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TechCrunch
The Money In Open-Source SoftwareMax Schireson is the former CEO of open-source database company MongoDB and is
The Money In Open-Source Software
TechCrunch / Posted 15 hours ago
Max Schireson is the former CEO of open-source database company MongoDB and is currently an executive-in-residence at Battery Ventures. Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures and a former managing director at Intel Capital. It’s... Read more
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Business Wire
Norse Corp. Names Industry Visionary Howard A. Bain III as New CEOFOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norse Corp. today named Howard A. Bain II
Norse Corp. Names Industry Visionary Howard A. Bain III as New CEO
Business Wire / Posted 16 hours ago
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norse Corp. today named Howard A. Bain III the company’s new CEO and interim CFO, effective immediately. He replaces co-founder Samuel M. Glines, who has left the company. The company also named new members to... Read more
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Business Wire
Mahoney & Associates Brokers Sale of Hilton Garden Inn Mountain ViewMONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dev Patel of Mahoney & Associates is pleased
Mahoney & Associates Brokers Sale of Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View
Business Wire / Posted 16 hours ago
MONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dev Patel of Mahoney & Associates is pleased to announce the sale of the 160-room Hilton Garden Inn Mountain View. The four-story Hilton Garden Inn is located at 840 E. El Camino Real, in the heart of Silicon... Read more
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The Register
How cybercrooks made $330K from ransomware without really tryingThe small cybercrime ring behind the CryptoWall 3.0 ransomware was able to coll
How cybercrooks made $330K from ransomware without really trying
The Register / Posted 18 hours ago
The small cybercrime ring behind the CryptoWall 3.0 ransomware was able to collect more than $330,607 in ransom from 670 victims, according to new research. The figures, published by security firm Imperva, are based on an analysis [PDF] of Bitcoin... Read more
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Macworld
Revisiting Software Dispatch, 1994's Mac App Store on CD-ROM If you had System 7, 4MB of RAM, and maybe a fax line, you could buy Mac soft
Revisiting Software Dispatch, 1994's Mac App Store on CD-ROM
Macworld / Posted 23 hours ago
If you had System 7, 4MB of RAM, and maybe a fax line, you could buy Mac software instantly—well, almost instantly. Back in the day, though, you either had to trawl through catalogs or,... Read more
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iTWire
In pursuit of a safer InternetHere’s Symantec’s list of potential threats: • Your devices can be held hostag
In pursuit of a safer Internet
iTWire / Posted yesterday
Here’s Symantec’s list of potential threats: • Your devices can be held hostage Using crypto ransomware, cybercriminals can hold a victim’s file, photos and other digital media hostage and demand ransom. Our smart devices and wearables hold plenty... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Symantec Beats on Q3 Revenue, EPSWhat happened?Shares of Symantec rose slightly following the Feb. 4 release of
Symantec Beats on Q3 Revenue, EPS
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
What happened?Shares of Symantec rose slightly following the Feb. 4 release of the company's fiscal Q3 2016 results. For the quarter, revenue slipped by 6% on a year-over-year basis, to land at $909 million, while adjusted net income fell by 25%, to... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealEurope and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
LinuxInsider.com / Posted yesterday
Europe and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement that neutralizes the threat of enforcement actions against domestic companies handling overseas data. Called the "EU-US Privacy Shield," the agreement aims to protect the... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor DealEurope and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement t
Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal
E-Commerce Times / Posted yesterday
Europe and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement that neutralizes the threat of enforcement actions against domestic companies handling overseas data. Called the "EU-US Privacy Shield," the agreement aims to protect the... Read more
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International Business Times
Mystery 'white hat' ethical hacker hijacks Dridex banking malware with free antivirus software How do you get rid of a huge nasty botnet that has infected large numbers of PC
Mystery 'white hat' ethical hacker hijacks Dridex banking malware with free antivirus software
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
How do you get rid of a huge nasty botnet that has infected large numbers of PCs with malware so that cyber-criminals can steal millions from bank accounts? Simple – change what the network of infected computers is sending out. Instead of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Quick Heal IPO opens, select brokers have 'subscribe' ratingsNEW DELHI: The initial public offering (IPO) of security software maker Quick H
Quick Heal IPO opens, select brokers have 'subscribe' ratings
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: The initial public offering (IPO) of security software maker Quick Heal Technologies opened for subscription on Monday, with initial bids coming in mainly from retail and other non-institutional investors. The IPO price band has been fixed... Read more
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The Economic Times
QuickHeal IPO: Not for listing gain, but offers solid long-term prospectsNEW DELHI: QuickHeal Technologies is set to hit the primary market on February
QuickHeal IPO: Not for listing gain, but offers solid long-term prospects
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: QuickHeal Technologies is set to hit the primary market on February 8, aiming to raise Rs 250 crore. The IPO price band has been fixed at Rs 311-321 with a face value of Rs 10 per share. The company is issuing fresh equity worth Rs 250... Read more
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asianage
Cybercrooks find easy targets among SMEsCybercriminals are targeting small businesses in India, the UK and the US, send
Cybercrooks find easy targets among SMEs
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses in India, the UK and the US, sending infected mails to employees responsible for accounts and fund transfers to steal money from affected organisations, security software solutions provider Symantec... Read more
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TechCrunch
Why You Should Be Concerned About The Cybersecurity Information Sharing ActGraeme Caldwell works as a marketer for web hosting control panel company Inter
Why You Should Be Concerned About The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
TechCrunch / Posted 2 days ago
Graeme Caldwell works as a marketer for web hosting control panel company InterWorx. I really do wish I understood why lawmakers seem so gung-ho on tearing apart technologies they don’t understand, and freedoms they hardly think about. Frankly, it’s... Read more
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Business Standard India
IPO REVIEW: Quick Heal TechnologiesQuick Heal Technologies provides security software products for personal comput
IPO REVIEW: Quick Heal Technologies
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Quick Heal Technologies provides security software products for personal computers, laptops, mobiles, and tablets, and enjoys leadership position (market share of 30 per cent) in the Indian retail segment. The company also exports its products to... Read more
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New Kerala
Online dating rape reports rise in BritainLondon, Feb 7 : The number of people reporting being raped by someone they met
Online dating rape reports rise in Britain
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
London, Feb 7 : The number of people reporting being raped by someone they met on a dating app or website has risen six-fold in five years in Britain, official figures revealed on Sunday. There were 184 rape allegations in 2014, up from 33 in 2009,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cybercrooks target finance department employees in India, US and UKNEW DELHI: Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses in India, the UK and t
Cybercrooks target finance department employees in India, US and UK
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses in India, the UK and the US, sending infected mails to employees responsible for accounts and fund transfers to steal money from affected organisations, security software solutions provider... Read more
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Fortune
Only Six Nasdaq Stocks Escaped Today’s Technology BloodbathLinkedIn lnkd was mauled, and shares of Salesforce.com crm got slashed in a hor
Only Six Nasdaq Stocks Escaped Today’s Technology Bloodbath
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
LinkedIn lnkd was mauled, and shares of Salesforce.com crm got slashed in a horrible day for technology stocks on Wall Street. In all, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 211 points, or 2.1%. The broader S&P 500 fell 35 points, or nearly 1.9%. But... Read more
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ABC News
Tyson Foods, LinkedIn Are Big Market MoversThe maker of building materials, which has been down sharply this year, reporte
Tyson Foods, LinkedIn Are Big Market Movers
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
The maker of building materials, which has been down sharply this year, reported earnings that were well ahead of forecasts, despite lower revenue. Tyson Foods Inc., up $5.15 to $57.10 Earnings rose sharply at the food maker, beating... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Managepay’s associate receives new five-year CA operating license(From left) MSC Trustgate.com’s chief executive officer (CEO) Lo Nyan Tjing, MS
Managepay’s associate receives new five-year CA operating license
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 days ago
(From left) MSC Trustgate.com’s chief executive officer (CEO) Lo Nyan Tjing, MSC Trustgate.com’s director Datuk Mohamad Kamarudin Hassan, MCMC e-commerce and postal division head Mohamed Zaidi Abdul Karim and Managepay’s managing director Chew Chee... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Symantec Jumps on Investment; Stocks SlumpMidday Report: Symantec Jumps on Investment; U.S. Stocks Slump U.S. stocks ext
Symantec Jumps on Investment; Stocks Slump
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Midday Report: Symantec Jumps on Investment; U.S. Stocks Slump U.S. stocks extended their decline after a weaker-than-expected jobs report stoked fears over the health of the U.S. economy. Poor earnings from LinkedIn (LNKD) also triggered a selloff... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks dig new lows after jobs report spooks Wall StreetStocks extended their decline on Friday as a weaker jobs report spooked investo
Stocks dig new lows after jobs report spooks Wall Street
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stocks extended their decline on Friday as a weaker jobs report spooked investors already concerned over the health of the U.S. economy. The S&P 500 was down 1.5%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1%, and the Nasdaq fell 2.5%. Investors... Read more
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The Star
Wall Street down as jobs report renews rate rise concernsAt 9:42am in New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 30.82 points,
Wall Street down as jobs report renews rate rise concerns
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
At 9:42am in New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 30.82 points, or 0.19%, at 16,385.76. The Reuters photo shows traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NEW YORK: Wall Street opened lower on Friday after data... Read more
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The Economic Times
Wall Street down as jobs report renews rate rise concernsNonfarm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs last month, below the 190,000 expect
Wall Street down as jobs report renews rate rise concerns
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs last month, below the 190,000 expected by economists polled by Reuters as the boost to hiring from unseasonably mild weather faded. Despite the expected slowdown in job growth, the unemployment rate fell to... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stocks extend decline on jobs, weaker oilStocks extended their decline on Friday as investors analyzed the U.S. jobs rep
Stocks extend decline on jobs, weaker oil
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stocks extended their decline on Friday as investors analyzed the U.S. jobs report and what it might mean for economic growth and the Federal Reserve's rate hike plans. The S&P 500 was down 0.73%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.37%, and the... Read more
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International Business Times
US market open: Wall Street on the back foot after job report fails to meet expectations US equity markets were on the back foot early on Friday (5 February) after a jo
US market open: Wall Street on the back foot after job report fails to meet expectations
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
US equity markets were on the back foot early on Friday (5 February) after a job report revealed the pace of hiring suffered a sharp slowdown in January, making the already unlikely prospect of the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates in March... Read more
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USA Today
Tech Five: LinkedIn plunges off outlookYet another tech company's stock is getting hammered because of weak forecasts.
Tech Five: LinkedIn plunges off outlook
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Yet another tech company's stock is getting hammered because of weak forecasts. Let's look at tech stocks to watch Friday: LinkedIn. Shares of the professional social network sunk 30% in morning trading after missing estimates for its first quarter... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Futures Fall, January Jobs Report Below ExpectationsNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. futures are dropping in pre-market trading on Frid
Futures Fall, January Jobs Report Below Expectations
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- U.S. futures are dropping in pre-market trading on Friday following the release of the January U.S. non-farms payroll results today. The U.S. added 151,000 jobs in January, while economists surveyed by Bloomberg were... Read more
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Market Watch
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this marketInvestors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese int
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this market
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Investors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese interference. Millions are hitting the road for the Lunar New Year holidays, and local markets are shut. To keep cash flowing for the holidays, the People’s Bank of China has... Read more
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Computer Weekly
Blue Coat, from surf control to riding the security waveThe IT security sector is good for producing start-ups that soon disappear, see
Blue Coat, from surf control to riding the security wave
Computer Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
The IT security sector is good for producing start-ups that soon disappear, seemingly without trace. Of course, this is not a bad thing. Whilst it is true some wither on the venture capital vine, many others get acquired as the good idea they came up... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Stock futures edge higher ahead of jobs reportStock futures edged higher on Friday ahead of the monthly read on the U.S. labo
Stock futures edge higher ahead of jobs report
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
Stock futures edged higher on Friday ahead of the monthly read on the U.S. labor market. S&P 500 futures were up 0.07%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 0.11%, and Nasdaq futures rose0.13%. The monthly jobs report, due out Friday, is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Unchanged, Global Stock Algos Anemic Ahead Of U.S. Payrolls ReportUS futures were largely unchanged overnight, with a modest bounce after the Eur
Futures Unchanged, Global Stock Algos Anemic Ahead Of U.S. Payrolls Report
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
US futures were largely unchanged overnight, with a modest bounce after the European close driven by a feeble attempt to push oil higher, faded quickly and as of this moment the E-mini was hugging the flatline ahead of today's main event - the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
February 5Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursd
February 5
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Overnight Media Digest - The Democratic presidential candidates clashed Thursday night over who is the true progressive at their first one-on-one debate, with Hillary Clinton saying Senator Bernie Sanders has put forward an unrealistic agenda that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Futures little changed ahead of US jobs reportREUTERS: U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as investors aw
Futures little changed ahead of US jobs report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
REUTERS: U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as investors awaited the January employment report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook. * U.S. employment gains likely slowed in January to 190,000... Read more
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Investopedia
Symantec Beats Q3, Silver Lake Buys Stake (SYMC)Symantec Corp.’s (SYMC) 2016 third quarter earnings results reported after the
Symantec Beats Q3, Silver Lake Buys Stake (SYMC)
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec Corp.’s (SYMC) 2016 third quarter earnings results reported after the market closed Thursday, topped Wall Street's estimates for both earnings and revenue. The cybersecurity company also announced Silver Lake Partners had invested $500... Read more
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Market Watch
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this marketInvestors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese int
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this market
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Investors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese interference. Millions are hitting the road for the Lunar New Year holidays, which means local markets are shut. To keep cash flowing for the holidays, the People’s Bank of... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Symantec to return cash to investors as Silver Lake injects $500m into cybersecurity firmPrivate-equity company Silver Lake is making a $500m investment in Symantec in
Symantec to return cash to investors as Silver Lake injects $500m into cybersecurity firm
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
Private-equity company Silver Lake is making a $500m investment in Symantec in order to help the cybersecurity firm achieve its long-term strategic vision. Symantec said it will buy back more shares, reduce costs and move ahead with a transformation... Read more
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Reuters
Futures little changed ahead of U.S. jobs reportTraders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange January 29, 2016. U.S
Futures little changed ahead of U.S. jobs report
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange January 29, 2016. U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Friday as investors awaited the January employment report that could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy... Read more
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Morningstar
Wall Street gets the jitters ahead of key jobs dataU.S. stock futures inched higher in nervous trade on Friday, with all eyes on t
Wall Street gets the jitters ahead of key jobs data
Morningstar / Posted 5 days ago
U.S. stock futures inched higher in nervous trade on Friday, with all eyes on the highly anticipated jobs report, which could prompt the Federal Reserve to delay its next rate hike. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 45 points, or... Read more
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Fortune
Symantec Just Scored a $500 Million Investment From Silver Lake PartnersSymantec, best known for its Norton antivirus software, said Silver Lake Partne
Symantec Just Scored a $500 Million Investment From Silver Lake Partners
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec, best known for its Norton antivirus software, said Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the company and that the private equity firm would get a board seat. Also, activist shareholder hedge fund Elliott Management has piled up... Read more
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The Star
MSC Trustgate gets 5 year CA licence from MCMC, to expand servicesKUALA LUMPUR: MSC Trustgate.Com Sdn Bhd has received a new five-year certificat
MSC Trustgate gets 5 year CA licence from MCMC, to expand services
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: MSC Trustgate.Com Sdn Bhd has received a new five-year certificate authority (CA) operating licence from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC). The renewal of the licence up to July 24, 2020 will enable the... Read more
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Calcutta News
$2.3 bn share buyback, special dividend planned by Symantec SAN FRANCISCO, California - Norton antivirus software maker Symantec announce
$2.3 bn share buyback, special dividend planned by Symantec
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO, California - Norton antivirus software maker Symantec announced Thursday that Silver Lake Partners has invested $500 million and the proceeds plus the cash from the recent... Read more
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Market Watch
Despite billions in fresh cash, Symantec will cut costs and go into debtSymantec Inc. just completed the sale of its Veritas storage business for $5.3
Despite billions in fresh cash, Symantec will cut costs and go into debt
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec Inc. just completed the sale of its Veritas storage business for $5.3 billion in after-tax proceeds, following a late discount. On Thursday, the security-software company also announced a fresh investment of $500 million from Silver Lake... Read more
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CNBC
After-hours buzz: DATA, LNKD, LGF & moreGenworth Financial shares were lower after reports the insurance and investment
After-hours buzz: DATA, LNKD, LGF & more
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
Genworth Financial shares were lower after reports the insurance and investment company would restructure and suspend sales of traditional life insurance and fixed annuity products. "Our decision to suspend new sales of these products in no way... Read more
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The Register
Symantec's definition of transformation: Take the profit made a year ago and burn a quarter of itSymantec has announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 and the
Symantec's definition of transformation: Take the profit made a year ago and burn a quarter of it
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec has announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 and they aren't looking pretty. Revenues are down 6 per cent and profits plummeted by 23 per cent. In a conference call following the earnings announcement, CEO Michael Brown... Read more
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Reuters
Symantec gets $500 million from Silver Lake, sets $2.3 billion buybackSymantec Corp (SYMC.O), best known for its Norton antivirus software, said Silv
Symantec gets $500 million from Silver Lake, sets $2.3 billion buyback
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec Corp (SYMC.O), best known for its Norton antivirus software, said Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the company and that the private equity firm would get a board seat. Symantec also announced a $2.3 billion share buyback... Read more
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Market Watch
Symantec gets $500M investment from Silver LakeSymantec Corp. said Thursday that private-equity firm Silver Lake would make a
Symantec gets $500M investment from Silver Lake
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Symantec Corp. said Thursday that private-equity firm Silver Lake would make a $500 million investment in the cybersecurity company and add one of its managing partners to Symantec's board. Shares of Symantec jumped 8.6% to $20.83 in after-hours... Read more
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FOX Business
Symantec Corp. Up 7% After Earnings, Revenue BeatShares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. rallied 7% late Thursd
Symantec Corp. Up 7% After Earnings, Revenue Beat
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Shares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. rallied 7% late Thursday, after a halt ahead of earnings and news Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the cybersecurity company. Symantec earlier reported a net income of $170... Read more
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FOX Business
Symantec Corp. Up 7% After Earnings, Revenue BeatShares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. rallied 7% late Thursd
Symantec Corp. Up 7% After Earnings, Revenue Beat
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Shares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. rallied 7% late Thursday, after a halt ahead of earnings and news Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the cybersecurity company. Symantec earlier reported a net income of $170... Read more
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Market Watch
Symantec Corp. up 7% after earnings, revenue beatShares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. SYMC, -0.52% rallied 7
Symantec Corp. up 7% after earnings, revenue beat
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Shares of Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. SYMC, -0.52% rallied 7% late Thursday, after a halt ahead of earnings and news Silver Lake Partners had invested $500 million in the cybersecurity company. Symantec earlier reported a net... Read more
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