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  • BENGALURU, March 3- Chinese electronics maker LeEco said on Friday it has no plans to exit its operations in India and is gearing up for the launch of its next generation television in the country. "India is one the most strategic markets for LeEco," the company said in a statement, adding that it had no plans to exit the market. While the company did not provide any...

  • *Nokia 3310 and BlackBerry return at Barcelona fair. Apple and Samsung lead the smartphone pack worldwide but impressive growth in the Chinese market has left room for a host of home-grown manufacturers to come to the fore, with China's Huawei now third in the world. Within China, Oppo surged to become market leader last year and it is expanding rapidly in Asia to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 1- Facebook Inc's virtual reality unit Oculus has cut $200 from the total price of its flagship hardware set, in a bid to expand the system's base of video game players, the company said on Wednesday. The virtual reality headset Rift and the motion controllers Touch will together retail for $598, Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 1- Facebook Inc's virtual reality unit Oculus has cut $200 from the all-in price of its flagship hardware set, in a bid to expand the system's base of video game players, the company said on Wednesday. The virtual reality headset Rift and the motion controllers Touch will together retail for $598, Jason Rubin, Oculus' vice president of content,...

  • March 1- Best Buy Co Inc, the No. 1 U.S. electronics retailer, reported an unexpected decline in holiday-quarter same-store sales on Wednesday, hurt by weak demand for tablets, gaming consoles, wearable devices and mobile phones. The company's sales at stores open for more than a year fell 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter, widely missing analysts' average estimate...

  • March 1- Best Buy Co In, the No. 1 U.S. electronics retailer, reported an unexpected decline in holiday-quarter same-store sales on Wednesday, hurt by weak demand for tablets, gaming consoles, wearable devices and mobile phones. The company's sales at stores open for more than a year fell 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter, widely missing analysts' average estimate of...

  • HONG KONG, March 1- Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is "definitely bidding" for the chip business of Japan's Toshiba Corp and is "very confident" it can buy into it, company founder Terry Gou said on Wednesday. Gou was speaking as Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, broke ground for a 61 billion yuan...

  • *Founder says money should not be only thing for Toshiba. HONG KONG, March 1- Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is "very confident" it can buy into the chip business of Japan's Toshiba Corp, company founder Terry Gou said on Wednesday. Gou was speaking as Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, broke ground for a 61...

  • HONG KONG, March 1- Taiwan's Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is sincere in its interest in Toshiba Corp's chip business, company founder Terry Gou said on Wednesday. Gou was speaking as Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, broke ground for a 61 billion yuan flat-screen display factory in Guangzhou province,...

  • Last Thursday, video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc asked a Dallas federal judge to issue an order barring Facebook unit Oculus from using or distributing the disputed code, part of the software development kit that Oculus provides to outside companies creating games for its Rift VR headset. Oculus spokeswoman Tera Randall said last Thursday the company...

  • *New version of retro phone 3310 priced at 49 euros. Nokia also launched four moderately priced smartphones ranging from 139 to 299 euros. It gets a lot of affection from millions and millions of people, "Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri told a news conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the telecom industry's largest annual trade fair.

  • BARCELONA, Feb 26- Huawei is introducing a mass-market version of its premium business phone, to take advantage of a gap created by the withdrawal of Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 after a crisis with its batteries catching fire. Huawei has aggressively expanded its mid- to high-end phones and is going head to head in Asia and Europe with Apple and Samsung in the...

  • BARCELONA, Spain, Feb 25- Blackberry Ltd may have exited the device business, but fans of the pioneering email machine need not despair as Chinese smartphone maker TCL Communication has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone with the physical keyboard that was long its key allure. The new BlackBerry KEYone smartphone was unveiled here ahead of the...

  • Feb 23- Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. It was the same court where jurors on Feb. 1 issued the verdict against Oculus and its...

  • Feb 23- Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. ZeniMax made its request in papers filed on Thursday in federal court in Dallas.

  • Feb 23- Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc, which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc's Oculus virtual reality unit and its founders for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products. The injunction could limit the number of games available for sale for...

  • VIDEO GAME MAKER ZENIMAX ASKS DALLAS FEDERAL JUDGE TO BLOCK FACEBOOK FROM USING DISPUTED SOFTWARE CODE.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • *Toshiba urged by banks to sell majority of chip unit- sources. TOKYO, Feb 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp wants to raise at least 1 trillion yen by selling most of its flash memory chip business, seeking to create a buffer for any fresh financial problems, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The beleaguered conglomerate was pressured to abandon an initial...