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  • TORONTO, May 23- BlackBerry Ltd's Toronto- listed shares surged 8.5 percent on Tuesday as investors raised expectations that the technology company's cyber security and automotive software will post strong growth, an analyst said. This month's global "ransomware" attack, dubbed WannaCry, has raised awareness of BlackBerry's security software business,...

  • GOOGLE ANNOUNCES NEW VERSION OF ANDROID OPERATING SYSTEM TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE ON LOWER-END DEVICES.

  • The new Microsoft Surface Laptop with the Windows 10 S operating system, May 2, 2017.

    Credit Suisse predicts the recent cyberattacks will spur upgrades to Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.

  • SparkCognition claims it can detect security threats via its A.I. platform, which uses algorithms based on how the human brain works.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has a message to those blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for the cyberattack encircling the globe: Don't point a finger at the National Security Agency. Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency.

  • BERLIN, May 13- German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said on Saturday its systems were infected by a global cyber attack that caused computer turmoil in nearly 100 countries. Researchers at security software maker Avast said they had observed 57,000 infections in 99 countries with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets. Cyber extortionists used ransomware...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Researchers with security software maker Avast said they had observed...

  • May 12- A global cyber attack on Friday affected British hospitals, government agencies and companies in 99 countries, with Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan the top targets, Security software maker Avast said. Hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency that were leaked online last month appear to have been...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in dozens of other countries on Friday. Russian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its...

  • The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) logo

    Taiwan's TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, said it would take a decision next year on whether to build a U.S. chip plant.

  • BIEL, Switzerland, March 16- Swatch Group is developing a Swiss-made operating system as it seeks to offer a smaller, more flexible alternative to the dominant systems which connect items such as smartwatches to the internet, its chief executive said on Thursday. Nick Hayek said the biggest problems facing competitors' smartwatches related to energy...

  • The latest security weaknesses, known in industry parlance as "zero day" vulnerabilities, rank among the most critical ever found in HANA, the engine that runs SAPs latest database, cloud and other more traditional business apps, according to Onapsis, the security company which uncovered these issues. Onapsis said vulnerabilities lay in a HANA component known...

  • The latest security weaknesses, known in industry parlance as "zero day" vulnerabilities, rank among the most critical ever found in HANA, the engine that runs SAPs latest database, cloud and other more traditional business apps, according to Onapsis, the security company which uncovered these issues. Onapsis said vulnerabilities lay in a HANA component known...

  • FRANKFURT, March 8- Tech companies must rapidly step up information-sharing to protect users from prying eyes, a security software executive said on Wednesday after WikiLeaks released a trove of data purporting to show that the CIA can hack all manner of devices. "We can prevent attacks in real time if we are given the hooks into the mobile operating system," Eren...

  • FRANKFURT, March 8- Tech companies must rapidly step up information sharing to protect users from prying eyes, a security software executive said on Wednesday after WikiLeaks released a trove of documents detailing the CIA's capacity to hack all manner of devices. "We can prevent attacks in real time if we were given the hooks into the mobile operating system,"...

  • Nintendo's new video game console Switch is displayed at a presentation in Tokyo on January 13, 2017.

    As Nintendo launches the new Switch hybrid console, CNBC takes a look back at its previous offerings.

  • The sources said companies being considered for the shortcut could include Alibaba Group's Ant Financial affiliate, the world's most valuable financial technology company; Zhong An Online Property and Casualty Insurance, and security software maker Qihoo 360 Technology Co.. China has been losing out to the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq on key...

  • Martin Shkreli, former Chief Executive Officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals

    A new SEC filing shows that Shkreli is involved in a tech start-up whose executives include a long-time Shkreli associate.