The Nasdaq staged a more than 2 percent rally back from the brink of correction territory Tuesday in the biggest one day turnaround in five years.» Read More
Developers rushed out patches to fix affected web servers when they disclosed the problem, which affected companies from Amazon, Google, to Yahoo.
Intellectual Ventures has persuaded Microsoft and Sony to invest in its latest acquisition fund while Apple and Intel declined to participate.
Developers rushed out patches to fix affected web servers when they disclosed the problem, which affected companies from Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc to Yahoo Inc.. Def Con's network uses an enterprise firewall from McAfee, which is owned by Intel Corp's security division.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Zynga Inc appointed former Best Buy executive David Lee its chief financial officer as Zynga continued reshuffling its ranks to try to return the "Farmville" creator to growth. Zynga has sought to revive its business by overhauling top management, trimming staff and introducing titles that can be played on smartphones and tablets.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M.— Organizers of a search in a New Mexico landfill for a rumored stash of what some call the worst video game ever made by Atari announced Thursday that the dig will get underway this month.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Zynga Inc has appointed former Best Buy executive David Lee its chief financial officer as Zynga continues reshuffling its ranks to try to return the "Farmville" creator to growth. Zynga has sought to revive its business by overhauling top management, trimming staff and introducing titles that can be played on smartphones and tablets.
Despite Facebook's $2 billion deal for Oculus, there are still plenty of hurdles virtual reality must clear.
“Silicon Allee” may not have the same ring as Silicon Valley, but California’s success has spawned would-be “Silicons” across Europe.
A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.
Although the numbers released Wednesday by market research firms Gartner and IDC mark the industry's eighth straight quarter of declines, they also show a considerable slowdown from the drops in the fourth quarter of 2013..
Representatives for Facebook Inc, Google and Yahoo Inc told Reuters that they use OpenSSL and have already taken steps to mitigate any impact on users. "On a scale of 1 to 11, it's about an 11," cryptologist Bruce Schneier, chief technology officer of Co3 Systems Inc. said of the bug's severity.
BOSTON, April 9- Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" Internet threat that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites take steps to secure their communications.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 8 percent to $23.12 with 29,404,400 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.9 percent to $49.79 with 20,195,200 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 7.3 percent to $62.41 with 98,138,200 shares traded.
Aluminum maker Alcoa rose the most of major U.S. stocks after reporting earnings that were better than investors were expecting. Alcoa rose 3 percent in early trading. Facebook rose 2 percent and Microsoft rose 1 percent.
BEIJING, April 9- Microsoft Corp has partnered Lenovo Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd to provide software security services for Windows XP users in China, after the U.S. tech firm stopped updating the operating system.
Foreign profits held overseas by U.S. corporations to avoid taxes at home nearly doubled from 2008 to 2013 to top $2.1 trillion.
A small team from the Finnish security firm diagnosed Heartbleed while working independently from another Google Inc. researcher who also discovered the threat. Canada's tax agency isn't taking any chances.
*GE tops list, followed by Microsoft, Pfizer, Merck, Apple. WASHINGTON, April 8- Foreign profits held overseas by U.S. corporations to avoid taxes at home nearly doubled from 2008 to 2013 to top $2.1 trillion, said a private research firm's report, prompting a call for reform by the Senate's top tax law writer.
SAN FRANCISCO— An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Nokia Corp., up 36 cents to $7.58. China approved the sale of the communication company's mobile phone unit to Microsoft, removing one of the last major hurdles for the $7.3 billion deal.