(Corrects headline and text to reflect that company affirmed, not cut, its revenue forecast)
April 23 Cloud computing software maker VMware Inc reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit, helped by a 13 percent jump in revenue.
The company also stood by its full-year revenue forecast and its shares fell 8 percent in extended trading.
VMware, controlled by data storage equipment maker EMC Corp , said net income fell to $173.6 million, or 40 cents per share, in the first quarter, from $191.4 million, or 44 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding items, VMware earned 74 cents per share. Revenue rose to $1.19 billion. Analysts on average had expected a profit of 70 cents per share on revenue of $1.18 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by Supantha Mukherjee in Bangalore; Editing by Maju Samuel)
UPDATE 2-'Operation Weak Flesh' takes bite out of Brazil's meat exports
SAO PAULO, March 24 Brazil's meat exports have fallen sharply since a police investigation into alleged bribery of food-sanitation inspectors in the world's top beef and poultry exporter sparked a wave of trade bans, an industry group said on Friday.