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  • BOSTON, Oct 14- Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to steal data in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. It requires the attacker to have a privileged position in the network, "said Ivan Ristic, director of application security research with Qualys and an expert in...

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on security and the other storage and backup, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. The move by Symantec, which has fired two CEOs since 2012 as its stock and financial performance lagged many other software makers, follows a trend of...

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. Symantec's revenue growth has lagged the rest of the security software market in recent quarters, with slowing PC sales hurting demand for the...

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. "Separating Symantec into two independent publicly traded companies will provide each business the flexibility and focus to drive growth...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30- Microsoft Corp announced its' Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday, skipping a number, to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8 from two years ago.

  • Sept 8- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current quarter profit and revenue above analysts' average estimate as businesses look to secure their data and networks from hackers. Palo Alto Networks, whose shares were up 4.2 percent in extended trading, also reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue.

  • Palo Alto Networks revenue rises 59 pct Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Sept 8- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc's quarterly revenue jumped 59 percent to $178.2 million as businesses look to secure their data and networks against breaches. Net loss widened to $32.1 million, or 41 cents per share, for the quarter ended July 31 from $15.8 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Cisco feeling pain from China's protectionism Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Cisco Systems' Smart and Connected Residence application is demonstrated on a tablet device at a store in Hong Kong.

    With Cisco reporting earnings after the bell Wednesday, analysts aren't expecting much good news on its Chinese business.

  • Google courts the business phone market Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    To make the Android system more business friendly, Google is developing a means for separating personal and business phone data. Re/code reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.