Icahn raises Dell stake as shareholder vote nears
Carl Icahn's stake in Dell now stands at close to 9 percent, supporting his promise that the fight for the embattled computer maker will go on.
Dell CEO ups ante in buyout battle for PC maker (Update 2)
Just when it looked as if he might be vanquished, Dell CEO Michael Dell has regained the advantage in the lengthy battle to buy the slumping personal computer maker that he founded nearly 30 years ago. He did it by persuading ...
German news sites opt for Google exposure for now (Update)
Major German publishers gave Google permission to keep using their content on its news page as tighter online copyright rules came into force Thursday. However, they insisted that their dispute with the search giant over ...
Email 'phishing' attacks by hackers growing in number, intensity
At least 2 million people received the email May 16 notifying them that an order they had just made on "Wallmart's" website was being processed, though none of them had done any such thing.
Companies drop BlackBerry as it tries to rebuild
For years, the BlackBerry was the smartphone of choice among professionals seeking ironclad security features and super-fast email.
Online sharing helps hackers sharpen 'spears'
Sharing on social media helps hackers sharpen "spear phishing" attacks they use to trick their way into computers, security experts said Monday.
Investor contests condition in latest Dell offer (Update)
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is renewing his attack on Michael Dell's leadership and warning that the latest offer from Dell to buy the struggling PC maker he founded bypasses an important shareholder safeguard.
US tech firms losing business over PRISM: poll
Revelations about the US government's vast data collection programs have already started hurting American technology firms, according to an industry survey released this week.
China, Indonesia lead sources of online attacks: study
China and Indonesia headed the list of 177 countries named as sources of Internet attacks, a security survey said Tuesday.
Cybercrime costs up to $500 bn: study
Cybercrime costs the global economy between $100 billion and $500 billion annually, according to a study released Monday which acknowledged more data is needed for precise estimates.
Coalition seeks release of surveillance data
A coalition of Internet firms and activist organizations asked the US government Thursday to issue "transparency reports" on its online and phone data collection programs which have sparked an outcry.
First Manhattan sues Vivus over shareholder vote
Vivus Inc.'s biggest shareholder said Tuesday it is suing the obesity drug maker as it continues to fight for greater control of the company.
Femtocell hackers from iSEC hear, see smartphone content
SoftBank completes $21.6B deal with Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel, the third largest U.S. wireless carrier, is now under the control of the Japanese investment firm SoftBank.