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  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc against Samsung, marking the latest twist in the fierce patent war between the world's top smartphone manufacturers. Friday's decision was made by the full slate of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. In an 8-3 ruling, the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a $120 million jury award for Apple Inc against Samsung, in another stunning twist in the fierce patent war between the world's top smartphone manufacturers. The full slate of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., said a previous panel of the same court should not...

  • SEOUL, Oct 7- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co expects third-quarter profit grew 5.6 percent, beating estimates, as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact of a global smartphone recall that has roiled the tech giant. The world's biggest smartphone maker said in a brief filing on Friday its operating profit for July-September was...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 7- Taiwan stocks fell on Friday, following declines in some regional bourses, but smartphone maker HTC Corp jumped on solid monthly sales. The main TAIEX index was down 0.2 percent at 9,262.45 as of 0155 GMT after closing 0.1 percent higher in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.043 to T $31.446 per U.S. dollar.

  • SEOUL, Oct 7- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co said it expects third-quarter operating profit grew 5.6 percent, beating estimates, as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone recall. In a brief regulatory filing, the world's biggest smartphone maker said on Friday July-September profit was likely 7.8...

  • SEOUL, Oct 7- Samsung Electronics Co said it expects third-quarter operating profit rose 5.6 percent, beating estimates, as a pickup in chip and display business likely offset the impact of a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The world's biggest smartphone maker said on Friday in a brief regulatory filing July-September profit was likely 7.8...

  • The smartphone's owner claims the device was a replacement Galaxy Note 7.

  • *Elliott fought Samsung Group over merger of 2 arms in 2015. SEOUL, Oct 6- Samsung Electronics Co shares jumped to a record high on Thursday after activist investor Elliott Management submitted unsolicited proposals for a radical corporate makeover at the world's biggest smartphone maker. An attempt by the U.S. hedge fund to wring change at South Korea's...

  • *Elliott fought Samsung Group over merger of 2 arms in 2015. SEOUL, Oct 6- Samsung Electronics Co shares jumped to a record high on Thursday after activist investor Elliott Management submitted unsolicited proposals for a radical corporate makeover at the world's biggest smartphone maker. An attempt by the U.S. hedge fund to wring change at South Korea's...

  • How GE is making in India for export

    John Rice, vice chairman of GE, talks about the company's production of diesel electric locomotives in India for local use and for export.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 5- Dialog Semiconductor, the maker of chips used in Apple and Samsung Electronics' smartphones, said it was reviewing its full-year guidance after a Chinese holiday helped bolster third-quarter sales. Sales for the three months through September came to around $345 million, Dialog said late on Wednesday, up 40 percent from the second quarter and...

  • The activist investor sent a letter to the world's No. 1 smartphone maker on Wednesday, spelling out changes that include splitting into a holding company and listing its operating company on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Elliott ultimately failed to derail Samsung C&T's merger with sister firm Cheil Industries Inc.. Other than Third Point, a hedge fund active in...

  • Louisville jet evacuated due to smoke from Samsung Galaxy phone

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the latest on the Southwest Airlines jet evacuation due to smoke from a Samsung Galaxy phone overheating.

  • Mossberg on Google's hardware play

    Walt Mossberg, The Verge executive editor, gives his review of Google's hardware event and the products announced like the Pixel.

  • Stocks to Watch: October 5, 2016

    McDonald's, Amazon and Micron Technology are making headlines this Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

  • Google better placed to offer stronger AI: Analyst

    Google's new smartphone might not win major market share but it will showcase the strength of the Android platform, says Canalys' Ishan Dutt.

  • SEOUL, Oct 5- Scarred by the global recall of its flagship smartphone, Samsung Electronics Co is set to report on Friday it still expects a small rise in third-quarter profit, analysts say, with healthy sales of memory chips and displays easing the pain. Lost sales and expenses tied to the recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets to fix battery problems...

  • But any gains Google makes with the $649 Pixel, billed as completely designed in-house, may come not at the expense of Apple, but phone manufacturers running its Android software, a list topped by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.. "A premium Android strategy is really a strategy to take market share from Samsung," said analyst Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research.

  • Apple, Samsung should watch their backs

    Google's newly unveiled Pixel smartphone promises 7 hours of battery life from 15 minutes of charging, says Rob Enderle, president of Enderle Group.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday announced a new "Pixel" smartphone and a suite of new consumer electronics products for the home, planting itself firmly in the hardware business and challenging Apple Inc's iPhone at the high end of the $400 billion global smartphone market. "The thinking is that if we can work on hardware and software...