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Super-advanced spyware software discovered: Symantec

cnbc.com — A highly advanced piece of malware-perhaps the most sophisticated of its kind ever discovered-has been systematically snooping on government organizations, businesses and private individuals for at least the past six years, according to cybersecurity company Symantec. The most likely culprit behind the sophisticated spying software remains a "nation state," the company said in a statement released Sunday.

Watch Carl Icahn's correction calls from this year

cnbc.com — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn called for a "major correction" on Monday, and he gave his prediction plenty of runway-about three to five years. "It's really a question of when that is going to happen, in my opinion," Icahn told Reuters at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York.

Ben of Ben & Jerry's: Pot goes with Cherry Garcia

cnbc.com — Ben Cohen just answered a burning question for all those suffering from the munchies. Which Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor goes best with cannabis? Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, has plenty of options. After all, his company has created flavors such as Karamel Sutra and Half Baked.

Apple details plans to take over your office

cnbc.com — Apple has unveiled details on its plan to make iPhones and iPads workplace staples. In July, Apple and IBM announced an enterprise partnership that could make the traditionally consumer-minded Apple a major player in the business market.

How GoPro could win the holiday shopping season

cnbc.com — After blowing past Wall Street's expectations in the third quarter, GoPro seems poised to move past its core user-base of surfers, snow-boarders and outdoor enthusiasts this holiday season, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter told CNBC. "I think people thought of this as an outdoor athlete's brand, and I think it's becoming a mainstream brand," Pachter said after GoPro released its better-than-expected earnings report.

Too soon to make an adjustment on QE plans: Boston Fed's Rosengren

cnbc.com — Wendy Maeda | Boston Globe | Getty Images This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren was speaking during an interview with CNBC's " Squawk Box." Speculation over how the Fed will respond to volatility on Wall Street and concerns over European growth intensified after Wednesday's wild selloff.

Five-star manager: Watch these stocks in selloff

Centerplate CEO resigns amid dog-kicking scandal

cnbc.com — The CEO caught on surveillance video kicking a small dog has resigned, his company announced Tuesday. Desmond Hague, the outgoing CEO of Centerplate, a major sports catering company based in Stamford, Conn., left his post following several days of intense backlash over the video, Centerplate said in a statement.

Insider trading suspect Michael Lucarelli bolts-barefoot-from cameras

cnbc.com — That's one way to leave court. A New York City investor relations executive accused of insider trading took off running when he spotted a CNBC camera and two still photographers outside federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday. Wearing a sleeveless shirt, 51-year-old Michael Lucarelli fled eastward on Worth Street upon seeing the cameras-continuing to run even after his sandals slipped off.

Hot, funny and strange

cnbc.com — Calling all frequent fliers: Have you been paying attention during your airline's in-flight safety presentation? The airlines sure hope so. They've been turning the in-flight safety video into an art form. Now that airlines have to compete with smartphones and tablets for passengers' attention during takeoff- thanks to an FAA ruling last year -carriers have been hitting the refresh button on those safety videos.
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