In honor of CNBC's 25th anniversary, the "Fast Money" traders give their top stocks to own for the next 25 years.» Read More
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.
A new battery than can recharge a cellphone in 30 seconds has just been shown off at a Microsoft conference in Tel Aviv.
2 Sleep Cycle alarm clock, Northcube AB. 2 Google Maps, Google, Inc.. 7 Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 8- Comcast Corp sought to rebut critics of its planned $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc, arguing that newcomers like Google Inc and Apple Inc would ensure competition in both Internet and video markets.
Microsoft ends customer support for its Windows XP operating system, leaving businesses and other users vulnerable to hackers.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday for a second day running.
"Upgrading is going to be your only option at some point," one cybersecurity expert advises users of Maicrosoft's XP.
*China approves $7.4 bln deal between Nokia and Microsoft. HELSINKI, April 8- Nokia has won approval from Chinese competition authorities to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft Corp without having to change its main technology patent practices, it said on Tuesday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
HELSINKI— Nokia has received regulatory approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone unit to Microsoft Corp., removing one of the last major hurdles to the 5.4 billion-euro deal.
Nokia has received approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft Corp, it said on Tuesday.
HELSINKI, April 8- Nokia has received approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft Corp, it said on Tuesday, and added there had been no request for it to change its patent practices. Nokia agreed in September to sell the business to Microsoft in a 5.4 billion euro deal.
HELSINKI, April 8- Nokia has received approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft, it said on Tuesday, and added the companies expect the deal to close in April. Nokia agreed in September to sell the business to Microsoft in a 5.4 billion euro deal.
CNBC's Josh Lipton and CNET Senior Editor Bridget Carey talk about the impact of Microsoft discontinuing support of its Windows XP operating system.
95 percent of global ATMs run on Windows XP but following Microsoft's move to stop providing security updates, fears of security lapses are rising. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
NEW YORK— Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.