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.» Read More
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.
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's government says it will avoid buying computer equipment that runs on Windows 8.
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.
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'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.
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.
A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.