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Cyber attacks are accelerating at a pace that suggests the Internet - already a risky environment - is likely to pose a steadily growing threat to individuals and companies for years to come.
The US Senate will vote this week on a watered-down version of a cyber-security bill designed to prod American companies to do more to keep the nation’s economy and infrastructure safe from hostile hackers.
Apple's latest guidance released in its earnings report last week may lend credence to some recent rumors about the iPhone and iPad.
Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer has been on the job for only two weeks, and she is already shaking up the routine at the Internet company, but maybe not in ways one might expect.
The chairman of one of Dubai’s best-known family-owned conglomerates is not considering investing in European banks again following a disappointing run as a stakeholder of Barclays.
Several companies that were supposed to be the foundation of a new Internet era plummeted this week as analysts and investors downgraded their dreams. There were instant echoes of the crash of 2000, when the money stopped flowing, the dot-coms crumbled and Silicon Valley devolved into recriminations and lawsuits. NYT reports.
Apple has snapped up security software firm AuthenTec for a reported $356 million. Here's what Apple wants with the company.
Facebook just can’t seem to get in Wall Street’s good graces.
Nam Hyung Kim, Managing Director at Arete Research says hardware will remain the core of Samsung Electronics' business, adding that the company will continue to focus on this in order to compete with Apple.
The online retail giant missed analyst expectations for the second quarter and its outlook was cautious as it continues to spend heavily on infrastructure.
Facebook met earnings’ forecasts but Wall Street expressed concerns about its future growth and was “a little irked” that the social-media company did not provide any guidance.
Facebook hit Wall Street's bullseye on earnings and revenue was a slight beat but the stock fell below its all-time low of $25.52 a share in after-hours trading as worries about its future growth persist.
Twitter users had to keep their tweets to themselves Thursday, after the social network experienced an outage that made the service unavailable.
Things like improved communication and collaboration from social media in four major business sectors could add $900 billion to $1.3 trillion in value to the economy.
In the wake of Facebook’s botched initial public offering and subsequent stock decline, pressure is building for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to post solid results when the social giant reports second quarter earnings on Thursday.
Google Talk was hushed up Thursday morning. Many users couldn't log into Google's instant messaging service and were experiencing errors messages once they could log in.
Shell and Statoil kicked off what looks set to be a weak second-quarter reporting season for oil and gas majors Thursday – and both companies warned of further negative risks to the oil price.
The committee tasked with organizing the London Olympics has banned a number of items at the 2012 Olympic Games ranging from bikes and excessive amounts of food to walkie talkies, but now the committee is also banning personal wireless access points.
The Farmville maker delivered disappointing earnings and its outlook fell far short of expectations, sending its shares and shares of Facebook tumbling after-hours.
The New York Times is cutting Blackberry users off, literally.
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