Activist investors have moved the needle on the dividend payouts of cash-rich tech companies. The sector now leads the market in dividend growth.» Read More
SINGAPORE, March 14- Criminals may already have made off with up to $500 million worth of bitcoins since the virtual currency launched in 2009- and you can double that if it turns out they emptied Mt. "It's just growing pains," says Keith Jarvis, a security researcher at Dell SecureWorks.
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.
*Car companies spend more on research and development. FRANKFURT, March 13- The car industry's international patent filings jumped 18 percent in 2013, the World Intellectual Property Organisation said on Thursday, in part reflecting a push for new technologies to lower exhaust emissions.
March 10- A Chinese state-owned company offered to buy Montage Technology Group, a Shanghai- based chipmaker, in a deal valued at about $600 million, roughly four months after failing to buy rival RDA Microelectronics Inc.
NEW YORK, March 4- Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday.
March 4- Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co reached a long-term deal, allowing the No.2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN, and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.
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.
Who makes more money, a median American household or an intern at Facebook? If you guessed the latter, the tech company, you’re right. NYT explains.
The mastermind of an alleged Silicon Valley scheme not to poach one another's employees, court papers say, was Steve Jobs.
When an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand.
The Arizona governor has until Saturday to act on a bill that would let businesses refuse service to gays and lesbians.
Gov. Jan Brewer is under pressure to veto a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.
Former Intel chief Craig Barrett told CNBC he applauded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for following that adage coined by Intel's Andy Grove.
Craig Barrett, former Chairman & CEO of Intel, shares his thoughts on Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp, and net neutrality.
Craig Barrett, former Chairman & CEO of Intel, explains why something has to be done to upgrade the U.S. educational system.
Every Mobile World Congress in the past four years has featured an announcement about one of these operating systems. This year is no different, as handset makers, carriers and chipmakers try to break the stranglehold that Google Inc and Apple Inc have on the software that runs the world's mobile phones.
From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek, Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4 G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution.
SEOUL, Feb 23- Samsung Electronics Co is to unveil on Sunday its first wearable smartwatch powered by its Tizen platform in its latest attempt to distance itself from Google Inc and enhance its software and services.
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Feb 20- Cylance Inc, a cyber security startup founded by McAfee Inc's former global chief technology officer, said it received $20 million in funding from an investor group led by Khosla Ventures and Blackstone Group.