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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 14- U.S. government standards for software may enable spying by the National Security Agency through widely used coding formulas that should be jettisoned, some of the country's top independent experts concluded in papers released on Monday.

  • July 11- Silver Lake Partners LP has agreed to pay $29.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused several large private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other on takeovers prior to the financial crisis.

  • Human 'biohackers' embed chips in their bodies Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Many DIY cyborgs get the chips and magnets embedded in their fingers or hands, where the skin is thin enough for the devices to interact with external objects.

    People are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodies, NBC News reports.

  • Cybercrime bust frees 4.7M PCs, Microsoft says Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    Microsoft said it freed 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation.

  • LONDON, July 11- Dutch software company Exact Holding said that it had been approached by parties about a possible takeover, with indicative offers at 30- 35 euros a share, and was engaged in preliminary discussions.

  • BANGALORE, July 11- India's second largest IT services provider Infosys Ltd said on Friday it would boost investment in cloud computing, smartphone apps and other new technologies to win more high-margin outsourcing contracts.

  • BOSTON, July 10- Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week.

  • SEATTLE, July 10- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella deferred any comment on widely expected job cuts at the software company on Thursday, after circulating a memo to employees promising to "flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes."

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned use of one of its products.

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned the use of one of its products.

  • BOSTON, July 9- Microsoft Corp has dropped a lawsuit against Vitalwerks Internet Solutions that alleged the privately held Web services firm failed to take proper steps to prevent its systems from being abused by cybercriminals.

  • Why analysts are still bullish on Facebook Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Facebook headquarters

    There's been no shortage of negative Facebook headlines recently, but the company's stock will likely continue to climb, some analysts said.

  • Gigamon cuts revenue forecast, shares fall Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 5:26 PM ET

    July 8- Network traffic management software maker Gigamon Inc cut its second-quarter revenue forecast, citing difficulty in closing deals. The company's shares fell as much as 28 percent to $13.00 in extended trading.

  • Major bug strikes Google's new smartwatches Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET
    Video still from GoogleMobile Android Wear promotion.

    Although just released, Google's Android Wear system for smart watches already has a bug with downloading paid-for applications.

  • July 3- NQ Mobile Inc's independent auditor has informed the company that it will need to expand the scope of its 2013 audit, the Chinese mobile security software maker said. The stock has been volatile after short-seller Muddy Waters Research Group called NQ Mobile a "massive fraud" in October, a charge the Chinese company rejected.

  • July 3- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc said its independent auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian LLP, informed the company that it would need to expand the scope of its 2013 audit. NQ said its board and audit committee are considering PricewaterhouseCoopers' request.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 2- Amazon.com Inc is fighting U.S. regulators' demands that it pay a penalty over its policies on purchases made by children on smartphone applications, according to documents seen by Reuters.

  • The Department of Homeland Security's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT, issued the request after researchers with F-Secure of Finland and Symantec Corp of the United States reported that they believed Energetic Bear was behind a campaign to infect energy and industrial firms around the world with malicious software known as the Havex Trojan.

  • NYSE, owned by Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said in a note to traders on Tuesday it would allow firms to test their trading software ahead of the initial public offering of Alibaba on July 12 for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • June 30- Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders confirmed on Monday they had agreed to settle litigation over the $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp..

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