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  • Jan 30- Keysight Technologies Inc, a provider of software and equipment to the electronics industry, said it would buy U.S. data technology company Ixia for about $1.6 billion, net of cash.

  • TORONTO, Jan 27- Canada's benchmark stock index dipped for a second straight day on Friday as oil prices fell and some heavyweight energy shares lost ground, while electronics manufacturer Celestica Inc jumped to a 12- year high. U.S. crude oil futures settled 61 cents lower at $53.17 a barrel. The last thing you want is have some sort of taxation on oil going into...

  • TORONTO, Jan 27- Canada's benchmark stock index slipped for a second straight day on Friday as oil prices fell and some heavyweight energy shares lost ground, while electronics manufacturer Celestica Inc jumped to a 12- year high. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 39.71 points, or 0.25 percent, at 15,575.81.

  • TORONTO, Jan 27- Canada's main stock index slipped on Friday as some heavyweight natural resource stocks weighed, while electronics manufacturer Celestica Inc jumped to a 12- year high. The energy group retreated 0.6 percent as oil prices slipped on an increased focus on U.S. production increases that could lessen the impact of an OPEC agreement to reduce...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp said it will sell a minority stake in its memory chip business as it urgently seeks funds to offset an imminent multi-billion dollar writedown, adding that its overseas nuclear division- the cause of its woes- was now under review. The drastic measures are set to be just some of the tough choices the Japanese conglomerate will have to take...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp said it will sell a minority stake in its memory chip business as it urgently seeks funds to offset an imminent multi-billion dollar writedown, adding that its overseas nuclear division- the cause of its woes- was now under review. The drastic measures are set to be just some of the tough choices the Japanese conglomerate will have to take...

  • SEOUL, Jan 27- The global memory chip industry is heading into what's been dubbed an ultra-super-cycle, as the challenge of making chips smaller yet more efficient has created supply bottlenecks, while there is soaring demand for data storage- from smartphones and artificial intelligence to autonomous driving and the Internet of Things.

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp's board on Friday approved plans to make its core memory chip business a separate company and seek outside investment in it, aiming to avoid being crippled by an upcoming multi-billion dollar writedown for its U.S. nuclear business. Toshiba is looking to sell roughly 20 percent for more than 200 billion yen and potential investors...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp's board on Friday approved plans to make its core memory chip business a separate company and seek outside investment in it, aiming to avoid being crippled by an upcoming multi-billion dollar writedown for its U.S. nuclear business. Toshiba is looking to sell roughly 20 percent for more than 200 billion yen and potential investors...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp's board on Friday approved plans to make its core chip business a separate company and seek outside investment in it, aiming to avoid being crippled by an upcoming multi-billion dollar writedown for its U.S. nuclear business. Toshiba estimates the value of its chip business- the world's biggest NAND flash memory producer after...

  • *To unveil writedown on nuclear business Feb. 14. TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp faces a day of reckoning on Friday, when it is expected to offer an initial estimate of the multibillion-dollar charge it must take on its U.S. nuclear business, but this will be only a step in a series of tough choices on the Japanese conglomerate's survival. But as the proceeds would be just a...

  • *To unveil writedown on nuclear business Feb. 14. TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp faces a day of reckoning on Friday, when it is expected to offer an initial estimate of the multibillion-dollar charge it must take on its U.S. nuclear business, but this will be only a step in a series of tough choices on the Japanese conglomerate's survival. But as the proceeds would be just a...

  • TOKYO, Jan 27- Toshiba Corp faces a day of reckoning on Friday, when it is expected to offer an initial estimate of the multibillion-dollar charge it must take on its U.S. nuclear business, but this will be only a step in a series of tough choices on the Japanese conglomerate's survival. But as the proceeds would be just a fraction of the hole from cost overruns in its...

  • *Earlier this week, Barra said to step down as Xiaomi's VP. Jan 26- Facebook Inc has hired Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc, to lead its virtual reality business including the Oculus unit, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said. The company pulled back from several overseas markets, including Singapore and...

  • *Earlier this week, Barra said to step down as Xiaomi's VP. Jan 26- Facebook Inc has hired Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc, to lead its virtual reality business including the Oculus unit, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said. The company pulled back from several overseas markets, including Singapore and...

  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain a monopoly over chips used in smartphones. Apple also filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing on Wednesday, alleging that the chip supplier abused its clout and is seeking 1 billion yuan in damages. "Apple's attack on...

  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to "anticompetitive" tactics to maintain a monopoly over chips used in smartphone. Apple also filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in Beijing on Wednesday, alleging that the chip supplier abused its clout and is seeking 1 billion yuan in damages. South Korea's antitrust...

  • Qualcomm also forecast current-quarter adjusted profit of $1.15- $1.25 per share and revenue of $5.5 billion- $6.3 billion. South Korea's antitrust regulator, The Korea Fair Trade Commission, fined Qualcomm 1.03 trillion won in December for what it called unfair business practices in patent licensing and modem chip sales. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 25- Apple Inc filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc in Beijing, alleging that the chip supplier abused its clout in the chip industry and seeking 1 billion yuan in damages, Beijing's Intellectual Property Court said in a statement on Wednesday. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for "modem" chips that connect...

  • MUMBAI, Jan 24- Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecoms network operator, reported its lowest profit in four years as competition from a new rival hit revenues that were also affected by a cash crunch, after the federal government scrapped high-value banknotes. A brutal price war has ensued in India's mobile phone market since the entry late last year of...