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What Happened in the Stock Market Today

Stocks made strong gains today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) closing at record levels. Today’s stock market Index Percentage Change Point Change Dow 0.50% 113.75 S&P 500 0.56% 14.33 Data source: Yahoo! Finance. Technology stocks had a big day, with the …

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Why MobileIron, Inc. Stock Popped Today

What happened Shares of MobileIron Inc. (NASDAQ: MOBL) were up 10% as of 3 p.m. EDT Thursday after activist investor Altai Capital Management reported a significant new stake in the mobile device management software company. More specifically, according to an SEC filing late yesterday, Altai bought 7,187,255 shares of MobileIron …

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Japan to purchase AMRAAM missiles from United States

Oct. 5 (UPI) — A potential sale by the United States of AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles to Japan has won State Department approval. Notice of the State Department finding was transmitted Wednesday to Congress by the U.S. Defense Security Agency, which manages the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. “The …

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21Buttons, a social-commerce app dedicated to fashion, closes $10M Series A

21Buttons, a social-commerce app that lets fashion influencers share their wardrobe, has closed $10 million in Series A funding. The round is co-led by Kibo Ventures, and JME VC, and existing investors Samaipata Ventures, Breega Capital, 360 Capital Partners, Banc Sabadell Venture Capital, Sputnik, and Mediaset. The Barcelona-based startup says …

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This cheap and nasty malware wants to steal your data

This cheap malware can provide attackers with passwords and more. Image: iStock Hackers have launched a string of campaigns against defence, aerospace and manufacturing contractors in the US and South Korea in an effort to install data-stealing malware. The campaigns have used a data stealing software package being sold online …

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Keybase launches encryption for git repositories

Keybase has launched a new service to encrypt git repositories for free. Keybase, the provider of the Keybase security app for mobile phones and PCs, offers an open-source system supported by public-key cryptography to implement end-to-end encryption across your devices and communication. The company said on Wednesday that the app …

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Boeing to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences

Oct. 5 (UPI) — Boeing reports it will acquire Virginia-based Aurora Flight Sciences to accelerate the airplane manufacturer’s development of autonomous aerospace vehicles. A news release Thursday did not disclose the terms of the transaction, but it noted that the takeover is still subject to regulatory approvals. “The combined strength …

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