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What began as a jocular exchange over the company's name became a serious etymological discussion.

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What began as a jocular exchange over the company's name became a serious etymological discussion.

Lost in Translation: Former McAfee CEO’s Debate Over Company Name

When Dave DeWalt was doing a world tour in 2007 after he was named CEO of antivirus vendor McAfee, he got into a debate in northern Europe that he wasn’t expecting. A television interviewer challenged him on the pronunciation of...

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

A Spotlight Foxconn Is Willing to Share With Samsung

Foxconn doesn’t like to be compared with Samsung. Founder and Chairman Terry Gou has gone out of his way to tell audiences how the world’s biggest assembler of electronics is better and can defeat its South Korean rival on multiple...

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Ahn Cheol Soo, chairman of Ahnlab, withdrew from next month's presidential election.

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Ahn Cheol Soo, chairman of Ahnlab, withdrew from next month's presidential election.

How S. Korea’s Presidential Race Affects Friends and Family in Tech

Ahn Cheol Soo, the founder of South Korea’s biggest anti-virus software maker, dropped out of the country’s presidential race. But he wasn’t the only one affected by his unsuccessful bid to lead Asia’s fourth-biggest economy. Stock in his company, Ahnlab, tumbled by...

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Jawbone's UP wristband tracks the wearer's physical activity.

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Jawbone's UP wristband tracks the wearer's physical activity.

Jawbone Fitness Band Could Use Some UP-Dating: Rich Jaroslovsky

When I first reviewed Jawbone’s UP fitness wristband a year ago, I cautioned that it would soon come to seem remarkably rudimentary. A lot’s happened since. Problems with the band’s durability forced the company to stop production for most of...

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Experian, the credit-reporting giant, is being probed by Irish authorities after a series of data breaches.

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Experian, the credit-reporting giant, is being probed by Irish authorities after a series of data breaches.

Experian U.S. Data Breaches Prompt Investigation by Irish Regulators

Experian Plc, the credit-reporting giant with financial information on more than 740 million consumers, is being investigated by Irish regulators in the wake of a series of breaches of the company’s databases. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, which...

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