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  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The justices sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington to...

  • Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that said the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. Samsung had been seeking to pare back $399 million of $548 million it paid Apple in December...

  • TOKYO/ VIENNA, Dec 5- Japan's Panasonic Corp may buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, a person familiar with the matter said. A spokeswoman for Austria- based ZKW dismissed the idea of a sale to Panasonic as "an old rumour", adding ZKW was not negotiating with Panasonic or other potential...

  • *Foreign investors bought 1.2 trln yen of Japan stocks in 3 weeks. "The biggest beneficiary of this election is the Japanese market," said Jonathan Steinberg, chief executive officer of U.S. asset manager WisdomTree, which manages $38 billion, of which $8 billion is invested in Japan. "The world outside of Japan is understanding that they need to buy Japan, with the...

  • *Foreign investors bought 1.2 trln yen of Japan stocks in 3 weeks. "The biggest beneficiary of this election is the Japanese market," said Jonathan Steinberg, chief executive officer of U.S. asset manager WisdomTree, which manages $38 billion, of which $8 billion is invested in Japan. "The world outside of Japan is understanding that they need to buy Japan, with the...

  • *Deal would follow purchase of 49 pct stake in Spain's Ficosa. TOKYO, Dec 5- Japan's Panasonic Corp is in the final stages of talks to buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported Monday. It forecasts sales of about 900 million euros in 2016..

  • TOKYO, Dec 5- Japan's Panasonic Corp is in final talks to buy European automotive light maker ZKW Group for up to $1 billion, accelerating its push into the automotive electronics market, the Nikkei business daily reported Monday. The two companies could reach a basic agreement as early as this month, the Nikkei said. It forecasts sales of about 900 million euros in...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweller Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • ELKHART, Ind./ WASHINGTON, Dec 1- As President-elect Donald Trump received a warm welcome in Indianapolis on Thursday for helping to preserve 1,000 manufacturing jobs, embattled workers elsewhere in the state said that his work had just begun. United Technologies Corp's decision to keep half of the 2,100 Indiana jobs it was to shift to Mexico allowed Republican...

  • *Nokia sold its phones business to Microsoft in 2014. FRANKFURT/ HELSINKI, Dec 1- Nokia smartphones are poised for a comeback after former managers at the Finnish company licensed the handset brand from Microsoft and struck up partnerships with Google and phone manufacturer Foxconn. HMD Global, led by Nokia veteran Arto Nummela, wants to launch its first Nokia...

  • FRANKFURT/ HELSINKI, Dec 1- Nokia-branded mobile phones are about to make a comeback via a new venture that will reunite the Nokia brand with veteran Nokia executives who aim to move into smartphones capitalising on an existing operation that sells low-cost basic phones. HMD Global, a new Finnish company set up to revive the Nokia phone brand, on Thursday took...

  • *Samsung says doing review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, under pressure from shareholders to improve investor returns, said on Tuesday it will consider creating a holding company in what would be the biggest shake-up in its 47- year history. Elliott, through its holding company affiliates, Blake Capital...

  • *Samsung says conducting review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, under pressure from shareholders to improve investor returns, said on Tuesday it will consider creating a holding company in what would be the biggest shake-up in its 47- year history. Shares in Samsung, worth $224 billion combined, finished...

  • *Samsung says conducting review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will increase dividends and consider splitting itself, as the tech giant faces possibly the biggest structural change in its 47- year history. Shares in Samsung, worth $224 billion, traded largely flat, rising 0.06 percent...

  • *Samsung says conducting review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will consider whether to transition to a holding company structure, a move long expected as the next succession step for the founding Lee family's heirs. The world's top maker of smartphones, memory chips and televisions said...

  • Companies from Alphabet Inc's Google to Uber Technologies Inc and Tesla Motors Inc are vying to put autonomous vehicles on U.S. roads, which could radically reshape transportation across the country. Intel will provide a "system on chip" for autonomous vehicle systems that Delphi and Mobileye are developing together, Glen De Vos, Delphi's vice president of...

  • *Samsung says conducting review for optimal corporate structure. SEOUL, Nov 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will consider whether to transition to a holding company structure, a move long expected as the next succession step for the founding Lee family's heirs. The world's top maker of smartphones, memory chips and televisions said...

  • YANGON/ WASHINGTON, Nov 29- From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co, list among their suppliers Chinese-controlled firms...

  • SEOUL, Nov 29- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will consider whether to transition to a holding company structure, a move long expected as the next succession step for the founding Lee family's heirs. Investors and analysts have long viewed such a split as a way for Lee family scion Jay Y. Lee and his two sisters to boost their control of the...