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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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Symantec exploring breakup of company: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities – one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. An … Continue reading

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Subscription renewals help Symantec beat estimates

Symantec Corp, best known for its Norton antivirus software, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as more customers renewed their subscription and due to higher demand from federal agencies. Symantec is benefiting from higher spending by companies on security software to protect … Continue reading

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Symantec says its products not banned in China

(Reuters) – U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said its products are not banned by the Chinese government after Chinese media reported that the government’s procurement agency has excluded the company from a list of approved anti-virus vendors. The state-controlled … Continue reading

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Beijing to bar Symantec, Kaspersky anti-virus in procurement: report

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – China has excluded U.S.-based Symantec Corp and Russia's Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved anti-virus software vendors, according to a Chinese media report suggesting Beijing is expanding efforts to limit use of foreign … Continue reading

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Symantec chief warns of IP cyber threats

Security software group highlights hackers targeting commercial secrets and intellectual property rather than malicious attacks or cyber warfare Asia homepage

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Hacker group found in China, linked to big cyberattacks: Symantec

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – Computer security experts have discovered a group of highly sophisticated computer hackers operating for hire, a U.S. computer security firm said on Tuesday, and it linked the group to some of the best-known cyber-espionage … Continue reading

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Symantec: One Tech Stock That Controls Its Own Destiny On The Way To 30% Upside

ByJosh Burwick: Symantec (SYMC) is one of the few technology companies, which controls its own destiny with respect to its share price over the next 12-18 months. CEO Steve Bennett replaced Enrique Salem in July 2012 vowing to turn the … Continue reading

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Symantec beats estimates on demand for security products

(Reuters) – Symantec Corp’s results beat estimates for the fourth consecutive quarter driven by demand for its data loss prevention and information security products. Security software makers are doing well despite weak IT spending as rising cyber attacks boost demand … Continue reading

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