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  • BOSTON, Sept 24- A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as "Bash," could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the "Heartbleed" bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts warned on Wednesday.

  • BOSTON, Sept 24- A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as "Bash," could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the "Heartbleed" bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts warned on Wednesday.

  • Review: Samsung Alpha big on design, short on tech Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. It will cost $200 with a two-year service contract, or $613 without one.

  • Sept 24- Sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John's said there was a potential security breach involving customers' credit and debit card data at 216 of its stores and franchised locations on July 30. The chain is the latest victim in a series of security breaches among retailers such as Target Corp, Michaels Stores Inc and Neiman Marcus.

  • New iPhones run into software, bending complaints Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 3:37 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Apple's newest iPhones ran into some glitches Wednesday after users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new models is vulnerable to bending.

  • Jimmy John's says customers' card data stolen Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.— Jimmy John's sandwich chain said Wednesday that it believes customers' credit card data was stolen from 216 of its shops between June and September. Jimmy John's believes someone stole log-in credentials and remotely installed malware on machines used to swipe credit cards.

  • Babak "Bobby" Yazdani, who founded Saba in 1997 and resigned as chief executive in March 2013, was not charged with misconduct over the scheme, which involved falsified time-sheets by consultants at an Indian subsidiary, the SEC said.

  • BlackBerry showed off the new device at events in Toronto, London and Dubai. The smartphone, which has a large touchscreen and a modified version of the company's well-known keyboard, comes to market as the phones of BlackBerry's rivals all converge on a tall, rectangular profile.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley- based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.

  • *Nanoco shares rise more than 27 pct. Sept 24- Nanoco Group Plc said commercial production of quantum dots, used to make vibrant screen displays, is expected to begin in the first half of next year at a plant in South Korea being built by its partner, Dow Chemical Co..

  • General Motors appoints its first cybersecurity chief Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:43 PM ET

    BOSTON/ DETROIT, Sept 23- General Motors Co on Tuesday named an engineer to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the No. 1 U.S. automaker and its rivals come under increasing pressure to better secure their vehicles against hackers. "So that's the competitive advantage we're trying to really put in place for General Motors."

  • Sept 23- Data breach at home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts, the Wall Street Journal said.

  • Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. Ozzie, 58, Microsoft's former chief software architect, hopes to orchestrate voice's comeback through Talko, a mobile application being released Tuesday for the iPhone.

  • Aging tech giants look to deals to help sales Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Aging technology giants are having a hard time staying relevant in today's post-PC world, and some are looking for deals to push growth. NYT reports.

  • Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.

  • Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 3:18 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday.

  • Microsoft delays launch of Xbox One in China Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Xbox and PlayStation signage on display at the 2014 E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo.

    Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China. The company said it would be released by the end of the year.

  • BEIJING, Sept 21- Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year.

  • Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

  • New smartphone app gives sight to the blind Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20- Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge.