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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices will be banned from air transportation in the United States starting Saturday at noon EDT under an emergency order, regulators said Friday. The order from the U.S. Transportation Department and other agencies bars owners from carrying on the devices or in baggage during flights.

  • US GOVERNMENT ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDER TO BAN ALL SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE7 SMARTPHONE DEVICES FROM AIR TRANSPORTATION IN THE UNITED STATES: STATEMENT.

  • SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, Oct 14- As Samsung Electronics Co struggles to limit the damage from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, it is finding slivers of support from faithful users of the glitzy smartphone who are reluctant to give it up and switch to an alternative. But the problem is there is no other phone that I like, "said Jo Hyang- won, a 32- year-old office worker in South Korea.

  • SEOUL, Oct 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it expected to take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters due to the discontinuation of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The outlook brings to about $5.3 billion the total losses the global smartphone leader has forecast as a result of the overheating issues,...

  • SEOUL, Oct 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said it expects to take a hit to its operating profit of about $3 billion over the next two quarters due to the discontinuation of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The South Korean tech giant said in a statement it expected the blow to profit to be in the mid-2 trillion won range in the October-December...

  • Oct 13- Sony Corp plans to release five or more smartphone games around late March 2018, the Nikkei business daily said on Thursday. Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony's video game development arm, is looking to develop smartphone games based on popular PlayStation titles, which will target Japan and other parts of Asia, the Nikkei added.

  • SEOUL, Oct 13- Samsung Electronics on Thursday offered financial incentives for customers in South Korea who exchange Galaxy Note 7 smartphones for other Samsung models, as it scrambles to shore up its reputation in the wake of a damaging safety crisis. In the United States, Samsung began sending fireproof boxes and protective gloves to customers returning...

  • Oct 12- Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain's main postal service, said on Wednesday it had banned the delivery of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons, making it potentially difficult for many Britons to return the recalled devices. Samsung recalled about 2.5 million Note 7 s last month after reports some...

  • Oct 12- Austrian IT group S&T AG said Taiwan's Ennoconn, an arm of the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn, is in advanced talks to take a near 30 percent stake. S&T said in a statement on Wednesday that it will issue new shares that will be bought by Ennoconn, amounting to a 10 percent stake and Ennoconn will buy more shares from S&T's major...

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Samsung Electronics Co slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit from ditching its flagship smartphone in what could be one of the costliest product safety failures in tech history. Quantifying the financial pain of Tuesday's move to scrap the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a global recall and...

  • TOKYO, Oct 12- Sony Corp will join the race for virtual reality dominance on Thursday with the $399 PlayStation VR, a headset the Japanese electronics group hopes will beat pricier rivals and revive its reputation as a maker of must-have gadgets. Rival offerings in virtual reality headsets include Facebook Inc's $599 Oculus Rift and HTC Corp's $799 Vive.

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Samsung Electronics Co slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit from ditching its flagship smartphone in what could be one of the costliest product safety failures in tech history. Quantifying the financial pain of Tuesday's move to scrap the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a global recall and...

  • *Android phone makers will benefit more than Apple-analysts. Oct 11- Samsung Electronics's abandonment of the Galaxy Note 7 due to safety concerns will likely touch off a turf war among Android smartphone makers, analysts said, presenting them a rare opportunity to gain share but with less room for archrival Apple Inc.. A hardware problem is unlikely to change a...

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd needs to quickly find the cause of the fires that led to it pulling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and get a new model to market, investors said on Wednesday, as shares in the company slipped to a one-month low. Investors and analysts agreed that the damage to Samsung's brand and future earnings would deepen the longer the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled a willingness to reduce the potentially huge penalties imposed for ripping off a patented design as it heard arguments in the legal fight over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's distinctive appearance. Smartphones like Cupertino, California- based Apple's iPhone and...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Infineon Technologies AG has acquired Dutch electronics company Innoluce BV, a designer of miniature "lidar" laser-scanning modules that the German chip giant says can help it to cut dramatically the cost of sensor systems for driverless cars. The deal will help to reduce the cost of light detection and ranging sensors for use in guidance...

  • *Investors wipe $18.8 bln off Samsung market cap. SEOUL, Oct 11- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns. "have decided to halt production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 in order to consider our...

  • Oct 11- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Tuesday as oil prices fell and investors braced for quarterly corporate earnings season. *Wall Street closed higher on Monday as energy shares benefited from a surge in oil prices and as Apple jumped due to rival Samsung Electronics' worsening smartphone recall crisis. *The markets are likely to be volatile...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 11- Infineon Technologies AG has acquired Dutch electronics company Innoluce BV, a designer of miniature "lidar" laser-scanning modules that the German chip giant says can help it develop affordable sensor systems for driverless cars. "We intend to make lidar an affordable feature for every new-built car worldwide," Peter Schiefer said in a...

  • *Investors wipe $18.8 bln off Samsung market cap. SEOUL, Oct 11- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns. "have decided to halt production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 in order to consider our...