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Verizon, Yahoo Agree to Reduce Buyout Price to $4.55 Billion

DAILY VIDEO: Verizon negotiates down to $4.55B for Yahoo transaction; Congressional staffers see Russian hacking, FISA vote as priorities; IBM launches machine learning for...

F5 Networks Expands Beyond Application Delivery, Launches Portfolio Of Security Solutions

F5 Networks is diving into the security market, launching on Wednesday a portfolio of security offerings for partners to complement its application delivery products.  The...

Swiss Security Giant Kudelski Buys SP500 Superstar M&S Technologies, Eyes More...

Kudelski Group, a $1 billion Swiss security conglomerate, has acquired M&S Technologies, No. 33 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, one of the top...

Facebook charged with misleading EU over $22 billion WhatsApp takeover

samazgorreader comments 13 Share this story Facebook has been accused of misleading the European Commission over its $22 billion takeover of WhatsApp...

Yahoo Suffers New Hack; 1 Billion Users Impacted This Time

The newly disclosed attack involved sensitive user information, including unencrypted security questions. How this will affect buyout by Verizon is anybody's guess. Exactly what Yahoo...

Another Blockbuster Buy: Symantec Plans To Acquire LifeLock For $2.3B

In its second blockbuster deal in less than a year, Symantec unveiled plans to acquire LifeLock for $2.3 billion. The buy primarily expands Symantec's consumer...

Sources: Crowdstrike Hires Former Tanium Exec As Head Of Worldwide Sales

As the battle for the endpoint security market heats up, Crowdstrike has landed former Tanium top sales executive Mike Carpenter as its new head...

Microsoft offers antitrust concessions to EU over LinkedIn purchase

Microsoftreader comments 7 Share this story At the start of this year, Brussels' antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager warned data-hoarding tech giants that...

Report: Symantec May Be Close To Spending $2B For LifeLock, An...

Following its blockbuster Blue Coat Systems acquisition this summer, Symantec may be looking to make another big buy, according to Bloomberg. Published reports say...

Judge blasts Oracle’s attempt to overturn pro-Google jury verdict

WikimediaOracle v.Google The Google/Oracle decision was bad for copyright and bad for software How Oracle’s fanciful history of the smartphone failed at trial Google’s fair use victory...