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  • Jan 29- Xerox Corp said it would split into two companies, one holding its legacy hardware operations and the other its business process outsourcing unit. The printer and copier maker will give billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who holds an 8.13 percent stake, three seats on the board of the business process outsourcing company. Xerox, whose shares had...

  • *Q3 op profit 202 bln yen vs market consensus 175 bln yen. TOKYO, Jan 29- Sony Corp, widely regarded as a key supplier of image sensors for Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Friday it was bracing for a slowdown in the premium smartphone market after sales of its sensors fell in the third quarter. "Demand for image sensors from certain customers has slowed since November due to...

  • *Q3 op profit 202 bln yen vs market consensus 175 bln yen. TOKYO, Jan 29- Sony Corp, widely regarded as a key supplier of image sensors for Apple Inc's iPhones, said on Friday it was bracing for a slowdown in the premium smartphone market after sales of its sensors fell in the third quarter. "Demand for image sensors from a specific customer has slowed since November due...

  • Jan 28- Xerox Corp will split into two companies and give activist investor Carl Icahn three seats on the board of one of the companies, the Wall Street Journal reported. One of the companies will house Xerox's hardware operations and the other its services business, the Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Icahn will be given the...

  • Jan 28- Xerox Corp will split into two companies and give billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn three board seats on one of the companies, the Wall Street journal reported. Xerox will split into one company containing its hardware operations and another housing its services business, the Journal reported, citing sources. The WSJ said Icahn would get the...

  • Jan 29- Chinese consumer electronics maker LeEco plans to start selling virtual reality headsets and launch smart TVs in India in the June quarter, months after entering the country with its smartphone range, a company executive said. Atul Jain, India chief operating officer of LeEco, declined to disclose the price of the company's VR device.

  • *Q4 operating profit $5.1 bln, in line with guidance. SEOUL, Jan 28- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday warned of possible weaker earnings this year due to softer sales of gadgets such as smartphones, a trend that is also hurting rival Apple Inc and major chipmakers. Revenue rose 1.1 percent to 53.3 trillion won, slightly better than the 53 trillion won...

  • SEOUL, Jan 28- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday warned of possible weaker earnings this year compared with 2015 due to softer sales of gadgets such as smartphones, a trend that is also hurting rival Apple Inc and major chipmakers. Samsung said its October-December operating profit was 6.1 trillion won, compared with 6.1 trillion won it guided...

  • SEOUL, Jan 28- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday its October-December profit rose 16.2 percent from a year earlier, in line with its earlier estimates as earnings from its chips and mobile businesses improved. Samsung said in a regulatory filing its fourth-quarter operating profit was 6.1 trillion won, compared with 6.1 trillion won it...

  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Jan 27- China's smartphone boom may be over, as even Apple Inc grapples with a slowing economy and investor darling Xiaomi Inc struggles to stand out amid intense competition in low-margin handsets. Xiaomi, China's most valuable start-up with a $45 billion pricetag, is under threat, after it missed targets for $1 billion in Internet service...

  • HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Jan 27- Xiaomi Inc, China's second-biggest smartphone vendor, more than doubled Internet services revenue in 2015 to about $564 million, an internal document reviewed by Reuters showed, but still fell well short of an internal target of $1 billion. Lei Jun, founder and chief executive of China's most valuable startup, had set the $1 billion...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 27- Smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc, China's most valuable startup, more than doubled Internet services revenue in 2015 to about $564 million, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters, but still fell well short of an internal target of $1 billion. Xiaomi founder and chief executive Lei Jun had set the $1 billion target last year.

  • Injong Rhee, head of Samsung Pay, speaks at the Samsung Unpacked Phone Launch last August in New York City.

    Samsung plans to expand its fledgling mobile payment service in the United States next year, allowing users to shop online.

  • Microprocessors sit on a circuit board displayed on the NXP Semiconductors NV pavilion at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, March 2, 2015.

    NXP has closed its nearly $12 billion deal to acquire Freescale, creating the world's top maker of automotive electronics, the company said on Monday.

  • 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.