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Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 2 percent to $24.88 with 10,139,800 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 6 percent to $24.35 with 12,130,400 shares traded. Intel Corp. fell. 3 percent to $25.39 with 9,786,700 shares traded.
BOSTON, June 19- Microsoft Corp is looking to recruit computer geeks in its ongoing efforts to protect Windows PCs from attacks, offering rewards of as much as $150,000 to anybody who helps identify and fix major security holes in its software.
BRUSSELS, June 19- European Union lawmakers want to forbid the United States from accessing European citizens' data without the approval of a judge or equivalent authority, a response to the revelations about the Prism spy programme.
*Microsoft says $500 million stolen before crack down. BOSTON, June 18- Microsoft Corp said that an assault it led earlier this month on one of the world's biggest cyber crime rings has freed at least 2 million PCs infected with a virus believed to have been used to steal more than $500 million from bank accounts worldwide.
SEATTLE, June 18- Google Inc asked the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to allow it to publish aggregate numbers of national security requests it receives separately from criminal requests, on First Amendment grounds.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18- Nvidia Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said he will license graphics technology to other companies, a new model for the chipmaker that could lead to new business with Apple, Samsung and other mobile device makers.
SEATTLE, June 18- Google Inc said on Tuesday it has asked the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow the Internet company to publish aggregate numbers of national security requests, including disclosures under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, separately from criminal requests.
Dell Inc. rose. 4 percent to $13.46 with 18,489,500 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 2.3 percent to $24.58 with 22,034,100 shares traded. Intel Corp. rose 1.4 percent to $25.46 with 18,359,600 shares traded.
Citi analyst Glen Yeung said that memory prices are likely to continue to rise. Additionally, they said that Intel, Microsoft and other PC makers' increased focus on making lower-cost notebooks could stimulate demand for personal computers, which could also benefit Micron.
Tech companies are being criticized for cooperating too closely with the National Security Agency when it comes to sharing data. CNBC's Eamon Javers, and Jon Fortt, discuss.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose 3.2 percent to $24.87 with 27,426,800 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 2.5 percent to $24.23 with 17,984,900 shares traded. Groupon Inc. rose 1.0 percent to $7.73 with 11,173,800 shares traded.
Adobe is adopting a cloud subscription model. Ahead of Adobe's earnings report, TheStreet.com looks at the transition.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. climbed Monday following a Barron's report that said the chipmaker's stock could rise substantially if its acquisition of SeaMicro is a success.
*Europe wants to build cloud sector to rival U.S. players. PARIS/ LONDON, June 17- France has its "Sovereign Cloud" project while across the Rhine data firms have created the label "Cloud Services: Made in Germany", all trying to reassure big companies that their information is stored away from the prying eyes of U.S. spies.
Apple received over the last six months between 4,000 and 5,000 requests for customer data from U.S. law enforcement authorities relating to criminal investigations and national security matters.
June 17- Apple received over the last six months between 4,000 and 5,000 requests for customer data from U.S. law enforcement authorities relating to criminal investigations and national security matters, the company said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14- Facebook and Microsoft have struck agreements with the U.S. government to release limited information about the number of surveillance requests they receive, a modest victory for the companies as they struggle with the fallout from disclosures about a secret government data-collection program.
Facebook and Microsoft have struck agreements with the U.S. government to release limited information about the number of surveillance requests they receive
Two sectors have farther to climb in a market afraid of tapering, Allianz's Scott Migliori says.
Capstone Turbine Corp. fell 11.6 percent to $1.13 with 9,018,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 7 percent to $24.19 with 16,170,600 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 1.8 percent to $23.30 with 12,806,100 shares traded.