• How Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility
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    How Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD) Can Impact Your Portfolio Volatility

    If you own shares in Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ:RPD) then it's worth thinking about how it contributes to the volatility of...

  • Cisco Enters Chip Market: Should AVGO, INTC, ANET Take Note?
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    Cisco Enters Chip Market: Should AVGO, INTC, ANET Take Note?

    Cisco (CSCO) ups its game in networking chip market with Silicon One Q100, putting Broadcom, Intel, Arista Networks, and Juniper Networks at risk.

  • Did You Miss Radware's (NASDAQ:RDWR) 73% Share Price Gain?
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    Did You Miss Radware's (NASDAQ:RDWR) 73% Share Price Gain?

    One simple way to benefit from the stock market is to buy an index fund. But many of us dare to dream of bigger...

  • Philips Partners With RMC to Innovate Imaging Solutions
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    Philips Partners With RMC to Innovate Imaging Solutions

    Philips (PHG) inks partnership with Regional Medical Centre to drive innovation and expand its market share in the healthcare sector.

  • 6 Trade-Proof Sector ETFs to Follow if No Deal is Cracked
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    6 Trade-Proof Sector ETFs to Follow if No Deal is Cracked

    These sector ETFs are almost trade-resistant and thus unlikely to suffer if no deal is cracked before Dec 15.

  • Flaws in Smartwatches on Amazon May Let Strangers Track Kids
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    Flaws in Smartwatches on Amazon May Let Strangers Track Kids

    (Bloomberg) -- Security researchers discovered vulnerabilities in cheap smartwatches for children that make it possible for strangers to override parental controls and track kids.Rapid7 Inc., a cybersecurity firm based in Boston, purchased three smartwatches on Amazon.com, costing from $20 to $35, according to Deral Heiland, research lead for IoT technology. He said the models -- GreaSmart Children’s SmartWatch, Jsbaby Game Smart Watch and SmarTurtle Smart Watch for Kids -- were picked randomly from dozens for sale on Amazon and marketed as appropriate for grade school-aged kids.All three devices offer location tracking, messaging and chat features. They were manufactured in China and shared nearly identical hardware and software. They also had similar security issues, Rapid7 found.The watches let authorized users view and change configuration details by texting the watch directly with certain commands. In practice, this didn’t work and “unlisted numbers could also interact with the watch,” Rapid7 said in a report.This security issue could be fixed with a vendor-supplied firmware update, but “such an update is unlikely to materialize given that the providers of these devices are difficult to impossible to locate,” the cybersecurity firm added.The watches have a default password of “123456,” but one of the watch’s manuals doesn’t mention the password, according to the researchers. Another mentioned the password in a blog but not in its printed material. The third doesn’t characterize the numbers as a password nor does it provide instructions on how to change it, according to the researchers.“Given an unchanged default password and a lack of SMS filtering, it is possible for an attacker with knowledge of the smartwatch phone number to assume total control of the device, and therefore use the tracking and voice chat functionality with the same permissions as the legitimate user (typically, a parent),” Rapid7 said in its report.An unauthorized user could shut off all the safety protocols a parent had set up on the smartwatch, Heiland said.Rapid7 said its researchers weren’t able to contact the sellers nor what they believe is the manufacturer of the watches, a Chinese company called 3g Electronics Co. The company didn’t respond to a message from Bloomberg News seeking comment.The GreaSmart Children’s SmartWatch is no longer for sale on Amazon, according to Rapid7. GreaSmart, Jsbaby, SmarTurtle didn’t respond to a requests for comment. Oltec, a merchant that sells the SmarTurtle watch on Amazon, didn’t respond to a message sent via Amazon’s site.“Consumers that are concerned with the safety, privacy, and security of their IoT devices and the associated cloud services are advised to avoid using any technology that is not provided by a clearly identifiable vendor, for what we hope are obvious reasons,” Rapid7 warned in its report.To contact the reporter on this story: Andrew Martin in New York at amartin146@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Tom Giles at tgiles5@bloomberg.net, Alistair Barr, Andrew PollackFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

  • If You Had Bought Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Shares Five Years Ago You'd Have Made 154%
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    If You Had Bought Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Shares Five Years Ago You'd Have Made 154%

    The most you can lose on any stock (assuming you don't use leverage) is 100% of your money. But on a lighter note, a...

  • Free-wheeling Silicon Valley startups 'need substance': Israel-based VC investor
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    Free-wheeling Silicon Valley startups 'need substance': Israel-based VC investor

    Take this one tip from well-known venture capitalist Erel Margalit to heart.

  • Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) Is Employing Capital Very Effectively
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    Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) Is Employing Capital Very Effectively

    Today we'll look at Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) and reflect on its potential as an investment. Specifically, we'll...

  • Palo Alto Networks, Inc.'s (NYSE:PANW) Earnings Dropped -6.1%, Did Its Industry Show Weakness Too?
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    Palo Alto Networks, Inc.'s (NYSE:PANW) Earnings Dropped -6.1%, Did Its Industry Show Weakness Too?

    In this article, I will take a look at Palo Alto Networks, Inc.'s (NYSE:PANW) most recent earnings update (31 October...

  • CyberArk (CYBR) Facilitates AWS Customers' Cloud Tansition
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    CyberArk (CYBR) Facilitates AWS Customers' Cloud Tansition

    CyberArk's (CYBR) partnership with AWS assists customers to expedite their cloud-driven digital transformation initiatives for protecting themselves against potential threats.

  • MongoDB (MDB) Q3 Loss Narrows, Revenues Beat, View Raised
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    MongoDB (MDB) Q3 Loss Narrows, Revenues Beat, View Raised

    MongoDB's (MDB) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results benefit from solid top-line growth, driven by robust demand for Atlas and strong growth in Enterprise Advanced customers.

  • Cadence's (CDNS) Solutions Aid GUC to Offer Advanced Designs
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    Cadence's (CDNS) Solutions Aid GUC to Offer Advanced Designs

    Cadence's (CDNS) Innovus Implementation System and Voltus IC Power Integrity Solution aid GUC to deliver advanced multi-billion gate designs.

  • Financial Times

    Disruption turns in-house lawyers into strategic enablers

    The solution, developed by the ecommerce giant and money transfer company Western Union, allows customers to place an order online and then pay in cash at a branch of Western Union. “Lawyers were at the table from start to finish,” says the financial services company’s chief legal officer, Caroline Tsai, about achieving the deal. There has long been a debate about whether general counsel and in-house lawyers generally are primarily business enablers or guardians.

  • Is Fortinet (FTNT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?
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    Is Fortinet (FTNT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

    Is (FTNT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

  • CrowdStrike (CRWD) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates
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    CrowdStrike (CRWD) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates

    CrowdStrike's (CRWD) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results gain from strong customer growth and increasing adoption of the Falcon platform.

  • Is There Now An Opportunity In CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ:CYBR)?
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    Is There Now An Opportunity In CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ:CYBR)?

    CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ:CYBR), which is in the software business, and is based in Israel, received a lot of...

  • Financial Times

    How remote working increases cyber security risks

    As businesses embrace digital transformation and new ways of working, keeping sensitive information safe is a growing challenge for employers and employees. A 2019 study by International Workplace Group, which operates serviced offices and co-working spaces, found that 50 per cent of employees globally work away from their office at least two and a half days a week. Meanwhile, many businesses have increasingly long — and global — supply chains.

  • CyberArk (CYBR) Up 9.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
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    CyberArk (CYBR) Up 9.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

    CyberArk (CYBR) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • Okta's (OKTA) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates
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    Okta's (OKTA) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

    Okta's (OKTA) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results benefit from new customer additions and growing international momentum driven by increasing adoption of Identity solutions.

  • Domo (DOMO) Q3 Loss Narrower Than Expected, Revenues Rise Y/Y
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    Domo (DOMO) Q3 Loss Narrower Than Expected, Revenues Rise Y/Y

    Domo's (DOMO) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results benefit from solid portfolio, expanding partner base and new customer wins.

  • Guidewire (GWRE) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Down Y/Y
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    Guidewire (GWRE) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Down Y/Y

    Guidewire (GWRE) delivers better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results on solid adoption of subscription-based offerings. However, declining term license revenues remains a woe.

  • Science Applications (SAIC) Q3 Earnings Miss, Improve Y/Y
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    Science Applications (SAIC) Q3 Earnings Miss, Improve Y/Y

    Science Applications (SAIC) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results gain from the Engility acquisition.

  • 5 Best-Performing Liquid Stocks for Alluring Returns
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    5 Best-Performing Liquid Stocks for Alluring Returns

    Here are five top-ranked liquid stocks poised for marvelous returns.

  • IBM's Maximo Solution to Aid ASPI Manage Civil Infrastructure
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    IBM's Maximo Solution to Aid ASPI Manage Civil Infrastructure

    Robust demand of IBM Maximo on strength in asset optimization and management capabilities is expected to favor the top line in the days ahead.