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  • 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.

  • Oct 27- Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion in the biggest-ever semiconductor industry deal, expanding the reach of its chips from phones to cars. San Diego- based Qualcomm, which gets most of its profit from wireless patents it licenses to the mobile industry, has been facing slowing smartphone sales and stiff competition from...

  • SEOUL, Oct 27- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its operating profit fell 30 percent year-on-year in the quarter marred by the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, sinking to its lowest level in two years. The world's top smartphone maker said third-quarter operating profit was 5.2 trillion won, matching its revised guidance.

  • Microsoft VP on Surface product launch

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft Corporate VP, Windows and Devices Group, demonstrate Microsoft's latest Surface Studio desktop, tablet and laptop offerings at the Windows 10 event in New York City.

  • HONG KONG/ BOSTON, Oct 25- Up to 10,000 webcams will be recalled in the aftermath of a cyber attack that blocked access last week to some of the world's biggest websites, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday. In Washington, a member of the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee asked three federal agencies what steps the...

  • In Washington, a member of the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee asked three federal agencies what steps the government can take to prevent cyber criminals from compromising electronic devices. Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat, sent letters asking DHS, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission if they have adequate tools for...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 25- A recall of webcams linked to a major cyber attack in the United States last week will involve up to 10,000 of the compromised devices, Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co told Reuters on Tuesday. Devices using the firm's components in China and elsewhere were unlikely to suffer from similar attacks because they were more...

  • Oct 20- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to supply batteries for its new smartphones, the Nikkei newspaper reported, citing sources. Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, scrapped production of the fire-prone Galaxy 7 and said it would take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters as a result.

  • Intel one of best buys in space?

    Romit Shah, Nomura Securities, looks ahead to Intel's earnings.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices will be banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon EDT under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday after numerous reports of the devices catching fire. The order from the U.S. Transportation Department and other agencies bars owners from carrying on the devices or...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices will be banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon EDT under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday after numerous reports of the devices catching fire. The order from the U.S. Transportation Department and other agencies bars owners from carrying on the devices or...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices will be banned from air transportation in the United States starting Saturday at noon EDT under an emergency order, regulators said Friday. The order from the U.S. Transportation Department and other agencies bars owners from carrying on the devices or in baggage during flights.

  • US GOVERNMENT ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDER TO BAN ALL SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE7 SMARTPHONE DEVICES FROM AIR TRANSPORTATION IN THE UNITED STATES: STATEMENT.

  • SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Oct 14- As Samsung Electronics Co struggles to limit the damage from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, it is finding slivers of support from faithful users of the glitzy smartphone who are reluctant to give it up and switch to an alternative. But the problem is there is no other phone that I like, "said Jo Hyang- won, a 32- year-old office worker in South Korea.

  • SEOUL, Oct 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it expected to take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters due to the discontinuation of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The outlook brings to about $5.3 billion the total losses the global smartphone leader has forecast as a result of the overheating issues,...

  • Computer shipments fall

    Loren Loverde, Program Vice President of IDC's Worldwide PC Tracker Program, discusses the trend of declining PC shipments and what it means for major players in the computer space.

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Samsung Electronics Co slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit from ditching its flagship smartphone in what could be one of the costliest product safety failures in tech history. Quantifying the financial pain of Tuesday's move to scrap the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a global recall and...

  • *Android phone makers will benefit more than Apple-analysts. Oct 11- Samsung Electronics's abandonment of the Galaxy Note 7 due to safety concerns will likely touch off a turf war among Android smartphone makers, analysts said, presenting them a rare opportunity to gain share but with less room for archrival Apple Inc.. A hardware problem is unlikely to change a...

  • *Samsung asks all global partners to stop sales, exchanges. SEOUL, Oct 11- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will ask all global partners to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note7 smartphones, further deepening the smartphone company's recall crisis. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliott Kaye said in a separate statement...