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continued to add to gains after the company announced it acquired
, a cloud-based start-up that enhances email services.
Terms of the deal, which is expected to close this week, were not disclosed. "Mail is a core component of nearly every website and application today. Our customers are asking for this and Mailgun is the right company to help us deliver it in a tightly integrated way," said Pat Matthews, Rackspace's senior vice president of corporate development, in the company press release.
Shares of Rackspace rose 1.15% to $59.73 in Tuesday trade. The company's stock is up 38.87% year-to-date.
shares fell slightly as traders digested some of the recent gains, following the
in a patent case.
Shares of Apple, which have gained 66.69% since the start of 2012, fell slightly Tuesday, off 0.08% to $675.17.
shares continued to decline, as the company is being sued in a class-action lawsuit.
On Monday, law firm
Morgan & Morgan
sent out a reminder to plaintiffs in the
, which alleges that Zynga violated federal securities laws, overstating growth, which caused a sharp drop in the share price after
Shares of Zynga slipped 1.31% to $3.02 in mid-Tuesday trade.
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Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York