down $8.21 to $59.78. The parent of United Airlines said that weak prices will continue the rest of this year. Textron Inc., down 47 cents to $53.10.

  • Oct 19- Athenahealth Inc, which is under pressure from activist investor Elliott Management, said it would reduce about 9 percent of its workforce as part of efforts to generate $100 million to $115 million in savings by the end of 2018.. Athenahealth said it expected charges of about $15 million to $25 million, largely due to the downsizing.

  • Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe Systems Inc.

    Adobe gave strong earnings-per-share guidance for fiscal 2018 of $5.50 versus the $5.21 consensus at its analyst day.

  • *Q3 revenue 5.59 bln euros, misses consensus for 5.71 bln. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Oct 19- SAP, Europe's most valuable technology stock, predicted a "dynamite" fourth quarter for its cloud computing business, helping its shares erase losses after third-quarter results fell short of market expectations. CEO Bill McDermott said SAP was seeing more customers using its new...

  • WALLDORF, Germany _ SAP SE on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $1.15 billion. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.14 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.47 billion.

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Oct 19- SAP, Europe's most valuable technology company, missed market expectations for third-quarter profit as it invested heavily to shift business customers into cloud computing. SAP shares fell 1.6 percent in early Frankfurt trading, even as management slightly raised its full-year guidance for revenues and core profits, and forecast a...

  • Professor Eric Lander teaches a class at MIT in 2013 for a video produced by edX.

    CNBC has compiled a list of six courses that will help you understand and become involved in the sector.

  • A last-minute surge nudged U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Thursday, barely extending the market's winning streak and milestone-setting run. "You have a lot of risk assets, especially equities, having done pretty well," said Sameer Samana, global quantitative strategist for Wells Fargo Investment Institute. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks...

  • All growth in cloud is organic unlike rivals: SAP CEO

    Bill McDermott, SAP CEO, speaks about earnings and his business' strategy going forward.

  • Saumsung's voice assistant, Bixby 2.0, will be available on TVs and smart fridges and also will allow third party app developers to make better use of the software, says Bob O'Donnell of Technalysis Research.

  • Google Deepmind head Demis Hassabis speaks during a press conference ahead of the Google DeepMind Challenge Match in Seoul on March 8, 2016.

    The company’s latest AlphaGo AI learned superhuman skills by playing itself over and over, Verge reports.

  • Oct 18- Shares in International Business Machines Inc surged 9 percent on Wednesday after it beat expectations on revenue and gave an outlook that hinted one of the world's first big computing names was back on a growth track after six years in retreat. The rise in the share price, last at $159.79, added $12.6 billion to the company's market value and accounted for...

  • Ginni Rometty, Chairwoman, President and CEO of IBM, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    The stock jumped 9 percent in early trading Wednesday.

  • IBM jumped 8.9 percent Wednesday after it reported stronger sales than investors expected. Anthem jumped 2.4 percent after announcing a prescription benefits management deal with CVS Health. Video game publisher Electronic Arts fell 2.5 percent after delaying an upcoming "Star Wars" title.

  • Workers on the assembly line for gas turbines at the General Electric energy plant in Greenville, South Carolina.

    The companies have come up with a tool for app developers to connect Apple's iOS operating system more easily to GE's Predix software.

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