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  • STUTTGART, Dec 7- German auto supplier ZF has launched the sale of its Body Control Systems division, Chief Executive Stefan Sommer said, seeking to shed assets it no longer deems essential after its takeover of rival TRW. "We are at a very early stage," Sommer told journalists at the Stuttgart Economic Press Club in remarks embargoed for Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had voted to investigate whether some electronic mobile devices from Chinese companies contain hardware and software components that infringe upon patents owned by Qualcomm Inc.. The panel, acting on a complaint by Qualcomm, said it would look at integrated circuits, cameras,...

  • *June consumption up 0.4 pct vs est. 0.3 pct. Aug 2- Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday after Pfizer's tepid forecast and weak U.S. economic data disappointed investors. Dow component Pfizer reported revenue and profit above analysts' estimates, but maintained its previous forecast for the year, sending its shares down 2 percent to $36.66.

  • TSMC Earnings

    TSMC is expected to report strong Q2 earnings and provide even more upbeat Q3 guidance, with a new iPhone coming up, says Daiwa Capital Markets's Rick Hsu.

  • Apple shares fall on iPhone production headline

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on Apple shares falling after news from a Japanese news outlet about the company notifying suppliers of plans to slow iPhone production.

  • Apple to voluntarily recall AC wall plug adapters

    The company says the two prongs on the adapter could potentially break and shock users.

  • Why Panasonic is shifting focus to B2B sector

    Hiroaki Sakamoto, MD for Asia Pacific at Panasonic System Solutions, explains why the Osaka-based firm turned its focus away from consumer business to the business-to-business (B2B) segment.

  • Avago to buy Broadcom in $37B deal

    Rick Hsu, regional head of Technology at Daiwa, discusses news that Avago Technologies will acquire Broadcom in the largest merger of chipmakers ever.

  • Why Intel needs a shift in strategy

    Rick Hsu, regional head of Technology at Daiwa, says the world's biggest chipmaker needs to focus more on the area of cloud computing.

  • Apple scales back on GT

    Shares of GT Advanced Technologies are soaring despite Apple's decision not to include its scratch-resistant sapphire screens in the iPhone 6. Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James, provides perspective.

  • iPhone 6 component plays

    The "Fast Money" traders dissect the iPhone component companies and how they're trading, including InvenSense, Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductor.

  • Cannibalization of PC slowing: Lam CEO

    Martin Anstice, Lam Research CEO, shares his view of the demand for consumer electronics, including the state of tablets and PC's.

  • Sony is in talks with Apple to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported.

  • Apple has cut orders for LCD screens and other parts for the iPhone 5 this quarter due to weak demand, the Nikkei reported.

  • A Rotten Week For Apple

    Zach Karabell, River Twice Research, weighs in on Apple's wild ride this week, and how other tech stocks are faring amid fiscal cliff concerns.

  • Playing With Big Data

    What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • Amazon CEO: Kindle Sold at A Cost

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says that the company is not making money on the Kindle, but hopes to reel in profits on Kindle content like books and movies. CNBC's "Street Signs" crew and Rocky Agrwal, TechCrunch and VentureBeat contributor, discuss.