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  • SEOUL, Sept 25- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung announced on Sept. 2 a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets, including South...

  • SEOUL, Sept 25- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung earlier this month initiated a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets...

  • DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23- Tanzania has regained full ownership of the country's oldest telecoms operator after buying out a 35 percent stake from India's Bharti Airtel. Like other African countries, mobile phone use has surged in Tanzania over the past decade, helped by cheaper smartphones, with mobile phone subscribers rising by 25 percent in 2015 to 39.8 million,...

  • MUMBAI/ BEJING, Sept 23- Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will start making smartphones in India next month, the company said on Friday, joining a wave of compatriots setting up plants in the world's third-biggest mobile market. India is trying to attract manufacturing into the country as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India"...

  • Boeing Co., up $1.31 to $131.87. Jabil Circuit Inc., down $1.33 to $22.40. WCI Communities Inc., up $6.51 to $23.67.

  • Sept 22- The Nasdaq hit a record intraday high on Thursday amid broad gains in U.S. stocks, a day after the Federal Reserve stood pat on interest rates. "The Fed probably appeared less hawkish than what the markets had expected," said Ryan Larson, head of equity trading at RBC Global Asset Management in Chicago. The probability of a November hike stands at a modest 12.4...

  • Sept 22- U.S. stocks looked set to rise at the open on Thursday, with the Nasdaq aiming at a record intraday high, a day after the Federal Reserve stood pat on interest rates. "The Fed probably appeared less hawkish than what the markets had expected," said Ryan Larson, head of equity trading at RBC Global Asset Management in Chicago. Wall Street rose on Wednesday, with the...

  • *Wall Street rallied on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq closing at a record high as the rate decision whetted investor appetite for equities. *Overall consensus among economists is for a hike in December, when traders see a 58.4 percent chance of a hike, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool. *A report from the National Association of Realtors is expected to show...

  • SEOUL, Sept 22- South Korea said on Thursday it ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to take additional measures to ensure that batteries used in Galaxy Note 7 handsets are safe, as the firm prepares to resume sales of the smartphone in South Korea. The firm is already issuing replacement devices using what it says are safe batteries in several markets including...

  • SEOUL, Sept 22- South Korea said on Thursday it ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd take additional measures to ensure that batteries used in Galaxy Note 7 handsets are safe, as the smartphone giant prepares to resume sales in South Korea. The Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, in a statement, said it formally approved Samsung's plan to recall Note 7...

  • ST PETERSBURG, Fla. _ Jabil Circuit Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $38.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 24 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.27 billion.

  • TORONTO, Sept 21- BlackBerry Ltd has agreed to offer anti-hacking software from a startup that last year discovered a major Android bug, it said on Wednesday, as the once-dominant smartphone company seeks to leverage ties to corporate and government clients to boost its software revenue. BlackBerry's enterprise sales force will resell Zimperium's zIPS...

  • SEOUL, Sept 21- U.S. carrier Verizon Communications Inc has begun taking orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after having stopped sales of the device earlier due to fire-prone batteries. Samsung has recalled about 1 million Note 7 smartphones in the United States, offering to replace or refund the flagship phones.

  • Samsung signage on display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Feb. 22, 2016.

    The potential damage to its image threatens to disrupt Samsung's efforts to use the Note 7 to propel faster growth in a crowded Chinese market.

  • But he said after reports China might have suffered its first explosion of the problem-plagued phone, Samsung's announcement that it saw no problem with the battery with no other explanation left him baffled. China should be a bright spot for Samsung as it wrestles with a global recall of 2.5 million of its new flagship smartphones. The company has not...

  • TAIPEI, Sept 21- Taiwan stocks edged down a bit on Wednesday as some investors were cautious ahead of export orders data, to be issued later this week, while trying to keep recent gains that have been driven by net foreign investor purchases. Taiwan's export orders in August are expected to have risen nearly 1 percent from a year earlier, its first annual expansion...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 20- Alphabet's Google has been given an extra three weeks to respond to EU antitrust charges that it abused its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, the European Commission said on Tuesday. The U.S. tech giant had been due to file a response by Tuesday but said it needed more time and will now reply by Oct. 7, a Commission...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad? A new device developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology aims to detect emotions by sending wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body. Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence...

  • TAIPEI, Sept 20- Taiwan stocks were little changed in choppy trade on Tuesday, a day after posting their best single-day gain since September 2015. Among actively traded stocks, electronics maker Hon Hai, which led the rally in the previous session, extended its gain and was last up 0.1 percent, while contract chipmaker TSMC was flat. The Taiwan dollar firmed T...

  • Samsung Note 7 phone

    Samsung says an investigation into one Galaxy Note 7 fire in China found no battery problem, while it couldn't access the other phone.