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  • *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.

  • Finding a better way to track flights Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:20 AM ET
    Students stand next to a giant mural featuring missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 displayed on the grounds of their school in Manila's financial district of Makati.

    Canadian company FLYHT is trying to convince airlines using its real-time data streaming technology may avoid future mysteries like Flight 370.

  • Apple gets a 30% cut of Office for iPad sales Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:24 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

    One of the big holdups for Office for iPad was was Apple's policy that apps that sell things hand over 30 percent of that revenue to Apple.

  • He said he saw the space as an "arms race" as cyber security players such as Palo Alto, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd and FireEye Inc are all in the process of building out their product wings. Palo Alto and FireEye have been acquiring companies to strengthen their security software offerings.

  • March 24- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc said it agreed to buy privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company Cyvera for about $200 million to expand its offerings that protect businesses from cyber attacks. Palo Alto said the deal would close in the second half of its fiscal year 2014.. Tel Aviv- based Cyvera has 55 employees, Palo Alto said.

  • March 21- Symantec Corp's shares fell as much as 14 percent on Friday, a day after the security software maker fired its chief executive, raising concerns about its turnaround efforts.

  • UPDATE 2-Symantec fires CEO Bennett Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    *Bennett second CEO to be fired by Symantec in less than two years. March 20- Antivirus and security software provider Symantec Corp fired Chief Executive Steve Bennett on Thursday, the second time it has sacked its top executive in less than two years, as the company struggles to revive growth amid eroding PC sales.

  • UPDATE 1-Symantec fires CEO Bennett Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 5:09 PM ET

    March 20- Antivirus and security software provider Symantec Corp fired Chief Executive Steve Bennett on Thursday, the second time it has sacked its top executive in less than two years, as the company struggles to revive growth amid eroding PC sales. Symantec said it appointed board member Michael Brown as interim president and CEO.