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  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. government has extended through Aug. 30 a reprieve to ZTE Corp on tough export restrictions imposed on the Chinese smartphone maker in March for allegedly breaking sanctions against Iran, the Commerce Department said on Monday. The renewed Commerce Department license allows ZTE to continue exporting equipment containing U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. government has extended through Aug. 30 a reprieve to Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp on the tough export restrictions it imposed on the company in March, the Commerce Department said in a public notice posted online Monday. In March, the department hit the company with some of the toughest-ever U.S. export restrictions for...

  • Internet cables

    Facebook and Netflix rely on non-U.S. markets for growth, while Google could face new regulatory hurdles, experts warn.

  • A British flag flutters in front of a window in London on June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union.

    Brexit may threaten the export of British film and TV series to Europe, which is the largest market for the U.K.

  • WATERLOO, Ontario/ TORONTO, June 23- BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen expressed confidence on Thursday that he can make the company's trimmed-down handset business profitable by a self-imposed September deadline, as the smartphone pioneer posted results that beat expectations. "I think I can add value to the bottom line because I am attempting in...

  • TORONTO, June 23- Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry Ltd broke even before charges and writedowns in the first quarter, topping expectations, and forecast a smaller-than-expected annual loss on Thursday. BlackBerry said it expects an adjusted annual loss of around 15 cents per share, compared with the average analyst estimate of a loss of 33 cents for fiscal 2017..

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 23- MTN's new chief executive Rob Shuter has been brought in to boost profits at Africa's biggest mobile phone group after a $1.7 billion fine in Nigeria, by persuading its 200 million clients to use their handsets to store money and pay bills. "It will not be easy for MTN or any other operator to replicate the M-Pesa success story because a...

  • CAIRO, June 23- Telecom Egypt will not be required to sell its stake in Vodafone Egypt following the introduction of fourth-generation mobile phone services, two telecommunications sector sources told Reuters on Thursday. The landline monopoly owns a 45 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt but hopes to offer mobile phone services itself following the...

  • CAIRO, June 23- Telecom Egypt will not be required to sell its stake in Vodafone Egypt following the introduction of fourth-generation mobile phone services, two telecommunications sector sources told Reuters on Thursday. The landline monopoly owns a 45 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt but hopes to offer mobile phone services itself following the...

  • Samsung

    IDC's Kiranjeet Kaur says Samsung is determining whether it should focus on other areas away from its flagship products.

  • Big changes, or not to the iPhone 7?

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at a report there are no big changes for Apple's next iPhone.

  • SEOUL, June 21- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's top smartphone maker, said on Tuesday it plans to invest about $1.2 billion in the United States over the next four years on so-called internet of things technologies. In a statement, Samsung said it will make the investments through its Silicon Valley arms such as the Samsung Global Innovation Center in...

  • SUWON, South Korea, June 21- Trailing its rivals after misplaced bets on wireless technology standards, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd aims to become a global top-three player in 5 G mobile networks by moving quickly in markets like the United States, an executive said. The world's top smartphone maker ranks well behind peers such as Nokia Corp, Huawei Technologies...

  • Samsung Elec Global Meeting

    Investors will watching for news about Samsung's investments in high-end screen display and memory technologies, says Bernstein's Mark Newman.

  • JD.com

    Increasing competition from Alibaba and difficulties in diversification will likely dampen JD.com's growth story, says M Science's Henry Guo.

  • Electronic Arts Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson speaks during the Electronic Arts E3 press conference at the LA Sports Arena on June 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

    Core gamers held a hostile view of Electronic Arts – and investors weren't much happier.

  • People try the new Sony VR headset at the Sony PlayStation E3 event at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 13, 2016.

    Sony's taking pains not to compare the launch of PlayStation VR to that of a new video game console.

  • What to do when it comes to extended warranties

    After you’ve spent your hard-earned cash on an appliance or tech item that costs a pretty penny, do you still need to plunk down more money on an extended warranty for it? CNBC’s Sharon Epperson gives you the insight the next time you are asked at the register if you want the extended warranty.

  • HELSINKI, June 14- Finland, whose once-renowned technology sector shed 15,000 jobs with the demise of Nokia's mobile phone business, is struggling to fill thousands of vacancies for software developers because it lacks people with the right skills. "We want the best game developers working for us, but not all of them can come from Finland," said Ilkka Paananen,...

  • Seba says electric vehicles will be cheaper than regular cars

    The serial entrepreneur and author predicts a low-end electric vehicle will sell for as low as $22,000 by the year 2022.