Category: Technology

Symantec gets $500M investment from Silver Lake

Symantec Corp. said Thursday that private-equity firm Silver Lake would make a $500 million investment in the cybersecurity company and add one of its managing partners to Symantec’s board. Shares of Symantec jumped 8.6%...

EU and US reach new data-sharing agreement

The European Union and the United States struck a deal Tuesday over data-sharing that will allow the likes of Facebook and Apple to continue sending people’s information across the Atlantic — but a legal...

WhatsApp has grown to 1 billion users

WhatsApp passed a significant milestone today: the mobile messaging service owned by Facebook now has 1 billion users. That’s good news for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who spearheaded the jaw-dropping $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp two...