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Symantec to split into security and storage software companies

By Soham Chatterjee and Arathy S Nair (Reuters) – Norton antivirus software maker Symantec Corp SYMC.O will split into two publicly traded companies, one focused on security and the other storage and backup, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors. … Continue reading

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Security software maker Symantec to split into two public companies

(Reuters) – Symantec Corp , known for its Norton antivirus software, said it will split into two publicly traded entities – one that sells security programs and another that does information management. "It has become clear that winning in both … Continue reading

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China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software -state media

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's armed forces will ramp up their cybersecurity and speed domestic development of software, state media said on Wednesday, as the world's largest military seeks to shore up potential technological weaknesses. The statement underscores China's increasingly vocal … Continue reading

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ARM expands software to manage security for Internet of Things

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – ARM Holdings Plc said on Wednesday it was introducing software to make the proliferating number of Internet-connected devices many consumers surround themselves with more manageable and secure. The Cambridge-based chip designer said it was … Continue reading

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Vista Equity to buy Tibco Software for $4.3 billion

By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Business software maker Tibco Software Inc on Monday said private equity firm Vista Equity Partners would take it private for $ 4.3 billion in the largest technology buyout this year. Vista will pay $ … Continue reading

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Romania seeks probe into ex-ministers in school software deal

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania's anti-corruption prosecutor's office, or DNA, is seeking to launch a criminal inquiry against nine ex-government ministers suspected of money laundering, abuse of office and bribery related to Microsoft educational licenses from 2004 to 2009. Some officials … Continue reading

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New ‘Bash’ software bug may pose bigger threat than ‘Heartbleed’

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as "Bash," could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the "Heartbleed" bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts … Continue reading

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iPhone software update hits Apple

Apple’s online discussion forums and social networks lit up on Wednesday with angry messages from customers who had bought the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in recent days Asia homepage

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Other automakers to challenge Tesla in over-the-air software upgrades

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc on Friday announced it is rolling out a software upgrade over-the-air to its current Model S owners, a unique ability that other automakers are expected to offer within a … Continue reading

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SAP buys software group Concur for $8.3bn

German group’s all-cash deal, its biggest by value as it tries to remake its software business for the cloud, comes as the tech sector consolidates Asia homepage

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