Software & IT services

Tim Cook

Apple's Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward.

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Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google

Google Inc said on Thursday that Andy Rubin, co-founder of its Android mobile business and head of its nascent robotics effort is leaving the company.

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LinkedIn

Hiring business drives LinkedIn's revenue beat

Corporate networking site LinkedIn Corp (LNKD.N) reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as more businesses used its services to hire staff.

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Satya Nadella

Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest software company's debut into the wearable technology market.

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Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.

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Xiaomi

China's Xiaomi shifts some smartphone user data out of Beijing on privacy concerns

Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Thursday it is migrating some data on non-Chinese customers away from its servers in Beijing due to performance and privacy considerations.

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IBM

IBM struggles to reinvent itself in an age of cloud

When IBM Corp CEO Ginni Rometty was asked recently for her tips on how to transform companies, she spoke of "relentless reinvention" and not protecting the past.

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IBM

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 bln to take chip unit off its hands -WSJ

IBM Corp has agreed to hive off its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Qualcomm trumps Microchip with $2.5 billion deal for Britain's CSR

Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) has agreed to buy chip maker CSR Plc (CSR.L) for $2.5 billion, pushing out its rival Microchip Technology (MCHP.O) to win the British bluetooth specialist.

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Google

Researchers find new web encryption bug, warn of 'Poodle' attack

Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to steal data in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack.

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Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others

Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.

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The Big Data bounty: U.S. startups challenge agribusiness giants

Chris Gould's combine cab is loaded like the cockpit of a fighter jet he used to fly as he harvests soybeans in northern Illinois, steered by satellites, four video screens glowing with up to minute updates about his crop and the work's progress.

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Symantec

Symantec exploring breakup of company

Security software maker Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities - one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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Private equity firm TPG eyes Tesco clubcard unit

Private equity buyout firm TPG has approached troubled British grocer Tesco PLC (TSCO.L) to buy its data gathering and analysis subsidiary Dunnhumby, which is worth well over 2 billion sterling, the Sky News reported on Monday.

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Aurionpro Reconstitutes Its Board of Directors With Induction of Three New Independent Members as Global Growth Accelerates

Aurionpro (NSE: AURIONPRO) (BSE: 532668), a leading provider of enterprise-scale software and services, announced today that, as part of its growth plans, they have appointed three new independent members to the company's Board of Directors.

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