Symantec Acquires Cyber Security Firm Blue Coat For $4.65 BillionSoftware security company Symantec Corp. is acquiring internet security firm Blue Coat Inc. for $4.65 billion.
San Francisco Job Growth Continues At A Rapid ClipThe June job report paints a rosy picture of employment in the Bay Area, and it's not only the quantity of jobs created but the quality. San Jose and San Francisco ranked first and second, respectively, in a report on sales job salaries.
Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay SitesA popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
Utah Woman Indicted For Embezzling $1.3M From Mountain View-Based SymantecA federal grand jury in San Jose indicted a 47-year-old Utah woman Wednesday in the embezzlement of $1.34 million from a Mountain View company for cars, vacations, concerts and other expenses, according the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Tech Report: Symantec Issues Warning Against Ransomware ScamSoftware security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.
Symantec Fires CEO, Replaced By ChairmanSymantec has fired its CEO, Enrique Salem, and replaced him with Chairman Steve Bennett.
President Obama Arrives In Bay Area To Attend FundraisersPresident Barack Obama arrived at Moffett Field Sunday afternoon for a series of fundraising events and to attend a town hall meeting on Monday.
President Obama Heads To Bay Area To Talk Jobs, Raise FundsPresident Barack Obama is coming back to the Bay Area this weekend to raise money and talk about jobs.
Facebook Security Flaw Allowed Access To User AccountsSecurity firm Symantec said it has discovered a security flaw in Facebook that inadvertently gives advertisers and other outside parties access to people’s accounts.