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Hardware Computers and Peripherals

  • The D-Wave 2000Q Quantum Computer

    A state-of-the-art computer system using quantum mechanics and valued at $15 million dollars has been sold to a cyber-security firm.

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will not unveil its Galaxy S8 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show this year, suggesting the flagship model's launch may be later in the year than its 2016 version. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said the phone would not get a launch event at the MWC event in Barcelona, which begins...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans on Monday to reveal reasons behind the spontaneous combustion of its recalled Galaxy Note 7, as the world's biggest smartphone maker works to regain consumer trust before launching its next premium model. The announcement would come more than three months after Samsung scrapped the short-lived competitor of...

  • Computers are a key contributor to the U.S.-China trade deficit.

    North Asia will be hit the hardest when U.S. president-elect Trump follows through on his promises on trade, said Goldman Sachs.

  • Jan 6- Amazon.com Inc's digital assistant appeared almost everywhere at the CES technology show this week in Las Vegas, even making an unexpected appearance on rival Google's Android system. Most strikingly, Chinese firm Huawei Technologies Co, which manufactures smartphones running on the Android operating system produced by Alphabet Inc's Google,...

  • Samsung, the single most popular smartphone brand in India, commanded a roughly 30 percent market share just over a year ago. "In a country like India, there are two religions- one is Bollywood and the second is cricket," said Arvind R Vohra, Gionee's India head, noting that both avenues have helped popularize its brand. Chinese brand executives said innovative...

  • JAKARTA, Dec 16- Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that...

  • Dec 15- BlackBerry Ltd said China's TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd would make and sell BlackBerry-branded mobile devices globally, the Canadian smartphone pioneer's first licensing deal since its transition to a software company. The new agreement gives TCL, the fourth-largest handset maker in North America, the right to make and sell...

  • AMD's Ryzen is a game changer: Analyst

    AMD finally has a product that can compete with Intel, says Bob O'Donnell at Technalysis Research.

  • Dec 9- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless. The smartphone maker said that more than 93 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices had been returned as a part of...

  • 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.