Microsoft executive charged with insider trading

US authorities Thursday charged a Microsoft executive and his friend and business partner with insider trading, saying they used confidential information on the tech giant's investment in bookseller Barnes & Noble.

Former Qualcomm exec charged with insider trading

A former senior executive at Qualcomm Inc. has been charged with insider trading, accused of buying shares of the wireless technology company before major announcements.

Taiwan's MediaTek profit up 51 percent in 1Q

MediaTek Inc., Asia's largest chipset designer, said Monday its first quarter profit grew 51 percent from a year earlier, boosted by China's flourishing smartphone market.

Ex-hedge fund trader charged in $276M insider ploy (Update)

A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday in what prosecutors called perhaps the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time—an arrangement to obtain secret, advance results of tests on an experimental ...

Former Yahoo! executive charged with insider trading

US regulators announced that a former Yahoo! executive has agreed to plead guilty in an insider trading scheme that involved leaking word of the Internet search giant's pact with Microsoft.

Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up

Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.

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