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IBM and China’s Tencent Begin Cloud Partership

On the heels of a deal with Twitter Inc. (NASDAQ: TWTR), deeply troubled tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has set a deal with Tencent, China's largest Internet ...
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Workiva Files for IPO: Data Management and Analysis Galore

Workiva Inc. has filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but the ...
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Symantec Breakup Analysis: Are Two Dogs Better Than One Dog?

Reports that Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) is considering a split-up into two companies have created a stir on Wednesday. It seems that the split would turn the current Symantec back ...
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Rackspace Reality Check — No Acquirers Coming: Growth or Value?

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) saw its shares get destroyed in the after-hours trading session on Tuesday. The first bit of news is that the cloud and site hosting player ...
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Rackspace Gets Through Its Earnings Report

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) reported its second-quarter results on Monday after the close of trading. We had noted in our preview that Rackspace announced with its earnings back in ...
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What to Expect From Rackspace Earnings

Rackspace Hosting Inc. (NYSE: RAX) is due to report second-quarter results on Monday after the close of trading. After reporting first quarter earnings in May, Rackspace announced that it had ...
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Activist Investors Could Face Trouble Influencing EMC and VMware Efforts

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) could finally find itself independent of such strong control from former parent and super-majority shareholder EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC), but only with odds of "maybe" for ...
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Top IT and Data Stock Picks From Cowen for the Rest of 2014

With the demand for data and content growing exponentially almost every day, the top stocks in the tech sector are looking at a strong second quarter, and maybe even a ...
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Why Oracle Made a Bid for Micros Systems

In an attempt to gain a stronger foothold in the retail and hospitality industries, Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) reportedly is nearing a deal to acquire Micros Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS). ...
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Why IBM Remains More of a Value Trap

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) is still deemed one of the most important technology stocks for investors because of its size and dominance in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. ...
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After Flip and Telepresence, Cisco Wants Its New Collaboration Effort to Work for Everyone

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) is taking yet another shot at making you buy its video conferencing system -- as a collaboration tool this time. Cisco's Telepresence effort never really ...
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Can LifeLock Get Past Its Woes?

LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) has done an about-face for investors when you consider how important personal identity theft protection is right now. After a double-digit drop on Monday, the identity ...
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Analyst Sees Three Companies as Possible Buyers of Rackspace

Last week Rackspace Holding Inc. (NYSE: RAX) announced that the company had hired an advisor, which translates usually to an investment banker. This is to help evaluate strategic options, which ...
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Seven Stocks That Will Benefit From Cisco’s Strength

Finally, after what seems to be an eternity, networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) seems to have finally turned the ship around. With quarter after quarter of disappointing results finally ...
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Stifel Warns of Trouble Ahead for Enterprise Storage Stocks

For years, the growth of enterprise storage and the stocks that were the leaders continued almost unabated. But changes in technology and information technology (IT) budgets around cloud computing and ...
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