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  • Unidentified country likely behind spying software Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    The malicious software known as "Regin" is designed to collect data from its targets for periods of months or years, penetrating deep into computer networks while covering its tracks to avoid detection, according to analysts at Symantec, the Silicon Valley security firm that disclosed the program's existence in a report this week. Citing factors including its...

  • Nov 23- An advanced malicious software application has been uncovered that since 2008 was used to spy on private companies, governments, research institutes and individuals in 10 countries, antivirus software maker Symantec Corp said in a report on Sunday. The Mountain View, California- based maker of Norton antivirus products said its research showed that a "...

  • FireEye 'kicking butt,' CEO says Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    ireEye stock sold off 15 percent a day after the cybersecurity company's outlook fell below expectations, but CEO defended its performance.

  • Nov 5- Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, reported a better-than-expected profit, helped by higher demand for its cyber security products. The company's net income rose to $244 million, or 35 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Oct. 3, from $241 million, or 34 cents per share, a year earlier. Symantec, whose security products usually...

  • Tech firms HP, EMC call off merger talks: Sources Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazard.

    Hewlett-Packard has ended merger talks with EMC Corp. and may announce this development as soon as Wednesday, sources told Reuters.

  • Semiconductor stock buys on sector selloff: Pros Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 7:32 PM ET
    Intel's Edison chip

    A selloff in semiconductors could create opportunity within the sector, OptionMonster's Pete Najarian says.

  • Early movers: SYMC, YELP, MSFT, FDO, TSLA & more Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on security and the other storage and backup, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. The move by Symantec, which has fired two CEOs since 2012 as its stock and financial performance lagged many other software makers, follows a trend of...

  • 4 ways to protect your portolio: 'Fast Money' pros Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:24 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    After a sharp stock selloff Thursday and erasing the previous day's rally, it's time to get defensive, say CNBC's "Fast Money" traders.

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. Symantec's revenue growth has lagged the rest of the security software market in recent quarters, with slowing PC sales hurting demand for the...

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:28 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Oct 9- Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. "Separating Symantec into two independent publicly traded companies will provide each business the flexibility and focus to drive growth...

  • After-hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Thursday's after hours buzz: AMZN, SYMC & more.

  • Oct 9- Symantec Corp, known for its Norton antivirus software, said it will split into two publicly traded entities- one that sells security programs and another that does information management. "It has become clear that winning in both security and information management requires distinct strategies, focused investments and go-to market innovation," Chief...

  • Symantec plans to split into two companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:01 PM ET
    A fountain operates outside the headquarters building of Symantec Corp. in Mountain View, California

    Symantec announced plans to split itself into two publicly traded companies as it explores new strategies to spur growth.

  • Andreessen expects more split-ups, knocks Icahn Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Marc Andreessen

    More Silicon Valley companies will likely split in the next five years, Marc Andreessen says.

  • Symantec split up?     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    Is Symantec breaking up? Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" teams discuss reports the technology company is exploring a split into two companies to combat growth issues.

  • Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp is urging data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit or pursue other merger opportunities in its first public letter to the company. EMC's structure of combining several businesses obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a 13- page letter that it...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 8- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Wednesday, following a selloff that took the S&P 500 to its lowest level in nearly two months, as concerns lingered over how a strong dollar and weak global growth may impact corporate earnings. Weakness in other economies and the expectation that interest rates will begin to rise in the United States as...

  • US STOCKS-Chimerix, Symantec rise in early trading Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 8- Chimerix Inc shares were briskly traded before the opening bell on Wednesday as an experimental oral antiviral drug improved the survival rate of patients with a certain type of respiratory infection, according to preliminary data. Chimerix stock was up 7.4 percent at $35.70 and volume has ballooned in the last few weeks. Symantec Corp added 3.5...