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  • TOKYO, July 27- Japan's Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast in its second upward revision this year on a recovery in printer sales as well as brisk orders for equipment used to manufacture organic light emitting diode screens. That compares with an average analyst estimate of 297 billion yen and its previous estimate of 270 billion yen.

  • TOKYO, July 27- Japan's Canon Inc raised its annual operating profit forecast on Thursday in its second upward revision this year, helped by a recovery in printer sales. The company, which also makes copiers and cameras, forecast profit of 330 billion yen for the year through December, up from 270 billion yen estimated three months prior. The company also said...

  • ZURICH, July 25- Logitech International raised its profit outlook for the year after strong sales of its gaming and video collaboration products helped the computer peripheral maker beat forecasts in its first quarter. The Swiss-U.S. company said it now expects operating income of $260 million to $270 million, up from its previous view of $250- 260 million.

  • You're bringing together two of the leaders, "AES Chief Executive Andres Gluski told Reuters. Last week, Tesla Inc beat out privately owned Lyon Group, working with AES, and dozens of other companies for a contract to install the world's biggest grid-scale battery in Australia. AES and Siemens currently account for about 17 percent of installed energy storage,...

  • *Renault plans 100 megawatt storage facility- sources. FRANKFURT, June 7- Renault-Nissan is drawing up plans to build a 100 megawatt power storage plant in Europe, sources told Reuters, hoping to give electric car batteries a second life in a project that could eventually compete with utility companies. "We're working with The Mobility House on several...

  • HONG KONG, April 28- Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies has come under fire from users for "cutting corners," after it said it used a mix of less advanced and powerful chips in its flagship P10 model due to tight supplies of the parts. The company's mobile chief Richard Yu said on April 20 that Huawei used a mix of less efficient eMMC flash memory cards and...

  • ZURICH, April 26- Logitech is looking at acquisitions to accelerate growth and help expand into new product categories, Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said on Wednesday after the computer peripherals maker's fourth-quarter results beat forecasts. Logitech, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted a 52 percent increase in net profit during the...

  • Best retail sales growth in six years: Logitech CEO

    Bracken Darrell, CEO and president of Logitech, discusses earnings and how his business is addressing the growth of products such as Amazon's Alexa and Google Home.

  • April 17- A major California utility and General Electric Co on Monday unveiled a first-of-its-kind battery storage system that will enable instant power output from a natural gas peaking plant to accommodate the state's changing electricity needs while decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Southern California Edison's president, Ron Nichols, said at an...

  • *Toshiba urged by banks to sell majority of chip unit- sources. TOKYO, Feb 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen by selling most of its flash memory chip business, seeking to create a buffer for any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The beleaguered conglomerate was pressured to abandon an initial...

  • *Toshiba urged by banks to sell majority of chip unit- sources. TOKYO, Feb 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen by selling most of its flash memory chip business, seeking to create a buffer for any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The beleaguered conglomerate's decision to abandon an initial plan...

  • *Toshiba want to complete sale by end of March 2018- source. TOKYO, Feb 21- Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen from the sale of a majority stake in its flash memory chip business as a buffer against any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. After flagging a $6.3 billion writedown on its U.S. nuclear unit earlier this...

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Toshiba Corp has received bids ranging from 200 billion yen to as much as 400 billion yen for a 19.9 percent stake in its flash memory business, a person directly involved in the deal told Reuters on Thursday. Suitors for the Japanese company's chip unit include rivals SK Hynix Inc and Micron Technology Inc, data storage firm Western Digital Corp and...

  • A man passes a Hewlett Packard display at a technology conference in Chicago.

    HP Inc. reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.

  • Competition in the cloud

    Aaron Levie, CEO of cloud storage company Box, says his business expects to be cash flow positive in 2017.

  • Lenovo Group said on Wednesday its third-quarter revenue fell 8 percent to $12.9 billion due to slower global PC demand and weaker smartphone sales.

  • Sandisk

    Hard disk drive maker Western Digital is in advanced talks to acquire memory chipmaker SanDisk, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Dell-EMC merger is 'purely strategic': Analyst

    The acquisition of data storage company EMC will help Dell to stay relevant, says Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at Phoenix Financial Services.

  • Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell at 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    "We're creating an unbelievable powerhouse of an enterprise company," Michael Dell tells CNBC.

  • A woman walks past Seagate Technology signage outside the company's headquarters in Scotts Valley, California.

    Hard-disk maker Seagate Technology said it planned to cut 1,050 jobs, or 2 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring program.