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Posts tagged “Local Firms”

Updated 11:44 a.m. yesterday

Lenovo vows 'cyber attack' investigation but won't discuss all damage hackers did

Lenovo's website is fully accessible after being knocked offline for several hours Wednesday following a hack attack. Lenovo vows to tighten security and to find out what happened but won't discuss what all hackers - allegedly from Lizard Squad - did.

Lizard Squad Lizard Squad

Updated 11:30 a.m. yesterday

Lenovo offers free security service after adware debacle

Lenovo banner at a trade show     Wracked by the "Superfish" adware debacle last week, ensuing criticism worldwide and then hacked earlier this week, Lenovo on Friday issued a public "promise" to deliver "a cleaner, safer PC." Plus, it is offering free service to a McAfee security service.

Updated 5:13 a.m. Thursday

Lenovo website hacked; group known as Lizard Squad claims responsibility

A group of hackers called Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for a hack of Lenovo's website on Wednesday evening. A check of Lenovo's site early Thursday found that it is back online. The hackers said they attacked Lenovo in response to the raging Superfish adware controversy.

Hackers Lizard Squad claims attack on Lenovo Hackers Lizard Squad claims attack on Lenovo

Updated 2:05 p.m. Wednesday

Reddit, Google crack down on nude photos; GSK-Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses $539.M dispute; INC's first results; honor for Quintiles

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Reddit and Google are cracking down on nude photos; GSK says Novartis deal nears close; Apple loses a big patent verdict; INC reports results; an honor for Quintiles.

Updated 1:34 p.m. Wednesday

GSK's nonprescription diet pill 'alli' back in stores after recall

"alli" back on sale GlaxoSmithKline's diet pill "alli" is now back in most U.S. stores. The drugmaker voluntary recalled the product last March after finding some packages in stores didn't contain real alli, indicating tampering after shipment.

10:11 a.m. Wednesday

Lenovo's Motorola aims new phone at first-time smartphone buyers

Motorola is updating its low-cost smartphone, the Moto E, as it targets first-time smartphone buyers worldwide. Motorola is now owned by Lenovo.

A Moto E as sold by Republic Wireless A Moto E as sold by Republic Wireless

Updated 9:43 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock IBM makes $1.5B profit on x86 server sale to Lenovo

IBM reports it is making a $1.5 billion profit in the $2.1 billion sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo. The disclosure came in IBM's annual report filed with the SEC on Tuesday.

Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally Lenovo's x86 server business operates globally

Updated 3:25 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock SAS creates new division focusing on risk research, is hiring

SAS is putting together a new group to focus on helping clients deal with financial risks, and the world's largest privately held software firm has promoted a recently hired banking executive to lead the new group.

Troy Haines Troy Haines

2:04 p.m. Tuesday

Bronto's upbeat update; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles' new exec; YouTube for Kids half-baked?; Comcast earnings

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Bronto's CEO offers a 2014 review via YouTube; IBM targets hybrid cloud; Quintiles adds a new exec; VentureBeat writer criticizes new YouTube for Kids; and Comcast income rises.

Updated 8:53 a.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Slideshow: Why Valeant is buying Salix in a $14B deal

In a presentation to investors, Valeant executives on Monday spelled out in great deal why the Canadian firm decided to buy Raleigh-based Salix in a deal worth $14 billion. We've got a slide show about the Valeant presentation.

Why Gastrointestinal Why Gastrointestinal

Updated 7:48 a.m. Tuesday

Lenovo apologizes for adware; feds repeat security risk warning

Lenovo's chief technology officer issues a formal apology to customers about the Superfish adware - many call it malware and a security risk - in an attempt to quell a storm of global criticism. The world's No. 1 PC maker concedes that it was unaware of a security flaw until informed by others.

Peter Hortensius Peter Hortensius

Updated 7:01 a.m. Tuesday

Citing security, feds warn Lenovo laptop buyers to ditch adware

Hackers  How serious is the security threat posed by adware installed on Lenovo laptops? Bad enough that the Department of Homeland Security early Tuesday called it "spyware" and issued another threat warning to consumers who have recently bought Lenovo machines to uninstall it.

12:46 p.m. Monday

GSK-Novartis deal OK'd; Apple's $1.92B data centers; Argos buying HQ; Dish founder bis back; CommScope earnings

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FTC approves the Novartis-GSK cancer drug deal; Apple plans new data centers in Europe; Argos is buying its new headquarters; Dish founder back as CEO; and CommScope reports a profit.

10:33 a.m. Monday

Salix stock dips, Valeant surges on deal news; law suits next?

Salix       Shares in Valeant Pharmaceuticals jumped 14 percent but Salix Pharmaceuticals fell slightly on Monday once stock markets opened and reacted to Sunday's announcement that Valeant is buying Salix in a deal valued at $14 billion. Three law firms are looking into the deal.

9:25 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock FDA news means $10M payday for BioDelivery Sciences

Raleigh-based BioDelivery Sciences will receive a $10 million milestone payment from partner Endo Pharmaceuticals now that the FDA has accepted a new drug application for the severe pain reliever system known as Belbuca.

How BDSI technology works How BDSI technology works

8:58 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Tenax, formerly known as Oxygen Biotherapeutics, names CMO

Tenax The new chief medical officer is on board Tenax Therapeutics, which changed its name from Oxygen Biotherapeutics. And she received 25,000 options for company stock.

Updated 8:12 a.m. Monday

Salix could pay $400M if deal with Valeant falls through

Merger Raleigh-based Salix Pharmaceuticals could have to pay as much as $400 million if its $14 billion deal to be acquired by Valeant falls through. Salix says it will not seek another offer but if another comes along and Salix accepts it, Valeant would be paid a termination fee of $356M plus related costs up to $50M.

Updated 8:11 a.m. Monday

Raleigh-based Salix Pharmaceutical being acquired in $14B deal

A slide from a Salix presentation  Raleigh-based Salix Pharmaceuticals has agreed to be acquired by Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals in a deal valued at some $14 billion. The boards of both companies have already agreed to the terms, which were announced Sunday.

Updated 8:10 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Sale won't end turmoil at Salix - look for more in short term

Salix       Sunday's announced acquisition of Salix by Valeant will not quite the turmoil that has engulfed one of the Triangle's best pharmaceutical success stories. In fact, in the short term, life is likely to get worse in a merger that is likely to lead to job cuts as part of $500 million in cost savings. Plus, the Triangle is losing another corporate headquarters.

7:03 a.m. Monday

Superfish: We're not to blame for security problem in Lenovo laptops

Superfish logo ‚ÄčA little-known Silicon Valley startup caught in a firestorm of criticism last week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information is defending itself.

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