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  • Oct 9- Symantec Corp, known for its Norton antivirus software, said it will split into two publicly traded entities- one that sells security programs and another that does information management. "It has become clear that winning in both security and information management requires distinct strategies, focused investments and go-to market innovation," Chief...

  • Symantec plans to split into two companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    A fountain operates outside the headquarters building of Symantec Corp. in Mountain View, California

    Symantec announced plans to split itself into two publicly traded companies as it explores new strategies to spur growth.

  • How Pinterest is aiming to make money Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Pinterest is starting to turn the more than 30 billion pins on its more than 750 million boards into profits.

  • Selfie addict? This smartphone could be for you Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    HTC has launched a "selfie" phone with a powerful front camera, as it attempts to use differentiating features to claw back market share.

  • How Poshly got $1.5 million in less than 10 days Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Beauty products startup Poshly raised $1.5 million in less than 10 days. Its CEO reveals why VCs found the firm's business plan appealing.

  • Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp is urging data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit or pursue other merger opportunities in its first public letter to the company. EMC's structure of combining several businesses obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a 13- page letter that it...

  • Europe shares hit two-month low on growth jitters Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 8- European stocks sank on Wednesday, extending their week-long selloff and with a benchmark index hitting its lowest level since mid-August as mounting concern about global economic growth spooked investors. Europe's renewed sell-off mirrored overnight losses in Asian and U.S. equities after the IMF cut global growth forecasts.

  • Elliott Management presses EMC to spin off VMware Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:37 AM ET
    Joseph 'Joe' Tucci, chairman and chief executive officer of EMC Corp., speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld 2013 conference in San Francisco, California.

    Paul Singer's Elliott Management fired off a letter to EMC to push again for a spinoff of VMware, saying "the benefits ... are enormous."

  • Activist investor Elliott urges EMC to spin off VMWare Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has urged data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit. EMC's federation structure obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a letter to the company's board. EMC's "federation strategy" comprises three businesses- its core data-storage unit, VMware and...

  • 3 years after 'Jeopardy,' IBM's Watson gets serious Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:08 AM ET
    File photo: Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter competed against 'Watson' in the Man V. Machine 'Jeopardy!' competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in 2011.

    IBM has rolled out a new artificial intelligence tool and says it's moving Watson's staff to New York's Silicon Alley, Bob Pisani reports.

  • Symantec exploring breakup of company: Report Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Steve Bennett of Symantec, October 30, 2013.

    Symantec is in advanced talks to split its business in two—one that sells security programs and one that does data storage, Bloomberg reported.

  • Oct 7- Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities- one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. "The company does not comment on rumors," Symantec spokeswoman Kristen Batch told Reuters in an email. A breakup may position...

  • Symantec exploring breakup of company - Bloomberg Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Oct 7- Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities- one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Reuters reported in April that Symantec was in the process of hiring banks to help advise on strategy and defend against...

  • Microsoft planning a cloud event for Oct. 20 Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just tweeted that the software giant will be holding a cloud event in San Francisco, Re/code reports.

  • Adobe aims to go all-in on mobile Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 10:34 AM ET
    David Wadhwani, senior vice president of digital media for Adobe Systems Inc.

    The last few years have seen Adobe launch and scrap waves of applications as the company tried to find its place in a world gone mobile.

  • Oct 3- Shares of Yodlee Inc, which is backed by private equity firm Warburg Pincus, rose about 45 percent in their debut, valuing the provider of software to financial companies at nearly $500 million. The company raised about $75 million after its initial public offering was priced at $12 per share, the mid-point of its expected range of $11- $13 per share.

  • Oct 3- Shares of Yodlee Inc, backed by private equity firm Warburg Pincus, rose as much as 43 percent in their debut, valuing the provider of software to financial companies at $487.4 million. The California- based company raised about $75 million after its initial public offering was priced at $12 per share, the mid point of its expected range of $11- $13 per share.

  • BlackBerry CEO: It's OK we're not an iPhone killer Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen holds the Blackberry Passport during the company's annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo, June 19, 2014.

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen says the new BlackBerry Passport isn't an iPhone killer—and that's OK.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior. Silicon Valley employers see themselves fighting for good engineers. "It's absolutely a key way to recruit talent," said Joe Gracy,...

  • Renault has revamped the elderly Espace people carrier as a crossover sport utility vehicle as it seeks to relive the marque's past glories. "It's certainly a great nameplate to revive, because it was quite something for Renault," UBS analyst Philippe Houchois said. "It was about the closest Renault ever got to a premium product."

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