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Mandiant goes viral after China hacking report

Author: | February 23rd, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

(Reuters) – Cybersecurity company Mandiant Corp won plaudits from its peers and made front-page news around the world this week when it published a report that purportedly traced a series of cyberattacks on U.S. companies to a Shanghai-based unit of the Chinese army.

Microsoft says small number of its computers hacked

Author: | February 23rd, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Friday a small number of its computers, including some in its Mac software business unit, were infected with malware, but there was no evidence of customer data being affected and it is continuing its investigation.

HP shares jump on recovery hope; analysts raise price targets

Author: | February 23rd, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

(Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co shares rose as much as 11 percent on Friday after the company’s better-than-expected quarterly results and forecasts prompted at least eight brokerages to raise price targets on the stock, although analysts said problems at the world’s No.1 PC maker were far from over.

Nevada legalizes first interstate online poker

Author: | February 23rd, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

(Reuters) – Nevada has become the first U.S. state to legalize interstate online poker and allow state-to-state gaming agreements, beating New Jersey to the punch and putting in place a potential nationwide framework for Internet wagering.

EU sees Google competition deal after August

Author: | February 22nd, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

PARIS (Reuters) – EU regulators hope to resolve a two-year investigation into U.S. internet company Google in the latter half of the year, the EU’s antitrust chief said on Friday, although a rival expressed skepticism about the effectiveness of any solution.

Raytheon says aces missile-detection tests in U.S

Author: | February 18th, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Raytheon Co system built into big blimp-like balloons has demonstrated capabilities that could make it easier to detect and track certain enemy ballistic missiles, the company and the U.S. Army’s manager of the program said.

Exclusive: Dell shareholder Southeastern unhappy with buyout

Author: | February 8th, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

(Reuters) – Dell Inc’s largest independent shareholder, Southeastern Asset Management Inc, has told the computer maker that a $24.4 billion buyout bid undervalues it, adding to a chorus of investor dissatisfaction with the landmark deal to take it private, two sources close to the situation said.

Einhorn sues Apple, marks biggest investor challenge in years

Author: | February 8th, 2013 | Category : Science News, Technology

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday confronted its first major challenge from an activist shareholder in years as hedge fund manager David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital filed suit against the company and demanded it dole out a bigger piece of its $137 billion cash pile to investors.