These once-ballyhooed tech stocks are still hurting even while the broad Nasdaq composite index is hitting a 14-year high, USA Today reports» Read More
NEW YORK— Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to millions of computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. A. The bug, also known as " Shellshock," is in a commonly used piece of system software called Bash.
*Investors fret over Argentina default fallout. NEW YORK, July 31- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower Wall Street open Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 likely to turn negative for the month on concerns over the strength of overseas economies and ongoing tensions with Russia.
*Whole Foods tumbles after cutting outlook. NEW YORK, July 31- U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower on Thursday, after Argentina defaulted for the second time in 12 years, raising concerns the country's weakness could spread to the region.
NEW YORK, July 17- Fed Chair Janet Yellen may have surprised the markets this week by noting that valuations in some parts of the U.S. stock market look stretched but mutual fund managers mostly greeted her comments with a shrug.
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NEW YORK, July 2- The year's best performing large-cap growth fund is run by a Charlotte, North Carolina- based manager who is more likely to bargain-hunt than chase the latest hot stock. He's done that by adding companies such as Apple Inc, Halliburton Co and Akamai Technologies Inc after the shares of each suffered a short-term drop.
WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned two lower court patent decisions, one related to heart rate monitors and the other to management of Web images, in rulings that could make it harder for so-called patent trolls to win infringement cases.
WASHINGTON, June 2- The U.S. Supreme Court threw out two patent decisions on Monday, one related to heart rate monitors and the other on management of web images, rulings that could make it harder for patent trolls to win infringement cases.
JPMorgan Chase& Co, PepsiCo Inc, Cardinal Health Inc, Deere& Co and The United Services Automobile Association are among the Fortune 500 companies seeking chief information security officers and other security personnel to shore up their cyber defenses, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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May 1- Akamai Technologies Inc, a provider of internet content delivery services, reported a 23 percent rise in quarterly revenue as more people watch videos online. Revenue rose to $453.5 million in the quarter ended March 31 from $368.0 million a year earlier. Net income rose to $72.8 million, or 40 cents per share, from $71.5 million, or 39 cents per share.
Level 3 also raised its free cash flow forecast to $250 million- $300 million from $225 million- $275 million. Its content delivery unit targets video distributors and online portals and competes with Akamai Technologies Inc and Limelight Networks Inc..
Considering the declines have been significant, you may be asking yourself, ‘should I buy the dip?’ You shouldn't.
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.
Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.
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.