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  • Salesforce and Cisco team up on cloud communication

    The two companies will collaborate to make it easier for businesses to start conversations with their customers.

  • TORONTO, Sept 2- BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that its encryption technology is being used to toughen a "spy-proof" Samsung tablet that is being used by German government agencies dealing with classified information. The device, a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, includes a security card and encryption and certification software developed by BlackBerry's Secusmart,...

  • Cyber security data privacy

    This sector has had a lot of activity and it could be ripe for more M&A, says Steve Harrod of early stage venture-capital firm General Catalyst.

  • July 8- Facebook Inc on Friday said it began testing end-to-end encryption on its popular Messenger application to prevent snooping on digital conversations. The limited testing on Messenger, which has more than 900 million users, comes three months after Facebook rolled out end-to-end encryption to its more popular WhatsApp, a messaging application with...

  • July 5- A U.S. federal agency issued a security alert over a vulnerability in Symantec Corp's anti-virus software that allows attackers to remotely control affected computers. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness Team said in an alert issued to the security industry on Tuesday that it was a "very serious event."

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 20- The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 20- The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking,...

  • June 16- Business software maker Oracle Corp reported a marginal fall in quarterly revenue hurt by weaker sales of its traditional database software products and a stronger dollar. Net income fell to $2.81 billion, or 66 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended May 31, from $2.76 billion, or 62 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $10.59 billion from...

  • May 9- Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has been tapped as CEO of MGT Capital Investments Inc, and said it would buy certain assets of McAfee's anti-spy software company D-Vasive Inc.. MGT Capital, in turn, said it would change its name to John McAfee Global Technologies Inc.. John McAfee, an online celebrity who sold his eponymous anti-virus company to...

  • April 26- Security software maker Fortinet Inc reported a 33.7 percent jump in quarterly revenue, as governments and companies spend more to protect themselves from cyber attacks. However, the company posted a net loss of $3.43 million, or 2 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, compared with a net profit of $1.56 million, or 1 cent per share, a year...

  • The company's revenue fell 4.6 percent to $18.68 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, but beat analysts' average estimate of $18.29 billion. Under Chief Executive Ginni Rometty, IBM has been moving towards areas such as cloud-based services, security software and data analytics, while trimming its traditional hardware business by exiting low-margin...

  • Under Chief Executive Ginni Rometty, IBM has been moving towards areas such as cloud-based services, security software and data analytics, while trimming its traditional hardware business by exiting low-margin businesses. The company's revenue fell 4.6 percent to $18.68 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, but beat analysts' average estimate of...

  • Israeli firm may help the FBI hack the San Bernardino iPhone

    A subsidiary of Sun Corporation is helping authorities extract data from the Apple device.

  • Oracle

    Oracle reported mixed fiscal third-quarter results, posting adjusted earnings of 64 cents per share on $9.01 billion in revenue.

  • Goldman Sachs hosts technology symposium

    Martin Chavez, chief information officer at Goldman Sachs, talks about the opportunities to apply new, disruptive tech and software to finance.

  • VW may offer discounts to owners of cars affected by scandal

    The embattled automaker may offer Volkswagen car owners in Germany discounts on new models.

  • Tourist in Shanghai China

    When traveling abroad, it is important to protect your email communication and prevent hackers from stealing private information.

  • John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile at Code Mobile

    CEO John Legere announced that T-Mobile will allow some subscribers to stream videos for free. Re/code reports.

  • Oracle

    Oracle's stock fell more than 7 percent in after-hours trading following the company's miss on the top and bottom line.

  • Chris Wanstrath, co-founder and CEO of GitHub

    Built around a piece of software named Git, meaning a "foolish person," this version-control system has over 9 million users.