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  • *Expected to take place in London in first half of 2018. MADRID/ LONDON, Nov 7- The owners of Avast Software have hired Rothschild to prepare the business for a share sale which could value one of the world's most used providers of computer antivirus software at as much as $4 billion, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. CVC Capital Partners, which took...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 7- China's blue-chips index extended its rise on Tuesday to close at a two-year high, aided by robust gains in banking and energy firms, and also drawing strength from the investor confidence that pushed Wall Street to another record overnight. Despite growing concern that China's economic growth is likely to slow, some brokerages have started to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- Eugene Kaspersky said his company's widely used antivirus software has copied files that did not threaten the personal computers of those customers, a sharp departure from industry practice that could increase suspicions that the Moscow- based firm aids Russian spies. The acknowledgement, made in an interview last Friday as part of the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3- Eugene Kaspersky said his company's widely used antivirus software has copied files that did not threaten the personal computers of customers, a sharp departure from industry practice that could increase suspicions that the Moscow- based firm aids Russian spies. The acknowledgement, made in an interview last Friday as part of the Reuters...

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    What’s the best way to protect your cryptocurrency from hacks? Three cryptocurrency investors and three cybersecurity experts weigh in.

  • *Some listed firms jump on Qihoo's Shanghai listing plan. SHANGHAI, Nov 3- Shanghai stocks were on track to close at one-month lows on Friday, as anaemic growth in China's service sector in October broadened worries of an economic slowdown, prompting selling in almost all major sectors. Yang Yewei, strategist at Southwest Securities, forecast that China's...

  • Nov 2- Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal. The luxury carmaker said on Thursday it had reported the matter to Germany's road transport authority KBA,...

  • Nov 2- Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in their longstanding dispute. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars in Europe for a software fix after discovering they emitted too much nitrogen oxide, the polluting gas that parent Volkswagen concealed from U.S. regulators in its devastating 2015 "dieselgate" scandal. The luxury carmaker said on Thursday it had reported the matter to Germany's road transport authority KBA,...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 2- Volkswagen's premium carmaker Audi said on Thursday it would recall 4,997 of its A8 model vehicles with V8 diesel engines in Europe to update software after it found they emitted too much nitrogen oxide. It said it had reported the matter to Germany's motor authority KBA. The group said 3,660 of the affected cars were in Germany and were made...

  • The chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc, Dara Khosrowshahi, arrived in Brazil to lobby against the bill that is due to be voted on by the Senate on Tuesday and which threatens the company's business in a fast-growing foreign market. Brazil is Uber's third-largest market, with 17 million users, and the city of Sao Paulo sees more trips on the ride-hailing...

  • TORONTO, Oct 30- Retail software company Shopify Inc may not be willing to release as many operational details as some investors are hoping for in response to a short seller's criticism, a shareholder and several analysts said. The Ottawa- based company, which provides software and back-end services to retailers, is expected to notch further sharp sales growth...

  • REUTERS SUMMIT-KASPERSKY SAYS HE HOPES TO RESTORE RELATIONSHIPS WITH U.S.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 27- Eugene Kaspersky told Reuters on Friday that the Moscow- based cyber security firm that bears his name would see a' single digit' drop in U.S. sales this year as a result of suspicions about his company's ties to the Russian government, but global revenue should still increase. Kaspersky Lab has become a lightning rod in recent months as it has faced...

  • Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Intel together generated more than $100 billion in revenue in the September quarter, roughly 2 percent of United States' national output. The companies beat Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue for the quarter, riding on bumper demand for their cloud computing businesses as corporate computing shifts away from...

  • Shares of the world's largest software company rose 3.1 percent to $81.20 in trading after the bell. Under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, Microsoft's cloud business- which includes products such as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and the flagship Azure computing platform- has emerged as a major source of growth. Revenue from Microsoft's intelligent cloud business...

  • Shares of the world's largest software company rose 3.1 percent to $81.20 in trading after the bell. Under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, Microsoft's cloud business- which includes products such as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and the flagship Azure computing platform- has emerged as a major source of growth. Revenue from Microsoft's intelligent cloud business...

  • Shares of the world's largest software company rose nearly 4 percent to $81.90 in trading after the bell. Under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, Microsoft's cloud business- which includes products such as Office 365, Dynamic 365 and the flagship Azure computing platform- has emerged as a major source of growth. Revenue from Microsoft's intelligent cloud...

  • Oct 26- Intel Corp, the world's largest computer chipmaker, reported a 33.7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, helped by strong growth in its data center and cloud computing business. The company's net income rose to $4.52 billion, or 94 cents per share, in the third quarter ended 30, from $3.38 billion, or 69 cents per share, a year earlier.