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RealtyTrac, a source for housing data, released its October 2014 Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report, which showed the median sales price of U.S. single family homes and condos in October was $193,000, up 2 percent from the previous month and up 16 percent from a year ago to the highest level since...

Tableau Software (DATA) issued an update on its growth in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. For the third quarter of 2014, the company reported 100 percent revenue growth in EMEA, year-over-year. In addition, the firm has reached more than 5,000 customer accounts in over 90 countries...

Telecom giant AT&T (T) Wednesday said it hired more than 1,300 new jobs - and filled a total of over 1,900 jobs in Georgia in 2014. Apart from those jobs already filled in Georgia this year, AT&T currently has over 300 openings available across the state. More than 280 of those openings are newly-created...

Tangoe, Inc. (TNGO), a provider of Connection Lifecycle Management or CLM software and related services, said its Board of Directors has authorized an additional share repurchase program under which the company may repurchase up to $30 million of its outstanding common stock from time to time on the...

Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. (SBY) said its Board of Directors has authorized the company to increase the size of its previously authorized share repurchase program by an additional 2.5 million shares. The shares are expected to be repurchased from time to time through privately negotiated transactions...

Mecox Lane Limited (MCOX), a multi-brand and multi-channel retailer of health, beauty and lifestyle products in China, said third-quarter net loss was $0.2 million, compared to a net loss of $5.0 million in the third quarter of 2013. Earnings from continuing operations per ADS was $0.01, in comparison...

South Korean conglomerate Samsung group plans to sell its stakes in chemicals and defense businesses, Samsung General Chemicals Co. and Samsung Techwin Co., to the Hanwha Group for 1.9 trillion Korean won or $1.7 billion, regulatory filings showed. Samsung Electronics Co., Samsung C&T Corp. and four...

The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that Sony Computer Entertainment America has agreed to settle the Commission charges that it deceived consumers with false advertising claims about the "game changing" technological features of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console during its U.S. launch...

Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in car-rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) to 10.77 percent from the 8.48 percent stake that he previously held in the company. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Icahn increased his stake in Hertz to 49.29...

Grupo Financiero Santander México, S.A.B. de C.V. (BSMX) or Santander México, agreed Tuesday to acquire a consumer loan portfolio of about 4.10 billion pesos or $300 million, from the Mexican unit of Canada's Bank Of Nova Scotia (BNS, BNS.TO) or Scotiabank. Santander México is the Mexican subsidiary...

Uber Technologies Inc. is close to raising a round of financing that will value the company at $35 billion to $40 billion, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the situation. Uber is a ridesharing service based in San Francisco, which operates in multiple international cities....

Amgen (AMGN) and AstraZeneca (AZN) announced that AMAGINE-2, a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, met its primary endpoints when compared with both Stelara (ustekinumab) and placebo at week 12. Brodalumab...

Unmanned aircraft systems maker AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) reported Tuesday a net loss for the second quarter compared to a profit last year, reflecting lower gross margins and a double-digit revenue decline. Adjusted loss per share also came in wider that analysts' expectations by a penny, and quarterly...

First Foundation Inc. (FFWM), a financial services company that provides investment management, wealth planning, consulting, trust, and banking services primarily to high-net-worth individuals and businesses or FFI, and Pacific Rim Bank, a full-service community bank located in Honolulu, Hawaii, announced...

Shares of Infoblox Inc. (BLOX) shares gained more than 7 percent in extended trades Tuesday after the network automation company's results for the first quarter beat analysts' estimates. The company also said it has appointed Jesper Andersen, a former executive of Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), to the...