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08/25/201610:30AMDJNChina Moves to Ease Foreign Concerns on Cybersecurity Controls
China is taking a more inclusive tack in imposing cybersecurity standards on foreign technology companies, allowing them to join a key government committee in an effort to ease foreign concerns over planned domestically-set controls. The committee under the government's powerful cyberspace administration is in charge... More...>>
08/23/20161:40PMDJNSony to Raise Price of PlayStation Plus Service
Sony Corp. is boosting the price of its PlayStation Plus service weeks before the company is expected to unveil two new versions of its flagship videogame console. PlayStation Plus combines discounts, exclusive access to demos and free back-catalog games with services such as cloud storage and Sony's online multiplayer... More...>>
08/22/20167:00PMPRNUSLenovo and Microsoft deepen strategic ties across devices
Lenovo and Microsoft deepen strategic ties across devices PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash. and BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2016 REDMOND, Wash. and BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Lenovo announced on Friday a deepening of their strategic relationship. Lenovo will load Microsoft's productivity apps — including... More...>>
08/22/20163:03AMDJNHP Prepares Long-Term Wagers -- WSJ
By Don Clark Growth has always been golden in Silicon Valley, and HP Inc. hopes to prove it isn't the only definition of success. Analysts expect the former Hewlett-Packard Co. printing-and-personal-computer business to continue a recent pattern of revenue declines when it reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday... More...>>
08/21/201611:20PMDJNSony to Sell Updated Model of Standard PlayStation 4
TOKYO—Sony Corp. plans to introduce a new PlayStation 4 standard model alongside a high-end version next month, people familiar with the matter said, in an effort to maintain demand for the best-selling videogame console. With the release of the two models, Sony hopes to attract hard-core fans and more casual users... More...>>
08/16/20162:40PMDJNIntel Shows Off 'Project Alloy' Virtual-Reality Headset
SAN FRANCISCO—Intel Corp. stepped up an effort to shape the fast-moving market for virtual-reality technology, demonstrating an unusual headset prototype it hopes other companies will manufacture and sell. The chip maker, which also announced plans to collaborate with Microsoft Corp. in the field, said its "Project... More...>>
08/15/201612:20PMDJNEU Looks to Level Regulatory Playing Field With Apps, Telecoms
BRUSSELS—The European Union's executive body is set to propose more rules for so-called over-the-top telecommunications services like Microsoft Corp.'s Skype or Facebook Inc.'s WhatsApp, in a bid to level the regulatory playing field with the bloc's big telecom operators. The European Commission... More...>>
08/15/20163:03AMDJNWorkday in Deal to Use IBM's Cloud Services -- WSJ
By Rachael King Business software provider Workday Inc. on Monday expects to announce a seven-year deal to use International Business Machine Corp.'s cloud-computing services for some internal operations. The deal, in which Big Blue is winning a marquee customer with solid cloud credentials, comes soon after two recent... More...>>
08/15/20161:20AMDJNWorkday Inks Seven-Year Deal to Use IBM Cloud Services
Business software provider Workday Inc. on Monday expects to announce a seven-year deal to use International Business Machine Corp.'s cloud-computing services for some internal operations. The deal, in which Big Blue is winning a marquee customer with solid cloud credentials, comes soon after two recent reports from... More...>>
08/15/201612:30AMDJNWorkday Inks Seven-Year Deal to Use IBM Cloud Services
By Rachael King Business software provider Workday Inc. on Monday expects to announce a seven-year deal to use International Business Machine Corp.'s cloud-computing services for some internal operations. The deal, in which Big Blue is winning a marquee customer with solid cloud credentials, comes soon after two recent... More...>>
08/12/20166:24PMDJNForty U.S. Companies Sign on to EU Data Protection Agreement--Update
By Dana Heide About 40 companies have signed on to the new international data-protection agreement that allows U.S. companies to transfer data on European citizens to servers in the U.S. A list of companies that have been deemed compliant with the requirements of the so-called Privacy Shield agreement was released on Friday... More...>>
08/12/20166:20PMDJNForty U.S. Companies Sign on to EU Data Protection Agreement
By Dana Heide About 40 companies have signed on to the new international data-protection agreement that allows U.S. companies to transfer data on European citizens to servers in the U.S. A list of companies that have been deemed compliant with the requirements of the so-called Privacy Shield agreement was released on Friday... More...>>
08/12/20161:51PMDJNMARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Slip Off Records As A Drop In Miners, Chemicals Offsets Energy Rally
By Ellie Ismailidou and Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Weak data on retail sales, wholesale prices weigh on the benchmarks U.S. stocks retreat to session lows Friday, putting weekly gains in jeopardy, as weakness in shares of mining and chemical companies, along with a rise in active oil rigs, blunted an advance in the... More...>>
08/12/20161:18PMDJNMARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Slip Off Records As A Drop In Miners Offsets Energy Rally
By Ellie Ismailidou and Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Weak data on retail sales, wholesale prices weigh on the benchmarks U.S. stocks slipped toward session lows Friday as weakness in shares of mining companies blunted an advance in energy, led by rising oil prices. The slump kept all three main stock-market benchmarks... More...>>
08/12/201612:03PMDJNMARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Pare Losses As Energy Stocks Rally
By Ellie Ismailidou and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch But weak data on retail sales, wholesale prices weigh on the benchmarks U.S. stocks pared early losses on Friday led by gains in energy stocks as oil prices rose, but all three main benchmarks were still below the record levels they set a day earlier. Investors grappled... More...>>
08/08/20167:20PMDJNRackspace, Amid Takeover Report, Posts Jump in Profit
Rackspace Hosting Inc. reported Monday that profit climbed 26% in the second quarter, though the cloud-computing company released dour revenue guidance for the current quarter and lowered annual expectations. The quarterly update follows a report last week by The Wall Street Journal that Rackspace is nearing a sale to... More...>>
08/05/20163:20AMDJNApple Announces 'Bug Bounty' Program
LAS VEGAS—Apple Inc. will start paying hackers who report vulnerabilities in its products, the company said Thursday. With its new "security bounty," the company joins a growing list of technology companies that pay cash for valuable security information. Microsoft Corp., Google parent Alphabet Inc. and... More...>>
08/05/20163:03AMDJNRackspace Nears Sale to Equity Firm -- WSJ
By Dana Cimilluca, David Benoit and Dana Mattioli Rackspace Hosting Inc. is nearing a sale to a private-equity firm, two years after the cloud-computing company said it would explore a deal amid heightened competition in the fast-growing market. The San Antonio-based company is in advanced talks with one or more private-equity... More...>>
08/04/20167:48PMDJNRackspace Hosting Nears Sale to Private-Equity Firm -- Update
By Dana Cimilluca, David Benoit and Dana Mattioli Rackspace Hosting Inc. is nearing a sale to a private-equity firm, two years after the cloud-computing company said it would explore a deal amid heightened competition in the fast-growing market. The San Antonio-based company is in advanced talks with one or more private-equity... More...>>
08/04/20167:13PMDJNLinkedIn's Quarterly Loss Worsens, Though Revenue Grows -- 3rd Update
By Deepa Seetharaman Professional online network LinkedIn Corp. reported both its highest-ever revenue and its largest loss as a public company in one of its final quarterly reports before it is set to be bought by Microsoft Corp. Second-quarter revenue rose 31%, to $932.7 million, from $711.7 million, driven by its cornerstone... More...>>
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