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Tanium’s value doubles at $3.5B in just 5 months

Tanium is a systems management and security startup founded by father and son David and Orion Hindawi respectively. The two were also the minds behind BigFix, a company bought by IBM for $400 in 2010.

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Netflix

7 US Companies with Amazing Benefits for Parents

In a recent article, CNN lists companies that are generous when it comes to parental leave. Here are the top seven companies and their parental leave benefits as more and more American companies take work-life balance more seriously.

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Silicon Valley

US tech companies lead the $100B market capitalization list

Three of the top companies by market capitalization in the US are technology companies established after 1970 that make waves in the global markets until today.

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Apple Pay

In 'year of Apple Pay', many top retailers remain skeptical

In a January earnings call with investors, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook made a confident prediction: "2015 will be the year of Apple Pay," he said.

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Warren Buffett

Buffett's Berkshire adds to favorites IBM, Wells Fargo

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has boosted its holdings in some of the billionaire's favorite companies, including Wells Fargo & Co and International Business Machines Corp.

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NYSE

Wall Street rallies on China stimulus ahead of tech earnings

Wall Street ended sharply higher on Monday after China moved to stimulate its slowing economy while investors bought up technology stocks on cautious optimism on upcoming earnings reports.

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IBM

IBM hire advisers to deal with restless investors - sources

Some top shareholders of IBM, disappointed by 11 straight quarters of falling revenues, are seeking help from activist investors to shake up the company, but have been turned down by both Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Bitcoin

IBM looking at adopting bitcoin technology for major currencies

International Business Machines Corp is considering adopting the underlying technology behind bitcoin, known as the "blockchain," to create a digital cash and payment system for major currencies, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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IBM

IBM buys AlchemyAPI to boost Watson computing unit

International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful.

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IBM

IBM targets $40 billion in cloud, other growth areas by 2018

International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N), which ruled computing in the age of the mainframe, is targeting $40 billion in annual revenue from the cloud, big data, security and other growth areas by 2018.

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IBM

IBM profit forecast, fourth-quarter revenue below estimates

International Business Machines Corp posted a new 2015 profit target and quarterly revenue that both missed analysts' estimates, as the one-time world technology leader continues to grapple with its journey from low-margin hardware maker to the new world of cloud computing.Shares of IBM, which is still the world's largest technology services company, but no longer regarded as a leader in innovation, fell 1.6 percent to $154.48 in extended trading.

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Traders

Dow, S&P end at records in fourth straight day of gains for Wall Street

U.S. stocks rose for a fourth straight session on Monday, with both the Dow and S&P 500 ending at records as large-cap technology shares gained and offset continued weakness in energy names.

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Amazon boxes

Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

This spring, Taser International Inc won a small but high-profile contract to supply body cameras to the London police. But the deal nearly collapsed over one issue: where the video footage would be stored.

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Duan Yi

Labor movement 'concertmaster' tests Beijing's boundaries

When local officials warned striking shoe factory workers in China's Pearl River Delta this summer that they were breaking the law, a slight, bespectacled figure barely 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) tall faced them down.

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IBM

IBM signs $1.25 billion WPP cloud deal and says more coming

IBM is enjoying a wave of major technology outsourcing deals from European customers in the fourth quarter and the new contract signings are not over yet, an executive for the computer services giant said in an interview.

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