Fri, Oct 9 2015
- Dell Inc is planning to use equity in cloud software company VMware Inc to help pay for its acquisition of EMC Corp in a deal valuing the data storage company at more than $55 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
- Twitter Inc is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources.
TOKYO - A Japanese government-backed fund is considering investing in embattled Sharp Corp to take the initiative in reorganizing the electronics maker's operations, Nikkei business daily reported, without citing sources.
SAN FRANCISCO - The chief executive officer of DocuSign has resigned, according to an internal memo, signaling a leadership change for a well-funded tech company that is on the brink of an initial public offering.
- Some of Google Inc's services, including Drive and Docs, which were facing disruptions for a few hours on Friday have been resolved, the company said.
NEW YORK - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has been cleared on its use of graphics chip technology owned by Nvidia Corp without permission, in a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO - Computer science has for the first time become the most popular major for female students at Stanford University, a hopeful sign for those trying to build up the thin ranks of women in the technology field.
- World No. 1 chipmaker Intel Corp will be given the go-ahead from the EU for its $16.7 billion bid for Altera Corp , its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
AMSTERDAM - After its rapid ride to dominance in online travel in Europe over the past decade, Booking.com is seeking to expand in China and the U.S., its CEO said in an interview.
- The National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday the Federal Bureau of Investigation's warning on the new chip-based credit cards being vulnerable to fraud backed its stand on the need for a personal identification number instead of a signature.