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iol.co.za
This firm will help the boss monitor your mobile- a market that’s set to exceed $1 billion by 2020, according to Gartner - Info
This firm will help the boss monitor your mobile
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
- a market that’s set to exceed $1 billion by 2020, according to Gartner - InfoWatch faces formidable rivals such as Symantec and Raytheon, which offer monitoring and protection solutions for corporate data networks. Kaspersky is betting it... Read more
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AdWeek
The New York Times VR Film 'The Displaced' Wins the Lions Entertainment Grand Prix: Margot Vs Lily Entrant Company: Wieden+Kennedy Portland Production Company:
The New York Times VR Film 'The Displaced' Wins the Lions Entertainment Grand Prix
AdWeek / Posted 16 hours ago
: Margot Vs Lily Entrant Company: Wieden+Kennedy Portland Production Company: RSA Films New York City, Ny Norton By Symantec, "The Most Dangerous Town On The Internet" Original Documentary Series Entrant Company: Grey San... Read more
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The Hill
Liberties groups: Don't limit privacy oversight groupranging from the American Civil Liberties Union to the Church World Service; co
Liberties groups: Don't limit privacy oversight group
The Hill / Posted 19 hours ago
ranging from the American Civil Liberties Union to the Church World Service; companies including Microsoft, Google and Symantec; and academics across the world co-signed a letter to senators urging them to reconsider restricting an advisory... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Get free software from UBOffice and other software to students, faculty and staff free through UBIT’s we
Get free software from UB
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 23 hours ago
Office and other software to students, faculty and staff free through UBIT’s website. UB employees can download MS Office, Symantec EndPoint antivirus and other titles to their personal computers at no charge. A UBITName and password is required... Read more
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Network Computing
How To Keep Enterprise Mobile Apps Secureor spreading a computer virus or malware. Mobile anti-malware and antivirus sof
How To Keep Enterprise Mobile Apps Secure
Network Computing / Posted yesterday
or spreading a computer virus or malware. Mobile anti-malware and antivirus software options are available from McAfee, Symantec, Kaspersky and Avast. It's worth noting that almost every product available focuses on the Android platform; iOS... Read more
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Online Recruitment
TempBuddy expands team to handle customer acquisitionstheir revenue and the experience offered to their clients and workers. Marcus u
TempBuddy expands team to handle customer acquisitions
Online Recruitment / Posted 2 days ago
their revenue and the experience offered to their clients and workers. Marcus undertook a Business Analyst role for Symantec prior to joining TempBuddy where he will take ownership for project implementation, working together with Paula to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Okta hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO or sale: Sourcestechnology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earl
Okta hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO or sale: Sources
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
technology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earlier this month, technology security firm Symantec Corp said it would buy privately held cyber security company Blue Coat Systems Inc for $4.65 billion in a cash deal... Read more
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Fortune
Tech Firm Okta Hires Goldman Sachs to Lead IPO or Saletechnology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earl
Tech Firm Okta Hires Goldman Sachs to Lead IPO or Sale
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
technology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earlier this month, technology security firm Symantec said it would buy privately held cyber security company Blue Coat Systems for $4.65 billion in a cash deal that will... Read more
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Reuters
Okta hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO or saletechnology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earl
Okta hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO or sale
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
technology IPO of the year. Meanwhile, acquisitions have been picking up. Earlier this month, technology security firm Symantec Corp said it would buy privately held cyber security company Blue Coat Systems Inc for $4.65 billion in a cash deal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil, Gas Industry in Mea Get Dedicated Microsoft Centre of ExcellenceSurvey 2015, there were nearly 6 000 detected security incidents against the se
Oil, Gas Industry in Mea Get Dedicated Microsoft Centre of Excellence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Survey 2015, there were nearly 6 000 detected security incidents against the sector in 2014. Other research done by Symantec found that more than two-thirds of organisations in the Middle East struggle to protect themselves from... Read more
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iTWire
Dropsuite expands in Europe and intends to list in Australiaasset: their data. It welcomes Dropsuite to its list of best-in-class global pa
Dropsuite expands in Europe and intends to list in Australia
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
asset: their data. It welcomes Dropsuite to its list of best-in-class global partners including Comodo, Entrust, and Symantec. Dropsuite provides a fully-automated and secure platform that enables SMEs to backup and restore website, email,... Read more
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The Age
Wall St lifts on energy, tech sharesmore than 0.6 per cent. Microsoft's biggest gain in almost a month back-boned
Wall St lifts on energy, tech shares
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
more than 0.6 per cent. Microsoft's biggest gain in almost a month back-boned the tech group's third climb in four days. Symantec increased 2.2 per cent, extending a rally to seven sessions, its longest in almost two years. Red Hat added 1.9 per... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Free Document Scanning Apps Are Sleazy And Gross, Don't Download Themand CamScanner Pro, is identical, so good luck figuring out which one you want.
Free Document Scanning Apps Are Sleazy And Gross, Don't Download Them
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
and CamScanner Pro, is identical, so good luck figuring out which one you want. Oh, there’s also CamScanner+ with Symantec, which is made for enterprises using Symantec tech. That one’s $US1.99 ($3), and unavailable in the Australian... Read more
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TheBull
US stocks gain on optimism over Brexit voteup 1.2 percent, and Apache, up 2.7 percent. Technology shares with larger gain
US stocks gain on optimism over Brexit vote
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
up 1.2 percent, and Apache, up 2.7 percent. Technology shares with larger gains included Adobe Systems, eBay, Expedia, Priceline and Symantec, all of which climbed 2.5 percent or more. Amazon rose 1.1 percent, while Apple dipped... Read more
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AdWeek
Promo Jury at Cannes Gives Grand Prix to the Greatest Anti-Promotion of All TimeNew York for MTV; Grey New York for National Football League. These agencies w
Promo Jury at Cannes Gives Grand Prix to the Greatest Anti-Promotion of All Time
AdWeek / Posted 4 days ago
New York for MTV; Grey New York for National Football League. These agencies won bronze: Grey San Francisco for Norton By Symantec; Goodby Silverstein & Partners San Francisco for Sonic Drive-In; Droga5 New York for Under Armour; We Believers New... Read more
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Lifehacker
Free Document Scanning Apps Are Sleazy and Gross, Don't Download Themand CamScanner Pro is identical, so good luck figuring out which one you want.
Free Document Scanning Apps Are Sleazy and Gross, Don't Download Them
Lifehacker / Posted 4 days ago
and CamScanner Pro is identical, so good luck figuring out which one you want. Oh, there’s also CamScanner+ with Symantec, which is made for enterprises using Symantec tech. That one’s $1.99. FineScanner is even worse. A premium account... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Lego robot named Coolest Project at CoderDojo Awardsto unravel the Panama Papers. Coolest Projects is supported by Intel, Microsof
Lego robot named Coolest Project at CoderDojo Awards
techcentral.ie / Posted 4 days ago
to unravel the Panama Papers. Coolest Projects is supported by Intel, Microsoft, Aol, Openet, Bank of Ireland, Folens, Symantec, Virgin Media, RTE, Deloitte Digital, Salesforce, Dublin City Council and Accenture.TechCentral Reporters MPU Tech... Read more
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Business Standard India
Warfare 2.0attacks that encrypt files until a company pays a sum of money were up by 35 pe
Warfare 2.0
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
attacks that encrypt files until a company pays a sum of money were up by 35 per cent in 2015, online security firm Symantec said in a report this year. Phishing campaigns that trick people into clicking on malicious links increased by 55... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Fake gaming torrents lead to potentially unwanted applicationspotentially unwanted applications The availability of pirated content on torre
Fake gaming torrents lead to potentially unwanted applications
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
potentially unwanted applications The availability of pirated content on torrent sites can come with hidden repercussions. Symantec research of popular torrent websites has observed a potentially unwanted application (PUA) distribution campaign. On... Read more
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Newsmax
Russian Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across US Politicsnation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former s
Russian Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across US Politics
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
nation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former senior attack investigations manager for Symantec Corp. In the early years, its targets were primarily Eastern European militaries, embassies and defense contractors,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hackers targeting Clinton aides struck across USnation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former s
Hackers targeting Clinton aides struck across US
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
nation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former senior attack investigations manager for Symantec. In the early years, its targets were primarily Eastern European militaries, embassies and defense contractors, but... Read more
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Newsmax
Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across U.S. Politicsnation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former s
Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across U.S. Politics
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
nation-state-linked hacking groups in the world, said Vikram Thakur, a former senior attack investigations manager for Symantec Corp. In the early years, its targets were primarily Eastern European militaries, embassies and defense contractors,... Read more
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International Business Times
Up to half of the advertisements on illegal livestreaming websites found to be full of malware video games – including World of Warcraft, The Witcher 3 and Assassins Creed. A
Up to half of the advertisements on illegal livestreaming websites found to be full of malware
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
video games – including World of Warcraft, The Witcher 3 and Assassins Creed. According to researchers with security firm Symantec, several torrent websites were found to be spreading the malicious software, including one that used the... Read more
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Fortune
Floodgates Open for More Software M&Aa dance with the devil.” To be clear there have been some acquisitions in rece
Floodgates Open for More Software M&A
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
a dance with the devil.” To be clear there have been some acquisitions in recent months leading up to the Microsoft and Symantec symc frenzy. In April, Oracleoclcf announced the purchase of construction and project management software company... Read more
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techcentral.ie
CoderDojo gears up for Coolest Projects Awardsand Renal Outpatients Unit. Coolest Projects is supported by Intel, Microsoft,
CoderDojo gears up for Coolest Projects Awards
techcentral.ie / Posted 7 days ago
and Renal Outpatients Unit. Coolest Projects is supported by Intel, Microsoft, Aol, Openet, Bank of Ireland, Folens, Symantec, Virgin Media, RTE, Deloitte Digital, Salesforce, Dublin City Council and Accenture.TechCentral Reporters MPU Tech... Read more
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Business Wire
Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Starts Off 2016 with Solid Growth, According to IDCworldwide market. Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide PBBA Factory Revenue, First Quarter
Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Starts Off 2016 with Solid Growth, According to IDC
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
worldwide market. Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide PBBA Factory Revenue, First Quarter of 2016 (Revenues in $ Millions)Vendor * Symantec and Veritas are reported as an entity in the table to reflect year-over-year growth. Starting 1Q16, PBBA Tracker... Read more
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iTWire
FLocker can infect Android OS TVsbypasses Android’s dynamic sandbox. If the user denies this request, it will fr
FLocker can infect Android OS TVs
iTWire / Posted 8 days ago
bypasses Android’s dynamic sandbox. If the user denies this request, it will freeze the screen faking a system update. Symantec has also warned of FLocker in the wild. Ironically it was one of the first companies last year to warn of ransomware... Read more
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CNBC
FireEye shares surge after takeover chatterSymantec ended discussions with FireEye in February, and opted to acquire Blue
FireEye shares surge after takeover chatter
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
Symantec ended discussions with FireEye in February, and opted to acquire Blue Coat Systems earlier this week, Bloomberg said. FireEye closed at $16.05 per share on Wednesday. The company has seen its stock slide nearly 70 percent over the past 12... Read more
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Reuters
FireEye rejected multiple buyout offers this yearhired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale but has since rejected at least two take
FireEye rejected multiple buyout offers this year
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale but has since rejected at least two takeover offers this year - including one from Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) - as they were below its expectations, Bloomberg reported. The cyber security company was looking for... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
HostingCon Global 2016: Your Definitive Guide to Networkingbe the best opportunity to meet other industry decision makers over a beverage.
HostingCon Global 2016: Your Definitive Guide to Networking
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 9 days ago
be the best opportunity to meet other industry decision makers over a beverage. At Exhibit Hall Happy Hour, presented by Symantec, attendees will be offered complimentary refreshments and a chance to discuss the innovations and opportunities they... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Symantec Makes Huge Play for Cybersecurity Dominance with Acquisition of Blue Coatto you by The VAR Guy Less than a month after Bain Capital announced it was ta
Symantec Makes Huge Play for Cybersecurity Dominance with Acquisition of Blue Coat
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 9 days ago
to you by The VAR Guy Less than a month after Bain Capital announced it was taking Blue Coat public, we learn that Symantec (SYMC) has shelled out $4.65 billion for the company in the hopes of creating a company that can dominate the... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Twitter Users Snared in Dark Web's Brisk Password Tradenot be able to access their account, because they don't have the physical devic
Twitter Users Snared in Dark Web's Brisk Password Trade
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 10 days ago
not be able to access their account, because they don't have the physical device that's used to authorize the log-in," Symantec Senior Security Response Manager Satnam Narang told TechNewsWorld. While 2FA will protect a user's Twitter account... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Twitter Users Snared in Dark Web's Brisk Password Tradenot be able to access their account, because they don't have the physical devic
Twitter Users Snared in Dark Web's Brisk Password Trade
E-Commerce Times / Posted 10 days ago
not be able to access their account, because they don't have the physical device that's used to authorize the log-in," Symantec Senior Security Response Manager Satnam Narang told TechNewsWorld. While 2FA will protect a user's Twitter account... Read more
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Business Wire
Intelligent Eating Platform, AVA, Raises $3 Million Seed Round from DCM Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors(NASDAQ: FTNT), Foundry Networks (NASDAQ: FDRY), Kabu.com (TSE: 8703), Luxin (S
Intelligent Eating Platform, AVA, Raises $3 Million Seed Round from DCM Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
(NASDAQ: FTNT), Foundry Networks (NASDAQ: FDRY), Kabu.com (TSE: 8703), Luxin (SZSE: 002565), PGP Corporation (Acquired by Symantec), Pokelabo (Acquired by Gree), Renren (NYSE: RENN), SandForce (Acquired by LSI), Sling Media (Acquired by EchoStar),... Read more
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The Register
Man-in-the-middle biz Blue Coat bought by Symantec: Infosec bods are worriedBut some security experts are concerned about the potential for conflict of int
Man-in-the-middle biz Blue Coat bought by Symantec: Infosec bods are worried
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
But some security experts are concerned about the potential for conflict of interest created by housing Symantec’s digital certificate business and Blue Coat’s man-in-the-middle SSL inspection technologies under the same roof. Business dealings... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Stocks fall before Fed meeting as LinkedIn soars on buyoutthat LinkedIn's buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media
Stocks fall before Fed meeting as LinkedIn soars on buyout
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
that LinkedIn's buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media service. Security software company Symantec jumped 91 cents, or 5%, to 18.21 US dollars after the company said it would purchase another security company, Blue... Read more
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The Financial Express
LinkedIn shares close 46% up post Microsoft deal, other big tech companies drag on Wall StreetFacebook shares dropped 2.3 per cent after CNBC said Citron Research was shorti
LinkedIn shares close 46% up post Microsoft deal, other big tech companies drag on Wall Street
The Financial Express / Posted 11 days ago
Facebook shares dropped 2.3 per cent after CNBC said Citron Research was shorting the stock. Security software company Symantec jumped over 5 per cent after it said it will buy security firm Blue Coat for $4.65 billion. Microsoft will pay $196... Read more
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The Financial Express
Wall St slides for third straight session; big tech dragsdour mood. Shares of gun makers rose, with Smith & Wesson climbing 6.9 percent
Wall St slides for third straight session; big tech drags
The Financial Express / Posted 11 days ago
dour mood. Shares of gun makers rose, with Smith & Wesson climbing 6.9 percent and Sturm Ruger ending 8.5 percent higher. Symantec shares rose 5.3 percent to $18.21 after it said it would buy privately-held cyber security company Blue Coat for... Read more
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iTWire
Symantec dons on a Blue CoatSymantec is best known for its Norton range of antivirus/malware products. But
Symantec dons on a Blue Coat
iTWire / Posted 11 days ago
Symantec is best known for its Norton range of antivirus/malware products. But it has a large range of corporate/enterprise offerings that can be overshadowed by its consumer product. "Blue Coat brings capabilities from the web and for network-born... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Here are 5 reasons Symantec is buying Blue CoatAs cyber threats diversify and expand, anti-virus provider Symantec is doing th
Here are 5 reasons Symantec is buying Blue Coat
Computer World Australia / Posted 11 days ago
As cyber threats diversify and expand, anti-virus provider Symantec is doing the same. Late Sunday, the company said it would shell out US$4.65 billion to acquire Web security provider Blue Coat. Here are five reasons the deal could make sense for... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Symantec to spend almost $5 billion buying Blue CoatMOUNTAIN VIEW -- Security software firm Symantec will take on $2.8 billion in d
Symantec to spend almost $5 billion buying Blue Coat
Silicon Valley / Posted 11 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Security software firm Symantec will take on $2.8 billion in debt to buy Sunnyvale cybersecurity company Blue Coat for $4.65 billion, the companies announced. With Blue Coat, which claims 78 percent of Fortune 500 companies as... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stocks fall for 3rd day as gun makers climb, Fed weighs heavilythat LinkedIn's buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media
Stocks fall for 3rd day as gun makers climb, Fed weighs heavily
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
that LinkedIn's buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media service. Security software company Symantec jumped 91 cents, or 5 percent, to $18.21 after the company said it would purchase another security company, Blue... Read more
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The Hill
Orlando shooter likely used Android phonebehind the $81-million Bangladesh Bank cyberheist targeted at least one U.S. fi
Orlando shooter likely used Android phone
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
behind the $81-million Bangladesh Bank cyberheist targeted at least one U.S. firm. (The Hill) Software security company Symantec is acquiring internet security firm Blue Coat for $4.65 billion, bolstering its mobile and cloud security portfolio.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyoutsales. Sturm Ruger advanced 8.5 percent, its largest one-day gain in more than
Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyout
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
sales. Sturm Ruger advanced 8.5 percent, its largest one-day gain in more than a year. Smith & Wesson rose 6.9 percent. Symantec jumped 5 percent after it said it would buy another security company, Blue Coat, for $4.6 billion. Symantec was the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Symantec to spend almost $5 billion buying Blue CoatMOUNTAIN VIEW -- Security software firm Symantec will take on $2.8 billion in d
Symantec to spend almost $5 billion buying Blue Coat
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW -- Security software firm Symantec will take on $2.8 billion in debt to buy Sunnyvale cybersecurity company Blue Coat for $4.65 billion, the companies announced. With Blue Coat, which claims 78 percent of Fortune 500 companies as... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyoutthat LinkedIn’s buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media
Stocks fall before Fed meeting; LinkedIn soars on buyout
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 days ago
that LinkedIn’s buyout could mean better buyout prospects for that social media service. Security software company Symantec jumped 91 cents, or 5 percent, to $18.21 after the company said it would purchase another security company, Blue... Read more
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FOX Business
Overview of the Stock Market Todayindividual stock swings, as companies making notable moves included Microsoft (
Overview of the Stock Market Today
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
individual stock swings, as companies making notable moves included Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), and Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), which were all involved in multibillion-dollar transactions. Microsoft and LinkedIn Microsoft was... Read more
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FOX Business
Overview of the Stock Market Todayindividual stock swings, as companies making notable moves included Microsoft (
Overview of the Stock Market Today
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
individual stock swings, as companies making notable moves included Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD), and Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC), which were all involved in multibillion-dollar transactions. Microsoft and LinkedIn Microsoft was... Read more
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TheBull
US stocks fall for 3rd day as global selloff mountsdropping 1.3 percent. But Twitter, which is sometimes mentioned as a potential
US stocks fall for 3rd day as global selloff mounts
TheBull / Posted 11 days ago
dropping 1.3 percent. But Twitter, which is sometimes mentioned as a potential acquisition target, rose 3.8 percent. Symantec rose 5.3 percent after announcing it will acquire privately held Blue Coat, which specializes in cloud computing... Read more
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The Age
S&P 500 slides to three-week low amid risk aversionon speculation that tougher gun-control measures may be enacted, spurring sales
S&P 500 slides to three-week low amid risk aversion
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
on speculation that tougher gun-control measures may be enacted, spurring sales before any new measures take effect. Symantec added 5.3 per cent, the most in 14 months, as it plans to purchase Blue Coat Systems for about $US4.65 billion in... Read more
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