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  • TOKYO, Dec 7- Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April in the hope of replicating with its own gaming franchises the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO. They will be available initially in Japan and eventually in other Asian countries, Tomoki Kawaguchi, executive director of Sony's mobile gaming...

  • TOKYO, Dec 7- Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April in the hope of replicating the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO with its own gaming franchises. The upcoming titles will free up some of Sony's popular gaming franchises, such as Everybody's Golf, from PlayStation consoles to Apple Inc's iOS...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by printer cartridge reseller Impression Products Inc of a lower court ruling finding it liable for infringing patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark's toner products back to the United States after they were sold abroad. At issue is whether foreign sales...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by printer cartridge reseller Impression Products Inc of a lower court ruling finding it liable for infringing patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark's toner products back to the United States after they were sold abroad. If upheld by the justices, the...

  • Liu Chuanzhi, chairman of Legend Holdings, tells CNBC that Lenovo's ability to execute projects will add to its staying power.

  • Lenovo launched its Moto Z and Moto Z Play smartphones earlier in the year.

    After its acquisition of IBM's PC business, Lenovo has transformed itself from a China-based business to a global company.

  • *Nokia sold its phones business to Microsoft in 2014. FRANKFURT/ HELSINKI, Dec 1- Nokia smartphones are poised for a comeback after former managers at the Finnish company licensed the handset brand from Microsoft and struck up partnerships with Google and phone manufacturer Foxconn. HMD Global, led by Nokia veteran Arto Nummela, wants to launch its first Nokia...

  • FRANKFURT/ HELSINKI, Dec 1- Nokia-branded mobile phones are about to make a comeback via a new venture that will reunite the Nokia brand with veteran Nokia executives who aim to move into smartphones capitalising on an existing operation that sells low-cost basic phones. HMD Global, a new Finnish company set up to revive the Nokia phone brand, on Thursday took...

  • BEIJING, Nov 25- Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China's Xiaomi Inc will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software eco-system, a senior executive said. Xiaomi was valued at $46 billion in its last fund-raising in 2014- making it briefly the world's most valuable...

  • HP Inc said it expects an adjusted profit 35- 38 cents per share for the first quarter. Analysts on average were expecting 38 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. HP Inc's net earnings plunged to $492 million, or 28 cents per share, in the quarter ended Oct. 31, from $1.32 billion, or 73 cents per share.

  • BARCELONA, Nov 17- FreedomPop, a U.S.-based free mobile phone service provider, plans to begin selling refurbished, used smartphones in several American and European markets for a fraction of the cost of new handsets. FreedomPop said it will sell used smartphones at up to 80 percent off the manufacturer's suggested retail prices initially the United States,...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 16- Pioneering computer mouse maker Logitech isn't ready to walk away from the personal computer business just yet, even though its chief executive spends all his time these days thinking how to expand into faster-growing accessory markets. Bracken Darrell, the company's design-minded president and CEO, has devoted his four years in charge of...

  • *Q2 op profit 1.2 bln yen vs 8.3 bln in yr-ago period. TOKYO, Nov 9- Japan Display Inc reported on Wednesday an 85 percent plunge in operating profit for the July-September quarter as a strong yen and slowing smartphone sales continued to weigh on its panel business. The Asahi newspaper reported last week that the Innovation Network Corp of Japan is readying some...

  • TOKYO, Nov 9- Japan Display Inc reported on Wednesday an 85 percent plunge in operating profit for the July-September quarter as a strong yen and slowing smartphone sales continued to weigh on its panel business. Second-quarter profit fell to 1.24 billion yen from 8.34 billion a year earlier. The Asahi newspaper reported last week that the Innovation Network...

  • SEOUL, Nov 6- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, seeking to rebound from the Galaxy Note 7' s collapse and differentiate its devices. The world's top smartphone maker in October announced the acquisition of Viv Labs Inc, a firm run by a co-creator of...

  • SEOUL, Nov 6- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, seeking to rebound from the Galaxy Note 7' s collapse and differentiate its devices. The world's top smartphone maker in October announced the acquisition of Viv Labs Inc, a firm run by a co-creator of...

  • MUNICH, Nov 3- China's Huawei Technologies wants to be the world's second-largest maker of smartphones in two years, Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei's consumer business group, told Reuters on Thursday. Having made its name as a builder of telecommunications networks, Huawei has been active in the consumer devices market for only a few years and is now the...

  • HP Inc. one year later

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks with Dion Weisler, HP Inc. President & CEO, about the one-year anniversary as a separate company as well as the health of the PC and printing business.

  • MUNICH, Germany, Nov 3- Huawei Technologies took the wraps of a new premium phone on Thursday, adding a new artificial intelligence feature it hopes will help it close the gap with Apple and market leader Samsung, which is reeling from scrapping its flagship phone. The Mate 9 is aimed squarely at the top end of the $400 billion global smartphone market, where...

  • New 15-inch Macbook Pro costs $2,399

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from Apple's Mac event where the electronics giant unveiled a new MacBook Pro with Touch ID.