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  • Google shows off Android for watches, cars, and TV Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 1:41 PM ET
    Android TV demo at Google I/O.

    Google announced three smartwatches, and software to automate cars, and television.

  • Oracle is reportedly in talks to buy a software maker Micros Systems for more than $5 billion.

  • BOSTON, June 10- IBM overtook Japan's Trend Micro Inc to become the world's No. 3 provider of security software last year, after acquiring cybersecurity firm Trusteer, according to market share data released on Tuesday by Gartner. IBM's revenue from security software climbed 19 percent to $1.14 billion last year, Gartner said.

  • June 4- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc said an independent committee had found no evidence of fraud, as alleged by short-seller Muddy Waters Research Group.

  • NQ Mobile says committee finds no evidence of fraud Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    June 4- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc said a special committee had found no evidence of fraud, as alleged by short-seller Muddy Waters Research Group. NQ Mobile's shares rose about 30 percent in premarket trading. Muddy Waters called NQ Mobile a "massive fraud" in October, a charge NQ Mobile rejected as false.

  • May 30- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc estimated revenue in the first three months of the year would exceed its forecast of $75- $76 million due to strength in its enterprise business.

  • May 30- Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc estimated that first-quarter revenue would exceed its forecast of 75- $76 million due to strength in its enterprise business. The company's shares jumped 20.5 percent higher to $8.25 at the open on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • *Expects 4th- qtr adj profit/shr $0.10- $0.11 vs est $0.10. May 28- Cyber security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a better-than-expected 49 percent jump in quarterly revenue as it added more customers, and said it settled patent litigation with network gear maker Juniper Networks Inc..

  • China rules out Windows 8 for government computers Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    A Windows Surface tablet.

    China's government says it will avoid buying computer equipment that runs on Windows 8.

  • Cisco logs better-than-expected outlook; shares jump Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Cisco posted quarterly earnings and revenue that topped expectations Wednesday, sending shares higher in extended-hours trading.

  • *Sees 2015 adj profit/shr $1.84- $1.92 vs est $1.83. May 8- Struggling security software maker Symantec Corp posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting, and forecast full-year profit above Wall Street expectations.

  • May 8- Security software maker Symantec Corp posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting, and forecast current quarter and full-year revenue above Wall Street expectations. Symantec said it expects first-quarter adjusted profit of 41- 43 cents per share on revenue of $1.65- $1.69 billion.

  • Symantec 4th-qtr profit rises 14 pct Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    May 8- Antivirus and security software maker Symantec Corp reported a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by cost cutting as it adjusts to falling PC sales. Net income attributable to the company rose to $217 million, or 31 cents per share, in the quarter ended March 28, from $190 million, or 27 cents per share, a year ago.

  • Cheetah Mobile shares surge in market debut Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Still from Cheetah promotional video

    Cheetah Mobile's shares spiked in their market debut, valuing the Chinese security software maker at about $2.2 billion.

  • May 8- Cheetah Mobile Inc's shares rose about 13 percent in their market debut, valuing the Chinese security software maker at about $2.2 billion, after its initial public offering was priced near the top end of the expected range. Cheetah's shares opened at $15.25 and touched a high of $15.89 in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • BOSTON, May 2- At least five senior executives have left Russian computer security software company Kaspersky Lab in the past month due to a disagreement over the way it is being run under its chief executive and co-founder, Eugene Kaspersky.

  • BOSTON, May 2- At least five senior executives have left Russian computer security software company Kaspersky Lab over the past month due to a disagreement over the way it is being run under its chief executive and co-founder, Eugene Kaspersky.

  • F5 Networks' quarterly revenue rises 20 pct Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    April 23- Network equipment maker F5 Networks Inc reported a 20 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to higher demand for its software-defined application services and security software. The company's net income rose to $69.6 million, or 91 cents per share, in the second quarter ended March 31 from $63.4 million, or 80 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The abrupt firing of Symantec Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett last month is attracting activist investors and private equity firms to the U.S. security software maker, in a development that could potentially lead to its breakup or sale, sources familiar with the situation said.

  • Web passwords at risk from ‘Heartbleed bug’ Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:29 AM ET

    A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.