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  • Dec 11- Sony Pictures Entertainment was trying to stop downloads of its documents stolen in a massive hack at the film and television studio late last month, technology news website Re/code reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. One of the sources told Re/Code Sony was using Amazon Web Services, Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing services.

  • Dec 11- Sony Pictures Entertainment was trying to stop downloads of its documents stolen in a massive hack at the film and television studio late last month, technology news website Re/code reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. One of the sources told Re/Code Sony was using Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing services. Sony Pictures...

  • 'Driving while black' apps give tips for police stops Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:09 AM ET

    "Do not reach for your phone when you are talking to police," stressed Melvin Oden-Orr, one of two Portland lawyers creating the app. The app is coming to market as protesters around the country keep attention on instances of deadly encounters with police in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. And last month, American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in four...

  • Belden to buy security software company Tripwire Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    ST. LOUIS— Belden Inc. said Tuesday that it plans to acquire Tripwire Inc., a privately-held security software company based in Portland, Oregon, for $710 million in cash. The St. Louis- based communications equipment company said that the deal will help address cybersecurity issues for its customers. Shares of Belden increased $1.62 to close at $74.92 Tuesday.

  • Walgreen tests virtual doctor visits through app Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    Walgreen is testing a new telemedicine service that lets patients see a doctor without leaving home or visiting any of the drugstore chain's clinics. The Deerfield, Illinois, company said Monday that patients in California or Michigan can now contact a physician around the clock through Walgreen's mobile application for smartphones or tablet computers.

  • *Maximum fine of 100,000 euros for violation of ban. THE HAGUE, Dec 8- Uber, the fast-growing online car sharing service, has been banned from taking bookings in the Netherlands via its smartphone app where it could face fines of up to 100,000 euros. Uber, which was been valued at around $40 billion ahead of a planned IPO, could be fined a total of 100,000 euros.

  • MANDIANT LETTER SAYS SONY ATTACK WAS' UNPRECEDENTED IN NATURE,' USED MALWARE THAT COULD NOT BE DETECTED BY ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE.

  • BOSTON, Dec 4- Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered what they say is technical evidence linking the massive breach at Sony Corp's Hollywood studio with attacks in South Korea and the Middle East. Kaspersky researcher Kurt Baumgartner told Reuters there are "unusually striking similarities" related to the malicious software and techniques in the two...

  • Ballmer stepped down from Microsoft's board in August to focus on his $2 billion purchase of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers. Shareholders asked the new CEO, Satya Nadella, and other leaders, about Microsoft's efforts to help blind and disabled customers and about online security. Shareholders have been generally ecstatic this year as Microsoft's market...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 2- Uber Inc has signed a deal with billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil to bring its app, which allows users to summon a car on their smartphones, to new customers in Latin America in a move it says could be a model for other regions. Starting on Tuesday, the Uber app will be promoted on millions of Android phones that use telecoms company America...

  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 2- Uber Inc has teamed up with billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil telecoms company to bring its app, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphones, to new customers in Latin America in a move it says could be a model for other regions. Starting on Tuesday, the Uber app will go on millions of Android phones that use America Movil as their...

  • Stephen Hawking hails "life changing" speech upgrade Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 2- Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking can communicate with the world faster and easier thanks to new technology from Intel Corp and SwiftKey which replaces the decades-old platform that made his computerised voice recognisable around the world. Intel said it had been working on the new platform, called ACAT, in collaboration with Hawking for...

  • Is the death of the PC imminent?: CFO  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 5:15 AM ET

    PCs are adapting to new technology by incorporating tablet and mobile components to attract consumers, says Pat O'Malley, CFO of Seagate Tech.

  • TORONTO, Dec 1- Intel Corp said on Monday it has acquired PasswordBox, a Montreal- based identity management service that gives users a convenient way to log into websites and applications from any device without having to type or remember passwords. The Santa Clara, California- based chipmaker said PasswordBox will become part of the Safe Identity...

  • Dec 1- Software company Ebix Inc, under pressure from Barington Capital Group, added two independent nominees to its board slate, including the activist investor's chief executive. The additions are part of a deal under which Barington agreed to vote in support of all of Ebix's director nominees at the 2014 annual meeting. Ebix said it added Barington CEO James...

  • Nov 24- Workday Inc, a maker of cloud-based human resources software, forecast fiscal year 2016 revenue below market estimates, indicating that its stellar growth was easing and sending its shares down 8 percent after the bell. The company, which resorts to aggressive pricing to outdo larger rivals such as Oracle Corp and SAP SE, also forecast current-quarter...

  • Demand for security products has been on the rise, especially in the wake of high-profile data breaches at Target Corp last year and, more recently, Home Depot Inc. Palo Alto said it expected a profit of 16 cents to 17 cents per share and revenue of between $200 million and $204 million for the second quarter. The company's net loss widened to $30.1 million, or 38 cents...

  • Nov 24- Voice recognition software maker Nuance Communications Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit, helped by strong demand from healthcare clients. The company sells voice-assisted documentation software to healthcare companies and its clients include Avera Health, BayCare, Cambridge Trusts and Cleveland Clinic among...

  • Nov 24- Security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a 50 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as more companies look to guard their data and networks from hackers. The company's net loss widened to $30.1 million, or 38 cents per share, for the first quarter ended Oct. 31, from $7.9 million, or 11 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $192.3 million...

  • 3D Systems to buy design software maker Cimatron Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    Nov 24- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp said it would buy Cimatron Ltd for about $97 million to strengthen its position in the fast-growing 3 D design and manufacturing business. 3 D Systems said it will pay $8.97 per Cimatron share, a premium of 47.5 percent to the stock's closing price on the Nasdaq on Friday. Israel- based Cimatron provides 3 D design software...

 

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Squawk Alley

  • BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen shows future models of the new Blackberry Classic smartphone during a launch event for in New York, December 17, 2014.

    BlackBerry reported disappointing hardware sales, but CEO John Chen said the prospects for the BES12 software business are good.

  • Citigroup thinks Instagram is now worth about 49 times what Facebook paid for it two years ago, raising the value of the combined company.

  • Cuban President Raul Castro listens during the opening of the Caribbean Community Summit, in Havana, on December 8, 2014.

    The move to normalize relations with Cuba will strengthen the Castro "dictatorship," a former U.S. diplomat says.

Re/code

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.

  • Co-CEO, Revere Digital; Co-Executive Editor, Re/code; and Co-Executive Producer, The Code Conference. Re/code is part of the CNBC network.