BOSTON, March 6- Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned. Microsoft released a security advisory on Thursday warning customers that their PCs were also vulnerable...» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming. Phil Spencer, head of the company's video game division, detailed Microsoft's plan for game makers to create universal apps that can run on both Xbox One consoles and PCs with Windows 10, as well as smartphones, tablets and other devices running the forthcoming version...
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service's latest move to expand its money-making advertising features. The carousel ads feature will initially be available in the United States to a limited set of advertising partners, Instagram said.
Smartphone makers are launching a slew of privacy-centric devices in a bid to take advantage of users' concerns about being spied on by governments.
Sit back, dim the lights, turn up the heating and put on your favorite film...all with one app.
Clever marketing has helped Micromax dethrone Samsung as the number one smartphone vendor in India, the company's chairman told CNBC.
SAN FRANCISCO— Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year. Sony Corp. originally unveiled a prototype of the headset at last year's gathering of video game developers. The headset works in tandem with Sony's PlayStation 4 console and camera by covering users' vision and simulating virtual worlds on screen.
Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.
BARCELONA, Spain— BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO John Chen said at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona on Tuesday that since he took over a year and a half ago BlackBerry has undergone a "philosophical" shift away from...
March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest personal...
FOSTER CITY, Calif. _ Guidewire Software Inc. on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Analysts expected $86.1 million, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in April, Guidewire Software expects its results to range from a loss of 9 cents per share to a loss of 6 cents per...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. _ Palo Alto Networks Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $43 million in its fiscal second quarter. Analysts expected $203.4 million, according to Zacks. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $209.8 million.
BOSTON, March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest...
CONNECTICUT ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE SAYS HAS OPENED INVESTIGATION INTO LENOVO GROUP LOADING' SUPERFISH' SOFTWARE ON PCS.
SAN FRANCISCO— Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011.. Aruba, based in Sunnyvale, California, makes Wi-Fi networking systems for shopping malls, corporate campuses, hotels and...
*Lenovo says "we will significantly reduce preloaded applications". *Lenovo says its standard image will only include OS and related software, software required to make hardware work well security software, Lenovo applications. *Lenovo says "we have worked with partners to create tools and update antivirus programs to eliminate superfish software".
A guide that will help you if you're looking to use your smartphone while traveling out of your service area. Re/code reports.
ATLANTA _ American Software Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.8 million. American Software shares have increased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: American Software, Earnings Report.
Feb 26- Autodesk Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the company's switch to a subscription-based model for its computer-aided design software paid off. Autodesk said earlier this month that its desktop software products will be available only by subscription from next February. Autodesk forecast current-quarter adjusted profit...
Feb 26- Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc reported a 47.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more customers. The company's net loss widened to $57 million, or 47 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, from $32.6 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier. Splunk, whose software indexes and manages data from computers, servers and...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets. The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most widely used...
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