Information Technology

Microsoft tops forecasts in Q3

Quarterly result from Microsoft well received as cloud growth provides impetus.

Daniel Loeb dumps Sony stake

by AP
US billionaire abandons efforts to get Sony to spin off part of its business.

Fixed-line customers won't pay more: Telstra

by AAP
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Thodey says customers won't be worse off under higher wholesale charges.

Yahoo reports rising revenue in Q3

Yahoo records second revenue lift in past six quarters amid market share squeeze.

Time to stop thinking like the 'big end of town'

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The '3B creed' that drives our corporate clique -- the boat, the Beamer and the big house in Balmoral -- is in desperate need of an overhaul.

Investor demand boosts Aconex IPO target

Construction IT firm now plans to raise up to $164m from listing.

Rich migrant changes make little sense

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The government has a long line of wealthy investors wanting to come to Australia for four years. So why introduce a one-year plan for some to jump that queue?

Orion founder to retain key stake after IPO

The hospital software provider is looking to raise up to $NZ155m.

PEP not selling Veda stake

Private equity group informs credit reporting business no sale process is underway.

Orion Health confirms float details

by AAP
Global healthcare software solutions provider looking to raise up to $NZ150m through NZ, Aust floats.

Apple earnings jump 13% on iPhone sales

Tech heavyweight clearly surpasses market expectations in third quarter.

BoE partially suspends payments system

Technical problems force temporary suspension of sterling interbank payments system.

IBM will pay $US1.5bn to shed chip division

by AP
Globalfoundries to take over semiconductor business, IBM to make payments over three years.

An Australian geek's Snapchat payday

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Perth's Jeremy Liew has a knack for spotting the next big thing in Silicon Valley and with his punt on Snapchat paying off, the self-described 'math geek' has his eyes set on another target.

Google's profit dips slightly in Q3

by AP
Smartphones cut into tech giant's profit, revenue rises.

Apple unveils thinner iPad

by AP
Apple looks to reignite tablet demand with new iPad, unveils new Mac operating system.

Facebook creates check tool for disasters

by AP
New feature lets users notify others that they're safe.

The men who want to get rid of banks

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PayPal's co-founder expects his new start-up to write $US100m of personal loans in 12 months. He's one in an army of entrepreneurs with established bank margins in their sights.

First Silicon Valley start-up debuts strongly on ASX

Market response to 1-Page highlights local investor demand for tech companies.

Citadel bookbuild next week for $50m IPO

Move to equally comprise share selldown, fresh capital raising.

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