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Facebook buys mobile app builder Parse

Facebook said it was buying a startup specializing in powering mobile applications as part of its drive to make the social network friendlier to smartphones and tablet computers.

Apr 26, 2013
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Chip specialist Gemalto posts 7.0% rise in Q1 sales

Gemalto, the world's leading maker of computer chip-embedded cards widely used by credit companies and for a host of other applications, posted on Thursday a seven percent rise in first quarter sales owing for the most part ...

Apr 25, 2013
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Dassault Systemes posts Q1 profit of 73.7 mn euros

French software group Dassault Systemes posted on Thursday a two percent annualised rise in its first-quarter net profit, confirmed its 2013 targets and announced the acquisition of two European firms for undisclosed amounts.

Apr 25, 2013
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Apple shares hold flat after earnings

Apple shares swung sharply from red to black and back again Wednesday after the company's shock earnings report, but its huge boost to its capital return program helped the stock end nearly flat.

Apr 24, 2013
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Netflix shares soar as ranks of viewers surge

Netflix shares jumped 24 percent in after-hours trade on Monday on earnings figures indicating that original programs and other tactics are luring viewers to the streaming Internet video service.

Apr 23, 2013
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Exec threatens to pull Fox signal if Aereo goes on

(AP)—A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network is threatening to convert the network to a pay-TV channel if Internet startup Aereo continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers ...

Apr 08, 2013
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Crowdfunding gaining momentum, study says

Crowdfunding, a practice which allows startup firms to raise money from small investors over the Internet, picked up steam in 2012 with some $2.7 billion invested, a study showed Monday.

Apr 08, 2013
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Publicis targets 50% revenue from digital

French advertising group Publicis, number three worldwide, aims to generate half of its revenue from digital activities within five years, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

Apr 02, 2013
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