Even if it isn't a bubble, the tech sector has had a pretty big run, and it might be time to look at some cautious ways to target tech-stock returns.» Read More
BOSTON, April 16- American Funds, the No. 3 U.S. mutual fund family, advised some customers to change user names and passwords on Wednesday as the number of companies and people affected by the notorious "Heartbleed" bug grows.
BOSTON/ OTTAWA, April 14- Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.
SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal that bought Netflix a more direct connection to Comcast's network.
BOSTON, March 13- Lookout, the mobile security software maker, named telecommunications industry veteran Jim Dolce as chief executive officer on Thursday, succeeding company co-founder John Hering.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
LONDON, March 5- Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet. On Feb. 10, internet security firm Cloudflare says it protected one of its customers from what might be the largest DDoS documented so far.
*Green Mountain surges on deal with Coca-Cola. NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in applications for unemployment insurance boosted confidence in the economy, and as Disney's results overshot expectations.
NEW YORK, Feb 6- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after a better-than-expected report on weekly initial jobless claims boosted confidence in the economy and Disney rose after its quarterly results. Walt Disney Co shares climbed 5.4 percent to $75.61 to lead both the Dow and S&P 500 higher after the media company's quarterly profit topped Wall Street expectations.
Feb 5- Akamai Technologies Inc forecast better-than-expected results for the current quarter after the internet content delivery service provider renegotiated pricing terms with its biggest media client. Akamai's shares, which rose about 5 percent in post-market trading after the results, jumped as much as 18 percent on news of the renegotiation.
Feb 5- Akamai Technologies Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results as its media and entertainment clients used more of its content delivery services to manage traffic over the Internet. Akamai's shares rose 5 percent in trading after the bell. Akamai's revenue rose 15 percent to $436 million in the fourth quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 7- Battery Ventures has lured away Adrian Cockcroft, the engineer who remade Netflix's streaming-entertainment service, to become the venture-capital firm's first technology fellow. In Netflix's case, Cockcroft moved its streaming entertainment to Amazon's cloud platform.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will buy cloud-based cyber security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million to better defend its internet content delivery services from hacker attacks.
Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help move content quickly over the Internet, said it will buy cloud-based security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million.
Stocks are at record highs and Wall Street is getting feverishly bullish. What could possibly go wrong?
The stocks moving before the bell.
Oct 23- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help move content quickly over the Internet, forecast current-quarter revenue largely below analyst estimates, citing the uncertain outcome of contract renegotiations with its biggest media client- widely thought to be Apple Inc.. Akamai shares fell as much as 13 percent in extended trading.
Oct 23- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help to move content quickly over the Internet, reported a 65 percent rise in profit as mobile activity and app downloads increased after Apple Inc launched its iOS 7 platform. Akamai shares, which have risen more than 15 percent in the last three months, were up 8 percent after the bell.
Stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day streak of record highs, following weakness in global equities and a mixed bag of earnings reports.