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2 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows

Some HBO shows and the Internet streaming service HBO Go will be available next month to Amazon Prime customers, the companies said on Wednesday in a move that could lure customers away from Netflix Inc. The companies said this was the first time HBO, the premium cable channel owned by Time Warner Inc, had licensed its programming to an online ... (more)


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Entertainment, Drama, Television

5 hrs ago | Slashdot

David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM

In N+1 magazine, David Auerbach explains what it was like in the "Chat Wars" of the late '90s, when he was the youngest person on the team developing Microsoft's brand-new messaging app, in the face of America Online's AIM, the 900-pound gorilla in the room.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Time Warner, Media, Social Software

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

HP wins $117M contract to build new Colorado Medicaid management system

A bill to require that the state give back to companies any hardware submitted as part of the public contracting process died during the 2013 legislative session .


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, HP

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Toshiba Starts Mass Production of World's First 15nm NAND Flash Memories

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first 15-nanometer *1 process technology, which will apply to 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit NAND flash memories.


Related Topix: Toshiba, Laptops/Notebooks

The Hartford Courant

Juniper's revenue rises as telecom clients ramp up networks

Network gear maker Juniper Networks Inc reported a higher-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as U.S. telecom carriers spent more to ramp up their networks to manage increasing data traffic on smartphones and tablets.


Related Topix: Startups, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems, Cable & Satellite, ATT, Ansonia, CT

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Gilead's new hepatitis C drug produces huge sales in debut quarter

Today: Gilead Sciences demolishes earnings expectations thanks to powerful sales of breakthrough hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Intuitive Surgical, Netflix, Telecom, Juniper Networks

USA Today

AOL confirms Mail service hacked

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Related Topix: AOL, Time Warner, Media, Email Spam, Twitter

Hollywood Reporter

Former Sony CEO Howard Stringer Named Director of Time Inc.

Sir Howard Stringer , the former chairman and CEO of Sony, will be a director at Time Inc. when that company is spun out from Time Warner some time this quarter, the conglomerate said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sony, Electronics, Time Warner, Media, Warner Music Group, Television, Cartoon Network, Music

The Globe and Mail

BlackBerry barely holds on to Canada's top tech spot

The annual Branham300 listing of the top Canadian information and communication technology firms shows BlackBerry hanging on to top spot in 2013, where it has been for five years, despite a 40-per-cent drop in revenue.


Related Topix: IT Services, CGI Group

Lexmark International Inc. (LXK) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Lexmark International Inc. issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Lexmark International, Perceptive Software, Lexmark

Sympatico Finance

Xerox cuts 2014 adjusted profit forecast as spending rises

Xerox Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as growth stalled in its services business and margins contracted due to higher investment on U.S. health insurance exchange platforms, sending its shares down about 5 percent in premarket trading.


Related Topix: ACS - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., Xerox, Health Insurance, Health, Printers, Lexmark International


Toshiba Joins GLOBALSOLUTIONS Ecosystem as Worldwide ASIC Partner

GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that Toshiba Corporation will join the company's GLOBALSOLUTIONS ecosystem of partners.


Related Topix: Toshiba

Mon Apr 21, 2014

A Horribly Embarrassing Image For Tim Cook and Apple

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Steve Jobs, Business News

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Aims to Defuse Tension Over Control of Internet

At the top of the agenda for Net Mundial will be negotiations for a plan on how the Internet will be overseen in the future.


Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

CoStar Group Rating Increased to Buy at B. Riley

The firm currently has a $210.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $205.00.


Related Topix: CoStar Group, Media

Hollywood Reporter

Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes' Salary Rose to $32.5M in 2013

Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes was paid $32.5 million in fiscal 2013, up from $25.9 million a year prior, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday.


Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Entertainment

Should You Buy Stratasys as 3D Printing Stocks Tumble?

The Israel based Stratasys has performed poorly at the stock markets, but it could be the best 3-D printing stock available right now.


Related Topix: Stratasys, Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Engineering, Software, Financial Markets

Tony's Kansas City

Celebrate!!! GOP Convention 2016 Backed By Cerner Obamacare Billionaire Honcho

Here's a bit of context for recent good news about an upcoming GOP Party that's NOT headed to Kansas City.


Related Topix: Cerner, Software

Stock Analysts' Ratings Reiterations for April, 21st (ADS, ATHN,...

They currently have a $257.00 target price on the stock. Zacks' analyst wrote, "Alliance Data's first quarter earnings per share exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate and year ago numbers driven by better-than-expected results based on strong performances across all its segments.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems


Sarepta: Few Fund Managers Saw This One Coming

Few fund managers were bullish on Sarepta Therapeutics ahead of its 45% Monday surge, judging by the dearth of positions on the stock.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Media, FactSet Research Systems, IT Services


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