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  • BEIJING, July 11- Chinese state media branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.

  • Female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:00 PM ET

    Maria Zhang, a senior director of engineering at Yahoo Mobile, has been sued by Nan Shi, who worked as a principal software engineer in Yahoo from February 2013, according to a complaint filed on July 8 in Santa Clara Superior Court in San Jose, California.

  • Its shares have slumped 16 percent since Chief Executive Officer Kevin Murai warned earlier in July that increased demand was already waning from companies buying new computers to upgrade their operating systems after Microsoft Corp stopped supporting Windows XP in April.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Apple Inc. was unchanged at $95.04 with 19,671,200 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. was unchanged at $11.42 with 9,671,300 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 1 percent to $25.46 with 12,995,800 shares traded.

  • Adelson, Buffett, Gates in immigration reform call Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 6:19 AM ET
    Mexican agricultural workers cultivate romaine lettuce on a farm on October 8, 2013 in Holtville, Calif.

    Three leading figures of U.S. industry have called for an overhaul of the country's immigration system.

  • BEIJING, July 11- Chinese state media on Friday branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations. Apple was not available for immediate comment.

  • BOSTON, July 10- Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week.

  • SEATTLE, July 10- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella deferred any comment on widely expected job cuts at the software company on Thursday, after circulating a memo to employees promising to "flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes."

  • Microsoft CEO vows to 'reinvent productivity' Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told employees their mission is to "reinvent productivity to empower every person and every organization on the planet."

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned use of one of its products.

  • Microsoft putting its weight behind Xbox: CEO Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    People are silhouetted against an Xbox display at annual E3 video game extravaganza in Los Angeles.

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella committed to develop its Xbox platform in a letter to employees, quashing rumors that it might be spun off.

  • Microsoft CEO commits to develop Xbox platform Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    July 10- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella committed to develop its Xbox gaming platform in a letter to company employees, quashing rumors that the unit might be spun off. "Microsoft will continue to vigorously innovate and delight gamers with Xbox," said Nadella in an email released by the company on its website.

  • BOSTON, July 10- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned the use of one of its products.

  • PC shipment slump bottoms out Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe. But quarterly figures released Wednesday by the research firms Gartner Inc. and International Data Corp. show the global slump is easing.

  • BOSTON, July 9- Microsoft Corp has dropped a lawsuit against Vitalwerks Internet Solutions that alleged the privately held Web services firm failed to take proper steps to prevent its systems from being abused by cybercriminals.

  • TD Ameritrade investors remain big on equities Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Online brokerage TD Ameritrade says its investors continue to be heavily invested in equities. Apple was a popular purchase after its stock split, and TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers of AT&T, Verizon, Delta Airlines and Lululemon.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Technology may finally be solving the thorny problem of buying clothing online- that you cannot try things on. One virtual try-on system is made by FaceCake, based near Los Angeles. Called Swivel HD, it works with Microsoft's Kinect 2 to project clothing onto users as though they are looking in a mirror.

  • NEW YORK, July 8- Technology may finally be solving the thorny problem of buying clothing online- that you cannot try things on. One virtual try-on system is made by FaceCake, based near Los Angeles. Called Swivel HD, it works with Microsoft's Kinect 2 to project clothing onto users as though they are looking in a mirror.

  • S&P 500 headed to 2,100 this year: Laszlo Birinyi Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    There are no bargains in the S&P 500 at record levels, only opportunities, legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi says.

  • HP confirms settlement over deal for Autonomy Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    Signage outside the Hewlett-Packard headquarters on May 23, 2014 in Palo Alto, Calif.

    Hewlett-Packard and attorneys representing shareholders agreed to settle litigation over the $11.1 billion acquisition of British company Autonomy.