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  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Sept 8- Taiwan's Foxconn has invested $119.9 million in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing via one of its subsidiaries, the world's largest electronics manufacturer said on Thursday, in a deal that could value the start-up at about $33.3 billion. With the addition of Foxconn, Didi's roster of investors is increasingly a who's who of...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 8- Alphabet's Google has been given two more weeks to counter EU antitrust charges that it uses its dominant Android mobile operating system to block competitors, the European Commission said on Thursday. Google was initially given until July 27 to respond to the charges but asked for an extension to Sept. 7. "On Android, the last deadline set by the...

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- Nintendo Co's surprise announcement that its popular game franchise Super Mario Bros would debut on Apple Inc's new iPhone propelled its shares sharply higher on Thursday on hopes the firm had at last embraced mobile gaming. "Launching a well-known Nintendo character on the globally penetrated iPhone is one of the best scenarios that investors...

  • TOKYO, Sept 8- Shares of Nintendo Co surged as much as 18 percent on Thursday, propelled by a surprise announcement at Apple Inc's iPhone launch event of the debut of the Japanese firm's popular game franchise Super Mario Bros on the iPhone. "Launching a well-known Nintendo character on the globally penetrated iPhone is one of the best scenarios that investors...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 7- Apple Inc unveiled an iPhone 7 with high-resolution cameras and no headphone jack at its annual launch event Wednesday, though the biggest surprise was the debut of a three-decade-old Nintendo game franchise, Super Mario Bros, on the smartphone. Much of the presentation headed by Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook was devoted to technical...

  • The excitement at the Bill Graham auditorium in San Francisco was not matched on Wall Street as Apple's stock spent most of the session in negative territory before briefly showing small gains. However, Nintendo Co Ltd's U.S.-listed shares jumped more than 20 percent to trade around $35 after it announced a new smartphone game in the venerable Super Mario...

  • The excitement at the Bill Graham auditorium in San Francisco was not matched on Wall Street as Apple's stock was down 0.4 percent. However, Nintendo Co Ltd's U.S.-listed shares jumped more than 20 percent to trade around $35 after it announced a new smartphone game in the venerable Super Mario Bros series, Super Mario Run, which will debut in December on the...

  • At its annual product launch in San Francisco on Wednesday, the world's most valuable publicly traded company is expected by blogs and analysts to reveal an iPhone without a headphone jack, paving the way for wireless headphones, a touch-sensitive home button that vibrates, double-lens cameras for the larger' Plus' edition and other incremental improvements.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 7- The iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut on Wednesday, but many consumers and investors are already setting their sights on Apple Inc's 2017 version of the popular gadget, hoping for more significant advances. "It looks like part of the reason they are keeping the design the same this year is there are bigger changes they are working on...

  • *China unaffected as models use different batteries. Speaking at a news conference on Friday, Koh expressed regret over the recall, which will affect markets including South Korea and the United States. Models in China feature a different battery and are not being recalled by Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone vendor.

  • *China unaffected as models use different batteries. Koh Dong- jin, head of the South Korean company's smartphone business, expressed regret over the recall, which will affect markets including South Korea and the United States, at a news conference on Friday. Models in China feature a different battery and are not being recalled by the world's biggest...

  • *China unaffected as models use different batteries. Koh Dong- jin, head of the South Korean company's smartphone business, expressed regret over the recall, which will affect markets including South Korea and the United States, at a news conference on Friday. Models in China feature a different battery and are not being recalled by the world's biggest...

  • *China unaffected as models use different batteries. SEOUL, Sept 2- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will replace all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with fire-prone batteries and halt sales of the flagship product in 10 markets, a devastating blow for what had been a revival in the firm's mobile business. Koh Dong- jin, head of the South Korean company's smartphone...

  • SEOUL, Sept 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it will halt the sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and will prepare replacement devices for phones already sold after finding problems with the battery cell used. Samsung, in a statement, said it will take about two weeks to prepare replacement devices for the phones already sold.

  • SEOUL, Sept 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering a recall of its new flagship Galaxy Note 7 devices amid reports that some of the premium phones are catching fire due to battery problems, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. The person did not comment on the schedule or scope of a recall but South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing an...

  • SEOUL, Sept 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will announce a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of the devices catching on fire, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Friday citing an unnamed source. Yonhap said Samsung will likely replace the batteries on Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through the recall, without citing...

  • *Note 7 launch in some Europe markets delayed- Yonhap. SEOUL, Sept 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering a recall of its new flagship Galaxy Note 7 devices amid reports that some of the premium phones are catching fire due to battery problems, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. The last thing they want is for memes to be spreading on the...

  • SEOUL, Sept 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering a recall of its Galaxy Note 7 devices amid reports that some of the premium phones are catching fire due to battery problems, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

  • SEOUL, Sept 1- The recovery in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's mobile business suffered a blow on Thursday as reports of exploding batteries forced the firm to delay shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, and knocked $7 billion off its market value. Investors drove the stock to two-week lows after the global smartphone leader told Reuters late on Wednesday the...

  • SEOUL, Sept 1- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's mobile recovery was under pressure on Thursday after it delayed shipments of its premium Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid reports of exploding batteries, wiping almost $7 billion off its market value. Investors drove the stock to two-week lows after the global smartphone leader told Reuters late on Wednesday the...