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March 9, 1989 | From United Press International
Sterling Software Inc. said the General Services Board of Contract Appeals has directed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to reopen bidding on a contract Sterling claimed was unfairly awarded to another bidder. Sterling said it filed a protest last December. The contract is for a three-year base period and two one-year options to provide software services at the NASA/Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.
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February 15, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
Computer Associates International Inc., a maker of software that improves computers' performance, said Monday that it will buy Sterling Software Inc. for $4 billion in stock. The purchase would give Computer Associates access to Sterling's data storage management products, software for protecting and depositing corporate information, and tools for creating Web programs. Computer Associates is betting that businesses want a full range of software to operate computers and databases.
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August 31, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sterling-KnowledgeWare Merger in Question: Since learning that KnowledgeWare Inc. is in worse shape than it had thought, Sterling Software Inc. may scrap its plan to merge with the computer software company owned by former professional football star Fran Tarkenton. Four weeks ago, Dallas-based Sterling agreed to pay $143 million in stock for the Atlanta-based company.
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August 31, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sterling-KnowledgeWare Merger in Question: Since learning that KnowledgeWare Inc. is in worse shape than it had thought, Sterling Software Inc. may scrap its plan to merge with the computer software company owned by former professional football star Fran Tarkenton. Four weeks ago, Dallas-based Sterling agreed to pay $143 million in stock for the Atlanta-based company.
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February 15, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
Computer Associates International Inc., a maker of software that improves computers' performance, said Monday that it will buy Sterling Software Inc. for $4 billion in stock. The purchase would give Computer Associates access to Sterling's data storage management products, software for protecting and depositing corporate information, and tools for creating Web programs. Computer Associates is betting that businesses want a full range of software to operate computers and databases.
BUSINESS
May 9, 2000
Computer Associates International Inc. said it will report fiscal fourth-quarter earnings a week later than expected, on May 18, sending its shares down $6.19 to close at $46.88 on the NYSE. The company said it needs more time to analyze results from two companies acquired during the year: Platinum Technology International Inc. and Sterling Software Inc.
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May 23, 2000
* Sterling Software Inc. of Woodland Hills won a $11.7-million contract from the U.S. Postal Service in Washington for automatic data processing and telecommunication services. * Allright Diversified Services Inc. of Fresno won a $952,200 construction contract from NASA at Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley.
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April 9, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Intel Corp. Chief Executive Andrew Grove made $94.6 million last year by exercising stock options, handily leading the pack of corporate chiefs who benefited from buying stock at steep discounts. Grove profited from a sharp increase in Intel's stock price, buoyed by record revenue and profit at the world's largest maker of computer chips. Grove exercised options to buy about 1 million shares last year, paying preset prices ranging from $6.94 to $61.
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April 13, 1999 | JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sterling Software Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to relocate its information management group from Warner Center to a 135,000-square-foot building in West Hills on the site of a former missile plant. The software company signed a $35-million, 10-year lease after considering moving outside of Los Angeles to Calabasas, according to people familiar with negotiations.
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April 23, 1985 | DANIEL AKST, Times Staff Writer
For years, Informatics General Corp. of Woodland Hills racked up big sales and modest profits in computer software, building a sprawling and cash-rich business under its founder and chairman Walter F. Bauer. But Bauer, a math whiz said to be among the first to sell off-the-shelf software, was also building a prime takeover target. And now a small Dallas software company has the California company in its sights. Sterling Software Inc.
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March 9, 1989 | From United Press International
Sterling Software Inc. said the General Services Board of Contract Appeals has directed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to reopen bidding on a contract Sterling claimed was unfairly awarded to another bidder. Sterling said it filed a protest last December. The contract is for a three-year base period and two one-year options to provide software services at the NASA/Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.
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