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  • HANOI, Nov 5- Apple Inc has opened a subsidiary company in Vietnam, allowing the maker of iPhones to import and distribute cellphones directly in one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the Asia-Pacific. The number of mobile phone subscribers in Vietnam grew 26 percent from 2009 to 2013 to 124 million, while the number of internet users surpassed a third...

  • TEL AVIV, Nov 5- Israel's Cellcom agreed on Thursday to buy smaller low-cost mobile phone rival Golan Telecom for 1.17 billion shekels but political opposition swiftly threatened the deal. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon voiced strong opposition to the takeover of French-owned Golan in a letter to the country's acting anti-trust regulator.

  • TEL AVIV, Nov 5- Cellcom agreed on Thursday to buy rival Golan Telecom for 1.17 billion shekels, as Israel's largest mobile phone provider seeks to add a low-cost brand to its portfolio. Golan, owned by French businessmen Michael Golan and Xavier Niel, is one of the four other mobile network operators in Israel besides Cellcom. Israel's mobile phone market has been...

  • *Toshiba to announce first-half results on Saturday. TOKYO, Nov 5- Japan's Toshiba Corp signaled on Thursday that it expects to book a large first-half operating loss as it struggles to recover from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal, fueling concerns that it may need a more drastic restructuring. Toshiba said its operating loss would be roughly in line with the...

  • Nov 4- Qualcomm Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by lower costs and strong demand for the new version of its Snapdragon mobile chips. Qualcomm, which has been facing fierce competition from Taiwanese and Chinese rivals, said in July that it planned to slash costs by about $1.4 billion and lay off about 4,500 full-time...

  • With one press of a button on the remote, TiVo's new digital video recorder will skip the entire commercial break.

  • Pedestrians pass in front of a GameStop store in New York

    GameStop reported better-than-expected profit, helped by sales of new releases such as "Mortal Kombat X" and "Evolve" and an increase in downloads.

  • How to extend the life cycle of your IT hardware

    Mike Sheldon, president and CEO of Curvature, speaks to CNBC about the business of buying, refurbishing and reselling high-end IT equipment.

  • A window display advertises Grand Theft Auto IV April 28, 2008 in New York City.

    Take-Two said it now expects adjusted revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, up from its previous forecast of $1.4 billion to $1.5 billion.

  • Panasonic Corp has stopped making TVs in China and plans to liquidate its joint venture in Shandong due to strong pricing pressure, a company source said on Saturday.

  • Xerox

    Xerox reported a slightly better-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses declined 4 percent.

  • CommScope said it would buy nearly all of Swiss electronics firm TE Connectivity's network gear business for about $3 billion.

  • Employees inspect semiconductor chips on the production line at the Hana Microelectronics plant at the Hi-Tech Industrial Estate in Thailand.

    ASML Holding reported forecast-beating results on the back of stronger-than-expected demand from memory chip makers, sending its shares to a new high.

  • SanDisk iXpand

    SanDisk said it expects revenue to be lower than it had forecast, citing weaker-than-expected sales of retail products and NAND storage chips.

  • An agency of the U.S. Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones by using fake communications towers on airplanes, the WSJ reported.

  • Mobile phone handsets are displayed in a shopping mall in Jakarta.

    BlackBerry launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta to revive sales in emerging markets where its once-fervent following has shriveled.

  • Screen image from Nintendo's Tomodachi Life website

    Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.

  • BlackBerry Z30

    BlackBerry said it would not renew a deal allowing T-Mobile US Inc to sell its products.

  • A sample of Sony Corp.'s Exmor complementary metaloxidesemiconductor (CMOS) full-frame image sensor is displayed at an unveiling in Tokyo, Japan.

    Sony is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels to drive growth in its image sensor business.

  • Boeing Black Smartphone front and back view.

    Boeing has begun offering a specialized phone aimed at government agencies and contractors who need to keep communication and data secure.