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Sep 11, 2014

EMC plans to keep stake in VMware, despite investor pressure-source

Boston, Sept 11 (Reuters) – EMC Corp plans to keep
its majority stake in software maker VMware Inc despite
pressure from activist hedge fund Elliott Management, a person
familiar with EMC’s thinking told Reuters on Thursday.

The person, who was not authorized to publicly discuss the
matter, described as inaccurate a Thursday report in the New
York Post that EMC had decided to explore selling its stake in
business software maker VMware. The source did not provide
further details.

Aug 29, 2014

U.S. banking group says unaware of any ‘significant’ cyber attack

BOSTON (Reuters) – An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any “significant” cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks.

The group, known as the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, or FS-ISAC, includes all major U.S. banks and dozens of smaller ones along with some large European financial institutions.

Aug 29, 2014
Aug 28, 2014

Corrected – Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – (Corrects 12th paragraph to clarify that 59 percent of Time Warner Cable customers, not all cable customers, are unsatisfied with service; corrects capitalization in analyst company to “cg42″ from “CG42″)

Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation.

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      "Jim works in the Reuters Boston bureau covering cyber security, hacking and technology privacy issues. He’s been with Reuters since 2005. He previously covered technology, media and biotechnology for Broadcasting & Cable, the Orange County Register and Bloomberg News out Tokyo, Taipei, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Santa Ana, California."
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