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Symantec's board votes to split the company in two

One company will focus on security and the other on information management, Symantec said.

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Symantec may split into separate security and storage businesses

The reported plans are in line with similar strategies announced by Hewlett-Packard and eBay

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Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market, and the interim CEO, Michael Brown, was the best candidate.

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Symantec folds nine Norton products into one service

A single product, Norton Security, can be used across Windows, OS X, Android and iOS.

Symantec, Kaspersky deny being banned in China

Both security vendors said they can still sell to Chinese government agencies

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access. Symantec is investigating the matter.

Symantec acquires NitroDesk for email security on Android

NitroDesk specializes in securing and managing corporate data in bring-your-own-device workplaces

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Symantec tailors sharper small business security suite with money-back guarantee

Norton Small Business works on Windows, OS X and Android with limited features for iOS

Symantec fires CEO, appoints interim replacement

Bennett took over the security and backup company less than two years ago.

Botnet busts more for stunts than security, expert says

Microsoft and Symantec have touted taking down major botnets, but one expert calls their actions ineffective and aimed primarily at getting attention.