VeriFone Systems Inc., EMC Corp.’s RSA and Ingenico are poised for a gain in sales as U.S. retailers turn to makers of payment terminals and security software for help shoring up their anti-hacking defenses.
The vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation was charged by federal prosecutors with conspiring to launder more than $1 million in the virtual currency, the latest charges tied to the illicit online bazaar Silk Road.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and other companies have seen more than $200 million in sales in 2013 for computing components used to create Bitcoins, Wedbush Securities Inc. said.
Bitcoin prices plunged against the yuan and the dollar after China’s largest online market for the virtual currency stopped accepting Bitcoin deposits and Scandinavian authorities said they will impose regulations.
EBay Inc. reported first-quarter revenue that missed some analysts’ estimates and forecast disappointing sales and profit for the current period as weakness in Europe weighs on growth at its PayPal unit.
NCR Corp. is so determined to boost margins that the world’s biggest supplier of ATMs is risking its investment grade rating on the most expensive acquisition by an integrated computer systems company in more than a decade.